Fin (7811) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, - OCT 21, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the Hung Drawn and Quartered, London, 20th October 2012 on The Thames Tipple, now well into London and running out of pubs fast, we were also in company of Ang A bit pricey at £7.75 a bottle however its a decent sized bottle so good for sharing and to be fair its a damn good beer. Loads of dark sugars, nice warmth from the alcohol, some sweet orange flavours and whilst I am not really knowledgeable about Armagnac I could tell that itís influence could be felt. Thoroughly enjoyable beer, and proof that Fullers can really knock out some good stuff when they put their mind to it, however I actually donít mind Fullers, I know they have their critics but I donít mind them at all. A7 A5 T8 P4 Ov15 3.9
Spab (2609) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a clear copper colour with moderate-sized cream-coloured head. Aroma is quite woody with caramel, cherries, baked apples and earthiness. Flavour is full of oakiness, fair amount of dark fruit, including cherry, stewed green apple, hints of caramel and vanilla, as well as a little earthiness. Interesting.
dxbrad (15) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep honey, chocolate aroma. Pours dark amber with a foamy, bubbling which has the hint of sweetness from the armagnac oak casks . Has a heady oaked flavour, malty, caramel, and that armagnac returns at the end. Triumphant!
TheJestersBeer (2148) - SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
500ml bottle, #09162.
Pours a brilliant deep gold, with an off-white head.
Spicy, complex, malty aroma, wood, vanilla, citrus, caramel, floral notes, brandy, lightly toasted notes.
Off-dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2.
Spicy, complex, woody taste, vanilla, brandy, caramel, orange peel, yeast, hops.
Very well balanced, subtle rather than powerful. Elegant. Well done again, Mr Keeling. (2014-12-23
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[6189-20140226] Bottle. Mild fruity and woody applesauce aroma. Clear, orange amber body with foamy white head. Bitter grainy fruit malt flavour. Medium body. Average. (6/3/6/3/13) 3.1
Bobhund (430) - - DEC 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Köpt på Systembolaget Boländerna, Uppsala. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info.
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zacgillbanks (2620) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Fullerís website. This copper coloured beer pours with a large foamy head. It has deep, rich red fruit and currant flavours, vanilla notes and Armagnac on the fruity finish.
cfrancis (2561) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours clear orange with a moderate fizzy white top. Aroma is sweetness from the oak barrels and small bittering hops. Taste is carbonated, not the normal smooth velvet mouthfeel I have come to expect from Fullers. Nice sweetness and dry mouthfeel from the barrels and earthy cereal malts.
rejtable (1457) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This was nice. Pours clear orange, lots of head and lots of lacing. Nose is sweet liquor, probably Armagnac. Flavours are sweet caramel, some Armagnac,. Taste medium sweet, light bitter. Medium body with lively carbonation. Nice!!
eduardovl (987) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 500ml bottle served in a Duvel tulip glass.
Bottle nr. 36756.
A: Pours a dark amber color. Quite nutty but absolutely clear. Forms a medium bubbled yellow head forming small spotty lacings in the glass. Medium to low retention but with a quite persistent thin layer that remains on the top for long time
S: Great sweet toffee and caramel malts with strong notes of wood and cognac. Booze but balanced. Fruity as it should with strong notes of dark and mainly dry fruits: cherry, raisins and plums
T: Sweet front. Strong notes of toffee, caramel malts, roasted malts. Ooooaaak! Oh boy... Strong notes of dark fruits and dark dry fruits like plums, raisins, cherry, grapes and cherrywood. Notes of cognac and alcohol
M: Heavy molasses body. Medium carbonation. Sweet malty aftertaste with strong alcohol notes. Warming beer
O: Great drinkability. Extremely well done ale. Just another Fullerís masterpiece
[ BA Review @ 10/31/2013 ]
Countbeer (4833) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Thanks PapsÝ: #01848: Served in a Chouffe glass:
Bigger pink ish beige creamy head. Beautiful hazy warm orange colored beer.
Aroma of white wine, grapes, some wood, hint of (wilder) yeast, light malts, hint of vanilla, some custard and a nice balanced pinch of spices. Beautiful aroma, very nice sniffer!
Flavour of grapes, bitter, very light tint of something like light tart fruit, yeast, some herbs, some wood, malts, light spice and grain tones some white wine and some earthy tones with a hint of wilder yeast. Also a light alcohol touch.
Aftertaste is bitter, malty, herbal and some white wine notes.
Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, more than medium bodied and a spicy creamy texture. Nice stuff! Interesting and tasty!