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

bottled
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RATINGS: 120   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5480) - ITALY - NOV 16, 2011
ambrata schiuma media buona persistenza naso discretamente maltato luppolo leggero fruttato in bocca beverina buona secchezza buona luppolatura

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5461) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle from Vaaland, Bryne. Pours clear amber with a small white head. Aroma of bready malts. Taste is mild sweet, butter, caramel and dough, very light hops towards the end. Light palate. Sweet bready finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 22, 2012
Matthews tasting, Gyngen, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 170412. Golden with white head. Aroma and flavour of malt with much diacetylic butter

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5230) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2010
Cask - The Rake, Southwark. Kook’s crawl. Faint nettles. Soft milk flavour. Summery. Soft citric like peach. Hoppy and drinkable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sigmund (5179) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2011
Cask (hand pump) at the Bree Louise, London. Copper colour, low off-white head. No aroma detected. Soft and smooth mouthfeel and flavour, nutty malts. Low bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Miksu (4948) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4859) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2010
Cask at GBBF. Deep amber, small head. Dark fruit and caramel, dry and crisp finish. Quite intense, but good.

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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (4671) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Cask @ The Priory Arms. Brown pour with a small head. The nose is apples, honey, toasted brown bread. Caramel. The taste is acidic red apple skin, tobacco, brown bread. Little else. Slightly yeasty. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, OK

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4652) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle. Nice enough but too many similar beers mixed in with some great APAs and IPAs weaken the style perspective. Dark amber. Light head. Creamy caramel flavour.


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