Chapel Down Winery
Brewed at Hepworth

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Tenterden, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Available in Keg & 330ml bottles.
This balanced but powerfully hoppy India Pale Ale is brewed using the finest pale ale malt and three complimentary hops. We use Goldings - the traditional, fresh, sweet, delicate king of English hops. Then we add Bramling Cross, a spicy blackcurranty beauty and finish with a touch of extremely clean fresh Citra hop, for quenching zestines. We think that in balancing these 3 exciting hops we have created a beer of great power yet drinkable harmony.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (18232) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2017
Bottle at The Speaker. Hazy amber colour lasting cream head. Some toffee some dusty hop more an English style ipa more an English premium bitter. Some interesting features but not great for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blueruin (60) - - MAY 1, 2017
Pours a classic amber with minmal frothy head. Moderate apparent carbonation. Aroma of mushroom, malt and caramel. Caramel-y flavour with some bread, a bit thin, too sweet. Fine, but nothing too special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
FatPhil (15826) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 27, 2017
330ml bottle (Godfreys, Harpenden)
Mushroomy nettley aroma, some sweet caramel. Deep orange, brief head. Taste is caramelly, a bit mushroomy. Palate thin and a bit fizzy, some sweet stickiness. Vaguely tollerable, but only because the previous one was crap.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (4725) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2017
Pours clear amber with a finger of white head. Aroma of malt, citrys, bread. Taste is sweet caramel, mild bready finish. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hohops (964) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Appearance- quite a dark amber, clear, a small head which dissipates quickly. Aroma- caramel malt, biscuit, toffee, raisin, honey traces. Taste- brambly fruit, hops, bitter malt, grapes, good malt presence. Might be imagining it but theres some white wine in there too. Short bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Heidbummer (556) - SCOTLAND - FEB 25, 2017
Bottle. Pours deep amber, surprising lack of head. Soft malty aroma. Triple hopped apparently but the Goldings predominates. Its a rather traditional ale. The abv props it up well, otherwise itd be very ordinary. OK. But just too trad for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bubeer (431) - - FEB 1, 2017
Clean amberish gold. Thin head. Aroma intensity 3.75/5. Rotten eggs, metal and citrus aroma with notes of blackcurrant. Heavy bitter. Light to medium body. Soft carbonation. Half-oily texture. Lemon aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (10022) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle @ Moon Under Water, Manchester. Deeper amber coloured with a thin head. Has a strength to it, but an overriding crispness and a healthy dryish pale ale texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (12724) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Clear orange brown with a ring off white head. Aroma of fruity hops, caramel malt, citrus and floral notes. Flavour is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (10046) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - NOV 27, 2016
33cl bottle shared with kermis and Jmgreenuk. Thin white head. Clear golden pour. Nice bitterness

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