bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - DEC 2, 2005
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at North End Pub, Leiden. pour a clear amber with a small white head, quickly disapearing. Mild aroma, slightly sweet. flavor is slighlty fruity and finishes dry and bitter. Iím not a big ESB guy, but this is a good one.
DuffMan (9505) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 30, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear & coppery, caramel, some stone fruits, and a metallic tang in the nose. Flavours of roasted malt and stewed fruits with a slightly bitter finish. Deliciously drinkable.
MPA (942) - Amager (form. NÝrrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - NOV 29, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Hadnít had this beer for a long time and maybe I had it too cold and under circumstances, where I should only have gone for tasting something with more power in it. Itís ok, but isnít ok just another word for mediocre?
Habanero (3958) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2005 This is certainly not my favourite Fullers. Tiny aroma. Small off-white, fully diminishing head. Dark yellow colour. Strange hoppy soap flavour, with some notes of dried herbs and grass. Small sweet/bitter aftertaste. Un-balanced in style.
Strykzone (6645) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Had to work a bit for the aroma of this beer but found it to be of fruit and caramel. Definitely a sweet aroma. The head took forever to fade and the beer showed plenty of carbonation throughout. As expected the taste is bittermalt but not overly so and I expected more. The flavors are clearly built around the malt but there are several subtle tastes in there as well. It is the kind of beer that might bring out different flavors with each session. This is a such a nice drinking beer. Hats off to Fullers for this one.
iammadeofjelly (194) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark and unfizzy, like all good english beer should be. Very interesting flavour and smell, i quite like it.
saxo (16731) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Mild hoppy and fruity aroma with a similar taste. Watery palate. A balanced and enjoyable bitter.
tikimann (3) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 3, 2005 does not count
0.5 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
This is an old stand-by for me. If I go into a bar, and they have this beer, I will often order it.
Kevin (2192) - New Mexico, USA - NOV 3, 2005
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
reddish brown pour with a creamy white head that does not last. butterscotch aroma. taste is oatmeal cream pie and light diacetyl. dusty finish with tall grass notes. a bit metallic.
FrankJohansen (3616) - Sabro, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep amber colour with an off white almost light brown, mostly lasting creamy head. Aroma of caramel and fruits. Full body with a long finish. Way to go Fullers.