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

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erasmus_ro (1374) - Alabama, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Cask @ Lord Northbrook, London, 30/08/13. Pours a coppery amber with a nice-looking, good-sized, white head. Aroma is very flowery, some caramel. Taste is dry with caramel and a whole bunch of flowers. A bit sticky perhaps. Very dry, hoppy, flowery finish. Smooth and light. Excellent bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (6838) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2013 500 ml bottle. BB 23/Oct/13. (K-Citymarket) Jyväskylä, Finland.
Clear brown colour with a tiny white head. Mild floral hops, sweetish malt and syrup in the aroma. The flavour is mild sweetness, mild maltiness and some mild hoppiness. Quite easy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1788) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle at bar. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with caramel, citrus, grass, toast and hops. Bitter finish with citrus and caramel. Very nice ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (4608) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Cask @ The Priory Arms. Brown pour with a small head. The nose is apples, honey, toasted brown bread. Caramel. The taste is acidic red apple skin, tobacco, brown bread. Little else. Slightly yeasty. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, OK

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanEric (992) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2013
Cask at the Mudlark, London bridge, London. Copper to amber coloured, almost no head. refreshening beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (3382) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2013
0.5l bottle. This is a deep dark bronze colored one with a medium sized really bubbly off-white top. On the nose it’s get a dry woody kinda fruity aroma with a little bit of dry caramel and a general nice sweetness. Smells absolutely decent this. It’s surprisingly bitter in the taste. Lots of dry bitterness and also a good amount of roastiness. Wood as well, like chewing on a coffee table in remember we had when it was younger. A floral bitterness rounds it off. It has some flavor this, but it’s not necessary something in have to hunt down for a second go. 29.04.2013

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
salvaticas (437) - - MAY 27, 2013
Not so bad, one of the better bitters i’ve had recently on random pub visits. Tasted a little less usual, somewhat like a wheat beer. Poured dark though. Palate was weak, however.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5297) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle from Vaaland, Bryne. Pours clear amber with a small white head. Aroma of bready malts. Taste is mild sweet, butter, caramel and dough, very light hops towards the end. Light palate. Sweet bready finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (3815) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 17, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear dark amber colour with small to average, frothy, half-way kasting, minimally lacing, white head. Fruity hoppy aroma has notes of Williams Christ pear, preserved yellow apple, a grainy touch. Taste is minimally sweet malty, hints of fruit, cautious herbal hoppy overtones, in the finish dry, husky.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (2437) - FINLAND - MAY 10, 2013
Draught. Pours copper in color with a small head. A bit of malty nuttyness and light citrus fruityness in aroma. Flavor similar. Slightly bitter finish.


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