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


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RATINGS: 344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shortt1 (11) - - MAY 2, 2012
at the start the aroma is very much cascade. the taste is very smooth, as a finish the hop flavour is much stronger. Over all a great beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martin00sr (235) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 11, 2014
Clear golden, small white head. Aroma of citrus, peach. Taste is soft bitter peach. High carb, quite refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (890) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
500ml bottle. Blind tasting. Pleasant with quite a nice rounded taste but certainly doesn’t warrant the ’powerfully hopped’ tag. Some citrus and grassy bitterness adding to its drinkability, on the whole not bad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Moravius (276) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2014
Flasche vom Kaufhof, Berlin, Alexanderplatz. - Schönes Goldorange, klar. - In der Nase wunderbar kräftige Grapefruit, Noten von Honig. - Im Antrunk kräftigste, herbe, fruchtig-volle Grapefruit. Saftiges helles Malz. Etwas stärker rezent als nötig. Trockener, ordentlich bitterer Abgang, kräftig hopfenaromatischer Nachtrunk. - Sehr schönes IPA, enorm pampelmusig gehopft und dabei unkompliziert und erfrischend. Ich kann nicht genug von diesen Hopfenaromen bekommen ...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pdubyah (276) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 5, 2014
This is ok, perhaps I’ve drunk may to many powerfully hopped beers for this to be different in anyway. It is however fairly decent with nothing sharp or edgy to distract you, although I did think it finished towards sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1397) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2014
Bottle conditioned. Small amount of sediment. Frothy thin white head with no retention. Visibly fizzy gold to orange body. Nose is grapefruit, tangerines, spice, oranges, black tea, tannins. Bitter. Dry finish. St Austell take on White Shield and give it a good run for its money.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (269) - SPAIN - MAR 23, 2014
Botella de 50 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color dorado. Sabor con un ligero toque de miel, caramelo, citrico.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjakopa (176) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - MAR 22, 2014
Pours a light golden colour, slightly hazy with some head. Aroma is somewhat hoppy. Body is slightly alcoholic with a quite drier taste but still light enough. Aftertaste is short and somewhat sweeter but certainly not really hoppy to be considered an IPA. A drinkable and well balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
inref (28) - SPAIN - APR 11, 2014
botella 0.5cl, color dorado transparente, espuma blanquecina, olor a fruta , citricos, no tan potente como en otras IPAS, sabor que confirma el aroma, como un amargor no tan potente como en otras cervezas de su mismo estilo. perfecta para dias de calor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle - BCA; some yeast sediment - Coppery gold in colour. Slight white head. Some lacing. Fruity; grapefruit and orange citrus. Hoppy; grassy & floral hops. Malty base; biscuity malts, caramel, hint of honey. Good fruit/hop/malt balance. Sweet-bitter citrus fruity hoppy beer. Dry moderately bitter finish. Refreshing. Very drinkable. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heintz (14) - GERMANY - MAR 22, 2014
Not as Bad as The Black proper... But Not my Kind of beer. That aftertaste!

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