mribm (458) - Ocala, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2003
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Poured a copper color with a nice head that left ample lacing on the glass. Not much in the way of aroma, maybe a little caramel/malt aroma. The first sip has this real cloying sweetness which was kind of surprising and not real pleasant. Subsequent tastes however weren't as sweet. I would have liked a little more hops in this pale ale. Overall it was good, but it was too expensive ($10.99 + tax per six pack).
Aggie80 (788) - Michigan, USA - SEP 16, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Okay all around, but nothing overly special. Color was a bit better than a typical PA, and the hops provided a good crisp finish that lingers.
Braudog (5965) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 9, 2003
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured beautifully ... orange/copper with solid head. There's a real sweet aroma that perplexed me ... the flavor ... extremely sweet and caramel-based, with a bitter edge. This is different than you might expect in the US, but quite good.
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2003
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2004 Bottled. Golden with a little head. Sweet honey'd aroma. Doesn't taste like it smells though. It wasn't sweet but instead had a dirty bitter finish. Only just.
bac080 (398) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pretty good, somewhat bitter, the bottle is identical to the London Pride but says 'pale ale' small towards the bottom.
TheRimmer (483) - Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sweet malts, not very bitter or malty...but an inbetween type. Makes for a great session ale. A little odd only 3 people have tried this.
delacerveza (166) - Florida, USA - JAN 3, 2003
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
had this on tap, hand drawn. not very full bodied, not very hoppy, and not very malty either. wasnít sure what to make of it. thatís why i switched to the hand drawn IPA i suppose.
PhillyBeer2112 (2604) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2002
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
MWBF 2002: Strong caramel flavor and aroma. Med earthy hop finish.
Davhgbrew (945) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 8, 2002
2.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
I had a bottle of this while in London. Little to no carbonation, barleywine like aroma. The palate was very flat, semi-bitter, and medium bodied. Apparently very rare, and not the best from Fullerís in my opinion.