Jaipur IPA | Thornbridge Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thornbridge Brewery
England, United Kingdom
thornbridgebrewery.co.uk

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-22-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
530
Reviews:
199
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
9.73%
 
 
Wants:
72
Gots:
85
For Trade:
1
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4.63/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Kiro
3.78/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phoodcritic
4.11/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of chicagoish
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of McClinton
4.17/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jazzyjeff13
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 330ml bottle with a BB of Feb 2018. Picked up recently from Waitrose. A modern classic, the label mentions that this is brewed with 6 hop varieties: Chinook, Centennial, Ahtanum, Simcoe, Columbus and Cascade.

A: Poured into an IPA glass. A bright golden hue with good clarity and plentiful carbonation. Produces a large head of creamy white foam that lasts for a minute or two before subsiding to a patchy surface layer. Slight lacing.

S: Aroma of intensely perfumed hops with notes of tropical fruit, mango, peach/apricot, citrus, peel, grass, light spice, earthy yeast and subtle malt. Superb.

T: Tastes of strident aromatic hops with notes of grapefruit, citrus, peel, tropical fruit, peach/apricot, grass/hay, faint spice, earthy yeast and pale malt. Very dry, with a crisp yet balanced bitterness upon swallowing.

M: Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and dry, with pleasant carbonation and good body. Hop oils stimulate the palate. Aftertaste of fruity aromatic hops, bitterness and mild earthy yeast.

O: Excellent - an iconic American IPA that hints at the British roots of the style. Looks alright, though evidence of live yeast would be an improvement. The aroma and flavour are amazing; a spectrum of fruity hops notes underpinned by yeast and subtle malt. Good body. A must for hopheads everywhere - goes down far too easily.....

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Photo of DegenErik
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Macamah
2.66/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of mytu420
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RHF711
3/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Abinlp
4.29/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Very high quality brew. I've had it on tap in Edinburgh and in the bottle here in the states. Doesn't disappoint with way.
Pours a golden color, as most U.K. IPAs do. The head is white and dense. The aroma is citrusy and floral. The taste is leans closer to the British style, more flowery with hop flavor, yet there's a lean towards an citrusy American IPA flavor as well.

I picked it up first in the US looking for that typical U.K. India ale flavor. I wasn't disappointed in that regard, but also liked the boldness of it compared to the usual Brits style. Were it less pricey this would be my go-to IPA. I think I've found it around $5.99-6.99 per bomber. Worth it though.

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Photo of pcbnumber1
3.89/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of beerinabottle
4.69/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Hanglow
4.02/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

new 330ml bottle, I assume from their new bottling line?

Pours really pale gold, lovely big head, pin bright, looks great.

Peach and mango on the nose

More citrusy in flavour. Nice dryness, not particularly bitter but enough. Slight mineral finish. Good carb.

After a dip in form - at least percieved by me - I think this is back to being really rather good. I still prefer the cask version when on form, but this is a real good beer for not much money from Tesco.

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4.22/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of toscanoigor
3.81/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SolentSurfer
4.3/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Good reliable IPA but only sparsely available on draught. 500ml bottles available in Waitrose typically for £2.79 but not other supermarkets. As Proper Job 500 ml bottles are constantly on offer at Tesco 4 for £6 it's no contest on value!

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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fmurlak
4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bitterandtwisted
4.11/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of frasergrove
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rex_4539
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Clear golden color, 2 finger white head, good lacing, plenty of carbonation.

S: Hops, tropical fruits.

T: Hoppy, bitter, malty.

F: Great carbonation results to increased drinkability and mouthfeel.

O: Very good IPA. Would gladly have it again.

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Photo of mtbdonn
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sephyrott
4.37/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Jaipur IPA from Thornbridge Brewery
4.01 out of 5 based on 530 ratings.
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