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St. Austell Proper Job (Cask)

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


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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2229) - Ghent, BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2015
Cask @ Pub in Pett. Blond colour, white foam. Aroma of tropical fruit, bit caramel. Easy drinkable, bitter hoppy finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martin243 (929) - 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?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (1560) - Ely, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (1045) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Skinnyviking (7952) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7996) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Hazy gold, deep, frothy head. Citrus, pilsner/pale malts nose, grapefruit, grass. Bready, biscuity malts, some honey, lemon, bitter finish. A bit of resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Taboada (547) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 19, 2015
Tasted from the tap on the 14/06/2015. Golden to amber colour with medium white head. The aroma is honey fruit citrus. The flavour is medium bitter with an earthy, sweet fruit hop palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation and a light smooth fruit bitter finish. Next one please!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Torrefacto (1037) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 13, 2015
Dorado limpio y espuma blanca compacta. Aromas moderados florales y herbáceos. Cuerpo ligero, inicio maltoso breve que acaba en un amargor medio-alto, seco, herbáceo y duradero .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrOrla (1029) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2015
Cask at c4. Pours nearly clear golden. Aroma of grape, hops. Taste is grape, hops, mellow back bone of hops refreshing, dry ending. Well made.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
katrinaez (702) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Claiming to be hoppy but far from it. Very creamy, which seems to be the thing over here. Not bad but not as advertised based on what we are used to. Tap in London

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