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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

2,473 Ratings
THE BROS
55
awful

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Ratings: 2,473
Reviews: 1,097
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 20.75%
Wants: 32
Gots: 224 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 10-20-2001

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Ratings: 2,473 | Reviews: 1,097
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of UPBrewer92
1.81/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Very bland. It's like drinking poor tasting water with a slight bit of creaminess to it

Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.52/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into an Irish tulip glass.

Look: Clear honey golden body after the cascading effect which leaves a tight foamy light cream colored head. Lacing is thick and patchy.

Aroma: Sweet creamy caramel, honey, light grassiness. Smells like a sweet taffy candy.

Taste: Metallic, sterile, almost a band-aid sort of note? Still faint honey in the finish. A crazy bubblegum aftertaste!

Mouthfeel: Creamy and very gassy.

Overall: This beer is all over the place. It smells so much better than it tastes, which is weird. I remember liking this beer a whole lot more before I got into craft. But honestly, I think it was brewed better back then, too.

Photo of gspec
2.95/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
2.93/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

A: best attribute, pale to medium amber

S: decent

T: average, a bit alcoholic, just a bit though

M: is this water?

O: appearance and smell were great. The taste and feel? awful. I was tricked.

Photo of Darwin232
3.6/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jshusc
3.21/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RaguFestivale
3.6/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bareju
2.04/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Not sure why people drink this. Pretty and creamy, but has a distinct taste that I associate with cheap beer, and got worse as it warmed up a little bit. Couldn't finish it. Creaminess caused it to be heavier than rice lager alternatives so it's not even much good as an ice cold binge drinking beer.

Photo of shillzor
2.42/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

I had a random can of this in my fridge for months, and figured I'd drink it tonight to make some room for other beers. When I popped the top, it exploded all over my table. Not a good start.

Appearance: Starts off with a nice head, with bubbles streaming up the glass. Settles down to a single-finger of flat, white foam. Translucent, bronze color.

Aroma: Not picking up much on the nose. Hints of citric hops.

Taste: Mildly bitter up front, and then...nothing. A bit like weak lemon water.

Mouthfeel: It's extremely smooth, but doesn't make up for the non-existent flavor.

Overall: I'd take this over a Bud, Miller, or Coors, but that's about it. It's not bad, it just isn't good. At all.

Photo of Lettsgo3
1.47/5  rDev -53.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

By far a disgusting beer... Enjoy

Photo of kkmiller76
3.22/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Resuin
2.48/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

On Nitro which I don't think helped it. Unpleasant smell, taste is ok but rough.

Photo of nebula1999
3.12/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of baconfromwalmart
2.61/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JohnTurano
2.72/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of poppollutesminds
3.06/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of barczar
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Aroma is buttery and toffee-like, with soft floral notes. Flavor reveals fruity undertones that I don't recall being there in the past. Seems oxidized. There's a bit of cardboard. Body is thin. Moderately bitter finish. Metallic notes surface late, and this is draft...

Photo of ShepardCommander
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BDeibs
3.16/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JacketAudio
2.5/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Smooth, slightly creamy, but too lite.

Photo of LJTate
3.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gemini6
3.23/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ultrasrs
2.92/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of bubseymour
3.11/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
73 out of 100 based on 2,473 ratings.