Boddingtons Pub Ale | Boddingtons

BA SCORE
74
okay
2,813 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:
2,813
Reviews:
1,130
Avg:
3.19
pDev:
20.38%
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
441
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,813 |  Reviews: 1,130
Photo of jbehlar
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kirbsidebootleg
1.53/5  rDev -52%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Fake cask beer, what else is there to say but nasty. Cask beer is definitely an acquired taste. This is an unfair review because i can't drink'em.

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Photo of Steve_Studnuts
3.33/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kmat10
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cdub70085
4.33/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

At bbva stadium watching uswnt btho Russia. Beer has some sweetness.

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Photo of Sayb
4.35/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gefinley
3.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nucleosynthesis
2.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of VoxRationis
3.64/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Decanted into a tulip pint glass; 23 Oct 2017 stamped on the bottom of the can. Pours a light copper color; after separation and clearing, nice retention of half inch, eggshell white head. Slightly citrus in nose, tastes sweet with a little bitter hoppiness, closing without aftertaste. An great, old standby.

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Photo of Ottoj55
2.33/5  rDev -27%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

The pour on this beer is really great, nitro beers are always fun to watch. Leaves a great fluffy white foam. There isn't much smell to speak of, lightly floral hops. Very light flavorless beer. Its light, easy drinking and silky smooth from the nitro. Not a bad beer, not really great, its just an easy drinking pub ale.

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Photo of dacrza1
2.52/5  rDev -21%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

DATE: March 5, 2017... OCCASION: first Sunday feast during the season of Lent... GLASSWARE: Hop Devil nonick... quite a spectacle straight from the can, with a cascading effervescence that roils up the glass that piles a thick, steady snow pack of white... body is honey amber, with the slightest traces of bubbles around... soft buttery notes begin the aroma... some malty traces, but tough to notice more... a dank, bar rag aroma lingers, which doesn't endear it... sips a creamy, understated body--almost light-bodied--that lingers on the teeth moderately... a thin maltiness finishes... some citrus hints--lemon grass, mostly--with apple, butter, and basement... maybe a bit better than the sum of its parts, as it encourages the next sip as a "pub" ale should, with mild bitterness and crushability, but not among the pub ales I would suggest or serve to others....

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Photo of BeckHardy
2.38/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

I bought a four pack from a local bottle shop. They were fairly cheap. There was a code on the bottom of the can but no date. I'm guessing the date was in Julian. After chilling the cans for about three hours I carefully cracked one open and then using the 45 degree angle technique poured the contents into a nonic pint glass. Once settled the color was amber and a nice two finger thick head. The beer smelled of white bread crust but it was faint. Upon sipping it tasted smooth, creamy, and slightly sweet. A decent amount of lacing. The mouth feel was creamy, a little slick, but refreshing. Over all not a bad beer even if it is mass produced. I think they did a nice job with the can and widget. Normally I would have deducted for it being owned by Inbev but unlike Bass they did a nice job. I noticed The Bros said this beer was awful. Well they can go FUCK OFF. This is a good beer.

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Photo of jagada
3.52/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JoshHatfield
4.15/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jasadewi
3.07/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A: Slight copperish orange color, with a thick, creamy white head that leaves a good amount of lacing.
S: Slight sugary aroma.
T: Fairly sweet, little hop flavor, mostly biscuity malt.
M: Medium bodied, surprisingly thicker than you'd expect given the tastes.
O: An okay beer, that I would try. But, I'd never make a habit of ordering this one.

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

Photo of JuiceMan818
4.11/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Curt3
3.87/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coopdog1000
3.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of awjess
3.79/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a frosted pint glass.
Nice Head
Noticed Initial separation and activity - like a Guinness.
Tart aftertaste.
A little too mello for my taste, but overall a decent beer with very low ABV.

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Photo of Can_has_beer
2.36/5  rDev -26%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of Stooven
3.41/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Surprising all the negative reviews.I suppose I will! never be able to unlike this given -- for years -- the only nitro can beers you could find were Bod , Guinness, and a couple others. Snob is as snob does.

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Boddingtons Pub Ale from Boddingtons
3.19 out of 5 based on 2,813 ratings.
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