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

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (6251) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 29, 2012 Bottle at a tutored tasting on GBBF 2011. Amber colour with an off white head. Fruity and a bit caramel in the aroma. Fruity and hoppy bitterness in the flavour, hints of blackcurrant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (7210) - ITALY - NOV 16, 2011
ambrata schiuma media buona persistenza naso discretamente maltato luppolo leggero fruttato in bocca beverina buona secchezza buona luppolatura

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (3789) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Deep amber coloration, some caramel malts and a sprinkling a fruity hops. Tried this along with its Redchurch counterpart at Paul’s apt. in Nov. of 2011.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (8857) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2011
Cask, handpump on the Thames Tipple, near river Hammersmith area (forgot pub) 05.11.11 Pours dark amber with off white head, good clarity, decent enough looking beer. Touch of almond in mouth, light fruitiness with a warming spiciness on the finish A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
greenmanalishi (519) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2011
Spicey apple, light and sweet fruitiness with butterscotch backing, smooth and well-balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Miksu (5033) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2011
Cask at Junction Tavern, London. Amber color. The aroma and flavor of caramel and fruity hops. Notes of candy sugar, honey, nuts and almonds. Not bad, a bit too caramelly.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4243) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2011
Tap @ The Harp. Pours clear orange amber with a bubbly off white head leaving small lacing. Aroma is weak citric, malty, fruity and hoppy. Flavor is fruity, citric, a bit caramel, malty and bitter. Finishes fruity and bitter. Very drinkable, quite nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strangebrewer (1066) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2011
Poured clear mahogany with an average off-white head. Mild corriander aroma. Smooth palate, medium mouthfel. Malty beer with notes of corriander, honey and caramel. Mild bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (2265) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2011
Cask in Dean Swift. Pours brown. Nose is malt caramel with touch of spice. Taste is really nice caramel with very subtle hop fruit. Very nicely balanced.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (32193) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2011
Cask at Bree Louise, London. A hazy amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel as well as lighter notes of butterscotch, leading to a dry and bitter finish.


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