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Thornbridge West Coast IPA

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bakewell, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed exclusively for the Craft Beer Company


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (2657) - SPAIN - JUL 22, 2016
As Thornbridge Bear State Tap @ Irreale, Madrid, Spain. A: Golden amber. T: Malt, citrusy, fruity, hoppy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandman (2814) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2016
Deep golden body, white head. Aroma has some citrussy notes with little caramel. Bit grapefruit. Flavour has more complexity than aroma.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (8492) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle at home picked up from beer gonzo. A slightly hazed bright golden orange coloured pour with a lasting sticky white head. Aroma is nice fresh zippy zesty lemon, woodland pine, soft white bread. Little orange rind on the nose as well. Flavour is composed of semi crisp bready grains, orange rind, pine, hint of cut grass. Crisp and a little mineral in the finish. Hides the 7% pretty well. Palate is medium light bodied, semi sweet with a crisp finish. Very well balanced and drinkable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AlainG (1877) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 15, 2016
Elle est bien pâle et absente de mousse.Odeur de mouffette et de moulée à chien. Saveurs plus intéressantes, quand même. Goût de satinage suivi d’une amertume qui voudrait épater la galerie, mais ça manque un peu de conviction. Elle ne me semble pas dans le style,mais encore là, c’est peut-être le style Anglais? Probablement que ces dernières ont mal été entreposées. (M.A. 24.11.16) (1864-300616)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (3152) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2016
500m, prijzige shit dit..... helder gouden met fijne witte kraag. aroma is vrij beperkt of het komt omdat ik hem vrij koud hem uitgeschonken. wat zoet, sinaasappel en citrus. Smaken zijn erg zacht, matig bitter, gras, mout, gist, erg moutig, citrus, den, gras, ingetogen... nee

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4640) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2016
500ml bottle (Bear State West Coast IPA) at home, from Top of the Hops, Kilmarnock (bb 19 Jun 2016), tropical fruits, passionfruit aroma, golden amber with no head, passionfruit, grapefruit flavour, moderately hoppy with a pleasing earthy bitter aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Heidbummer (167) - SCOTLAND - JUL 7, 2016
Pint (Bear State) at Jeremiah’s. A good solid full strength IPA. Pours orange with off white frothy head. Flowers and soap on the nose, repeated on the taste. Slightly greasy mouthfeel oddly, but doesn’t detract from a hefty full on IPA. Liked it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (9812) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2016
Draught as Thornbridge Bear State @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, light toast, light fruity hops, littel citrus. Flavor is light malty, light bread, toast, fruit, citrus. Medium body, average carbonation. 070716

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (1576) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2016
On tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours a clear golden amber with a small, white head. Aroma has hop leafs, planty sticks and greens. Slightly fartish animal cage, some caramel malts. Taste is medium sweet and medium dry. Very clean, and slightly better than the aroma. Bitter finish. Average carbonation and a slightly oily body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (1412) - århus, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2016
Duft citrus lime appelsin frisk lodt græs smag citrus lime maltet svagt lodt citrus


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