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St. Austell Proper Job (Bottle)

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Brewed by St. Austell
Style: American Pale Ale
St. Austell, England

bottled
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RATINGS: 404   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled. Occasionally available in cask.
First brewed in December 2005 for the St Austell Brewery Celtic Beer Festival.
Ingredients:Cornish Spring water and malt made from 100% Cornish grown Maris Otter barley. Cascade, Chinook and Willmette hops.
Proper Job is dedicated to the 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment who stoutly defended their garrison during the Indian Mutiny in 1857-58. In recognition of a ‘Proper Job’, Queen Victoria awarded the 32nd the honour of becoming a Light Infantry Regiment.
"Light, clear and refreshing with an assertive hop bitterness, Proper Job IPA is based on a traditional IPA recipe which makes it perfect for long, hot summer days."


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lebermilz (15) - GERMANY - JAN 29, 2015
Red golden, white, not very long lasting froth. Smells fresh, not too fruity with hints of ctítrus, peach, passion friut, vanilla, aniseed. On the palate really hoppy, reminds me a little of a northern German Pils. Half litre bottle is quite a good idea - this is a thirst quenching beer!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MalcolmTucker (762) - SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle. A good refreshing pale ale but falls a little short in the hops stakes. There is promise of a some hop action in the aroma but the flavours are pretty muted.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
JuanBBC01 (1) - SPAIN - JAN 24, 2015 does not count
Muy aromática con notas cítricas, suave amargor característicos del estilo al mas puro estilo británico. Excelente sin paliativos.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (920) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JAN 23, 2015
Pours a clear orange/golden color, topped with an average white head. Very pleasant fruity aroma, a bit citrusy and some lychee aroma. Taste starts sweet and fruity, followed by nice hoppy bitterness, not too strong but not to weak either. Very nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MisoW (1904) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma is citrusy and malty. Taste is medium bitter, medium sweet, malty, citrusy. Nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (1292) - NORWAY - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle shared with BG and JFE at Vaaland Bryghus 10.01.15. Clear pale golden. Diminishing off-white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, apples and wine gum. Similar taste with medium bitterness. Good drinkability.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hank37 (126) - banksia grove, AUSTRALIA - JAN 8, 2015
Subdued spicy aromas, a big malty hit, balanced perfectly with the hops and light palette. Refreshing, light and as it’s name states - "a proper job".

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garry_Evans (47) - HONG KONG - JAN 7, 2015
A classic pale ale. Golden brown, clean nutty aroma, taste is similar with nice balance of nutty, bitter hops and malt. Fairly long finish with pleasant lingering taste of hops. Not out of this world but you could enjoy drinking this with friends all night. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
spacebrew (1) - - JAN 3, 2015 does not count
Light, Refreshing, distinct "Elderflower" and Grapefruit flavours, favourable bitter aftertaste - excellent!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
RobBestwick (613) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
Elderflower and orange peel aroma. Pours golden with vert small head. Good carbonation. Elderflower and lemon peel flavours. Fairly thin bodied with sharp bitterness in the finish.


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