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Brewed by St. Austell
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
St. Austell, England
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RATINGS: 541   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jonb5 (534) - Greater London, - NOV 27, 2012
Golden colour, clear, small head which didnt hang around long. Aroma was pine and citrus, the cascade hop was also prominent. Tasted lemon, maris otter malt and some apple. Finish was long wheaty and bitter. Fairly light body, crisp texture with some carbonation. Very well balanced IPA, no weaknesses.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AssKicker (429) - Strasbourg, FRANCE - MAY 17, 2017
Couleur dore, bien limpide, avec une mousse qui fini assez rapidement sur un col en pourtour de verre. Nez sur une dominante de pulpe de citron. Forte prsence dagrumes en bouche, la fois sur le zeste de citron et la mandarine avec une bonne amertume en fin de bouche qui reste pas mal. Les grains se font sentir en toute fin de bouche avec de lgres notes de crales et de caramel. Une bonne IPA langlaise qui est simple mais efficace.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fajry (2019) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 14, 2017
Flasa v Saltney. Tmavsia zlata farba, biela pena. Vona sladova, jemne ovocie, chmel. Chut sladova, ovocna, trosku citrus, horky koniec.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Teran (323) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAY 13, 2017
Very classic English IPA, moderate hoppy, well balanced, very drinkable, good on nose, aftertaste is excellent. Citric, light caramel. golden colour, creamy white head. Nice clean aroma. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
buddybutch (96) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAY 7, 2017
From bottle 330ml. Very thin white head. Strong herbal, hop flavour. Heavy bitterness, light carbonation. Surprisingly good IPA (for those living high IBU beer)
Earlier Rating: 11/13/2016 Total Score: 3.4
From bottle. Light medium malty. Medium high hope flavour, citrus, fruity. A bit sweet and medium bitter

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davros IX (300) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2017
2016 catch up - A good beer, but very lively and overall very yeasty. A strong kick of bitter and fruity hops and a thick mouth feel with a level of creaminess.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
poech73 (400) - Braine, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2017
From Au shopping Petite Fort :: Casual Ipa >> Bire blonde semi-filtre quasi sans col, aromatique et caramlise. Nez fruit, citronn et mandarin. Attaque caramlise, fuyante et ronde. Amertume dsagrable sur des notes de ppins de citron la finale acre et herbace qui jure sur le corps malt. Plus assoiffante que dsaltrante. #392

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
stepskismuk (3) - Novi Sad, SERBIA - APR 28, 2017 does not count
Bottle 500ml at Aroma market, Novi Sad. bread, cereal, grass, citrus, earthy, golden, sparkling, white foam, medium bitterness, long finish, dry... English IPA

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lele (549) - Padova, ITALY - APR 19, 2017
Classica english IPA. Amaro che si sente e permane nel retrogusto. Pulita, tranquilla, non si fa particolarmente ricordare, ma disseta e da discrete soddisfazioni.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lokis333 (477) - Birai, LITHUANIA - APR 16, 2017
Clear gold color with minimum white foam. Aromas of sweet fruity hops such as grapefruit and orange. Palate, light body with thin body leaving dry finish. Taste, sweet-ish of hops, grapefruit and orange peel with touch of lager malt. Overall, okay, not bad, better than expected. Still fairly simple but has hop character to it.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnarktor (138) - FRANCE - APR 14, 2017
On tap by the pint. Aroma: light pine, grapefruit peel ; Appearance: clear gold, no head ; Taste: medium high bitterness, low sweetness ; Palate: dry, low carbonation, medium body, slick feel. Overall a very good beer on tap.


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