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Boddingtons Pub AleBoddingtons Pub Ale

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England, United Kingdom

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 10-20-2001

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of pmatz2
3.16/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Creamy and smooth - say's it all
One of the thickest creamiest heads I've ever experienced on a beer at least 2 fingers thick. Pours just like a Guinness. A very light amber color with a snow wight head

Taste - not much to it. I know smooth is not a taste but that's all there is to it. It is mild, not to sweet not very hoppy.

Smell - nothing jumps out at you,

Mouthfeel is good. goes down like water or should I say it goes down like mountain dew compared to coke.

I do enjoy this beer. Consider it a guilty pleasure, I takes the place of Guinness in the summer. I suggest this as the first step to get some one off bud, miller etc. onto real beer,

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1.83/5  rDev -42.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

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3.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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4.03/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Excellent readily available pale ale. Pop the top and pour quickly for a good head, with an full-bodied hearty taste. Pours clear and a deep dark amber with a pleasant crisp smell. Very easy to drink several of these, with the 4.7% ABV, and it's a pleasant everyday ale, great with a meal.

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It poured a golden yellow beer with a large creamy head which I blame on the nitro can device.
It smelled pretty malty, grainy, a tad of honey, and yeast.
It tasted simular to the smell except a bit more honey and bread.
The mouthfeel was medium body, this beer was a decent beer ,not something fantastic, but definetely a go to beer if the bar selection sucks.

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2/5  rDev -37.3%

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2.4/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Yikes... Is this really considered good beer in England? If so than I am REALLY proud to be an American! Smells like astringent mixed with rubbing alcohol... The taste is awful... Not sure what piss tastes like but I imagine this is pretty close... If I was in a desert and this was the only liquid I had to drink I would rather die of dehydration... Awful... Just plain awful...

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3.9/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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2.95/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served from nitro can into standard pint glass. Like most nitro beers, this one looks great. Cascading bubbles leads to 1 inch white thick white head that lasts and lasts. Beer itself is a clear dark golden color. No visible carbonation.
Very faint, beery smell with maybe some hops.
Neither malt or hops very prominent in the taste. Ends with some bitterness. Slight metallic taste. Mouthfeel like typical nitro beer. Smooth and light. Not much carbonation.
Overall this beer is easy to drink and session. There is not anything offensive but also not much to impress. It is much like most other nitro beers—it looks great but things are downhill after that.

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4.18/5  rDev +31%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I found this to be a very nice beer. It was purchased in a can and it contained one of those nitrogen balls that when busted is supposed to release nitrogen into the drink and cause a nice head to form. I found it to work rather nicely and the head was beautiful. Overall, the appearance, smell, taste, mouthfeel, and drinkability was exceptional. This is something I could drink regularly.

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2/5  rDev -37.3%

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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3.31/5  rDev +3.8%
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3.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pint on nitro-tap at the Hard Rock Cafe in London, UK.

A - Pours a lightish amber with a creamy white head, thanks to the nitro-tap.

S - Malt with just a touch of bitter hops.

T - Some sweet maltiness with a nutty aftertaste. Bready.

M - Somewhat thin, but smooth and creamy -- again, thanks to the nitro.

D - Very drinkable and crisp, but a little low on flavor.

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
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