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Fullerís Anniversary Ale / Special Edition ESB

Formerly brewed at Fullerís
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
London, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Cask: Special. Brewed to mark the 160th anniversary of the brewery. Originally released as Red Diamond. Bottle Conditioned for Fullerís Fine Ale Club, and as Special Edition ESB for Michael Jacksonís Rare Beer Club.

Ingredients: 91.5% Optic Malt, 3.5% Crystal Malt and 5% Flaked Maize; Goldings. Dry hopped with Goldings and matured for 3 months.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2010

Bottle 50cl. @ chrisos Back In The UK Tasting.

[ Vintage 2005 ]. Clear medium amber color with a average to large, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, fruity, oxidide, dried fruit, raisin notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100522]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2006
Bottle. A hazy orange beer with a thin disappearing orange head. The aroma is very spicy on a malty caramel back ground. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of caramel, combined with a light spicyness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2006
Bottle. Clear golden coloured with an off white head. Sweet aroma of malts and caramel with notes of dried fruits. Sweet flavour of malts, caramel, dried fruits and hops. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2006
(Bottle 50 cl) Pours a clear, amber golden with a small, off-white head. Rather unusual aroma, slightly nutty, but not overly clean or pleasant. Medium body with a very alcoholic note and some very distinct bittering hops. Whatís in between the aroma and the finish is a bit uncertain, Iím just not very fond of it. 110606

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (22450) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2010
22nd May 2010. ChrisOs íBlue Ridge Mountains Of Virginiaí tasting! Clear amber beer. Soft, dry, light palate. A little aged malt - minerally. Slight milk chocolate tone. Aged beer but not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2011 bottle at chris -o ... copper ... loads of fizz bubbles ...sweet toffee malt ... big oxidation mellon nose ... sweet oxidised toffee ... bbf 09/07 2.9 bottle at shoulder of mutton bbf 09/07... deep copper ... thin tan ... sweet blackcurrant ... light ovaltine malts ... light thin body ... soft mellow fruits ... 3:5

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (19376) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2006
Amber color; big head; lace. Aroma of demerara sugar and malt. Quite good Bitter, with some malt, but not exceptional. Very strong bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17352) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2008
Bottle at Chris_oís The Wolf tasting. Actually Rene, I brought this one. Amber colour with thin beige head. Little bit of must on aroma. Good Fullers beer with decent flavours in mouth. Aroma isnít great, but the rest is very good and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14172) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 28, 2007
Bottle purchased at the Griffin Brewery. Bottle conditioned. Malty aroma. Deep amber color with a vigorous, frothy, lacing near-white head. Starts very malty. Lightly roasted malt impact. Passes to complex flavors, which seem to include chocolate. The chocolate stays, the malt goes, and the hop arrives. This is passing strange. Good, but strange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (14127) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 25, 2007
Bottle (Barrowboy?, London) Dark orange, very lively large loose head. Winey and plummy aroma. Slightly alcoholic, but very tasty woody taste. Dark fruits and wine too. Very well balanced. Woody and malty finish. Pleasantly, but subtly, hopped too

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