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


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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Bottle; Pasteurised.
"A strong amber coloured ale, boasting a sweet, nutty flavour, with rich dark tones."
Ingredients: Pale malt and Crystal malt; Target, Challenger and Northdown hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freiksenet (92) - - JAN 13, 2014
A: Dark amber to brown, transparent. S: Strong malt, goes up to honey and caramel. T: Balanced malt sweetness with a bit of liquorice, very balanced bitterness that goes along is. M: Quite full. O: Quite decent, great balance of sweetness and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThreeCats (554) - ISRAEL - JAN 10, 2014
Clear reddish mahogany color with a nice off-white head. Aroma earthy, flowery, and caramel with a note of roast. Very "English" (duh). Taste bitter at first, notes of caramel and chocolate, then some wood. Nice full finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (478) - ISRAEL - JAN 4, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2014 Bottle. Pours clear amber-brown with a small creamy head. Aroma of caramel, coffee, light roastiness and some fruits. Light-moderate sweet, flavors of roasted malts, fruits, caramel and toffee,medium bitterness in the finish. Medium-bodied, easy to drink. Nice ale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
elosop (137) - SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2014
Mörkröd med hygglig skumkrona. Lite metallisk arom? Mest beska i smaken. Ingen lång eftersmak. En hygglig brittisk bitter, men ingen favorit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NordicV (1086) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2014
Brun öl med beige skum. Doft av malt, mörkt bröd, kola och torkad frukt. Bra bra balans mellan sötma och en nötig beska.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kustie (94) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 28, 2013
Ei erityisen voimakas tuoksu. Kuparinvärinen kirkas olut. Samettinen vaahto. Aavistuksen hapan, melko mieto maku. Hieman lakritsainen jälkimaku. Suutuntuma puolitäyteläinen. Ei erityisen monipuolinen, mutta ihan tasapainoinen olut.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Andy_ (629) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Copper orange beer with a dense beige head leaving finally only a ring on top of the beer. Aroma has dry wood and nuts as well as sweet toffee. Taste is berry marmaladeish sweet with bitterness and dry woodness. Also a hint of alcohol. Finish is dry and medium long. Mouthfeel is medium full with medium strong carbonation. A quite basic Engish beer. Nothing really wrong with it but this is not just my style of beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (1975) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2013
Typical British beer, bit malty and a bit bitter. Also a bit flat though, like it stood too long in the English rain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3578) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear, deep reddish, dark copper colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, beige head. Sweetish malty aroma, notes of toffee, cautious hoppy overtones. Taste is minimally sweet malty, cautious hints of toffee, dry and bitter hoppy overtones.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bjakk (282) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - DEC 23, 2013
Reddish golden, with nice white foam. Mild orange aroma. Orange peel, malt, with a bitter mildly burned aftertaste that grows. High in carbon.

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