Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Blackburn, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Bottled only; Pasteurised.
NOTE: The cask version has a seperate listing.
Refreshing amber ale, brewed with four hop varieties for superb taste and aroma.
When Daniel Thwaites was embarking on his brewing career, the ’Indus’ would have been voyaging to the East Indies = trading Lancashire cotton for exotic Eastern delights. Our Indus Pale Ale celebrates ales of that period with a refreshing brew enriched with abundant hops for flavour that stays fresh and crisp to the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arsol (689) - NORWAY - MAY 29, 2014
Kobberfarget med hvitt tynt skum. Lukter svakt humle , malt og karamell. Smaker noe tamt og vassent. noe bitter ettersmak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingstoni (1622) - FINLAND - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber color with a thick foamy white head. Aroma of vanilla, caramel and malt. Medium bitter taste with some sweetness. Medium body.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kavu (2552) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
0,5l bottle from Citymarket Ravattula. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is fruity malts. Flavor is fruity malts with a slightly hoppy finish. Basic British IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SperkeleForce (661) - FINLAND - APR 28, 2014
Bottle 50 cl. Pours copper with frothy white head. Notes of grass, cardboard, caramel, nuts, citrus, pines. Nice bitter and sweet taste. This a decent IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
abemorsten (3014) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - APR 27, 2014
Clear deep golden body with a small off-white head. Dried tangerine peel, marmelade and autumn leaves on the nose. Mouth complies with the nose then quickly adds a sweet and malty middle that temporarily dominate. The aromas then come back to end on a bitter tongue. Medium bodied and smooth to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (13264) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
Bottle 500ml (S-Market, Pori)
Clear amber color, small white head. Aroma is grassy and a bit cardboardish. Medium-bodied. Fruity hoppyness but also some buttery notes. Berryish. Lingering bitterness. Quite robust for being English type IPA of this ABV but somewhat restless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BitchPls (599) - FINLAND - APR 15, 2014
Red copper, lots of bubbles, big foamy head. Fruity on the nose. Caramel, some off balanced vegetable notes, fairly good grassy bitterness with a grape fruity bite. Body is watery to medium. Once the bitterness kicks in after a few sips the off balanced notes disappear and this becomes quite good actually.The bitterness hides them very well. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (7642) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 15, 2014
500 ml bottle. L3297. BB 24/10/14. (K-Citymarket) Tampere, Finland.
Clear reddish amber colour with a small greyish white head. Mild floral and candy hops, mild bitterness, mild sweetness and mild maltiness in the aroma. Not bad. The flavour is bitter hops, resiny and piney notes and mild maltiness. Watery and bitter. Drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
liinis (1612) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 11, 2014
Damn light and watery. Can not recommend this light beer for anyone. some nice hops but thats it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
lusikka (6688) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 2, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a dark amber colour with a small head. Aroma of cardboard, grains and some sweetness. Flavour is very mild with some cardboardy notes, grains, wort, caramel sweetness and old hops. Light bodied, high carbonation and a mild bitter finish. Tastes old. Useless.

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