RateBeer
overall
92
96
style
Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: English Strong Ale
London, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
This strong full-bodied malty ale has been aged in 30-year-old Single Malt casks for a period of 500 days, infusing the ale with flavours and characteristics of the whisky that has absorbed into the wood. Flavours include a balance of hoppy bitterness and tangy marmalade, rounded off with subtle smoky vanilla notes and a hint of whisky.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ [ Chris O’s pre NYE Tasting ].[ Bottle # 54 ].
[ Courtesy of chriso ]. Clear light to medium orange amber color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, light to moderate hoppy, orange, soap, whisky, light alcohol. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft and sticky. [20081230]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2009 From cask. Citric to mild malty flavour and aroma. Lingering chocolate and towards mild fruity base flavour with a mild bitterness showing through. Smooth and and brettish base flavour. Mild acidic and fruity note to the finish. Slight salty finish (nah - that was the pretzels I had..). ANyhow, was a bit off with the brett aroma I assume - but quite nice and not more of than many other served casks or bottled beers.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29174) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2011
Bottled. A red beer with a huge light tan head. The aroma has notes of metal, whiskey, alcohol, caramel, and berries. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, red berries, alcohol, wood, whiskey, and caramel, as well as lighter notes of smoke and vanilla, leading to a dry alcoholic finish. The alcohol warms the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Bottle # 11555. Pours a clear warm amber golden with a handsome off-white head. Sweet vanilla aroma. Medium body, sweetish caramel and fruit with a distinct oaky touch. Some alcohol in the finish. Decent alright if not exactly thrilling. 280209

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20589) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2009
Bottle at Københavnske Øldage 2009. Clear orange coloured with a small off white ehad. Weet aroma of caramel with notes of dried fruits and shisky. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits, whisky and oak. Swet and oaky finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oh6gdx (20253) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 12, 2009
Bottled (thanks omhper!). Amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is licorice, fruity hops and quite lemony as well. Also some fudge and caramel malts as it waems up. Flavour is caramel malts, fruits and some slightly yeasty notes. Some whisky and oaky notes become more present when getting warm. Very nicely balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19239) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2009
Bottled. Clear amber, rich head. Oaky vanilla aroma. Sweet with strong whisky flavour. Solid caramelly body with that does not marry well with th whisky, making the beer somewhat one-dimensional.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2012
Bottle @ chriso. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty oaky caramel aroma. Fruity malty oaky caramel flavor with some dusty hints. Fruity malty caramel finish with some oaky hints.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2010
20th December 2008. Hand labelled advance bottle courtesy of Rich at Utobeer. Cloudy brown beer. Lively and tangy with just a light touch of whisky and wood. Crisp dry finish. Warming afterglow from the whisky. Just a tad different.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2009
Beautiful amber color; generous head. Mild caramel aroma, warming but nothing special. Good body strength, caramel flavor, residual sweetness, correct bitterness, maybe a touch of wood. Quite well brewed, but ordinary.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50