overall
93
90
style
Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ashford in the Water, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, keg & bottle; Regular.

A citrus dominated India Pale Ale, its immediate impression is soft and smooth yet builds to a crescendo of massive hoppiness accentuated by honey. An enduring, bitter finish.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dommod2011 (705) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2012
Cracking curry and a very pleasant IPA to go with it. I have very kind family and friends and I have a warm glow. Although that could be because of the amount of rum Ive consumed. I have lots of rum. In fact, I have more bottles of rum than I do beer I think. More rum than a barber.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 5, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours clear gold, lively in the glass, lasting fizzy white head. Huge oily resinous hops on the nose. Hard lemon zest, orange zest and grapefruit. So aromatic you can smell it from across the room. Fruit (more lemon, orange, pineapple and lime) in the body, full of flavour. Also a twist of cinnamon spice. Medium bodied, excellent hoppy, fruit/spice finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bibendum (117) - ITALY - DEC 4, 2012
Una delle migliori ipa mai bevute. Assolutamente piacevole e di facile beva, esalta le note amare caratteristiche di luppolo senza per rinunciare ad un sapore estremamente bilanciato. Da provare

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (6083) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Aroma is tropical fruit, citrus and a hint of malts. The flavor is citrus, tropical fruit, malts, a small hint of hop resin, slightly thin in body and a mix of bitterness and tangy in the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
foolberry (56) - New Malden, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2012
Massive aroma or grapefruit and even peaches. Pale, slightly cloudy yellow in the glass. Long finish of hops, you could almost be munching on them raw. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VastActiv (6024) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 30, 2012
Cask at Kittys Helsinki. Colour is golden with some white head. Aromas and flavours are citrus, fruits and hops. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brief_smile (110) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2012
Hazy amber, creamy white head. Big aroma of grapefruit, peach and pine. Taste is similar - strong citric notes, biscuity malts, slightly floral. Clean, bitter finish. Carbonation is spot on; mildly oily mouthfeel. Extremely balanced and eminently drinkable. Prefer this bottled to cask.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (7224) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2012
Mini Keg from Cotteridge Wines; cant believe I havent reviewed this already great example of a USA style IPA, hazy amber pour, fresh hop aroma, high hopped flavour citrus pineapple a winner every time.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (5886) - FINLAND - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle. Orange, yellow. Light haze. The nose is just fantastic. And legendary. A lot of peachy, citrusy hoppy flavors. Some caramel. Some gooseberries. Body is bitter, but with good drinkability. Excellent.

-- bb/h

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
erickok (5629) - Leuven, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2012
Clean golden body and nice white head. Rich hop aroma, fresh citrus, light bread base. Medium and rich fresh bitterness, smooth drinkable texture. Excellent palate in this one. Well drinkable yet flavourful, like the citrus here. Okay price as well. Recommended! (50cl bottle from De Bierwinkel Leiden)


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