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

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RATINGS: 368   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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.


tseo's rating

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tseo (153) - Athens, - JAN 2, 2013
Aroma: Malty and musty nose. A fine combination of aromas of caramel, orange and minerals. Mouthfeel: Medium body, very little carbonation. Taste: Bitter and toasty, accented by spicy hops. Hints of fruit and sweetness at the edges. Finish: Dry, bitter and spicy with some tartness. The best part, I think. Overall: This one is somewhat simple, but very satisfying, nonetheless.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vonpolski (22) - Borup, DENMARK - APR 4, 2014
A bit of a teaser. A beautiful deep copper colour with a impressive off-white head. Well carbonated. But the mixture of fruit, roasted malt, spises and hops is missing something in the balance between the sweet and bitterness. Not that it is a bad beer, but it have the potential for a exelent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3061) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 28, 2014
Medium off white head dark rich ruby pour mild carbonation aromas caramel nut honey toffee alcohol spice the flavours toffee grain malt caramel medium to strong bitter nut honey good taste the finish nice stuff good matiness bitter sweet balance a warming type ale for sure

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (5343) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 22, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein kupferfarbenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, nussig, würzig, leicht alkoholisch. Geschmack röstmalzig, fruchtig, würzig, Karamell, nussig, alkoholisch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5105) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2014
50cl, English brew, from Melger’s Haarlem, complex brew, malty/bitter and slightly fruity/roasted, balanced, clear, rocky head, good Winter brew

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2001) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark amber. Toast and cookie dough aroma, sweet maltiness with soft bitter undertones in the mouth. Medium-bodied and chocolate finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (319) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2014
Beautiful deep copper with massive off-white head. Apple, light roasted malts, herbal hops and some spices. Light bodied, full carbonation. Taste is good balance between sweet and nice bitterness in the finish. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattiasA (610) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2014
Backlog. Tried a number of times on bottle. One of my favourite winter-seasonals. Fullers always delivers good beers, this isn’t an exception.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
triskaideka (103) - IRELAND - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle at home - poured dark amber with long lasting white head. Caramel and malt in the aroma. Full bodied with a creamy texture.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stefannilssons (1300) - SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2014
Den här ölen hade verkligen en ’julkänsla’ i sig, smaken bar toner av krydda, torkad frukt, äpple och trä. Kroppen var stabil och balansen närvarande precis så som man vill ha ’en.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
VictorStr (979) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2014
Brukar inte English Strong Ales vara från 7% och uppåt?! Men vad vet jag, så kraftigare den i alla fall inte. Visst en tydlig sötma och rostade toner i aromen. Lite lätt i


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