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Thornbridge Sequoia

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Amber Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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!


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fombe89 (204) - Asturias, SPAIN - FEB 6, 2015
Botella.Del @Señor Lúpulo. Despacho de cervezas, Gijón en casa 06/02/2015. Fecha consumo 13/03/15. Color ámbar turbia. Espuma poco persistente. Sabor a caramelo

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
King_Alex_II (255) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Amber clear color with little foam. Malty smell. The taste is as malty as it is bitter. A bit weird at first, but it is actually quite good, but I wouldn’t call it balanced or well thought through.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ERB92 (455) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 30, 2015
Fruits, malt, citrus and pine in the aroma. Amber with a off-white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average to soft carbonation. Slightly dry and bitter in the finish. Overall a nicely refreshing and bitter Amber Ale, a bit watery, but really good for the ABV.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kalervo (780) - FINLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Vapaaherrantiellä 1/2015. Very enjoyable and fresh amber ale. Quite "easy", still interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marstonlad (505) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Pours fairly clear amber with a huge frothy head. The aroma is abundantly fruity with American style fresh fruitiness dominating and some sweetish toasty maltiness appearing in the background, delivers a promising first impression. Taste starts light sweet, later hoppier; though bitterness does not rise too much, as is appropriate for this style. Fruitier notes are checked by toasty, nutty maltiness with a touch of caramel; the end result is balanced. The palate is light to medium bodied, slick and average in carbonation. Solid amber ale, not brutally hoppy or richly malty but these kind of ales rarely are.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (497) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 13, 2015
Amber color with medium head. Citrus hops, pine. Refreshing caramel malt, earthy, bitter finish. Refreshing carbonation, light body. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11587) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 26, 2014
Dark amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop, citrus. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, caramel, citrus, toffee, pine. Medium body. OK beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
veceo (680) - CROATIA - DEC 13, 2014
Hazy deep amber/orange color, big off white head. Lots of lacing. Aroma is piney with some oranges and tropical fruits. Taste is the same plus citrus, caramel and some spiciness. Light to medium body, lively carbonation. Light sweet, light bitter. Very easy and refreshing. Tasty enough.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1625) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2014
Draught cask or keg at Draft House on Goodge Street in London. Large white head. Amber body. Red fruit spice hops. Bittersweet and tangy. Dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3636) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2014
50cl bottle from K-Citymarket Jumbo. Deep amber, thick whitehead. Pleasant US hoppy aroma, sweet tropical fruits, some caramel and white bread. Flavor has caramel, bready notes, fruity hops, floral notes. Long smooth, and bitter finish with some biscuits. Good amber ale.


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