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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

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common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (8058) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 2. Clear golden color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, very hoppy, loads of fresh tropical fruits, nicely bitter. Medium body and carbonation. Well, pretty damn good this one!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1005) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Aroma: heavy flowery hops, resin, grapefruit. Appearance: cloudy dark yellow, average frothy off-white head. Taste: moderate sweet, light bitter. Palate: full body, alcohol, bitters intensify. Overall: great IIPA, refreshing fruity/hoppy palate and aroma. Pint at the GBBF 2014, Kensington.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ejr (115) - Sarpsborg, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2014
Klar dyp gyllen farge med et hvit skum som raskt ble borte. Aroma av malt, tropisk frukt sitrus og karamell. Smaken følger aroma med en grei bitterhet i avsluttningen.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (2937) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle. Golden, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate to heavy malty and sweetish aroma, faint caramel and light tropical fruitiness, some citrus - light grapefruit hoppyness. Moderate to heavy malty and sweetish flavor, light caramel and tropical fruitiness, some citrus - light grapefruit hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, faint caramel and light fruitiness, citrus - some piney hoppyness, light - some alcohol. Nicely hopped English DIPA. Not too sweet - not too much caramel. Bit too much alcohol in the finish considering the body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As St. Austell Big Job ].
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, riped fruit, fruity malt, moderate hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruit. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, tropical fruit, sweet fruit, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130813]

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanCrusher (610) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle 0,50L. Hazy, straw yellow colour, average big, creamy, off-white head. Strong fruity aroma of orange, lemon, pineapple, mango, maracuja, peach and many other tropical fruits. Taste starts medium bitter with mango, finish is medium bitter, too, with long lasting aftertaste. Medium to full body, dry texture, lively carbonation. Excellent english DIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inbreak (2003) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2014
18.07.2014, 0,5l bottle @ home:
Small bubbly shortlasting head. Aroma is kind of yeasty, not at all what I expected, mild brett, overripe mountain berries, heather, citrus peel, mold, flowers, weeds, hay, leafs, fresh hops, old cellar. Taste is dry and fresh, mild brett, hay, citrus peel, mold, heather, overipe mountain berries, flowers, old cellar, leafs, fresh hops, weeds. Medium to longlasting bitterness, dry mouthfeel. I don’t really see this one as an DIPA, but for what it is, it’s actually nice and fresh...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenOver (63) - SLOVENIA - JUL 17, 2014
Absolutely pleasant aroma, pours golden with almost no head. Taste is pleasant, expected more bitterness, tastes little hoppy with a pleasant aftertaste. A very nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (141) - 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?

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopfenWeisse (1010) - - JUL 10, 2014
Clear golden color with tiny head. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, caramel. Flavor is bitter, caramel, hops.


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