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

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4555) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
500ml bottle pours a golden color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is light fruits and caramel with some pine. Taste is a fruity and malty sweetness up front, finishing with a piney hop bitterness. Light bodied with some decent carbonation. Another decent English bitter, but nothing special.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (4532) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 17, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear dark amber colour with small to average, frothy, half-way kasting, minimally lacing, white head. Fruity hoppy aroma has notes of Williams Christ pear, preserved yellow apple, a grainy touch. Taste is minimally sweet malty, hints of fruit, cautious herbal hoppy overtones, in the finish dry, husky.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (4488) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle from Matkroken Natland, Bergen. Pours a deep coppery red-amber body with a small white head. Nose is caramel, red berries, hints of pepper and herbs. OK, but maybe a tad bit faint. Taste is caramel, grains, hints of burnt sugar and grass. Slightly watery palate but still OK and quite quaffable. Pretty smooth, without ever being impressive in any way.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4407) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2015
Poured clear reddish brown with an off white head. Aroma of sweet berries, liquorice and caramel malt. Light to medium body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tiong (4331) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask @ Gallows Bird Real Ale Festval 2014

Pours amber colored with a small head. Aroma of bready malts, grass and hints of apricot. Taste is smooth, malty and fruity with hints of berries. Finish is smooth and malty. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4154) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2011
Tap @ The Harp. Pours clear orange amber with a bubbly off white head leaving small lacing. Aroma is weak citric, malty, fruity and hoppy. Flavor is fruity, citric, a bit caramel, malty and bitter. Finishes fruity and bitter. Very drinkable, quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3861) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 26, 2013
50cl bottle, BBE 23.10.13. Poured copper color with a thin, creamy white head. Aroma is light spicy, yeasty with citrus, biscuit and bready notes. Flavor has the same spicyness, biscuit and caramel, light hoppyness. Light bodied, short light bitter finish. Refreshing, easy, decent bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (3778) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2014
Cask at Camden Head during London vacation. Copper color with white head. Aroma of toast, roasted and burnt notes, malt and dark caramel. Taste has toffee and toast with some roasted notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
altonbrownd (3680) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2010
Cask at Pommelers Rest. Dark brown body with thin head. Malty nose. Taste of malts and wheat. Malty. Okay.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (3605) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2013
0.5l bottle. This is a deep dark bronze colored one with a medium sized really bubbly off-white top. On the nose it’s get a dry woody kinda fruity aroma with a little bit of dry caramel and a general nice sweetness. Smells absolutely decent this. It’s surprisingly bitter in the taste. Lots of dry bitterness and also a good amount of roastiness. Wood as well, like chewing on a coffee table in remember we had when it was younger. A floral bitterness rounds it off. It has some flavor this, but it’s not necessary something in have to hunt down for a second go. 29.04.2013


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