Brewed by Fullerís
Style: English Strong Ale
London, England


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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Bottled, special.
1966 Strong Ale, the fourth in the series, is a bottle conditioned ale brewed to a strong ale recipe from 1966 when it was drunk during the celebration of Englandís victory in the World Cup. This warming, dark ruby ale has a rich rounded flavour with notes of plum and a velvety warm caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (6008) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2014
A little but too aged as this one is just thick and heavy with some raisins, malt and coffee in the back. Drinkability is ok but I wonder how a Fullerīs beer can be a bit skunky towards the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (6045) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The beer has got a deep amber-brown colour with an low head and medium to smooth-flat body. Aroma of barley, malt and mild hops. Taste of gentle malt and barley, nuts, bread, biscuits cake and mild hops. Hints of mild fruits and flowers. Smooth finish and highly enjoyable. Good and solid Fullers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9517) - Bochum, PorķřŪ, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle: Hazy, chestnut-amber coloured, mid-sized off-white foam;solid sweetish caramelly-fruity nose, maybe with a tinge of vanilla and wood; moderate to solid sweet-bitter flavour, pretty full bodied; sweet fruity-caramelly finish with a drier hoppy aftertaste. Strong and goodÖ

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Syfher (198) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle of 50cl, in a pint glass: room temperature. Great English strong ale, with powerfull aroma and taste. Got a nice palate tho, itís a very good and enjoyable beer. Go try it !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2291) - SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a clear deep amber, with an off-white head. Malty aroma, caramel, toffee, hops yeat, chestnut, orange peel, apricot. Off-dry, medium to full bodied, mid bitterness, creamy CO2. Malty, spicy taste, caramel, hops, orange, apricot, chestnut, yeast, ash. Very well balanced. (2014-11-23)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NallePalle (345) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle 50 cl @ Queenís Head, Stockholm. Overall decent, aroma though not that complex as expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanCrusher (780) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle 0,50L. Clear, amber-red colour with small, creamy, light brown, long lasting head. Fruity aroma of blueberries, plums, raspberries, also biscuits and caramel. Taste is medium bitter with jam note as well as some woody flavor. Finish is medium bitter with a touch of alcohol, that warms up a little. Medium to full body, oily texture and soft carbonation. Itís good, but not as good as previous from Past Masters series...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lambister (348) - FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle @ Oak Barrel, Helsinki Airport. Little hazy dark brown color, white head. Nose has sweet malts, wood chips and cognac notes. Taste has sweet malts, barrel and cognac notes with slight alcohol touch..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HerrBierkoenig (793) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 9, 2014
From 0,5l bottle, BBD: 31. DEC 16 Pours hazy red to brown liquid with plenty of tiny particles, small to medium white creamy head, fell down almost immediately, Aroma: malty, caramel, nuts, light candied fruits and raisin, Taste: medium sweet, light bitter, dry, caramel, light fruity, raisins, at the beginning metallic off taste, than after warming up, bit better. Lacks more complexes tastes and character, Palate: medium body, sick texture, average carbonation, medium long caramel - malty aftertaste. Overall: acceptable, but could be better, only some caramel, malty body, hints of fruits and raisin, Fullers can made a better strong ale...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
k0mpsa (1920) - Tuusula, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle at oak barrel, helsinki airport. Little hazy dark brown color, white head. Aroma is sweet malty, wood, cognac notes. Taste is sweet malty, suryp, barrel, cognac notes, hint of alcohol.

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