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

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   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


Thure's rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Thure (152) - - AUG 27, 2010
This is by far the best interpretation of the classic English IPA I’ve had. The aroma is floral with hints of earthy notes and just pleasant happy. Flavor adds the aroma with a nice medium


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (15950) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2016
Cask at the Victoria Inn, Salcombe, 28/04/16. Clear golden blonde with a well appointed off White head that stays for the show. Nose is pale malt, light floral hop, toasted grain, lemon rind. Taste comprises tangerine, soft bread, grain, lemon jus, straw. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with grassy hop bitterness. Ok sessioner but more akin to a golden blonde than an APA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1120) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2016
Fået som cask Noget af det bedste jeg længe har smagt. Rigtig godt humlet, ikke på den der skarp humlet måde, men en god rund smag af bitterhed. Selve smagen er meget præget af det øl nu en gang er lavet af, korn. Lige hvordan smagen af korn er, er lidt svært at definere, men næste gang du kommer på landet, så besøg en bondemand og tag en tur på kornlagret, og smag på kornet. Det er smagen. Humlen sidder i munden længe efter hver slurk. Det at jeg har fået den serveret på restaurent lige ud til atlanterhavet, en varm sommerdag, påvirker jo selvfølgelig ikke bedømmelsen

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (1505) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2016
Half pint at the brewery, st. Austell. Nose is fruity, malty. Body is clear pale, head is small, white, fizzy, mostly lasting, fair lacing. Aroma is fruity, hoppy, Light roasty, spicy. Light sweet, medium hoppy bitter. Finish is long lasting medium to heavy hoppy bitter. Light body, slick texture, soft carbonation. Easy, refreshing, tasty, strong flavor for this abv, great one.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bawelt (417) - Lyon, FRANCE - APR 17, 2016
Bof. Nez plutôt fruité, dominante tropicale, fond chlorophyllien. Bouche assez faible, très verte, amertume timide, finale sèche. Pas super intéressante.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ssrai (2) - - MAR 27, 2016 does not count
Inital taste on the palate is sweet with a bitter aftertaste. Looks like larger in the glass. May suit those who appreciate sweeter ales - a bit too sugary for my tastes

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (651) - SINGAPORE - MAR 26, 2016
5.5%ABV. IPA. Tapped out gold. 6ºSRM. Nose is beery and laager-like. Mouthfeel is carbonated. Palate is honey, honey comb, wheat malt and pale malt. Hops are lightly bitter with some vegetal tanin. Clean finish. Good effort and was a pleasure tasting something new.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AssKicker (150) - Strasbourg, FRANCE - MAR 17, 2016
Affichée en pression comme étant une IPA titrant à 5,5%. Mousse qui s’estompe rapidos, carbo modérée, léger goût de pomme et de résineux bien agréable. Bière sympathouille.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DonKromann (96) - DENMARK - DEC 8, 2015
Enjoyed in Odense at C4. Pours hazy golden orange. Aroma is grassy. Resin and citrus is equally present. The taste is full of citrus and resin. Cloves and bread is also present. Very well balanced. Bitter, saying that casks don’t tend to be this bitter. Nevertheless I like it. The bitterness and the balance which follows is eminent. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
enribirra (5) - - DEC 4, 2015 does not count
Strong and intense beer with a light sweet caramel and medium bitter malts aromas. Dark amber clear colour with a minimal foam. Medium bodied with a slick texture, a soft carbonation and a bitter finish. Very generous and loyal.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rekvium (397) - Odense C, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2015
From cask. Pours clear light amber with an off white head. Aroma of mango, tropical fruits, slight malty background, floral. Taste is light tropical, sweet background with light caramel malts, a bit floral and grassy, super clean and refreshing, very well balanced, more hoppy than the casks I normally get, very enjoyable. My kind of cask!!!


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