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Boddingtons Pub Ale - Boddingtons

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Boddingtons Pub AleBoddingtons Pub Ale

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BA SCORE
73
okay

2,130 Ratings
THE BROS
54
awful

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Ratings: 2,130
Reviews: 1,041
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 20.69%
Wants: 13
Gots: 80 | 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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davidvaz

Arizona

1.23/5  rDev -61.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I tried this beer from a nitro-can poured into a mug It had a good head about a 1/2 inch thick. Looked great but was all smoke and mirrors. Its like someone got a can and scooped some lake water into a can. This was an awful beer and I wouldn't recommend this to anyone.

Serving type: nitro-can

01-25-2014 07:03:26 | More by davidvaz
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cantfindme

North Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -60.8%

01-07-2012 05:23:00 | More by cantfindme
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -60.8%

11-10-2012 15:04:08 | More by Rekrule
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Taera

Thailand

1.3/5  rDev -59.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

A - Good average looking beer

Smell - Nothing special. Very light smell.

T - Just like water

M - Yh, they talk about how smooth it is and i won't disagagree. It is really smooth. Like a glass of plain water

D - Who the hell will drink this again. It is a glass of water with alcohol and yellow colour.

Note: I really hate this beer and I wouldn't advise anyone to drink it.

Serving type: on-tap

02-22-2011 19:16:44 | More by Taera
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ibashmuck

Wisconsin

1.35/5  rDev -57.7%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Purchased as part of "build-your-own-six-pack" at local grocer. Medium thick foamy head on a medium amber body. Smelled of cheap, flat wine, with the taste being about the same. Just not pleasant in any fashion. This was my first "nitro" can, and if this is what I can expect from them all, I'll pass.

Serving type: nitro-can

07-13-2008 05:07:57 | More by ibashmuck
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appenzeller

Washington

1.38/5  rDev -56.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Never heard of this so I picked one up off the shelf at a local shop. A quick look at my reviews will show the reader that I'm typically a pretty generous scorer on this site. This beer gets my first "F." Simply disgusting, I took at small sip of this and the rest went down the drain. The can in which this beer was shipped looks a bit like motor oil, the taste lived up to the billing, or at least a highly watered-down version of the same. It's astonishing to me that this beer was shipped 6 thousand miles when I would have had a much more satisfying experience drinking the local tap water.

Serving type: nitro-can

08-03-2010 07:18:50 | More by appenzeller
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MistahBeah

Massachusetts

1.38/5  rDev -56.7%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

All this gets in my book is points for appearance. You should probably open this over a sink. Good clear honey brown with a permanent dense foamy head.
From there it becomes an extremely one dimensional beer. Not much aroma. Pale malts and a little honey sweetness. The taste is virtually nonexistent and leaves a metallic aftertaste. Other than the thick creamy head this feels flat and watery. Wouldn't get again

Serving type: nitro-can

05-17-2013 03:21:28 | More by MistahBeah
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Landfill21

Ohio

1.45/5  rDev -54.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Had this beverage on tap at the local irish pub. Poured into a pint glass and left a two finger white head that leaves lace and lasts for the duration.

Has a less than aromatic smell and the has a bitter metallic taste. I did chug it down but near painful at the end. I would not recomend this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-17-2011 03:13:16 | More by Landfill21
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Vidav

Montana

1.45/5  rDev -54.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

Can tried to explode all over when I first opened it. The appearance was nice with a really creamy head. However the taste was almost nonexistent. I don't know if it was just my can or what but it was like drinking carbonated water. The flavor was just not there. The one thing I really did enjoy about this was the creamy head. I don't know that I have experienced anything quite the same. The fact that the head stuck around the whole time was nice too.

Overall I honestly think I would rather drink a PBR or High Life and for me that's saying something. Just not something enjoyable in this can. I would be willing to give it a try on tap though.

Serving type: nitro-can

08-02-2009 22:34:58 | More by Vidav
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chim52chim

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -53%

03-13-2012 12:21:02 | More by chim52chim
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goodhead

Nevada

1.5/5  rDev -53%

09-14-2013 06:00:28 | More by goodhead
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

1.5/5  rDev -53%

07-25-2014 20:17:51 | More by atlbravsrno1
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uziangis

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -53%

01-13-2012 02:11:03 | More by uziangis
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drummerguy

Tennessee

1.5/5  rDev -53%

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

Mississippi

1.5/5  rDev -53%

06-22-2012 21:43:29 | More by mshanecrowe
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mikeg67

New Jersey

1.5/5  rDev -53%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

1pt can. Pours golden-amber in color with a huge, fast disappearing white head. Aroma of stale bread, yeast with some earthy hops and spoiled fruit in the background. Thin body. Flavor was bitter, earthy hops that produced stale, skunky aftertaste. Terrible beer that went into a sink.

Serving type: can

12-07-2010 22:06:34 | More by mikeg67
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -53%

07-27-2012 00:12:42 | More by nosavingsaccount
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chasesitten

Georgia

1.5/5  rDev -53%

02-21-2012 04:06:16 | More by chasesitten
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Lee_Hancock

Maryland

1.5/5  rDev -53%

05-14-2012 02:43:52 | More by Lee_Hancock
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HoppyMolly

Kansas

1.5/5  rDev -53%

03-16-2012 17:44:05 | More by HoppyMolly
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Davideo

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -53%

04-04-2014 05:28:13 | More by Davideo
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -53%

04-30-2014 02:03:13 | More by Durandal_777
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -53%

02-28-2012 01:31:20 | More by RandyBoBandy
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kuhlou99

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -53%

03-16-2014 00:03:20 | More by kuhlou99
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pfrdaly

Massachusetts

1.53/5  rDev -52%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

A- Pours nicely. 3/4 inch of head. Pale yellow in color. Looked appetizing.

S- Nothing distinct came out of smelling the beer for me. Comparable to Bud Light or Coors.

T- Watery, not much flavor at all for me. Not much flavor from hops or malt.

M- Light and smooth.

O- The beer was not hard to drink. That being said I did not find much to praise in it.

Serving type: nitro-can

12-18-2011 00:55:39 | More by pfrdaly
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