Boddingtons Pub Ale | Boddingtons

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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 10-20-2001

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3.81/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The most unique aspects of this brew are its aroma and flavor. The nose is extremely minerally; lots of metallic overtones that look over the biscuity malt aromas. Slightly perfumey; floral with a strong herbal scent near the end. Taste is very sharp, musty, maybe some corn adjuncts, biscuity, minerally and very chewy. Almost lightly skunky like a bottle thats been light struck, except that this was poured from a can. Extremely creamy mouthfeel; almost feels like a nitro poured draft beer. Very different from the American ales I am used to, and one that I would drink again.

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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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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2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3/5  rDev -6%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of thecheapies
3.23/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Copper hue with a tight nitro head. Settled to less than a finger. Rocking the glass, the beer looks soppy.

Sweet grain, corn, light husky aroma. A little watery. Not entirely absent of hops, but they're barely there.

Picking up the corn again, but there's a light tea element. Slightly watered down taste. Grain notes have staleness. Hops are hard to find. Lightly bitter, at first, but picks up a phenolic astringency toward the end.

Okay feel with some milkiness, thanks to the widget. Carbonation does well, while the body seems a little too light.

Boddingtons is not as good as some of the others in its class, but it's a classic pub ale, nonetheless.

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1.75/5  rDev -45.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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3/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

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2/5  rDev -37.3%

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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4/5  rDev +25.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
3.19 out of 5 based on 2,835 ratings.
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