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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   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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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (14583) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle. Pale amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is apple, malt, hop, caramel. Flavour is apple, malt, hop, caramel. Flavour is apple, malt, hop, caramel. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (14039) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2009
Cask conditioned at The Market Porter, Borough. Amber with white head. Quite a standard bitter with a sweetish character. Some hops but not outstandingly so. Its ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13744) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 18, 2012
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Orange colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (12400) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2017
Cask at The Queens Arms, Pimlico. Near clear amber with an off white head. Aroma of malt, spicy hops, toffee and light fruits. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and bitter. Light to light medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (12328) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2012
Bottle @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours clear yellowish amber with a small, frothy, off-white staying head. Aroma has malts, light caramel, some grass and hay bitterness. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet and malty, light peppery, some toasted caramel. Fine, but rather bland.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (12006) - Troms, NORWAY - OCT 9, 2010
Gravicask, half pint at Bree Louise, Euston. Deep, dark brown body. Filmy head. Smell of dark fruity malts. Roasted flavour with dark caramel along with fruity notes. Mild and dry bitter end. Good bitter (London, 28.09.2010).

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (11289) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2013 500 ml bottle. BB 23/Oct/13. (K-Citymarket) Jyvskyl, Finland.
Clear brown colour with a tiny white head. Mild floral hops, sweetish malt and syrup in the aroma. The flavour is mild sweetness, mild maltiness and some mild hoppiness. Quite easy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (10927) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Cask at Bree Louise with Sarah. Pours a clear amber with a near white head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has notes of raisin and dark grains with other dried fruits. Flavor has notes of raisins and dried fruits with a bit of bread backing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (10908) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Cask handpull. Mostly clear amber coloured pour with a lasting off white creamy top. Aroma is nutty, raisin bread, bit of staling, dried apple. Flavour is composed of nutty light toffied malts, raisin and dried apples, little dishwater. Some rough grains in the finish. Palate is medium sweet, moderate cask condition. OK bitter but pretty boring.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pivnizub (10408) - Bochum, Porř, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle: Light reddish-amber coloured, almost clear, creamy and stable off-White head; caramelly and fruity nose; light bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied, as well; more bitterness detectable in the all in all dark-malty and fruity finish. Nothing wrong with it, just a bit boring...


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