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

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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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fonefan (50674) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2006
Cask @ Charlies, Ølfestival Horsens 2006. Unclear golden / light yellow color with a slim lasting white head. Great flowery hop and citrus aroma. Hoppy taste. Lovely mouthfeel. An excellent and very refreshing IPA.

3.4
yespr (47039) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a dense white head. Aroma is crisp hoppy with a mild citrusy/peachy fruity accent. Sweet malty and light peachy flavoured. Medium sweet and light bitter with a lasting mild peach fruity finish. Great brew.

3.2
Ungstrup (38242) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2006
Bottle conditioned. A hazy yellow beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma is quite light with primary notes of citrus, while the flavor is sweet malty with a light touch of citrus, leading to a dry and very bitter end. Nice UK IPA.

3.4
joergen (28949) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2006
Bottle. Hazy yellow coloured with a huge white head. Aroma of fruits and hops with notes of yeast. Flavour of fruits and hops with notes of grape fruits.

3.6
anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2007
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2007. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Fruity malty hoppy aroma with citrus hints. Sweet malty and fruity hoppy flavor with some hints of grapefruit. Long malty finish with a bitter aftertaste.

3.5
oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2007
[email protected] Yellowish colour, not much head. Aroma is caramel hops, grassy hops and also some fruityness. Flavour is quite the same, with lots of grapefruits and grass in the finish and aftertaste.

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Travlr (25768) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 20, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2010 Bottle at pre-ZBF 2010. Pale hazy yellow, big head, massive lacing. Aroma of sea salt and pepper. Taste is malty, slightly sweet, bitter finish. Very drinkable. 3.5 Second try, sample from the Connecticut process. Aroma of freshly mown grass, taste has better balance. Extremely tasty. 4.0

3.8
cgarvieuk (25704) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 28, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2015 Bow bar edinburgh ... Very light yellow golden ... sharp quite bitter drying. very high hoped . Good balance but not my thing ... light amber ... sweet fruit ... mellow ... little honey3.2

Cask at Fynefest ...here to you simon ... light hazy yellow amber ... small white head .. soft sweet frutis ... light dry hop nose ... lemon zezt ... soft fruity orange ... mellow soft and easy 3.8

3.8
omhper (25546) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2006
[Cask at GBBF] Clear golden. Strong grapefruity hop aroma. Sweet with rounded mouthfeel. Soft and solidly malty, yet zesty and dangerously drinkable. Finishes with medium bitterness. Citric and refreshing.

3.9
madmitch76 (25344) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2013 4th December 2008
Cloudy gold beer. Smooth tasty IPA. A little grapefruit bitterness in the finish but overall this is a refreshing IPA.

4th March 2010
Tap at pre ZBF. Crisp palate but quickly turns soft. Lovely fruity hops but there is a detrimental whisper of sulphur.

7th December 2013
Bottle thanks to the ever thoughtful Ian Harrison. Cheers Ian! Hazy gold beer, good white head. Palate is light and minerally crisp. The malt is light and has a little cream. Very good citric hops. Fresh and medium bitter. Zesty orange, orange peel and a little lemon. Light tangerine. Finishes crisp with a good bitter linger. Clean and well balanced for the style and very refreshing.


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