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St. Austell Big Job

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Cask, Occasional;
Also available bottle conditioned
First released at 8.5% ABV
Proper Job’s bigger brother

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (105) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Good points: refreshing fruit salad aroma - I got apple, kiwi, grapefruit, citrus. Pine also in the nose and taste. Punchy flavour with a strong bitter finish. Golden orange colour. Weak points: watery body. Where’s the head?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopfenWeisse (969) - - JUL 10, 2014
Clear golden color with tiny head. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, caramel. Flavor is bitter, caramel, hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen1 (2275) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2014
Fra håndpumpe på Charlie’s Bar, København juli-14: lys, med kort skum. Duft av stikkelsbær og kiwi. Smaken har i tillegg litt furunål. Frisk og god, og den slanke kroppen gjør det enkelt å slurpe i vei. Lang, frisk middels bitter ettersmak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3593) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 28, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear, orangey golden colour with average to huge, frothy, fading, white head. Fruity and hoppy aroma takes the British road, crossing (or passing) gooseberry, kiwi, woodruff, biscuit malt, American detour via pine. Taste is mild bitter hoppy, minimally tart, fruity-spicy, gooseberry, woodruff, slightly grassy, herbal and piney. Relatively light body, not much of a finish. Faint DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rok1024 (1031) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - JUN 23, 2014
Clear deep orange towards amber appearance, medium head. Very hoppy citrus - grapefruit aroma. Medium bodied, strong taste with intense but rounded bitterness. Good Double IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4110) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
from bottle at mondial 2014, mtl. clear pale golden pour with a small white head, some retention and lacing. spicy mangoes, perfume, whtie wine, booze, tingling pine, some danky notes, candy-like tropical borderline artificial flavour, doughy pale maltiness. moderate carbonation, light to medium body - oily, balanced spicy-grassy-citrusy finish. interesting english touch to this english interpretation of a dipa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gildnerk (126) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep gold with a thin, bubbly crown that dissipates into a ring. Somewhat weaker aromas than its little brother (Proper Job), mostly in the citrus direction. Taste is big and sour-hoppy with a nice big mouthfeel, dry finish and very little alcoholic aftertaste. Very decent double IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lesifflebiere (1188) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 17, 2014
Bière limpide, mince, et de couleur cuivre vieilli ; la mousse est rare. En nez, ce sont de puissantes notes fruitées qui nous envahit, surtout du melon et de l’ananas. Ces notes se retrouvent aussi en bouche. Petite tendance à être aqueuse, mais assez juste dans l’ensemble ; on l’aurait aussi aimé un peu plus amère. Agréable breuvage estival.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eructoblaster (2949) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle - 500ml at Mondial de la Bière (Montréal, QC). Golden body with a thin white foamy head. Good malty/hoppy aroma with flowery and woody hints. Its sharp hoppy taste carries citrusy and herbal notes. Ends with a decent bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
guitarrero (4) - - JUN 9, 2014 does not count
citrus, golden, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, average carbonation,

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