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

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (12567) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (11277) - 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

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (11201) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11188) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11137) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11123) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (10849) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2011
Cask. Golden with a bubbly head. Hoppy aroma. Fruity apple flavor, some grapes, some hops.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (10672) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10556) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10326) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2009
Cask conditioned at The Market Porter, Borough. Amber with white head. Quite a standard bitter with a sweetish character. Some hops but not outstandingly so. It’s ok.


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