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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


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jensgam (156) - , - 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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Taboada (537) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 19, 2015
Tasted from the tap on the 14/06/2015. Golden to amber colour with medium white head. The aroma is honey fruit citrus. The flavour is medium bitter with an earthy, sweet fruit hop palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation and a light smooth fruit bitter finish. Next one please!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Torrefacto (924) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 13, 2015
Dorado limpio y espuma blanca compacta. Aromas moderados florales y herbáceos. Cuerpo ligero, inicio maltoso breve que acaba en un amargor medio-alto, seco, herbáceo y duradero .

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrOrla (704) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2015
Cask at c4. Pours nearly clear golden. Aroma of grape, hops. Taste is grape, hops, mellow back bone of hops refreshing, dry ending. Well made.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
katrinaez (589) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Claiming to be hoppy but far from it. Very creamy, which seems to be the thing over here. Not bad but not as advertised based on what we are used to. Tap in London

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thirstyboris (19) - Camperdown, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2015
Clear amber ale with a slight head. Litely carbinated and smooth malt tastes with bitter after tastes of an IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TedE (502) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 30, 2015
Pint at Scarsdale Tavern, Kensington. Soft hop nose, flat clear amber ale with thin white head. Silky smooth mouthfeel followed by spicy fruity hop notes. Lasting long grapefruit finish. Excellent!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
RickFifty (705) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2015
Cask. Cloudy yellow brown color, off-white head. Malt forward nose, caramel, hints of citrus and tropical fruit. Malty nose, caramel, citrus notes with grapefruit and lemon, light bitterness. Medium to light body, flat carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 17, 2015
Cask at the London inn, Padstow. Nog, clear gold, decent foamy white head. Lovely floral, hoppy notes in the aroma, nicely balanced flavor, lovely mouthfeel, bitter and hoppy in the finish. Great stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (5404) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Cask at the Henry Addington, canary wharf. Bonus tick, I thought I had had this beer already when I ordered it. Nice clear golden coloured pour with a lasting steadfast creamy head.. Aroma is a little hop resin grass and pine, little subdued English yeast esters. Some berry. Flavour is light grains, biscuity grains, little resin, grass, hedgerow hop. Palate is really nicely conditioned, moderate carbonation, medium full bodied. Really drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (6530) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Cask at the haymarket. Pours clear golden, nose is toffee, floral, light citrus, taste is sweet, toffee, floral, quite bitter


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