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

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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (17417) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17146) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2009
Cask handpull at The Rake, Borough. Yeasty and lovely biscuity malt. Good fruit, its got some hopo on end. Really pretty good bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (16724) - Hjbjerg, 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (16623) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
Cask at the William Webb Ellis (JDW), Twickenham - 02/03/13. Lightly hazed golden amber with a thin off white head that retains well. Nose is dark malts, fruits, light hops. Taste comprises much the same, apple, light sugar. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitter finish. Average - have had in the past and now having rated it confirms not one to revisit unless its the only beer on!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (16482) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle. A clear, pale amber beer with a small off-white head. Caramel, towards toffee, some hoppy notes. Utterly boring, both aroma and flavor. Peachy hints in the flavor, some bitterness towards the finish. Medium body, quite dry. Nothing interesting going on here. 131019

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (16416) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2014
Leicht trbes bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, fruchtig, hopfig. Geschmack leicht hefig fruchtig, bananig, wrzig, leicht hopfig, Karamell.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (16080) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Clear copper color, good beige head. Brown sugar caramelly malty nose with mentholy hops. Light to medium bodied. Malty, light caramel, some grassy hoppyness in the finish. A bit empty palate. Quite lame English bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (15165) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (14043) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle. Pale amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is apple, malt, hop, caramel. Flavour is apple, malt, hop, caramel. Flavour is apple, malt, hop, caramel. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13978) - 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. Its just excellently fruity.


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