overall
46
88
style
Brewed by Sambrooks
Style: Bitter
Battersea, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintbypint (3760) - Edmonton, Alberta, - DEC 26, 2012
500ml brown bottle. Orange pour, clear. Small sized head is creamy and white, clingy lacing. Aroma has grain, bread and a little sweetness. Taste has grainy biscuit malt, slight toasty notes, mild sweetness from caramel malt, slight tangy fruit note and some orangey citrus character. Light body, soft mouthfeel, plain finish, very low bitterness. Decent.


3.3
Davros IX (438) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2017
Bottle at home over Sunday dinner. It looked good in the tankard, but beyond that it was another bitter, but with a malty sweetness to the flavour that left me uncertain. I wanted more bitterness, but maybe that was because I was drinking it with roast chicken when you need something to cut through the natural fattiness. Having a cold doesn't particularly help, but I did crave more bitterness. The mouthfeel was good though.

3.2
TEJA (3199) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 22, 2017
Cask at The Flying horse, Gatwick airport. Lingering beige head. Clear dark amber color. Tiny aroma ( as the beer was served too cold). Realy nice malty taste from light roasted malts and a tuch of chocolate. Some woody hop taste with a nice balanced bitterness.

2.9
SinH4 (6113) - Garching b. M?nchen, GERMANY - SEP 11, 2017
Cask. Rather clear amber color with grey head. Aroma is bitter toffee, earthy. Taste is toffee, earthy, fudge, quite bitter finish with aftertaste of toffee. Oily mouthfeel, flat. Decent.

3
Stuu666 (14531) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2017
Cask at the angel. Pours clear amber, nose is floral, toffee, biscuity, taste is sweet, dry toffee, bitter.

2.8
GuideDogSaint (1718) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 24, 2017
Cask pint at the Assembly Rooms, Epsom. Pours clear amber brown with an off white head. Aroma of malt. Typical Sambrooks yeast taste. Bitter finish.

3.3
bb (9697) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 15, 2017
Cask. Copper beer with a dark cream head. Light citrus aroma. Light caramel and light citrus flavor. Medium bodied. Light caramel and light citrus lingers.

3.9
ekstedt (6944) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2017
Cask The Harp, London. Clear amber to copper, medium off-white head. Caramelly and nutty malt aroma, fruity, floral hops. Dry, medium to high bitterness.

4
nybol (2311) - DENMARK - JUL 12, 2017
Maltet, sødlig frisk smag af fersken, fint humlet til den lyse smag. God øl!

3.4
Vladivostok (491) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2017
Not having read the other comments, did anybody else notice a similarity to Young’s Special about this one? And better than its current incarnation too with plenty of autumn fruits and a decent hop rate. Liked it.

3.3
gnoff (10788) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2017
Cask as full pint at Flying Horse (JDW) Gatwick, on June 27, 2017.
Malty, fruity, some light fudge taste. Malty, light fruity aftertaste. Medium thin mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Clear dark copper to brown color, tan head with plenty of lacing. Malty, light fruity scent.
6/4/7/3/12=3.3


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