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Halcyon - Thornbridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

175 Ratings
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.3%
Wants: 9
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thornbridge Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mdagnew on 03-30-2009)
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tommy5

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

09-06-2013 23:05:30 | More by tommy5
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-29-2013 02:03:29 | More by tbryan5
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Head disappears quickly. Gold body with delicate strings of bubbles.

S: Loads of tropical fruit. Maybe a tiny bit of rind.

T: Loads of tropical fruit, like mango, and quite a realistic marmalade flavour. The bitterness doesn't hit you right away but it becomes slightly assertive after a while. That's really all I can say about it.

M: Has that buttery smoothness of mango (I know what I mean).

O: Quality but I'm really bored of these mango flavoured beers.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2013 15:36:53 | More by Hoppsbabo
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baconman91

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

08-24-2013 23:55:42 | More by baconman91
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-14-2013 01:36:18 | More by ROGUE16
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

07-21-2013 20:25:29 | More by Lanstrum
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rderedin

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

07-20-2013 17:25:09 | More by rderedin
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Samp01

New Jersey

3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle. Pours a pale golden yellow with a slowly fading white head. Aroma is of citrus floral hops, biscuit malt, some caramel, fruity with mild grassy notes. Taste is the same as aroma with some mild bitterness. A medium body on the palate with some mild carbonation. Finish is sweet biscuit malt, mild grassy notes, fruity with some yeast followed by some good citrus floral hops for balance. Overall a well balanced, enjoyable brew for the style. A solid showing.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 17:37:34 | More by Samp01
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Ilovebeer1549

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-07-2013 22:25:07 | More by Ilovebeer1549
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a slightly hazy bright yellow color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of citrus hops flavours with light sweet malt undertones. Taste is also dominated by sweet undertones with non-descript cereal notes and some citrus floral notes that are quite nice. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. Prefer the Nelson Sauvin IPA by the same brewery better but still quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 00:50:06 | More by Phyl21ca
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Mattgruv

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-01-2013 00:35:42 | More by Mattgruv
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

06-23-2013 08:41:09 | More by Kirk
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Balvenie

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

06-21-2013 01:03:32 | More by Balvenie
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diverite

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-13-2013 15:28:23 | More by diverite
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IpeeA

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

06-09-2013 00:06:09 | More by IpeeA
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.7/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours hazy stark yellow. Bubble suspended in mid-beverage. Some foam sits a top. Sneaky citrus malt. Taste is a thin bitter, persistent, with very minor body. Grapefruit all over. Surprsingly light and bitter at the same time.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 20:44:11 | More by KTCamm
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aztraz

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

06-07-2013 19:30:17 | More by aztraz
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JArena13

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

06-04-2013 01:33:46 | More by JArena13
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-02-2013 23:55:15 | More by Lovely85
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nickfl

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

06-02-2013 23:44:39 | More by nickfl
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-26-2013 19:23:01 | More by windypete
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

05-26-2013 16:29:19 | More by rolltide8425
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pkenkman

Estonia

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

05-24-2013 19:37:43 | More by pkenkman
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heygeebee

Australia

4.44/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

From Slowbeer. BB 2014.

Appearance - light golden, two finger head, tons of spotty lace

Smell - tangerines, passionfruit, mango, peach, hops.

Taste - tropical fruits, mango, balanced hops, moderate malt

Mouthfeel - smooth, medium bodies, slightly alcoholic warmth

Overall - wow! Thornbridge just keep on delivering. As with their other beers, a very integrated and balanced taste without being massive, or more importantly needing to. A very atypical APA, or AIPA, as per Thornbridge norm. Tropical heaven.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2013 10:15:41 | More by heygeebee
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Travcofarms

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.6%

05-21-2013 16:27:40 | More by Travcofarms
Halcyon from Thornbridge Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.