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Brewed by St. Austell
Style: American Pale Ale
St. Austell, England

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RATINGS: 527   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Unfiltered. Occasionally available in cask.
First brewed in December 2005 for the St Austell Brewery Celtic Beer Festival.
Ingredients:Cornish Spring water and malt made from 100% Cornish grown Maris Otter barley. Cascade, Chinook and Willmette hops.
Proper Job is dedicated to the 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment who stoutly defended their garrison during the Indian Mutiny in 1857-58. In recognition of a Proper Job, Queen Victoria awarded the 32nd the honour of becoming a Light Infantry Regiment.
"Light, clear and refreshing with an assertive hop bitterness, Proper Job IPA is based on a traditional IPA recipe which makes it perfect for long, hot summer days."

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cagou007 (1114) - FRANCE - SEP 29, 2016
Pour clear golden with thin white head. Nose is hoppy. Aromas are resinous and fruity hops. Average carbonation, medium body. Long bitter and hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
GregNC (118) - - SEP 29, 2016
Bottled 50 cl. Color : clear pale yellow ale with thin white head. Nose : citrus, yeast. Aromas : floral hops, resin. Dry texture, very strong bitterness, low carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radassace (177) - SCOTLAND - SEP 26, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2016 Really good, one of my favourite British IPAs. Very juicy mouth feel, lovely tropical passion fruit, apricot and peach fruity hop bitterness, with a bit of light caramel sweetness. Refreshing and very drinkable, defo one to buy again. Awesome beer !!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1947) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2016
500ML Bottle .In a Shaker Pint . Im surprised not to have rated this , certain Ive drunk it before and I could say that about many beers . Nose of fresh citrus emphasis , wood , pine , musty aftershave and light maltiness . Two fingers of foam like when Rich scratches his ass with his fingers in the welfare line ...bright pale ale kinda colour . A pretty intense hoppy APA - assertive hops and a kiss of caramel backdrop . Good long fruity grapefruit zest bitterness lingers nicely ...Its pretty Xsolid ,

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwik-lime (1822) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2016
Floral aroma. A little spice but somewhat resiny and I wouldnt call it powerfully hopped as per the bottle. A decent, but fairly generic, beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9822) - Ursel, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2016
Small irregular yellowish head over clear golden beer, medium carbonated. Very flowery, delicate hoparomas during pouring. Once the head in place, hardly any aromas detectable, apart form some sweet malt. Bitter, bit metallic, herbal and spicy hops. Hint of caramel underneath. Metallic bitterness keeps hanging around. Light, finally rather low on carbonation. Not unlikeable. Lots of flavour from just enough ABV. Keeps the perfect middle between the classical UK familybrewers products and the endeavours of the smaller craftbrewers. The art and skill of Roger Ryman, I presume?

2.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
TomBitter (13) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Cooper colour with bold floral, citrus aromas with a slight hint of spiciness. The flavour is bitter with a little citrus coming through but its all marred by the metallic taste which overpowers any of the good flavours that are in the brew. Leaves the palate with a dry metallic bitterness which isnt pleasant. Should have just stuck to the smell.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ozzatoadisback (140) - ITALY - AUG 24, 2016
Dark golden, transparent, average head, decent persistence, scarce lacing. Weak aroma shows resinous and citric notes. Taste has a very light malt base, resinous hops are dominant with some not too vivid notes of grapefruit and citrus. A bit musty. Low sweetness, bitterness is dominant in both taste and aftertaste. Light to medium body, mouthfeel is nor too vivid nor refreshing despite quite high crispness, feels slightly muddy instead. Not intense, nor well made

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wischylini (292) - Grimstad, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2016
Appearance Pours clear gold, with no head at all.
Aroma The aroma is mainly from hops, but it is somewhat weak. Pine resin and floral hops, orange peel and a metallica aroma.
Taste Sweet, moderately bitter.
Palate Medium-light, highly carbonated.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
bjakk (751) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - JUL 29, 2016
A gift from Oliver. Light, bronze towards yellow, little foam. Metallic meaty aroma. Taste of toffee, metal with strong metallic hoppy aftertaste.


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