overall
46
87
style
Brewed by Sambrooks
Style: Bitter
Battersea, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Named after our local railway station, Junction Ale is a strong 4.5 ABV premium ale. Brewed with Challenger, Bramling X and Goldings hops, the beer has a deep amber colour with a spicy hop character.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (4175) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 6, 2016
Cask draft at the Hoop & Toy. Medium amber pour with small creamy beige head Aroma hints at sweet malts, which is the case for the flavor. Sweet malt, caramel, butterscotch, toffee. Kind of light weight, but not too bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4959) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2016
Cask, quarterly ale, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled at Henglers Circus on 29 Oct 2016, fruity, yeasty aromas, amber brown with a thin cream head and fine lacing, fruity, yeasty, malty flavours, creamy, sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (8015) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 24, 2016
Cask at the Pump House, Shirley Solihull. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin whispy white head. The aroma is ovaltine malt, light woody hop. The flavour is moderate to light bitter with a light mellow smooth malt, light fruit, light hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (6561) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2016
Cask pint in The Paxton, West Norwood, London on 19th Nov 2016. Amber in colour with a decent sized off-white head that hung around. Malt led brew with an earthy, nutty and woody feel to both the nose and semi-bitter, semi-sweet taste. Old School beer and I liked it, good hop balance too.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4183) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2016
[email protected] arms, Cannock. Amber beer with medium head and good lacing. Aroma of malts and cereal grain. Taste is sweetish grain, malts and a fruity hop bitterness. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (8061) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2016
Cask. Nice fruity malts. Not too deep, hints of grain, sessionable, but fresh malty. Round but not too deep.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepatrickman (995) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 3, 2016
On cask at the Dukes Head, Putney. Reasonably straightforward bitter with a solid grain taste and a little more hop flavor than the standard cask offerings. Good with a pie.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (4664) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
Bottle from Mam and Dads holiday, London. Hazy amber-brown in colour with a malty, nutty and earthy flavour followed by a smooth roasted and fruity finish. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grumbo (1674) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2016
Cask at the Wilmington, Finsbury, London. Pours copper brown with a lasting and quite firm off white head. Aroma of malt, hop, caramel and fruit/mild spice. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Medium body, slight sticky texture, soft carbonation. Finish has a malty, slightly sour and somewhat dry feel. A decent pint overall.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (23938) - Tyres, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2016
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Clear copper colour. Aroma of pears and apples. Mid sweet with light-medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Fruity with pears and dough. Mild resiny bitterness.


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