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


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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13855) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2009
UPDATED: APR 29, 2010 Tap at Cockney pub. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, hops, fruits and caramel. Very smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10290) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 26, 2009
Cask. Golden colour. Hoppy fruity aroma. Fair mouthfeel. Hoppy fruity caramellic flavour. Good fruity English brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13596) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2009
Cask at KØ09. Weak grassy aroma. Almost clear yellow colour. Small white head. Mild nutty flavour, good bitterness, and quite mild. Good fruitiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6067) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2009
Cask from Cahrlie’s Bar at Københavnske Øldage. Light beer, with a wonderful hoppy finish. Grass, dryness, a fine session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown! / Waikato, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 17, 2009
Cask @ Cove, London. September 08. Pours golden with a creamy white head. Good hop aroma with floral notes, pine and spice. The flavour is caramel malt, fruit and pine. Smooth mouthfeel and a light bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 4, 2009
Cask at the Wharf, Aalborg. Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is hop, fruit, malt, apple. Flavour is hop, fruit, malt, apple. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13351) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2009
Cask at the Wharf, Aalborg. A clear, golden beer with a nice, white head. Hop-driven nose with citrus and peaches. Some malt in the background. The flavor is on the hoppy side too, with citrus-peel, peaches and grapefruit. There’s only a touch of malts. Fine bitterness towards the finish. Medium, quite dry mouthfeel. A quite nice beer that soon gets boring. (090205)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2009
Cask, The Last Plantagenet, Leicester. Hazy gold with a white foam. Aromas are melon and grapefruit with floral notes and some spices. Flavours are fruity and dry with grapefruit. Good bitterness on the finish. Some light woody notes. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2009
<i>2008-11-09, Cask Conditioned at J.D. Watherspoon - The Shakespear’s Head, London, 7-4-8-4-16=39</i>
Blond color; creamy head. Nice hoppy aroma, citrusy. It has a quite good malt flavor, with a very good hopping, aromatic, citrusy, a bit resiny. Strong ending bitterness. Very good.

<i>2008-10-22, Cask Conditioned at The Cove, London, 7-4-6-3-14=34</i>
Hazy golden color. Nice grassy hops aroma. Quite weak mouthfeel, with some good malt flavor (dry) and a good hopping, grassy and citrusy, but more powerful than aromatic. The final is well bitter, but missing caramel or better hop oils. Pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 2, 2009
Cask at the Railway, Putney, "Mopping up the Spoons fest", 15th Nov 08. A truly great British bitter, even better on cask. Golden amber with a little frothy head. Tastes of dry citrus hops - lots of grapefruit. Nose is rather restrained but it lets rip once on the tongue.

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