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Boddingtons Pub Ale - Boddingtons

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BA SCORE
73
okay

2,295 Ratings
THE BROS
54
awful

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Ratings: 2,295
Reviews: 1,052
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 20.75%
Wants: 22
Gots: 133 | 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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Photo of Lemke10
2.5/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a clear amber orange color with the perfect long lasting head. Scent is sweet with malts with some hints of grain. Taste is light almost like it lighter than water. Has this cheap grain taste while having a bitter crispness to it. It finishes with a chalky malt after taste. Not my kind of beer by any means.

Lemke10, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of beerpadawan
2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of yankhawk
4/5  rDev +25.8%

yankhawk, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of Nutwood
2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

Nutwood, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of zenithberwyn
3/5  rDev -5.7%

zenithberwyn, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of VFRAZ
4/5  rDev +25.8%

VFRAZ, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of Glopez
4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

Glopez, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of sdaly3
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

sdaly3, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of bsp77
4.03/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Serving glass: Poured from nitro-tap into Boddington's Imperial Pint.

Appearance: Honey gold with firm, stark white head. Has the too perfect look of a nitro beer, but it sure is pretty.

Smell: Not too much, but to be expected for the style. Light grainy malts, some light spiciness. Mostly smells dry.

Taste: Dried malts with toast, bread and tea. Hops are nicely balanced and integrated and are spicy, floral and slightly metallic.

Feel:Light bodied but exceedingly smooth and creamy. Very dry finish, as expected since the beer is pretty dry throughout.

Overall: I know many like to blast this beer for being bland, but I find it to be very refreshing and balanced, despite being quite mild. From what I remember, the nitro cans are also good, but not as good as having it on nitro-tap. Happy to finally review this, as I used to have it often in my pre-review days.

bsp77, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of a_sh0pping_cart
3/5  rDev -5.7%

a_sh0pping_cart, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of slowdaddy
2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

slowdaddy, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of ryko
3/5  rDev -5.7%

ryko, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of M_Burkey
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

M_Burkey, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of Bandi
3/5  rDev -5.7%

Bandi, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of jrohrbacher
2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

jrohrbacher, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of mikepcarney
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

mikepcarney, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of Dethklok
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

Dethklok, Aug 17, 2012
Photo of bobojuice
3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

bobojuice, Aug 16, 2012
Photo of JasonONeill
1/5  rDev -68.6%

JasonONeill, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of BeerCigar
2/5  rDev -37.1%

BeerCigar, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of miggy2tone
3/5  rDev -5.7%

miggy2tone, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of Sovietfox
2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

Sovietfox, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of clemtiger8202
3.1/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had on tap, poured into a shaker glass. Decent, creamy, off-white head with OK lacing. Slight floral, citrus aroma, mostly malty though. Creamy texture with a malty taste. Some hops were present, but I didn't think that they balanced the sweetness the way I like it. I had heard a lot about the beer and it wasn't bad, just not sure that it measured up to the hype...maybe it's me?...

clemtiger8202, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of KDC
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

KDC, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of CommonRider
3/5  rDev -5.7%

CommonRider, Aug 10, 2012
Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
73 out of 100 based on 2,295 ratings.