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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: English Strong Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 1665   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mainly available bottled (bottle conditioned). Occasionally in cask.
Ingredients: Pale Malt (mix of Pipkin, Maris Otter and Halcyon), crystal and amber malt from Simpsons. Goldings hops.
First brewed in 1995 for the 150th anniversary of the brewery.
Winner of CAMRA Champion Bottle Conditioned Beer of Britain (1998-1999). Described by Roger Protz as ’a rich beer with a fruit cake aroma, spices and nutmeg from malt and hops resulting in a dry, fruity finish’.


Jamedra's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jamedra (694) - Hostivice, - OCT 2, 2013
Láhev 500 ml. Silné sladové aroma doprovázené karamelem a závanem alkoholu. Pěna je lehce hnědo bílé barvy, středně vysoká, hrubší konzistence a držící. Barva samotného piva přechází z rubínové do tmavší měděné. Chuť je znát po praženém sladu, příchod silné uhelné hořkosti je velmi rázný, to celé je zakončeno alkoholovým dozvukem. Toto pivo není příliš dobře pitelné kvůli své robustní hořkosti, ale jinak svým vzhledem a chuti přesně podtrhuje pivní styl english strong ale.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scotbrew (59) - - AUG 1, 2015
Rich malt, fruitcake, booze, really good example of the English strong ale style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nordic (277) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle 0,5. Caramel aroma. Well balanced taste, semi-sweet, caramel & malt notes. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kajser27 (365) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 28, 2015
Beautiful deep copper colored, soapy small to medium off white head. Aroma is malty, sweet caramel, toffee and biscuit. Taste is moderate sweet caramel, malty, biscuit, toffee, some fruits (fruitcake), bit toasty, low to medium bitter herbal hops, dryish finish. Medium bodied, moderate- carbonation. Very good!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (1290) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours maroon, with a cola coloured head. Aroma is caramel malts, with burned sugar and nits, as well as some spicy hops and clove. Full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is spicy hops, followed by roasted malts with burned sugar, iced coffee and notes of leather, oak, aniseed and nuts. Bitter coffee throughout the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
killroy (78) - BULGARIA - JUN 26, 2015
%00 ml bottle at home. Nice copper color with small head. Some caramel and toffy in the aroma. Malty taste with bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wozap (350) - Węgorzewo, POLAND - JUN 22, 2015
Pite na koniec terminu przydatności. Lekki gaszing ,kolor miedziany, piana bujna, średniopęcherzykowa, lacing. Aromat suszone owoce, słodowe, biszkoptowe, śliwkowy likier. Smak to głównie słodowość. Finisz długi wytrawny, goryczka ziołowa lekko zaznaczona. Wysycenie wysokie, ale gładkie...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
YantarCoast (485) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUN 21, 2015
500ml bottle from Bochka in Moscow. Pours dark amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee. Rich taste of caramel, spices, oak.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kiwi_daz (51) - NEW ZEALAND - JUN 20, 2015
loads of caramel, ,toasty ,bready goodness. Fruity, malty and dry, lovely ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoRoBeNiKi (127) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2015
From a cask at a british pub in NYC. Light smell of fruit and malt. Pours golden/brown mix. Light sweet caramel with some bitterness to help. The bitterness evolves the beer from a sweet treat with no backbone to something you can enjoy and savor. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
berlinoise2go (666) - NORWAY - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle (50cl) from Vinmonopolet (Ullevĺl Stadion), Oslo. Chestnut brown colour, slightly hazy. Half-inch off-white head that reduces to an uneven bubbly film with a narrow band of lacing. Aroma is malty and vegetal, with spiced cake and dried fruit, aged character. Medium body, soft carbonation, pleasant palate. Well-balanced, fairly sweet, malty taste with some fruity acidity and mild bitterness. Finish is malty and dry.


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