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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

2,220 Ratings
THE BROS
54
awful

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Ratings: 2,220
Reviews: 1,049
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 20.69%
Wants: 17
Gots: 106 | 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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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
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pandatron

California

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

04-18-2012 23:04:15 | More by pandatron
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robbyb


3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-17-2012 21:38:26 | More by robbyb
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smartassboiler

Illinois

1/5  rDev -68.7%

04-13-2012 16:01:40 | More by smartassboiler
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aceparadis

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +33.2%

04-13-2012 13:01:24 | More by aceparadis
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jeffeljefe

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

04-13-2012 01:32:51 | More by jeffeljefe
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +48.9%

04-13-2012 00:09:09 | More by mquinn919
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lovellfam5

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +33.2%

04-12-2012 19:02:55 | More by lovellfam5
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StewartWatson


3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

04-12-2012 13:00:57 | More by StewartWatson
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IPABrewski


4/5  rDev +25.4%

04-12-2012 02:11:52 | More by IPABrewski
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Hex

Kentucky

3.45/5  rDev +8.2%

Pour out from a Nitro-Can and straight of the bat, this beer is beautiful. (The Megan Fox) of beer. Small casscade effect from the pour; not as intense as that of Guinness from the Nitro-can though. SUPER CREAMY Head. seemed to last me the intire glass, and never entirely dissipated. The beer itself is like looking into a jar of honey.

Smell is intiscing. Has some light malts, and kinda hoppy with a banana/pear scent. You can somehow almost smell the creaminess of the head but it may just be me.

Hears the killer... the tast is very mild. A little tooo mild. The smells werent deceitful but deffinately expected something better out of this beer. Not a bad flavor but the appearance and smell told you it had much more instore for you but doesnt. Still qualifies as an ale though. Nothing less.

Mouthfeel is pretty clean with the mildest of carbonations. really light bodied; a perfect ale from a hot day.

Overall not the best beer but not the worsed. The let-down of flavors really isnt cool but had you never seen the pour and had a close-pin over your nose when drank, the beers flavor isnt suffering... just nothing too standout about that.

04-11-2012 19:19:04 | More by Hex
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ericjn

Michigan

3/5  rDev -6%

04-11-2012 01:11:23 | More by ericjn
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Mfoucault


5/5  rDev +56.7%

04-10-2012 15:47:58 | More by Mfoucault
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macrosmatic

Florida

3/5  rDev -6%

04-10-2012 02:40:19 | More by macrosmatic
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Jsmitty1967

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

04-08-2012 03:05:58 | More by Jsmitty1967
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duceswild

Maryland

2/5  rDev -37.3%

04-06-2012 02:09:31 | More by duceswild
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -6%

04-05-2012 21:39:23 | More by HamGlade10
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-05-2012 19:19:13 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

04-05-2012 03:10:46 | More by Falcone
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

04-04-2012 11:53:05 | More by bluesplit63
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BlottoOtto

California

3/5  rDev -6%

04-04-2012 03:58:29 | More by BlottoOtto
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Jhatwig


3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

04-03-2012 02:37:59 | More by Jhatwig
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FreshHawk

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

04-02-2012 22:05:41 | More by FreshHawk
Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
73 out of 100 based on 2,220 ratings.