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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Amber Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   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!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (7849) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2016
Cask at Charlie’s. It pours hazy amber with an off white head. The aroma is fruity and spicy hoppy with malty notes malty and hoppy flavor. Spicy berry notes. Very nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 28, 2016
[5/16/16] Draught at Taphouse in Copenhagen. Deep golden. Aroma of malt, caramel, minerals, a bit of biscuits. Sweetish flavor with malt, caramel, toasty hint, and mildly bitterish hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Taboada (920) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAY 25, 2016
Tasted from the tap on the 24/05/2016. Clear amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel, hops and malts. Taste sweet with presence of roasted malts, caramel, hops and pine. Medium body and carbonation. Aftertaste is medium dry and refreshing. Next one please!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (8293) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2016
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen - amber coloured pour with off-white head. Sweet malty and fruity aroma and taste, some marmalade, citrus peel, grapefruit and pine hoppy notes, medium sweet with some caramel, medium bitter in the finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (1807) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2016
Keg at The Ned Ludd, Nottingham. A clear amber colour with thin white head. Aroma of toasted malts, some caramel, slight grapefruit, a little pine, a hint of hazelnut and subtle herbal hops. Taste is similar of toasted malts, some caramel, slight grapefruit, a hint of pine and subtle herbal hops. Light bodied moderate carbonation. A crisp, toasty, slight herbal hop bitterness in the finish. More maltier than I expected, subtle hoppiness to it. Nice and crisp though.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (11614) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
From tap at Taphouse. Hazy amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, hops, caramel and citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (7976) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 8, 2016
Sampled draft @ Bar Dynamo. Dark red amber, creamy head. Nose is massive nearly cloying herbal sugary, leaves, plants affair, thick overly sweet, almost a bit cough syrup like. Taste is this big sweet slab of brown sugar herbal leaves sweetness, bitter plants, toffee, leaves, faint cough syrup. Very thick & sugary body. Too sweet herbal, near cloying etc. for me. Really not to my profile, the whole is a bit hard to drink which is an odd quality for a 4.5 % Amber Ale to possess.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (6169) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAY 7, 2016
Pours clear, dark amber. Fluffy white head. Smell is bit bitter. Taste is bitter, bit aromatic malts. OK carbo, rather thin MF. The taste hides what seems like an oxidized back.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
androman (1798) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2016
50cl shared bottle in Redditch from Thornbridge, Bakewell. Nose is citric. Body is clear amber, head is medium, cream white, creamy, average lasting, good lacing. Aroma is caramel, light grapefruit, wood, tea, leaves. Light to medium sweet, medium bitter. Finish is medium lasting roasty and hoppy medium bitter. Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation. Easy, quite refreshing, simple but tasty, nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (3995) - NORWAY - APR 21, 2016
On tap at Nedre Foss Gård, june 9th 2015. Clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma of dusty hops, pine and toffee. Taste is sweet, malty with caramel and mild chocolate, light bitter with a distinct peach hoppiness. Mild tropical hints in finish.


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