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


on tap

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintbypint (3328) - Edmonton, Alberta, - DEC 26, 2012
500ml brown bottle. Orange pour, clear. Small sized head is creamy and white, clingy lacing. Aroma has grain, bread and a little sweetness. Taste has grainy biscuit malt, slight toasty notes, mild sweetness from caramel malt, slight tangy fruit note and some orangey citrus character. Light body, soft mouthfeel, plain finish, very low bitterness. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4133) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2016
Cask@linford arms, Cannock. Amber beer with medium head and good lacing. Aroma of malts and cereal grain. Taste is sweetish grain, malts and a fruity hop bitterness. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (7928) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2016
Cask. Nice fruity malts. Not too deep, hints of grain, sessionable, but fresh malty. Round but not too deep.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepatrickman (903) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 3, 2016
On cask at the Duke’s Head, Putney. Reasonably straightforward bitter with a solid grain taste and a little more hop flavor than the standard cask offerings. Good with a pie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (4545) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
Bottle from Mam and Dad’s holiday, London. Hazy amber-brown in colour with a malty, nutty and earthy flavour followed by a smooth roasted and fruity finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grumbo (1518) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2016
Cask at the Wilmington, Finsbury, London. Pours copper brown with a lasting and quite firm off white head. Aroma of malt, hop, caramel and fruit/mild spice. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Medium body, slight sticky texture, soft carbonation. Finish has a malty, slightly sour and somewhat dry feel. A decent pint overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2016
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Clear copper colour. Aroma of pears and apples. Mid sweet with light-medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Fruity with pears and dough. Mild resiny bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
YantarCoast (972) - Moscow, RUSSIA - NOV 7, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours amber with no head. Low carbonation. Aroma of spices, nuts, plums, caramel. Taste is caramel, barely, hops and nuts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (9538) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Cask handpull. Mostly clear amber coloured pour with a lasting off white creamy top. Aroma is nutty, raisin bread, bit of staling, dried apple. Flavour is composed of nutty light toffied malts, raisin and dried apples, little dishwater. Some rough grains in the finish. Palate is medium sweet, moderate cask condition. OK bitter but pretty boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (9872) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2015
2015-09-22. Crisp amber body, near headless. 3+ Aroma has a vaguely tea like, or seaweed note (reminds me of a sushi restaurant somehow) Flavour is similar with tea notes, light bitterness. Smooth average bodied palate, low carbonation. Okay. Cask at The Falcon, London, UK..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (1199) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - SEP 9, 2015
the aroma is malty and fruity with hints of bisquit, caramel and lollipop... the taste is malty with notes of caramel, candy, garden fruits and bisquit... bitter, sweet and dry aftertaste...

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