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St. Austell Proper Job (Cask)

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

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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional;
Proper Job is an authentic IPA brewed with Cornish spring water and malt made from a blend of malts including Cornish grown Maris Otter barley. Proper Job is dedicated to the 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment who stoutly defended their garrison during the Indian Mutiny in 1857-58. Throughout the siege the traditional "Sunset Ceremony" (beating the retreat and lowering the national flag) was ignored as an act of defiance to the mutineers. In recognition of a "Proper Job" Queen Victoria awarded the 32nd the honour


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DonKromann (73) - DENMARK - DEC 8, 2015
Enjoyed in Odense at C4. Pours hazy golden orange. Aroma is grassy. Resin and citrus is equally present. The taste is full of citrus and resin. Cloves and bread is also present. Very well balanced. Bitter, saying that casks don’t tend to be this bitter. Nevertheless I like it. The bitterness and the balance which follows is eminent. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
enribirra (4) - - DEC 4, 2015 does not count
Strong and intense beer with a light sweet caramel and medium bitter malts aromas. Dark amber clear colour with a minimal foam. Medium bodied with a slick texture, a soft carbonation and a bitter finish. Very generous and loyal.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rekvium (326) - Odense C, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2015
From cask. Pours clear light amber with an off white head. Aroma of mango, tropical fruits, slight malty background, floral. Taste is light tropical, sweet background with light caramel malts, a bit floral and grassy, super clean and refreshing, very well balanced, more hoppy than the casks I normally get, very enjoyable. My kind of cask!!!

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Stange. Supplier: The Albion (Bristol). Extremely hoppy with slight lack of depth.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Calisky (2165) - ALSACE, FRANCE - OCT 14, 2015
On tap @ Molly’s Malone Strasbourg. Couleur dorée-orangée, bonne mousse. Nez fruits exotiques et note de pin. Gout fruité exotique avec céréales et notes de pins et résine. Bon corps. Fin de céréales douces.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2430) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2015
Cask @ Pub in Pett. Blond colour, white foam. Aroma of tropical fruit, bit caramel. Easy drinkable, bitter hoppy finish. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martin243 (970) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Several pints with Mal and John at the Black Bull in Gateshead. One of my favourite bottled beers toned down alcohol-wise to session strength without any loss of flavour. In fact, a tad more florally appetising and refreshing. What’s not to like?

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (1803) - Stuntney, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2015
Cask at the Empress, Cambridge. Dark gold, clear. Soft ring of white head. Light aroma of spruce and tropical fruit. Bittersweet but slightly unbalanced taste. Finish is bitter without the flavour to back it up. Not great for an APA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (1130) - Hammel, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2015
Cask@Prince of Wales Pub, Falmouth. Pours amber with a white head. Aroma and taste is hops, some fruits, some honey sweetness, light toasted malts. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Skinnyviking (8195) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2015
Cask at the GBBF 2015. High clreamy lasting off-white head. Clear yellow golden body. Could almost not smelling anything apart from a bit of fruits. Weak malsts a bit of dry hops low carbonation. Short finish. What a disappointment.


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