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Boddingtons Pub Ale - Boddingtons

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Boddingtons Pub AleBoddingtons Pub Ale

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2,276 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,276
Reviews: 1,051
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 20.75%
Wants: 21
Gots: 125 | 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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1.25/5  rDev -60.7%

Rekrule, Nov 10, 2012
Photo of Taera
1.3/5  rDev -59.1%
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.

Taera, Feb 22, 2011
Photo of ibashmuck
1.35/5  rDev -57.5%
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.

ibashmuck, Jul 13, 2008
Photo of appenzeller
1.38/5  rDev -56.6%
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.

appenzeller, Aug 03, 2010
Photo of MistahBeah
1.38/5  rDev -56.6%
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

MistahBeah, May 17, 2013
Photo of Landfill21
1.45/5  rDev -54.4%
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.

Landfill21, Jan 17, 2011
Photo of Vidav
1.45/5  rDev -54.4%
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.

Vidav, Aug 02, 2009
Photo of chim52chim
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

chim52chim, Mar 13, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

goodhead, Sep 14, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 25, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

uziangis, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of drummerguy
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

drummerguy, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of mshanecrowe
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

mshanecrowe, Jun 22, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

adahm16, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of mikeg67
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%
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.

mikeg67, Dec 07, 2010
Photo of nosavingsaccount
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

nosavingsaccount, Jul 27, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

chasesitten, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of Lee_Hancock
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

Lee_Hancock, May 14, 2012
Photo of HoppyMolly
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

HoppyMolly, Mar 16, 2012
Photo of Davideo
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

Davideo, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of Durandal_777
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

Durandal_777, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of RandyBoBandy
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

RandyBoBandy, Feb 28, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

kuhlou99, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of pfrdaly
1.53/5  rDev -51.9%
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.

pfrdaly, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of notchucknorris
1.53/5  rDev -51.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

A: Dark golden color with a huge creamy white head that has great retention and fantastic lacing.

S: There's almost nothing to smell. Maybe a faint hint of grain and a touch of green apple. Other than that, nothing.

T: Dear God, this was bad. It reminded me of licking a penny when you have a cold. There was this metallic taste that seemed to be the only flavor in the beer and even that tasted watered down like crazy. One of the worst I've ever had.

notchucknorris, May 01, 2011
Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
73 out of 100 based on 2,276 ratings.