Thornbridge Chiron

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Style
Pale Ale
Country
Britain
Brewery
ABV
5.0%
Bottle Size
330ml
Serving Temp
6-8 °C
5.0%
330ml
Britain
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Details

Thornbridge describe themselves as a "collaboration of innovation, passion and knowledge" and they are spot on. Their beers are not pasteurised or filtered and are the epitomy of raw craft beer at its finest. Jaipur is their most well known but the rest of the range really stands up to the test too. Beer Hawk loves their beer! Named after the wisest and most civilised of the centaurs in Ancient Greek mythology, Chiron is a well-balanced pale ale. Pouring golden and bright with a floral aroma, flavours of juicy apricot and tangy orange are layered over biscuity malts. With a light bitterness and crisp, dry finish, it's no surprise that this zesty pale ale has become a firm part of Thornbridge's core range.

Brewery Info

A forerunner of the British craft beer movement, Thornbridge Brewery was started in the grounds of the eponymous Thornbridge Hall in the heart of the Peak District. Aiming to make a range of cask beers with a modern twist, they’ve won over 350 national and international awards - pretty good going for what started out as a tiny 10-barrell brewery.

A couple of interesting facts for you - the co-founder of Brewdog actually started out at Thornbridge back in the day, helping to create Thornbridge’s flagship IPA Jaipur, and in 2014 Thornbridge won “Best Drinks Producer” in the BBC Good Food Awards….beating Brewdog to the top spot. Although they’re seen as a more traditional brewer, Thornbridge also has a good mix of ‘new’ creations making them a firm favourite with us.

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