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

bottled
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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   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.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
k0mpsa (1083) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2012
Draught. Dark golden color. Small white head. Some taste of hops. Norhing significant on this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HogTownHarry (6063) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2012
Handpull at The Harp (Chandos). Clear copper-amber decent frothy off-white frothy head. Herbal and slightly sour fruit aroma, a bit of alcohol. Taste follows, more intense bitterness. Slick, decent body, weak carbonation, dry oddly acidic tart finish. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11131) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2012
Bottle @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours clear yellowish amber with a small, frothy, off-white staying head. Aroma has malts, light caramel, some grass and hay bitterness. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet and malty, light peppery, some toasted caramel. Fine, but rather bland.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bragesnak (5346) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 22, 2012
Matthews tasting, Gyngen, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 170412. Golden with white head. Aroma and flavour of malt with much diacetylic butter

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (10829) - DENMARK - APR 19, 2012
Bottle. Clear amber/deep golden with medium tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit and butter. Flavour is malt, fruit, hop, little butter, little sweet, little caramel and a little bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10420) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 18, 2012
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Orange colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikkellund42 (537) - DENMARK - APR 17, 2012
Sample @ Torben Matthews smagning. Pours clear amber with small white head. Aroma is pineapple, caramel, toffee and butter. Taste is balanced sweet and bitter. Body is watery to oily with good carbonation. Finish is sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (10650) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 17, 2012
Clear amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, light buttery and light hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 170412

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 17, 2012
Bottle @ Torben Mathews tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt and hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4342) - 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.


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