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

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RATINGS: 115   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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (2607) - Oslo, - FEB 13, 2013
50cl bottle from Varnaveien mineralvann. Pours clear amber with an off-white head. Lightly malty aroma with caramel and notes of fruits and hops. Hints of roasty notes too. Sweet and lightly malty and fruity with mild hoppy bitterness in the finish. Slightly bitter aftertaste. Quite well balaced and easy to drink. Light to medium body with average carbonation. A bit weak in flavour and slightly boring, but still refreshing and nice enough.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2259) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2014
Cask @ Harp. Biscuity with notes of autumn leaves, grapefruit, honey. Nice smoothness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (1942) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2014
Polypin container at a party in SW7. An amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, malty aroma. Tastes slightly hoppy, quite malty, caramel, slightly fruity. 3 pints went down quite well actually.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen2 (687) - NORWAY - JUL 6, 2014
Amber. Beige head. Superb aroma of fine hops, gras, pine, flower fields, cereals and dark caramel. Fine taste, with bitterness and sweet malt balancing each other well.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StilleStorm (672) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
DAA; Bottle 500ml. Pours hazy amber with a off-white, moderate lasting and lacing head. Nose is light roasted malt, caramel, light ripe fruit and grass.Taste is moderate sweet, light bitter, light spicy and somewhat lasting. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8402) - Bochum, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2014
(bottle) Clear, dark amber colour with a short and tanned foamy head. Slightly ashy malty aroma with notes of caramel, accompanied by slightly grassy and subtle fruity hops. Moderately sweet and slightly bitter flavour, light bodied with a soft carbonation. Mildly roasted malty taste with notes of caramel, bread crusts and ashes, combined with lighter spicy and slightly grassy hoppy accents; bitter-sweet and slightly roasted malty finish with spicy and delicately fruity hops. Unspectacular but likeable. 16.IV.14

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (3609) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - APR 25, 2014
Nice one. Hops with some malt, barley and even some fruity moments. Drinkable, bit thin and watery end. Nothing special, but an ok one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
McTapps (3624) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 25, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a deep golden / light amber colour with low head and flat body. Aroma of dark hops and malt. Taste of hops, barley, malt, leaves, caramel and nuts. Bitter-medium dry finish. Nice and smooth to drink, not a bad one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vighals (1006) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - APR 19, 2014
Brunorange klar med beige skum. Malt og søt sitruslukt. Smaker malt, humle og mer syrlig sitrus enn i lukten. Lite kullsyre, kort og lett

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ERB92 (230) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2014
Caramel, bread, fruits and malt in the aroma. Amber with a off white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Light to medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a really nice bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (3267) - 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.


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