Boddingtons Pub Ale | Boddingtons

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74
okay
2,806 Ratings
THE BROS
55
awful
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Boddingtons Pub AleBoddingtons Pub Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boddingtons
England, United Kingdom
inbev.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 10-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,806
Reviews:
1,126
Avg:
3.19
pDev:
20.38%
 
 
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46
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435
For Trade:
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3/5  rDev -6%

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2/5  rDev -37.3%

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3/5  rDev -6%

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3.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I enjoyed this beer paired with some sweet and spicy asian chicken tenders. This was a pretty good pairing of english pale to offset the spicyness. The relatively mild flavors didn't distract from the tasty chicken.

I poured this beer into a english pint glass. I always enjoy watching the cascade found in a nitro carbed beer. Once that beer settles, you get that great, creamy head which lingers for a long time.

There is almost no smell. You get just a hint of mild ale smell. The flavor echoes the smell. The taste is pretty clean. Additionally, there is almost no aftertaste.

This is a pretty good example of an English Pale, the taste is good, but pretty simple.

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Photo of eye2
2.81/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Drinking one right now. It's OK.

A: Right after pouring is reminiscent of Guinness Draught only lighter in color. Leaves about a half-finger of foam.

S: Can't smell anything from this beer.

T: A little sweet with a lingering hint of syrup.

F: Creamy and then sappy.

Overall: Pretty good. A little strong for drinking all day. One or two at a time is OK.

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3/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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3/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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5/5  rDev +56.7%

Photo of CowsCanBark
3.99/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 16 oz. nitro-can into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: The usual cascading appearance that a nitro gives; the glass becomes completely enveloped in the foamy head that quickly dissipates into a clear dark golden hue, with a solid bone white one finger head that doesn't let up. Moderate amount of lacing left as I drink. Really spectacular looking.

Smell: Nothing too special, metallic yeast, light barley and hops, kind of flowery smelling.

Taste: Tastes pretty much what it smells like, albeit a bit more assertive. Metallic yeast, mildly bitter citrus hops, slight tinge of booze.

Mouthfeel: Pretty damn nice. A very creamy offering, full bodied and with very little carbonation. This will make you have a foam-stache.

Overall: An excellent beer, and a surprisingly easy drinker for the full bodied mouthfeel. Definitely recommended.

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3/5  rDev -6%

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3/5  rDev -6%

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3/5  rDev -6%

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3.64/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a good pub ale. Have had it on draught and in a can and either way is mellow and tasty. Serious creamy head.

It gets extra points because it is best you can get in a can at the 7-11 near my apartment. If you haven't planned and need a reasonable beer last minute Boddingtons will make you happy.

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

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5/5  rDev +56.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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3.71/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is golden yellow, almost cider-like. Creamy head that lasts the whole way. Very nice, thick lacing.

Nose is cider-like with some starchiness and aluminum.

Taste has a strong pear flavor, as well as a candy apple element.

Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy.

Overall, understandably a classic pub ale for its texture and smoothness. Not much depth, but that is not what you look for in a Boddington's.

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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3/5  rDev -6%

Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
3.19 out of 5 based on 2,806 ratings.
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