Boddingtons Pub Ale | Boddingtons

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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:
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Added by Todd on 10-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,566
Reviews:
1,143
Ratings:
2,875
pDev:
20.38%
Bros Score:
2.25
 
 
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47
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lightly floral scent, faint malt sweetness, and slightly metallic

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Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
Beer rating: 3.19 out of 5 with 2,875 ratings
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