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

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8028) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Cask at Bree Louise with Sarah. Pours a clear amber with a near white head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has notes of raisin and dark grains with other dried fruits. Flavor has notes of raisins and dried fruits with a bit of bread backing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (3765) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 25, 2012
On tap @ the Haymarket. Pours a light toffee colour with a nicely proportioned head. The nose has apples, toffee and ginger. The taste is of creamy toffee and butterscotch. The palate is medium bodied and rich textured with a decent finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (17022) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 25, 2012
cask at haymarket ... ruby copp.. tan head ... soft zezty floral woody hop ... big zezty fruits ... dry woody toffee ... mellow roast ... soft balanced ... middle of road nice

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
k0mpsa (1715) - 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 (6201) - 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 (11440) - 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 (5395) - 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 (12537) - 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 (11436) - 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 (643) - 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.


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