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Brewed by Fullerís
Style: English Strong Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 411   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.


MoritzF's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8590) - Bochum, - MAR 1, 2013
(bottle) Clear, dark amber colour with a firm and mid-sized slightly tanned foamy head. Slightly toasted malty aroma with caramel, hints of caramel and a mildly spicy and fruity hoppy touch. Moderately bitter and slightly sweet flavour, light to medium bodied with a well-carbonated mouthfeel. Initially malt-accented toasty taste with caramel and delicately nutty notes, accompanied by a rounded spicy and fruity hoppy blend; quite dry and bitter hoppy finish with a balanced toast-malty touch. Not really Christmassy but nevertheless a rounded British Ale. 01.III.13


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chopper925 (190) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle. Clear Brown, with medium Brown head. Fruity, caramel, almost buttery, nose. Sweet, light bitter taste. Fresher carbonation than expected, medium texture. Dried berries and nice caramel weithin the aftertaste. Nice one. Germans are not the only ones with good Winter beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1379) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
Mooie roodbruine kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt toffee, vanille, lekker bitter. Smaakt bitterzoet, vanille en toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hansvf (181) - - DEC 14, 2014
Hele sterke toffee geur. Mooi licht robijnrood . smaakt daar ook naar, wel snel uit de mond weg

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (1525) - ís-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
Pours a caramel brown clear beer with a good white head. Smells toffee, dried fruit and malts. Tastes malts, toffee. Average carbo, thin body and a sticky texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
veceo (643) - 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 (1329) - 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 (1838) - TromsÝ, 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, 2Ä70c, BB23OCT15, T@hŲme]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13788) - SÝnderborg, 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 (3403) - SÝnderborg, 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 (5064) - 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.


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