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

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles.
Changed name from Thoroughbred to Thoroughbred Gold in 2007
"Brewed in celebration of Thwaites’ award-winning Shire Horses. A winning Thoroughbred is the result of breeding the best stallion to the best mare, with the proof of superiority and excellence being established on the race track. Thoroughbred Gold also has the same winning combination derived from the best Maris Otter and Pearl Malts with a blend of Fuggles and Goldings hops to give a well-balanced beer that stays the course right to the finish. " ABV was 4%; changed to 3.7%


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2009 1. 500ml Bottle at Home 23/05/2009 Fruit and hop aromas. Small white head. Some carbonation. Golden coloured floral and fruity with a sweet and slightly dry malt finish. 2. From the Bottle at Chris O’s 05/08/2009 Floral hop aroma. Clear golden coloured fruity and hoppy with a crisp and slightly dry malt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
greenmanalishi (462) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2009
Woody, hop, dry spice aroma. Flavour is similarly dry and woody, with the addition of some honey-sweet malt.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ Chriso’s pre GBBF Shindig ’09.
Clear light to medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, cabbage water, toffee notes, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090801]

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2009
Golden with a lasting white head. Aroma is grassy with sulphur and caramel notes. Sweet caramel malty flavour

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
diabel (1603) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2009
Bottle Clear blond body with a white head. Aroma of honey, hops, yeast, caramel-malts. Lightly bitter, lightly sweet flavour. Quite flat and uninteresting flavour.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2009
Bottled. Golden colour, medium white head. Aroma is quite saltwatery sweet malts,mild caramel and quite good. Flavour is sweet malts, saltwater, actually qquite lagery, even though it sez bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 29, 2008
Amber colour, almost no head. Aroma has floral hops. Flavour of weak malts. Biiter finish. Mediocre.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2008
Bottle at home... amber ... metalic hop ... metalic fruity ... pretty poor. no real character.
Earlier Rating: 5/1/2007 Total Score: 2.3
Copper coloured ale, a light fruity bitter thats balanced and quite thirst quenching.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
weaselkenievil (1606) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2008
Bottle from my local evil supermarket. Golden with thin white head that faded quickly. Quite drinkable but a little mild in the flavour department. Slight bitter finish, some hops and a little mild citrus. Not bad but hardly tummy banana material.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
AsaNewt (113) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2008
nice straw colour with a golden malty flavour. nose is floral. very nice and refreshing. no complaints


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