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Sambrooks Junction

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Brewed by Sambrooks
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Named after our local railway station, Junction Ale is a strong 4.5 ABV premium ale. Brewed with Challenger, Bramling X and Goldings hops, the beer has a deep amber colour with a spicy hop character.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vighals (775) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - APR 19, 2014
Brunorange klar med beige skum. Malt og søt sitruslukt. Smaker malt, humle og mer syrlig sitrus enn i lukten. Lite kullsyre, kort og lett

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ERB92 (171) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2014
Caramel, bread, fruits and malt in the aroma. Amber with a off white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Light to medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a really nice bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (2768) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2014
Cask at Camden Head during London vacation. Copper color with white head. Aroma of toast, roasted and burnt notes, malt and dark caramel. Taste has toffee and toast with some roasted notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bulldogops (1028) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
Rating #982 - February 16, 2014, $0.25 CAD for a 500mL bottle from Depot, 4.5%. Clear amber pour with a foamy tan head with decent retention. Aroma is roast malts. Mild carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel. Light bodied. Taste is heavy on roast malts, mild caramel sweetness. Finish is dry, but well balanced. A good bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Toomio (123) - Joensuu, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Lämmitessään hyvä lipittelykalja. Mukava aromi ja bitteriksi pehmeä. Isä Joensuussa käymässä.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (2748) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2014
On bottle from Meny Oslo City. Copper colored, good foam. Aromas of malt, dried fruits, autumn leaves. Medium body & complexity. Starting of with light sweetness, then good balancing bitterness. Enjoyable

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niall73 (1056) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Cask at Streatham 'spoons. Pours an amber colour with a slightly off white head. Light caramel, malty aroma with a little candy. Light to medium body, mild carbonation. Toffee, apple, pear... Not much going on. Not great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (2205) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Real Ale Festival 2014. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, sweetness, caramel and malts. Pretty basic.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tiong (3077) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask @ Gallows Bird Real Ale Festval 2014

Pours amber colored with a small head. Aroma of bready malts, grass and hints of apricot. Taste is smooth, malty and fruity with hints of berries. Finish is smooth and malty. Decent.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
laiti (4952) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask @ Gallows Bird ⅩⅦ Real Ale Festival
Aroma is rather fruity with some hops and caramel tones. Flavour is a bit musty with minerals, toffee and grainy tones. Also hints of caramel. Too English but decent anyway


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