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Thornbridge Topaz

Thornbridge Topaz
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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask conditioned; Special
Golden pale ale


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (1876) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Cask@coopers tavern, burton. Golden beer with small head. Aroma is mild tropical fruits and pale malts. Taste is mild tropical fruit, some mold hop bittering and pale malts with a dry slightly resin finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martin243 (762) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
Pint at the Port Street Beer House. Slightly hazy golden body, with a tight white head. Aroma of citrus, set honey and toast. Grapefruit and tropical fruit flavours. Quite a juicy mouth feel. Sharp and refreshing finish. Very good beer, that I’m more than happy to recommend, but Thornbridge set the bar high, so not one of their most exceptional productions. Still, who’s complaining?

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12545) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 4, 2014
Cask at Beer Hunters. Golden color, good white head. Aroma has overriped fruits and fruity hops. Medium-bodied. Flavor is fruity. Peach, pine, gooseberry and citrus. Another solid from Thornbridge.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2704) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
Cask at the Wellington, Brum. Pours hazy pale gold with a small head. Aroma is sweet with apple juice. Taste is sweet and bitter, with grapefruit to start and apple in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (2087) - FINLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Cask@angle. Pale yellow. Fresh fruity nose, light cotrus, some meadowy tones. Light med body, pale malty, quite dry, bitter. Alright ale.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erasmus_ro (1312) - Alabama, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Cask @ Black Door, Helsinki, 12/03/14. Pours golden yellow with not much of a head. Fairly citrusy affair, some strawy maltiness there as well. More of a golden ale than an APA. Not too nice. A bit too full and slick without the carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4555) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2014
(Cask at Kitty’s, 20140311) The beer poured golden and almost clear. Its head was small, dense and it lasted long. Aroma had grass, straw and malts. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were grass, straw, sweetness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A well done hoppy Golden Ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2793) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Cask at Kitty’s, Helsinki. Colour is slightly cloudy golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, citrus, hops and malts. Little bit of soapy but enjoyable.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5216) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Craft Beer. June 2012 with Nuffield. Milk vomit. Sweaty leather. Limp and tastes past it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Cock Tavern, 315 Mare Street, Hackney, Hackney, Greater London, England E8 1EJ.

Clear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, pale malt, light nutty, light to moderate hoppy, grass, citrus, light orange peel. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, dark citrus hops, dry grass. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120813]


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