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


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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular.

Proper Job is an authentic IPA brewed with Cornish spring water and malt made from a blend of malts including Cornish grown Maris Otter barley.
Proper Job is dedicated to the 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment who stoutly defended their garrison during the Indian Mutiny in 1857-58. Throughout the siege the traditional "Sunset Ceremony" (beating the retreat and lowering the national flag) was ignored as an act of defiance to the mutineers. In recognition of a "Proper Job" Queen Victoria awarded the 32nd the honour

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AndySnow (7545) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2013
How: Draught.
Where: Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), London.
Appearance: Yellow colour with a white head.
Aroma: Hops, fruit, malt.
Body: Light slightly watery body with a low carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, hops, some fruit.

ralphdot (1092) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2013
4.5% deep gold colour with a good head, sweet subtle lemon hop aroma, smooth dry bitter citrus hop taste.

slushbrew (4) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2013 does not count
A really good ale from Cornwall. Dedicated to th 32nd (cornish) regiment

Inbreak (5793) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 07.04.2012, cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg:
Mild lett fruktig lukt med preg av lys malt, humle, hy, gras og litt frukt. Mild lett trr smak med preg av lys malt, humle, hy, litt gras og gjr. Middels bitterhet som set litt. God.

DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Golden colour with nice white head. Floral hop aroma. Taste is dry hops, bitter but nicely balanced so isn't a massive hop bomb. It's very nice, good for a hot day! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

jaghana (6012) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 10, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2013 On tap @Fine mousse. A clear copper beer with huge headn good lacing. Nose has honey touch and toasted malt. Aroma is again on ESB uk style with toasted malt light burned caramel and honey.

MartinT (9795) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
My Bottom Line:
A delicately citrusy, floral hop perfume wades within this IPAs bubbly mouthfeel before suggesting pine needles in the finish.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the misty pale golden.
-The nose is a tad soapy.
-The dryness is quenching, especially for an IPA.
-In North America, this would be considered a very mellow IPA.
-The citrusy character is redolent of lemongrass at times.
-The pine-y finish is mildly bitter.


JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2013
Cask at Cockey Pub, rhus. Almost clear golden with a quickly diminishing white head and low carbonation. Very restrained and smooth British in aroma as well as taste. Floral hoppy. Caramel malty. A little thin. Slightly bland, but high drinkabillity. OK bitter finish.

viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2013
Very refreshing and easy to drink. Not too bitter, tastes like a standard bitter in many ways. Sweet and malty.

Beersiveknown (5284) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 5, 2013
Cask at pump house, Brighton
Slightly hazy burnished gold, tight white head with pleasing cascade citrus and dusty fields of barley on the nose. Medium bodied, light carbonation, pleasing dry bitterness balances butter shortbread malt for a long lightly pithy finish. Top stuff.

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