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

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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6644) - 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 (58) - 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 (3264) - 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 (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 (1758) - 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.

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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6710) - 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 (4934) - 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


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