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St. Austell Big Job

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Brewed by St. Austell
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
St. Austell, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottle conditioned.
First released at 8.5% ABV

Big Job is a BIG beer, 7.2% alcohol, dry as a bone and jammed full of Cornish barley and as many Citra and Centennial hops as we could get our hands on.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (1016) - CROATIA - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle, 500 ml. Courtesy of and shared with JFK. Pours clear orange with off-white head. Tropical fruits and citrus in aroma and flavor. Bitterish finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (10659) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle. Golden color. Lychee, peach and oily hops in the aroma. Alcoholic oily hopbitter flavor with floral notes and ripe tropical frut. Floral oily bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2348) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle @St. Austell Brewery Taproom, 11-08-2014.
Big brother of Proper Job, some herbal and citrusy aromas, starts malty and bready and then develops nice hop punch (for an english ale) and bitterness. Enjoyable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thomat (2204) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2014
British tasting @ Baket Bar / Bottle.Hazy golden with a tiny white head. Hoppy and spicy notes. Malt, fruit and hops. Medium to full body with a bitter / spicy finish.Strange unpleasant smell and taste. Infected ?

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (2923) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours dark orange with a small head. Aroma is pissy sherbet lemon. Taste is limey to start with a pissy lime finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2014
Cask at the Wharf. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is butter, malt, hop, fruit. Flavour is butterscotsch, malt, hop, fruit, citrus. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5154) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 30, 2014
Cask at the Birmingham CAMRA festival 2014. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a round frothy white head. The aroma is a big orange citrus fruit malt. The flavour is moderate sweet light bitter with a crisp refreshing super zesty light toothpaste hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. A superb ale.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (3709) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Cask at Birmingham Beer Festival; clear amber pour with a thin white head, grapefruit aroma, citrus taste, ABV present, bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
evadoit (36) - meath, IRELAND - OCT 18, 2014
toast, grass, citrus, herbs, real sharp lemony aroma,amber, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, taste is obscurel ight body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter, taste not fantastic....bit too massive!!!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5223) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle from Bier-Deluxe.de. Orange golden color with huge white head. strong citrus hoppy aroma. Solid malty base followed by nice portion of hops with grapefruit, grapefruit zest, pines, resin, light touch of tropical fruits. Long hoppy bitter finish. Enjoyable beer.


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