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

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unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 159   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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2.8
jackl (8555) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Cask @ The Priory Arms. Brown pour with a small head. The nose is apples, honey, toasted brown bread. Caramel. The taste is acidic red apple skin, tobacco, brown bread. Little else. Slightly yeasty. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, OK

3
laiti (8531) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask @ Gallows Bird ⅩⅦ Real Ale Festival
Aroma is rather fruity with some hops and caramel tones. Flavour is a bit musty with minerals, toffee and grainy tones. Also hints of caramel. Too English but decent anyway

3.3
Cunningham (8527) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 29, 2012 Bottle at a tutored tasting on GBBF 2011. Amber colour with an off white head. Fruity and a bit caramel in the aroma. Fruity and hoppy bitterness in the flavour, hints of blackcurrant.

3.2
Hermod (8511) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 26, 2013
50cl bottle, BBE 23.10.13. Poured copper color with a thin, creamy white head. Aroma is light spicy, yeasty with citrus, biscuit and bready notes. Flavor has the same spicyness, biscuit and caramel, light hoppyness. Light bodied, short light bitter finish. Refreshing, easy, decent bitter.

3.6
DruncanVeasey (8426) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2011
Cask handpull, SIBA Champions Fest 2011, The Canalhouse, Nottingham. Copper-bronze, lacing white slick. Aroma of dates, figs, oranges, a snort of exotic spice: cinnamon? Flavour: not fully dried stone fruits (plums,dates, apricots), milk choc afters. Fragrant, slightly chewy...and a little bizarre. Nothing like anything else I’ve had today. Fair play to them. Liked this.

2.8
Finn (8305) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2010 Cask på Bree Louise, Euston 28 Sep 10. Rødbrun. Lavt stabilt svakt farget skum. Lovende fruktig aroma. Smaken er litt søt. Karamell. Forsiktig fruktig ettersmak med antydning til bitterhet.

3
Idiosynkrasie (8204) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 17, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear dark amber colour with small to average, frothy, half-way kasting, minimally lacing, white head. Fruity hoppy aroma has notes of Williams Christ pear, preserved yellow apple, a grainy touch. Taste is minimally sweet malty, hints of fruit, cautious herbal hoppy overtones, in the finish dry, husky.

3.1
teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - MAR 1, 2015
Cask at JDW WIQ, London. It pours a clean copper color with a small white head. Aroma is biscuity lightly sweet with caramel and earthy. Taste is lightly sweet and lightt crispy, with notes of bread, biscuit and nuts. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, ok

3
Sigmund (8025) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2011
Cask (hand pump) at the Bree Louise, London. Copper colour, low off-white head. No aroma detected. Soft and smooth mouthfeel and flavour, nutty malts. Low bitterness.

3.4
BlackHaddock (7957) - 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.


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