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Proper Job - St. Austell Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 7
Gots: 12 | 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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Ratings: 99 | Reviews: 41 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of SoPeL
4/5  rDev +3.1%

SoPeL, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of Bellonc
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Bellonc, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of Dean_M
4/5  rDev +3.1%
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.

Dean_M, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of ArtZan
3/5  rDev -22.7%

ArtZan, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of vinicole
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

vinicole, Mar 07, 2014
Photo of BogBoyJD
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

BogBoyJD, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of hansavijaticar
4.5/5  rDev +16%

hansavijaticar, Jan 10, 2014
Photo of BrazilianAussie
4/5  rDev +3.1%

BrazilianAussie, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of jooj8
4/5  rDev +3.1%

jooj8, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of brauseboof
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

brauseboof, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of EmperorBevis
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

EmperorBevis, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of MacarthurParker
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

MacarthurParker, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of wl0307
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

wl0307, Oct 23, 2013
Photo of eric5bellies
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.

eric5bellies, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Evil_Pidde, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of clarknova
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

clarknova, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of endovelico
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
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.

endovelico, Sep 24, 2013
Photo of djura
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

djura, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of Mitch84
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Mitch84, Jul 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

mjtierney2, Jul 11, 2013
Photo of mizx
4/5  rDev +3.1%

mizx, Jun 18, 2013
Photo of Tobiasmjh
4.66/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Perfect pale gold colour with clean white head. 4.5% not 5.5% (apparently difference is between cask 4.5% and bottle 5.5%). Fruity and floral on the nose almost grassy scents. True traditional IPA 'hoppyness' lingering in the foam. Pint served first at "The Old Customs House", Padstow Cornwall after a strong recommendation by the barman 'Duncan' (sorry for not filling out your survey, I hope this counts for something.) Free sample given with commentary. Later enjoyed at "The Shipwrights Inn", Padstow, Cornwall to the same standard and have one to take home in a bottle along with "Tribute" and "Trelawny", looking forward to a return to cornwall, will certainly be stopping to find this ale again!

Tobiasmjh, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of StevieDarrier
3/5  rDev -22.7%

StevieDarrier, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of innominat
4/5  rDev +3.1%

innominat, May 03, 2013
Photo of vfgccp
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

vfgccp, Mar 21, 2013
Proper Job from St. Austell Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.