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Brewed by Twisted Barrel Ale
Style: Session IPA
Coventry, England

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A light golden refreshing session ale bursting with tropical fruit flavours.


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3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (2455) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2017
Bottle 33cl. Label says 4.5% ABV, poured into a lager glass. Citrus nose; hazy deep golden to pale amber, mid-sized foamy off-white head, mostly diminishing, good lacing; aroma pale malts, grapefruit, lemon, minerals; taste medium bitter and sweet, malty, citrusy, grass, minerally; dry bitter aftertaste, orange peel, chalky; light body, oily texture, average carbonation; astringency bit over the top.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (913) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2017
Amber orange, with plenty of white head and foamy lacing. Light body, low carb. Biscuity malt, peach, grapefruit and orange. Good easy drinking.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (7812) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2017
December 2016 - Bottle share at Leightons Bayswater Tick Pad - thanks to the boss. As Twisted Barrel Sine Qua Non, 4.2%. Amber orange, translucent, still, foamy off-white head, full lacing. Aroma is flinty, minty, airy. Body is smooth, frothy, soft carbonation. Taste is flinty, minerally, chalky, salty. Quite a decent dry hoppy beer. (3.5)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (9992) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2017
Keg @ Smithfield Market Tavern, Manchester. Golden-amber with a thin head. Dry-hopped, crisp, with a mild fruitiness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (20794) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2016
Bottle shared in London - sourced from Beer Gonzo. Pours clear gold with a frothy, white head. The nose holds some pithy lemon, grapefruit, hay, grass. Light sweet flavour with mellow grassy bitterness, pine needles, more pith. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Finishes with some grassy bitterness, lemon rind, pine, pale grains. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (14215) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2016
Keg at Ubrew. It pours hazy deep orange with a small off-white head. The aroma is bitter - sweet, orange marmalade, kumquat, tinned peach, tangerine and candied peel. The taste is crisp, dry, bitter, pithy citrus, piney, orange peel, marmalade, kumquat, soapy with a dry, zesty finish. Medium body and moderate, prickly carbonation. Not bad. The taste doesnt quite live up to the aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (3669) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2016
Keg at 4.3% at the Brewery, Coventry. Pours dark orange with a small head. Aroma is slightly acrid orange and toffee. Taste has sticky hop oils to start and a burnt bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (7098) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2016 (Keg at Gallows Bird Real Ale Tribute to Shakespeare, 20160903) The beer poured deep golden and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had creamy toffee, herbalness and black currant leaves. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were black currant leaves, grass, nettles, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A good mild and hoppy pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (6862) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2016
Tap at Gallows Bird, Espoo. Colour is cloudy light orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, tropical fruits, hops and malts. Strong flavors with nice tropical fruits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (4788) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2016
330ml bottle from Good Spirits Co. Wine & Beer. 4.5% abv. Dark orange amber, reasonable head. Dry orange hop aroma. Grain hop flavour. itter apple hop aftertaste. Good big flavoured lower abv dry hoppy pale ale.


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