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

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (1965) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2014
Cask@the longhorns, walsall. Golden amber beer with small head and good lacing. Aroma is malty. Taste is malts, dry and some citrus. This is another of yhem uncommon occasions when the bottle is better than cask. Ver disappointing.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (373) - - APR 17, 2014
Mild nutty aroma. Smells like sleeping hamsters. Golden amber in appearance. Quite fruity and leaves a hoppy taste at the back of the throat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1444) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2014
Cask the Shakespeare Birmingham. Golden colour good white head lacing. Aroma is tropical citrus hops. Taste is same well balanced with some malts. Medium body. Decent stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hohops (285) - Kent, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2014
Appearance- quite clear, yellowy golden, foamy head, leaves lots of lacing. Aroma- malty and hoppy, hint of fruit. Taste is malts, slightly spicy, vague hint of lemon, bitterness, medium mouthfeel. Solid.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maaa4aaat (16) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2014
One of the first ales I really enjoyed. Good times! Refreshing and rather moorish. Yum.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3436) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Cask at The Haymarket. pours clear gold, thin white head. Aromas of citrus and biscuit. Taste is more of the same, nice hop presence. Not too bitter, caramel sweetness on the end. Pretty decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snowdog140 (36) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2014
Lovely golden colour and pleasant hop aroma. The taste is very reminiscent of an IPA but has strong citrus notes which add another layer and works really well. Very satisfactory session beer, one to try.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2014
Cask at The Royal Standard in Wooburn Common. Gold beer with thick foam head. Brilliantly balanced with cracking hop flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2496) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2014
Dark gold, citrus hoppy nose, crisp and malty, hints of peach and biscuit, touches of tropical fruit and grapefruit. apefruit

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (1837) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Cask at The Flag, Watford on 27 April 2013. Poured a clear, deep golden colour with a rocky white head. Aroma was mild citrus and grapefruit hops, mixed with biscuity malt sweetness. Good amount of tropical fruit and grassy hop on the fore, mixed brown sugar. Finish was slightly lacking depth, but maintained some pine and resin.


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