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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

2,192 Ratings
THE BROS
54
awful

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Ratings: 2,192
Reviews: 1,044
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 20.69%
Wants: 17
Gots: 97 | 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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1.75/5  rDev -45.1%

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05-25-2012 04:57:22 | More by
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brandon911

Texas

3/5  rDev -6%

05-24-2012 01:49:23 | More by brandon911
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CEDAMA

California

3/5  rDev -6%

05-23-2012 04:57:55 | More by CEDAMA
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apocalypsezombie


4/5  rDev +25.4%

05-21-2012 02:47:33 | More by apocalypsezombie
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closisinthehouse

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

05-20-2012 18:08:14 | More by closisinthehouse
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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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thedoubler55

New Jersey

2.68/5  rDev -16%

A: Light golden color, with big foamy head at the top that barely leaves any lacing, this looks like guiness basically.

S: Not to much of a nose on this brew, some malts and some sweetness, nothing crazy.

T: Same as the nose, bit of maltyness, some sweetness, and slight hint of hops, no to much going on here.

M: Medium bodied, smooth, and creamy.

O: Nothing crazy, a simple pale ale.

05-12-2012 16:02:56 | More by thedoubler55
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mmmmbeer

Illinois

3/5  rDev -6%

05-12-2012 13:03:03 | More by mmmmbeer
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petluo

Finland

1.75/5  rDev -45.1%

05-08-2012 12:11:06 | More by petluo
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jaidenjb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -6%

05-07-2012 22:10:59 | More by jaidenjb
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joelavelle

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +33.2%

05-03-2012 23:47:16 | More by joelavelle
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robthepenguin

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

05-03-2012 08:19:58 | More by robthepenguin
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Beerman1221

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

05-02-2012 21:14:26 | More by Beerman1221
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blackfoot86


2/5  rDev -37.3%

05-02-2012 04:21:46 | More by blackfoot86
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raszputini

North Carolina

3.08/5  rDev -3.4%

Let me begin by saying I am not a super fan of British ales, with the exception of bitters. Take that in mind when reading this review. This is one of the sexiest pours I have ever seen from a lighter brew. Even with an experienced pour, the head will consume nearly 3/4 of the glass and quickly "roll up" the glass into a uber creamy 2 finger head. This creamy head sticks around. The nose is slight, but includes bananas and some malt. The taste is a disappointment from such an attractive pour. It's a little watery, with notes of bananas and very mild floral hops. I enjoy the creamy mouth feel and the brew isn't bad, it's actually very drinkable, but it's lacking in complexity and I wish it were more robust. All that said, I honestly have a similar view when drinking most standard British pub ales, at least this one pours sexy and has a cool mouth feel.

05-01-2012 22:32:34 | More by raszputini
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beaulabauve

Louisiana

2.25/5  rDev -29.5%

04-30-2012 01:44:44 | More by beaulabauve
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jsisko01

Michigan

3.8/5  rDev +19.1%

Appearance - Pours a somewhat clear, light orange hue with a thin creamy head.

Smell - I can smell the bitter yeast and floral notes.

Taste - Pretty bitter. Has a subtle sweetness, along with a floral and bready aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light body with low carbonation.

Overall - This is definitely one of the better pale ales.

04-29-2012 04:37:17 | More by jsisko01
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RSmith


3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-29-2012 01:36:58 | More by RSmith
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WeissBoy

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-28-2012 05:26:09 | More by WeissBoy
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Niklas


4/5  rDev +25.4%

04-27-2012 13:59:06 | More by Niklas
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olbubba

Florida

1.75/5  rDev -45.1%

04-27-2012 03:18:28 | More by olbubba
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braican

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

04-24-2012 22:04:18 | More by braican
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

2.55/5  rDev -20.1%

Poured from nitro can into pint glass

Appearance – Upon pouring from the can there is a yellowish honey colored body. The nitrogen bubble can be seen streaming up through the beer, giving it a lighter color when it is initially poured. As the bubbles cascade up through the beer it leaves a deeper golden colored brew with a nice thick white foam head left on the surface of the brew.

Smell – There is a heavy caramel aroma mixed with a bready body. There are some hints of honey and some floral notes mixed in as well, which with the caramel give a rather sweeter smell.

Taste – It begins with a strong breadiness. Unlike what is detected in the nose, there is not much sweetness at all. There is a bitterness that develops on the tongue throughout the taste experience. Toward the end there is a floral and grassy flavor that mixes with the breadiness, leaving a somewhat astringent and herbal flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – Creamy due to the nitrogen nature, but the effervescence is low. It would actually do much better from a higher level of carbonation as it wouldn’t accentuate the rather unpleasant flavors left on the tongue like the creamy nitrogen body does.

Overall – Really the only thing this brew has is a decent smell and look. The breadiness was nice, but the herbal and astringent flavors really took away from it and as for its mouthfeel, a non-nitrogen driven nature may have suited the flavors better.

04-24-2012 00:07:56 | More by Darkmagus82
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Metz

Maryland

4/5  rDev +25.4%

04-22-2012 14:57:06 | More by Metz
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

04-21-2012 00:19:16 | More by brutalist
Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
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