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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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (13582) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 17, 2010
Cask (Bree Louise, London)
Very sulpurous aroma. Stinky hops. Big grainy body. Not so good, as it’s a bit too sulphurous.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13067) - 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 (13033) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (12023) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (11047) - 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).

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (10196) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2013 500 ml bottle. BB 23/Oct/13. (K-Citymarket) Jyväskylä, Finland.
Clear brown colour with a tiny white head. Mild floral hops, sweetish malt and syrup in the aroma. The flavour is mild sweetness, mild maltiness and some mild hoppiness. Quite easy.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pivnizub (10088) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle: Light reddish-amber coloured, almost clear, creamy and stable off-White head; caramelly and fruity nose; light bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied, as well; more bitterness detectable in the all in all dark-malty and fruity finish. Nothing wrong with it, just a bit boring...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (9993) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Cask at Bree Louise with Sarah. Pours a clear amber with a near white head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has notes of raisin and dark grains with other dried fruits. Flavor has notes of raisins and dried fruits with a bit of bread backing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9755) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Hazy amber brown with an off white foam. Aromas are toffee and oranges with floral, yeasty notes. Nutty black tea with hints of melon. Lightly spiced with autumn fruit. Flavours are weetabix malts with green apple and a clean, herbal, leafy character. Spicy with lemony yeast and a nutty, tea finish. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (9722) - 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..


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