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Boddingtons Pub Ale - Boddingtons

Boddingtons Pub AleBoddingtons Pub Ale

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BA SCORE
73
okay

1,985 Ratings
THE BROS
54
awful

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1985
Reviews: 1033
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 20.69%


Brewed by:
Boddingtons visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-20-2001)
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Reviews by leeenglewood:
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leeenglewood

Pennsylvania

2.6/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This is a weird looking beer and nitro cans should be reserved for stouts was my opinion after drinking it. First off the beer shot out of the can apon breaking the cans seal so make sure you have a glass within a seconds reaching after cracking the seal. Back to why pale beers shouldn’t be nitrogen induced was the appearance it looked like really weird whipped egg whites on top of a flat looking yellowish beer. Smells like bread dough not bad but not good either. Tasted decent but would do much better if it actually had some body to it with no carbonation it just tasted like flat beer with almost no flavor and became a task to finish. This beer would be much better having been bottle conditioned, force carbonated in the bottle or have been served from a tap that is non-nitrogen.

Serving type: nitro-can

08-24-2003 21:07:33 | More by leeenglewood
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caponeduke

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-16-2014 15:11:34 | More by caponeduke
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erikkk

California

2/5  rDev -37.3%

04-16-2014 15:05:06 | More by erikkk
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DubCo21

Virginia

3/5  rDev -6%

04-16-2014 02:21:59 | More by DubCo21
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Notacraftdrinker

Florida

3/5  rDev -6%

04-16-2014 01:48:20 | More by Notacraftdrinker
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A one finger head formed as the beer cascaded up. It is a pale orange color with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Frothy laving and puffy head all the way to the bottom of the glass.

Smell: Slightly sweet pale malts, toasted, and herbal hops. Slight metallic smell too.

Taste: Same as above. Nothing over the top and pretty simple.

Mouthfeel: Creamy smooth, medium bodied, low carbonation, and slightly chewy.

Overall: Pretty average and simple EPA. Nitro can is cool though.

Serving type: nitro-can

04-14-2014 23:47:04 | More by Flounder57
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tylergoov

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -6%

04-14-2014 22:27:54 | More by tylergoov
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Connecticut

2/5  rDev -37.3%

04-13-2014 20:34:40 | More by GuitarIPA
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

04-13-2014 20:21:44 | More by TJP21
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Tennessee

1.5/5  rDev -53%

04-12-2014 16:34:21 | More by drummerguy
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

04-11-2014 22:27:34 | More by drbenderdo
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MattBeer

California

3.68/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

This is not the best beer of all time, sure, but it is getting hit hard on this site!

I just drank one and I'm glad I bought a 4-pack.

Since there have been almost 2000 ratings to date, I'm going to review with respect to them.

A: Darker than you'd expect. Honestly, more head than you'd expect.
S: About what you'd predict. Grains, a bit of grass...not much going on.
T: Better than you think. It's a great cream ale, and if you don't want a cream ale, it's a great dog treat.
M: The creamy mouthfeel of this beer is a real treat. I think this is the least honest category on BA; who can tell me that the mouthfeel of a quad is honestly better than this?
O: If it's on draft and it's happy hour, have one!

Serving type: nitro-can

04-11-2014 22:11:28 | More by MattBeer
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PetrusPalmgren

Sweden

2/5  rDev -37.3%

04-10-2014 00:11:35 | More by PetrusPalmgren
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Russian Federation

4/5  rDev +25.4%

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pfhanlon

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +25.4%

04-08-2014 18:50:45 | More by pfhanlon
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Furlinator

California

3.33/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours translucent honey gold with a full one inch cream head that remains as a thick cap on top and leaves curtains of lace.

The smell is somewhat muted and consists of grains (wheat, barley and corn), very faint grassy hops and some sweet cream aroma.

The flavor too, is somewhat bland: bready grain, faint citrus and sweet cream.

The texture is light bodied with low carbonation.

This is certainly not an awful tasting brew. All the components come across so lightly that the end result feels just slightly thicker and more flavorful than water.

Serving type: can

04-08-2014 03:08:42 | More by Furlinator
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Texas

1.5/5  rDev -53%

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3/5  rDev -6%

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dsauter

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-02-2014 02:27:59 | More by dsauter
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

03-31-2014 02:40:11 | More by agsourdough1
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Virginia

3/5  rDev -6%

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Georgia

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Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
73 out of 100 based on 1,985 ratings.