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

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RATINGS: 421   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   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."


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
loco_gallego (217) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Blonde, translucide. Mousse blanche relativement persistante. Au nez houblon américain agrumes-citrus, résineuse. Maltage peu présent. En bouche bonne amertume durable sur agrumes. Sinon sensation pils "crispy". Fruitée. Bonne APA/IPA rafraichissante, mais peu complexe.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cokemonkey11 (120) - - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle, Scotland. Pours golden, no head. Fully transparent. Smell is inviting, hoppy. Taste is surprisingly not over-hopped despite aroma. Mouthfeel is sandy but not too try. Worth a try.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davros (2191) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2015
Pours gold, small fading head. Nose shows marmalade and earthy hops along with sweet grainy malt. Semi-sweet flavours, some herbal and earthy hops along with a little marmalade again. Moderate bitterness in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CStang67 (21) - - FEB 8, 2015
500 ml Bottle APPEARANCE: Nice clear golden color that poured with very little to no head and fair carbonation. AROMA: Grapefruit on the nose with not much else. Maybe a slight floral character. As the beer warms notes of pine start to come through which pairs nice with the citrus. TASTE: Nice clean flavor with the hops stealing the show. I really get the chinook hops. Very crisp and refreshing. Perfect for a hot summer day. PALATE: Light bodies with a slight oiliness that coats the mouth. Finish is a crisp semi-dry that finishes quickly. OVERALL: Nice golden ale that is hop forward. Label puts an emphases on the hops and although hop forward it is not a hop bomb by any stretch. Good Beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lore (1362) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 8, 2015
golden colour with floating particles; moderate sized, not too long lasting white head; aroma of grapefruit, honey and some tropical fruity notes; taste of grapefruit, some tropical fruits, hints of honey and maltiness - very well ballanced IPA - nothing really special, nothing extra, but very enjoyable - I think, its name (i.e. ’Proper Job’) is a perfect choice - not a ’work of art’, but definitely a proper job

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lux_edwards (172) - - FEB 1, 2015
50 cl bottle. Pours a copper clear with a white head that dissipates. Aroma is grapefruit and hops. Taste is slightly bitter. Palate is smooth and dry. Overall it is good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (316) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2015 Bottle. Pours a deep gold colour with a thin and none lasting white head. Aroma is quite sweet of grapefruit, peach, lemon zest and some caramel. Taste of citrusy peach, lemon, some apple, lemon and a little caramel sweetness. Medium bodied and a moderate carbonation. A crisp hop bitterness in the finish. Quite smooth, tasty and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lebermilz (47) - 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 (792) - 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.


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