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Boddingtons Pub Ale - Boddingtons

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BA SCORE
74
okay

2,343 Ratings
THE BROS
54
awful

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Ratings: 2,343
Reviews: 1,055
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 20.75%
Wants: 24
Gots: 149 | FT: 0
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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5/5  rDev +57.2%

mpldesign, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of H_Pipe
5/5  rDev +57.2%

Outstanding. One of my favorites. Amber, foamy, creamy, just the right amount of bitter.....I love this one.

H_Pipe, Aug 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +57.2%

fishguyac, Dec 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +57.2%

AndAShotAJameson, Dec 21, 2011
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5/5  rDev +57.2%

Dapperticus, Dec 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +57.2%

sgianelis, Nov 29, 2011
Photo of Cinthia
5/5  rDev +57.2%

Cinthia, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of Mfoucault
5/5  rDev +57.2%

Mfoucault, Apr 10, 2012
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5/5  rDev +57.2%

mercysbane, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of themaxx76
4.88/5  rDev +53.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I had this ale for the first time a couple years back in a little pub in Brighton, England. I immediately fell in love with it. It's extremely smooth, thick creamy head and the bitter notes hit the back of the tounge just right. Luckily it's really easy to find here in Phoenix and Churchill's Pub and Grill always have it on tap.

themaxx76, Nov 08, 2008
Photo of orcasteve
4.85/5  rDev +52.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

poured thick and goldan and settled slowley, it smells sweet. my first sip and i was in love this is sweet and malty and goes down smooth, this one is the smothist beer i have ever had. this one goes down like drinking creem. the taste is light but hardy at the same time, this is the closest to cream and honey in a beer i have ever had.

orcasteve, Jul 09, 2008
Photo of tempo013
4.8/5  rDev +50.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bought at Uncle Sudsy's, a six pack shop at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I bought a four pack of pint nitro cans.
Apperance- the apperance is a cool amber
Smell- the smell is very smooth with a creamy aroma
Taste- fabulous taste, very creamy and smooth
Mouthfeel- the beer has a kick to it and makes my mouth tingle
Drinkability- I could drink about eight with out trouble but any more I may fall a few times

tempo013, Sep 18, 2006
Photo of Tearik
4.8/5  rDev +50.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - A very dense amber color.

S- Almost not there, "almost" bready.

T- Excellent, it is exactly what it is supposed to be. Creamy. Perfect Pub Ale

M- Again very creamy, full feeling almost thick.

O- This is definitely one of if not my favorite Ale. Hands down.

Serving Type: Nitro Can

Tearik, Apr 24, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

burnzgtm, Jul 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

nickhiller, Jun 30, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

drwatson32, Jun 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

mquinn919, Apr 13, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

BanrionMAB, Nov 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

FLBEERGUY25, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of MikieV
4.72/5  rDev +48.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From draft at Nick's Pub in St. Louis

This is my favorite ale. I always get this when it is available on draft. From a can it is remarkably similar to draft.

It arrives at the table still rolling with carbonation. It typically settles with a finger or so if thick, rich cream colored head. Medium to dark amber color. Very pleasant aroma.

The taste is very smooth and mellow. Very well balanced. Slight hop flavor, but not strong or intense. This is an excellent beer to start the night with, or for session drinking.

MikieV, May 02, 2011
Photo of AdrianRP
4.68/5  rDev +47.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wow, I cannot believe this beer rated as poorly as it did! I truly find this a very unique brew.

Its the 'other' Guinness draught being lighter in color, and yet not any less interesting. Its flavor is very mellow, yet rich, and its overall creamy texture make the beer allot of fun to drink.

Its bubbles cascade just as Guinness draught's does...

I purchase this beer after the holidays in January, and consume it through early spring. I will report back later with a more detailed, definitive review of this beer.

AdrianRP, Jan 05, 2012
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4.68/5  rDev +47.2%

sewhitehead, Aug 28, 2014
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4.63/5  rDev +45.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer, is a really creamy beer. The appearance is perfect, I ve never see a beer from can appear like just poured from a pub tap. Taste is a bit weak for the tipe of beer, but terrific if consedered that is in can. Really good, I will fdefinetly buy again!

GaetanoBresci, Jun 14, 2013
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4.6/5  rDev +44.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I love this beer. The cascading effects is amazing. Great session beer. I bet its even better on tap. It's taste is smooth and pure, with a nice amber color with a bueatiful head.

Reverand, Jul 14, 2002
Photo of bronxlord
4.6/5  rDev +44.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A champion beer in every sense of the word. I am surprised at the low ratings for this. It has a wonderful appearance (and I am not a big amber guy) and a perfect head. The taste is toasty and comforting. Probably the best of the more "popular" beers.

bronxlord, Nov 03, 2004
Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
74 out of 100 based on 2,343 ratings.