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

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2560) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1743) - FINLAND - DEC 5, 2013
Tap. Clear golden color with a medium thick foamy white head. Aroma of lemon and peppermint. Medium bitter taste with fresh sweetness. Medium body.

-- via beerbasher/winphone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6681) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 7, 2013
Where and how: Cask Days 2013
Aroma honey, green hop. Very nice traditional approach blend of grass and leafs. Sweet malts backing up. Solid blend. 8-
Appearance : 3-
Top: small, rocky white top.
Base: hazy amber gold
Palate : medium bodied, soft textured. Light carbonation, long lasting finish.
Taste: Raw bitterness, leafy like feel. Fairly drinkable hop sided brew
Other notes worked well with cask vibe.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4829) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2013
How: Draught.
Where: Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), London.
Appearance: Yellow colour with a white head.
Aroma: Hops, fruit, malt.
Body: Light slightly watery body with a low carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, hops, some fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ralphdot (1007) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2013
4.5% deep gold colour with a good head, sweet subtle lemon hop aroma, smooth dry bitter citrus hop taste.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slushbrew (4) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2013 does not count
A really good ale from Cornwall. Dedicated to th 32nd (cornish) regiment

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (2877) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 07.04.2012, cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg:
Mild lett fruktig lukt med preg av lys malt, humle, høy, gras og litt frukt. Mild lett tørr smak med preg av lys malt, humle, høy, litt gras og gjær. Middels bitterhet som set litt. God.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Golden colour with nice white head. Floral hop aroma. Taste is dry hops, bitter but nicely balanced so isn't a massive hop bomb. It's very nice, good for a hot day! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4639) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 10, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2013 On tap @Fine mousse. A clear copper beer with huge headn good lacing. Nose has honey touch and toasted malt. Aroma is again on ESB uk style with toasted malt light burned caramel and honey.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8550) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
My Bottom Line:
A delicately citrusy, floral hop perfume wades within this IPA’s bubbly mouthfeel before suggesting pine needles in the finish.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the misty pale golden.
-The nose is a tad soapy.
-The dryness is quenching, especially for an IPA.
-In North America, this would be considered a very mellow IPA.
-The citrusy character is redolent of lemongrass at times.
-The pine-y finish is mildly bitter.

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