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

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RATINGS: 191   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


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jensgam (159) - , - APR 13, 2013
Pours golden with small white head. Aroma is bready with nice hoppy notes. Flavour is malty, some maltsweetness nice hop caracter and bitterness


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gregfrsmith (4) - FRANCE - JUL 28, 2016 does not count
I don’t think that this is the cask version as I’m in France. Probably keg. Good beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackafholmes (994) - - JUL 21, 2016
Cask at brewery. Golden and lacy white head. Aroma is hoppy and bready. Taste is sweet and fruity with a bit o bitterness. Tingly and smooth. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ndburns (125) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2016
Pint at the CSC. Pours a cloudy gold-amber with a minimal white head. Aroma is grassy and fruity hops, malt. Taste is similar, a little sweet, not really bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ravidesai (978) - Bombay, INDIA - JUN 29, 2016
Golden yellow colow with a fizzy head.aroma of malt, caramel and a floral note. Taste was mild and sweet with just enough hops to keep it from being cloying. Mouthfeel a bit too fizzy for me but an enjoyable beer

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (16482) - 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 (1364) - 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 (1638) - 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 (492) - 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 (738) - 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.


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