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Kipling - Thornbridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

219 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 219
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 25
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thornbridge Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: soulgrowl on 01-24-2010)
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Reviews by foogerd:
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foogerd

New York

3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Golden yellow hazy body with some white head that thinned out to a film and left some miniscule lacing.

S- Lots of citrusy pineappley fruits coming through even a little sweet red apple aroma. Light malts,crackerlike. Tropical hops really dominate this nose.

T- Hops still retain their tropical identity with a more bitter kick than the nose.

M- Lively carbonation with a wet slick feel.

O- Very solid English Pale Ale almost ventures into IPA category.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2011 03:53:47 | More by foogerd
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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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04-29-2014 01:54:35 | More by bizzy54
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2.45/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A: This poured a clear straw with quickly dissipating white head and chunky sediment.
S: It smelled like skunky lager yeast and faint citrus hops.
T: It tasted like watery citrus and pine hops, with some skunky later yeast. It had a somewhat dirty bitter aftertaste.
M: It was thin with lots of carbonation. Very bubbly body.
D: This was a poor brew. The scent and taste and body were all far below average. It didn't even look good. Not very easy to drink either, almost a drain pour.

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4.66/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Pours a golden yellow with two fingers of pillowy head that eventually falls. Lots of lacing.

Great aroma, light fruity hoppy smell

Taste starts out a little sweet and then the fruity hops come in, some bready malt and then a light bitter finish.

Medium bodied and moderate carbonation makes this real easy drinking.

Overall a great session-able pale ale that's not super bitter. The Nelson Sauvin hops give it a nice fruity bitterness. Glad this was recommended to me.

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Kipling from Thornbridge Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 219 ratings.