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St. Austell Big Job

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

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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (4514) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled, Drum & Monkey, Glasgow (2 May 2016), pine, grassy aroma, golden amber with a thin white head and sparse lacing, toffee, burnt caramel, orange, sweet, viscous, smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (24495) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Bottled. Orangeish amber colour with a mediumsized foamy white head. Aroma is citrus, some floral and resiny notes along with some sweet malts to it as well. Flavour is floral, mild fruits, some resin, a bit nutty notes as well as some toffee and mild herbal notes. Mellow finish. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (8809) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2016
Cask at the Haymarket. Pours clear golden with a thin white head. Aromas of lemon and lime. Taste is sweet, as expected for the style on cask, more lime and pithy bitterness though. Decent and drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (4907) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2016
On cask at the Haymarket. 7.2% Appearance - golden with a nice fluffy head. Nose - lemon and lime. A bit if hay. Taste - lime marmalade. A bit syrupy. Pithy at the back though. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry tangy finish. I say dry but there are elements of sweetness in there. Overall - it kinda falls in between a double ipa and a barley wine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (1322) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 30, 2016
On cask @ the drum and monkey Glasgow a deep golden beer with orange citrus aroma flavour is orange some carmel deep hoppy bitterness tangy crisp and dry on the finish very good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (1517) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2016
Sample at the brewery, st. Austell. Nose is fruity, citric. Flavor is medium bittersweet, finish is quite hoppy, medium lasting bitter. Quite nice one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Manslow (1018) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 22, 2016
Butelka 0,5l Aromat trawiasty, chmiel, trochę słodyczy. Mocno nagazowane, średnia goryczka, cytrusy i kwiaty. Dobre piwo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CAVEMAREIL (1) - MAREIL SUR MAULDRE, FRANCE - APR 12, 2016 does not count
Bière joliment houblonnée, aromatique sur des notes herbacées et florales, Finale nette avec une amertume prononcée.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tradpint (13) - Amersham, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2016
Bottle conditioned from Tesco’s and nothing wrong with its carbonation (at least at first: I took my time over it!) Grassy, floral hop aroma, heavy sweetness, very full bodied, a tiny bit sticky but otherwise drinks very easily for its strength. A warming finish. Good value at Tesco’s at the moment. Not a pint to drink with food though. Perhaps instead of food would be better...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (5738) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2016
50cl bottle from Tesco’s, Camberley. A bright orange amber pour with a rapidly fading white head; citrus aroma with a touch of resin; syrupy body with an assertive grapefruit bitterness and well hidden alcohol - until you stand up. Much better than I was expecting.


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