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Thornbridge Sequoia

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Amber Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask: Special.
The Thornbridge Sequoia American Amber Ale has beautiful citrus and pine notes that come from our generous additions of Amarillo, Centennial and Chinook hops. It is smooth and velvety in the mouth with the toasted malts giving it a medium body with hints of roasted hazelnut, toffee and caramel malt flavours. Sequoia, a beautiful beer for all occasions!


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
I_LUV_BEER (176) - - SEP 29, 2016
Served in a Teku glass from a 500ml bottle. Pours golden-amber colour with a medium white head. Aroma is an interesting mixture of citrus, grapefruit, mango, grass and hints of pine resin. Taste is bitter-sweet and fruity with notes of mango, orange, grass and a hint of caramel. Medium smooth body with lively carbonation, well balanced. Nice, very easy to drink and enjoyable Amber Ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (2396) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 27, 2016
Bottle 0.5l sample at Samo Pivo Belgrade, Serbia. 20.07.2016. Small tasting with Ogi and Vlada. Pour it amber color with medium white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, hoppy note. Taste of caramel, toffee, nuts, citrus, earthy, medium body, creamy, lively, bitter. OK

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartlebier (3425) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - SEP 15, 2016
500ml 02/2017, Hofmark. - Just the right amount of wafer-thin toffee biscuit accomodates precisely defined candied citrus rinds, pine and dried orange zest angostura. Added wheat for pilowy biscuit body at sessionable strength. Lovely PoMo bitter aka americanised amber ale. Cf. Kuckucksrot.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (358) - - SEP 13, 2016
Bottle - reddish orange, small head. Strong lemony, citrus aroma. Ok mouthfeel. Strong orange, lemon tasting - good aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (1156) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 31, 2016
Dark orange colour, white head. Aroma of orange, candy sugar. Taste is light sweet, light bitter. Light body, thin texture, average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
artemb (666) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 25, 2016
Look: clear amber, thin and stable head. Aroma: zesty and citrusy with some sour berries. Taste: dry with light to moderate light bitterness and light astringency. Flavour: caramel, hoppy, zest, grapefruit, spices Some metall notes in the aftertaste. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdb84 (558) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2016
Amber, light murky. A: light exotic fruits, sweet malts, orange zest. T: light to medium bitterness, sweet bitter maltiness, light exotic fruit. Light to medium bitter finish, sweet malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (4859) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2016
(Thornbridge Sequoia) From cask at Thornbridge, Den Bosch, half pint. AMber coloured body, clear, with a small but thick and creamy white head on top, with very good retention. Aroma has light caramel, malts, biscuit, nicely hopped though. Taste also of caramel and toffee, biscuit, cookie dough, some hops. Medium body with soft carbonation. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (4439) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2016
Draught at Ølbaren. Amber with an off-white head. Aroma medium malty (caramel, toated, light nutty) and hoppy (piney, citrusy). Flavor medium sweet and bitter. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NallePalle (517) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle, 50 cl, O’Connor’s, Uppsala. Smooth, well balanced, not too hoppy, not too carbonated.


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