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

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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
veceo (789) - CROATIA - DEC 13, 2014
Clear reddish brown color, average sized white head. Aroma of cherries, malt, cinnamon and sugary sweetness. Taste is cherries, dark fruits, caramel, cinnamon and some hops. Medium body, average carbonation. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Finish is slightly dry. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
back (1568) - Holstebro, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2014
Kobber klar skum råhvid Nødder citrus malt tømmer chokolade Bitter moderate sød lidt Blød @home ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (2241) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2014
Clear brown body, good fawn head, varied and crocheted lacing. Aroma; caramel malts, lots of toffee fudges, dry plum peels, hazelnut honey. Taste; caramel malts, butterscotch, grassy juicy hops, earthy notes, leads to a half dry finish with dusty hops, dried fruits, juicy lingering malts into plummy notes. Ok body, ok carbonation. Overall ok premium. [50cl brown bottle, abv5.3%, B@Systembolaget Kiruna, 2€70c, BB23OCT15, T@höme]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (14257) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle, 5.3%. Sweetish and malty aroma. Clear brown colour. Big stable light brown head. The flavour is spicy and herbal, teaish, sweetish with a mild bitterness to (almost) balance. After more sips, the herbs fade away but the bitterness and maltiness stay resulting in a more balanced beer than I though to begin with.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bamsen78 (4182) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy coppr brown with small off-white head. Clear aroma of malt, with notes of hops and barrel and touches of spices. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with rough but sweetish malty notes and bready touches. Subtle hints of dried fruit. Rough aftertaste with hints of diacethylene. Not bad but not very inspiring, either.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5756) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle from convi. Chestnut brown color with medium off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, herbal notes. Taste, sweet caramel malt, caramel, clove, herbs, dark fruits, cinnamon. Long bitter finish. Lovely winter beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blogmeabeer (25) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2014
Light brown with pale head. A bit thin on the nose, hints of syrup and hazel nuts. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat as it should be. Nutty malt with caramel and a lingering light bitterness. This is a decent beer. I wich it would pack a bit more punch and umfph.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leini (1215) - SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2014
500ml bottle. Mahogany body with a low tan head. Sweet and malty. Plums, raisin, madeira and a nice bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (1190) - DENMARK - DEC 3, 2014
Aroma: fruity sweet with hops. Flavoir: fruits and berries and sweetness and a dry bitter finish. Colour: reddish brown with an offwhite head.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ramboraffe (1001) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2014
500 ml bottle. Clear amber with white head. Smell is caramel, honey and syrup. Taste is caramel malty with bread and honey. Semi dry with low bitterness and low carbonation.


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