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

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RATINGS: 122   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
greenmanalishi (483) - 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 (4972) - 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 (4101) - 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 (901) - 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 (1982) - 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 (29848) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11512) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 23, 2011
Cask at The Harp off Trafalgar Sq. Pours dark amber with a creamy off-white head. Light citrus? aroma. Flavor is very nice ripe light stone fruit with a touch of citric bitter. It’s just excellently fruity.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (11463) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2011
Cask. Golden with a bubbly head. Hoppy aroma. Fruity apple flavor, some grapes, some hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 26, 2011
Half, from cask (gravity)@The Rake, London. Low big-bubbled blond top, mostely lasting. Body is clear dark copper. Dicreet aroma of sweet, rounded caramel. Mild mouthfeel. Body is light. Flavor is creamed caramel, subtle fruitiness and gentle bittering hops. Well balanced, easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2011
Cask at The Harp. Quality stuff. Pours a clear copper, with a small off white head. Big banana hit surprisingly, toffee, sugary, thin in the mouth, but very smooth.


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