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Proper Job - St. Austell Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
St. Austell Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2007)
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Reviews by prosper:
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prosper

Alberta (Canada)

4.65/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500mL bottle. Pours clear, but obviously not filtered. A thin skim of well-compacted yeast on the bottom of the bottle. Thin white head.

Smell - it doesn't have a strong aroma. Sticky sweet malts, some alcohol, and some candy-like citrus, a combination of yeastiness and the hopping.

Taste - wow. Great balance - not overly bitter, but definitely a strong hop presence. Not really an 'english' character to the hops, either - I could totally believe this was a Rogue product, or other american micro.

Mouthfeel is not heavy and thick, but also not thin and watery. About right.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2011 01:53:26 | More by prosper
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xhuang61

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-25-2014 22:31:11 | More by xhuang61
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British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Croatia (Hrvatska)

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Spain

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Dean_M

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Light golden amber colour, lively carbonation.

Smell: Floral hop aroma, Orange and citrus. Very nice. More American hop aroma than you would expect from a English IPA.

Taste: Good malt flavour, citrus just as you would expect from the smell. Long bitter finish that is expected from this style.

Mouthfeel: Medium body and carbonation.

Overall: Very nice IPA, nice balance of US and UK styles. Could see it be very enjoyable in the summer months.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 09:22:29 | More by Dean_M
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -23.1%

03-12-2014 20:07:41 | More by ArtZan
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vinicole

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-07-2014 19:58:57 | More by vinicole
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Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

02-20-2014 16:50:18 | More by BogBoyJD
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Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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Brazil

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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-01-2013 14:05:32 | More by EmperorBevis
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Ethiopia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Australia

3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Drank from my Duvel pilsner glass

A - Pours a golden amber colour with a nice white creamy head that retains well.

S - Nice hoppy aroma with a little grain and malt.

T - Nice hops up with caramel malt balance. Predominant flavours of grapefruit and citrus.

M - Medium body and low carbonation.

O - A better than average EIPA has some nice hoppy notes.

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10-20-2013 09:27:58 | More by eric5bellies
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Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Germany

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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endovelico

Portugal

4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This golden beauty displays a lovely bouquet even out of the bottle, with an admirable coalescence of caramel malt, peaches and lemon balm aromatics.

At the mouth, the beer is crisp, angular, modestly bittered - but at the same time splendidly balanced with the sweetness - and carrier of woodish, mossy, minty, piney like notes in play with the obligatory grapefruit notes and bubblegum center.

It's a polished, extremely competent IPA that wears the typical American aromatics but is still very British in it's temperance and elegance. A proper job indeed.

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09-24-2013 19:33:11 | More by endovelico
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djura

Serbia

3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is one of those beers you must try,and it's worth of waiting it.

A - Honey orange color,usual for IPA-s. One finger white foam,lasting few seconds.
S - Lots of elder spice in it,hops and honey.
T/M - Good balanced bitterness,elder,bitter aftertaste,sweet malt. Some spices.

O - Do not drink it to much cold,you will pass all the good aromas in it. School example of IPA.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 19:46:57 | More by djura
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Proper Job from St. Austell Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.