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

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ERB92 (304) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2013
Caramel and some hops in the aroma. Golden colour with a head that disappears quite quickly. Medium sweet with a bitterness that are really balanced. light body with a slight oily texture. average carbonation. Bitter finish. Over all a OK beer, a bit thin maybe but refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoestring (265) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2013
Liiked it a lot. Bitter and oily in mouth. Nice one. Never had bad thwaites beer. See what some mean about bit light for IPA but liked it for wht it was

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (2921) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle from B&M Bargains; clear copper pour with big frothy off white head, pine hop aroma, very decent and surprising pine hop taste a good malty background, nice level of bitterness, oily mouthfeel, excellent stuff.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
culchiem (2530) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle. Brandy colour with no head. Aroma is light dry malt. Flavour is watery sweet dry malt, hoppy but overall a bit watery.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brendelokken (33) - NORWAY - AUG 23, 2013
0.5L bottle. A bit bitter for a IPA, but stil great taste and smell. Nice color and make a nice top when poured into the glass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ReV2 (147) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2013
An average bitter in every sense. Not enough hops, taste or any redeeming features for my liking. Soapy & bland, even a tot of organic ginger cordial didn’t make it more palatable. A poor substitute for a real IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (5261) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2013
50cl bottle shared with a friend. Thin white head. Clear golden pour. Slight bitterness. Not an ipa. More of a bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wischylini (133) - Grimstad, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2013
Pours a clear, amber colour with a slightly off-white foam that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing on the side of the glass. Smells metallic, earthy and a bit soapy.. it somehow reminds me of a Swedish soda called ’Julmust’ which is sold around Christmas. Every sip immediately has a sweet taste, but it doesn’t take long before a heavy bitterness hits your taste buds. Overall, this is an alright beer, though I find the finish a bit too astringent. I suppose this could be a refreshing beer on a warm summer day, but I couldn’t have more than one due to the unpleasant astringency.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pizd (432) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a clear amber with a medium white head. Aroma of lemon zest, grapefruits and some mild grassy notes. Faint hoppy taste, some elements of malt and a touch of earthy, grassy bite. Moderate bitterness and quite average overall but very drinkable.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
erohne (42) - NORWAY - JUL 6, 2013
Ingen høydare i deg hele tatt. Litt for besk. Lite smak. Uspennende. Rett og slett en kjedelig øl. --- For norwegian readers...


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