overall
85
88
style
Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;

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4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - FEB 28, 2011
Cask. Fruttata con malto e luppolo evidente, mai invadente, elegantissimo. Spettacolare!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2009
Tried on handpump at the coach and horses thanks to Cat! Amazing aroma on this beer, really sharp zesty lemongrass citrus that i loved. fantastic refreshing beer with an amazing use of hops citrus and passionfruit abound....almost prefered this to Jaipur...but not quite!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamesie1857 (1964) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2012 Cask @ Coach and Horses Dronfield. Good solid IPA, aroma of grapefruit and tropical citrus fruits. Strong after taste.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1833) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2010
Cask at CASK Pub & Kitchen on 2nd August 2010. Hazy gold with a white foam head and part lacing. Strong hops aroma of grapefruit and a touch of cheesy yeastiness. Beautiful grapefruit and herb bouquet in main kick an a tight citrus hoppiness on back of the mouth leading to a dryish grassy finish. Pleasant textured mouthfeel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (12988) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2016
Cask at Christian Firtal. Hazy golden with a lasting white head. Fruity aroma of orange and peach, with a malty touch of bread crust and biscuit. Sweetish fruity flavour with malty and grassy notes. Excellent light bitter finish. Top condition.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2008
Cask at the Tollemache Inn, Grantham. Jaywick has a fresh, very fruity, delightful aroma and a golden body with a bubbly head. The flavours are citrus and tropical fruits with a biscuit malt backbone. Very good indeed.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bobinlondon (1293) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the C&K, Pimlico. Gold with a healthy white head. Juicy sweet malt profile but balanced by a splendid citrus hop stash, with grapefruit predominating. Brilliant!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (17474) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2008
Cask handpull at Coach & Horses, Dronfield. Gold with lasting beige head. Fantastic APA style hops. Leafy hop. bit piney in mouth. Piney hop builds on finish. That is great. Great condition. Outstanding hop is piney and drying. Very drinkable. "Gosh" is all I could say.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2008
A Mes rate: Cask at the White Horse.
Considering this followed a cask Black Albert and a draught Gonzo anyone could be forgiven for not thinking too much of this but you know what, it’s pretty bloody good. A shining example of quality English brewing like most beers from this brewer. Aroma is full of massive peachy, grapefruit hops with some perfect sweetish biscuity malt waaay in the background. Slightly hazy gold appearance with a very thin off white head. Flavour is a superb balance of grassy and aromatic U.S. hops with some wonderful earthy English malt. Delicate yet fantastic floral and bitter hop finish. Four ratings... four 3.8’s. Can’t be bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2008
Cask, handpull, pubs all over Derby 2008. Also once traded under the name Belay Betty. Let’s look down the Thornbridge tick list and see how this marks up; aromatic hop - yes. Pure and not cloying fruits in aroma - yes (some grapefruit, some goozgog? Effortless balance - yes (sweet malts and mown grass). Superb after a pint - yes. Even better after five pints - damn right.


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