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

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RATINGS: 107   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (1743) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2010
Cask at Ascot Festival 2010. Pours a dark amber colour with a thin white head. Plenty of fruit in the aroma, the taste is malty with a hint of toffee with a dry bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (4268) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2010
(Cask at Pineapple, London) A fruity and hoppy bitter. That’s something you seldom get. I liked this beer. The fruitiness and maltiness were nicely balanced and bitterness wiped both flavours away quite nicely. Bitterness didn’t last too long so the next sip brought all the other flavours back again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (9830) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2010
Cask at the London Brewers Showcase. Pours clear amber with a mild, white head. Malt and bread aroma. Flavor has mild sweetness, with notes of dough, butter and caramel, followed by modest hops. Also hints of popcorn and herbal hops. Light to medium in body with fine carbonation. Finishes lightly sweet, bready and with some light bitters.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (7346) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 9, 2010
Gravicask, half pint at Bree Louise, Euston. Deep, dark brown body. Filmy head. Smell of dark fruity malts. Roasted flavour with dark caramel along with fruity notes. Mild and dry bitter end. Good bitter (London, 28.09.2010).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15489) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2010
Cask @ Bree Louise, Euston NW1. Pours a clear copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty slightly spicy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with some spicy hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20003) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2010
Cask@The Bree Louise. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruits, caramel malts, some grass and mild wooden notes. Flavour is caramel malts, wood, fruits, grass sap and ends quite bittery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4647) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2010
Cask at GBBF. Deep amber, small head. Dark fruit and caramel, dry and crisp finish. Quite intense, but good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
From cask at Bree Louise. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is mild fruity. Slight malty. Sweet malty, slight breadish and caramelish. Mild fruity and citrusy hoppy. Bitter and bone dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (1877) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2010
Bottle from Mr Lawrence Wine Merchants, Brockley. Dark amber pour with a beige head. Disappointing nose. A little caramel and toffee in there but no much else. Caramel, nuts and butterscotch flavours. Sharp hoppy finish. Pleasant enough.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
altonbrownd (4606) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2010
Cask at Pommelers Rest. Dark brown body with thin head. Malty nose. Taste of malts and wheat. Malty. Okay.


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