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

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RATINGS: 390   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."


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jonb5 (392) - Greater London, - NOV 27, 2012
Golden colour, clear, small head which didn’t hang around long. Aroma was pine and citrus, the cascade hop was also prominent. Tasted lemon, maris otter malt and some apple. Finish was long wheaty and bitter. Fairly light body, crisp texture with some carbonation. Very well balanced IPA, no weaknesses.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sad24 (138) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Bought from Asda. Bit bizarre. But unique. Tasty but different to an ipa. Different to a bitter. Would drink it again but don’t quite get it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2160) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2014
British tasting @ Haket Pub. Golden with a tiny white head. Fruity and hoppy tones. Fruit, malt and bitterness. Medium body with a nice bitter sweet finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PZ (13) - Calgary, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
From the bottle, Golden colour, a good two finger head. Aroma of malts, minimal hop flavour and bitterness. Not really an IPA, more of a golden ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
strap (459) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - DEC 3, 2014
Weak for an IPA...floral and citrus aroma,l like a normal IPA but had a strange copper penny flavor

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kauge (342) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 30, 2014
Transferring some earlier reviews from my blog to RB. Märts 2014, mingi pood Bethnal Green Roadil. Kahvatu, pronksise sügavusega helekuldne toon. Vahtu tekib palju ja tihket, püsib hästi. Lõhn tugevalt tsitruseline (nagu sidruni viljaliha) ja vaigune. Kuna keegi RB-s ütleb, et tunda mustikaid, siis tõesti, üliõrnalt nagu midagi sellist oleks (või üleüldiselt midagi sügismetsast). Soojenedes muutub aroom kõntsaseks, pärmiseks, veidi nätske, leivasupi moodi. Kehalt keskmik, karbonisatsiooni parasjagu - libiseks kergelt, kuid mõrkjas järelmaitse ja kleepjas palett sunnivad õnneks pikki vahepeatusi tegema. Maitses on õige pisut karamellisust ja magusat mesisust, mis siis kohe raskelt tsitruselisse vaiku ja linnasesse mattub. Lõpuks jääb kurgupärra ka pärmist torkimist, mis jätaks nagu mulje kangemast joogist. Kokkuvõttes päris hea, kuid... soojenedes kisub veidi kahtlaseks.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1031) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Colour is amber with a creamy head. Aroma is citrus hops, the taste has hops too with orange and a marmalade bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vidmidia (9) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - NOV 21, 2014 does not count
Levemente turva, cor de mel. Espuma muito abundante. Aroma de lúpulo, mel e ameixas. Sabor amargo com toques de mel, ameixas e ervas. Retrogosto amargo com final seco. Refrescante e saborosa.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
waiake (187) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 15, 2014
500ml bottle pours golden with a fine fluffy head, mild aroma of hops fruit malt, crisp taste is citrus spicy bitter & less hoppy than expected, very refreshing on this warm sunday afternoon

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Giochaurand (77) - FINLAND - NOV 15, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours amber yellow with low head with strong hops and fresh aromas of a wet forest. Taste is oranges, malts and hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (573) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - NOV 12, 2014
From pint bottle. Pours a clear golem with just a wispy head and large bubbles. Aromas are quite light but there’s some lemon, grass and a hint of stonefruit in there. Taste is better, with rounded sweet malt punched up with crisp grapefruit bitterness. Clean finish with a gentle apple-like aftertaste. Maybe not a classical English style IPA but a nice refreshing beer nonetheless.


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