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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 116   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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thomat (2165) - 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 (2857) - 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 (11192) - 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 (4973) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - 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 (3478) - 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 (5070) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (9755) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 2, 2014
from Apothibières - light hazy dark blond beer under a solid and long lasting white foam; hoppy aroma of pears, citrus and spices; some sweetness, fizzy and full-bodied; fairly bitter and with some residual sweetness; long spicy and fruity finish - more a hoppy tripel than a double IPA to my eyes

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzgorog (345) - FRANCE - SEP 27, 2014
Blonde dorée, peu de mousse blanche qui s’efface très vite, bulles vivantes très longtemps. Nez fruité : citron, fruits exotiques et résineux. Bouche surtout les agrumes : pamplemousse, citron , léger côté pin encore. Belle carbonation, manque de corps pour une double IPA. Pas très subtile, c’est indiqué sur la bouteille, mais le houblon qu’est-ce que c’est bon !

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moravius (599) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2014 Flasche von Hopfen & Malz, Berlin-Wedding. - Goldgelb, klar, bescheidene Schaumbildung. - In der Nase intensive Pampelmuse, Zitrone, Ananas, Kiefer und malzige Honigsüße. - Im Antrunk wuchtige Pampelmuse, bittere Aprikose, harziger Hopfen. Wuchtige aber noch angenehme Bittere. Im Hintergrund milde Honigsüße. Mild rezent; schwer, beinahe dick im Mund. Auch im Abgang schwere zitrusfruchtige Bittere. Heftig bitterer aber etwas schaler Nachtrunk. - Ein wuchtiges, etwas eindimensional gehopftes IPA mit zu dick geratenem Körper, der dem Ganzen eine beklemmende Schwere gibt. Etwas weniger Körper würde besser mit den Hopfenaromen harmonieren. Man muß nicht alles übertreiben ...


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