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

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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 England’s 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.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
dnoaksson (653) - , SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2013
En vulkan kan visa sin kraft genom att aldrig få ett utbrott. En fältherre genom att visa behärskning och återhållsamhet i kritiska lägen. Om detta vet Fuller’s smack ingenting. Åtminstone av Past Masters att döma. Trots välmodererad alkoholhalt - 7,3 procent - bankar och bultar den hela tiden under ytan, flexar all sin styrka i förgrunden. Fuller’s borde veta bättre än så här. En närmast fläckfri resultathistorik är ingen garanti mot felsteg, uppenbarligen.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Seffle (151) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle from Systemet. Nice mahoggany colour. Malty aroma with liquorize and roasted caramell. Rather sweet but fullbodied taste with caramell and coffee. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (1202) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear red with a small off-white head. Aroma is light with biscuit, caramel, dried fruits and light alcohol. Taste is sweet malt and dried fruits, light bitter with a touch of alcohol. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1284) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2013
Pours amber with a low white head. Aroma is caramel, honey, rye bread, butterscotch. Taste is caramel, honey, rye bread, citrus, some figs. Alright and well-crafted, though nothing memorable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5561) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2013
Bottled from Systembolaget Deep copper with a small off-white head. Sweet toffee and light chocolate in both aroma and flavour. Sweet fruits in the flavour. Smooth mouthfeel. Slightly vinous.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6321) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle at the Spread Eagle, Croydon. It pours deep ruby with a small white head. The nose is caramel, jammy berry, plum, prune, raisin, flapjack and liquorice. The taste is bitter-sweet, toast, light roast, wood, vinous, aniseed, plum, date, prune, warming alcohol, caramel and spice with a dry finish. Nice depth. All comes together rather well. Tasty stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 21, 2013
Best before 31 Dec 2016
Dark amber color, to mahogany, with medium sized head, not persistent; fizzy. The aroma is mild, but there is some decent caramel and malt with traces of biscuits. Good body structure, with lean mouthfeel and low residual sweetness; the malt flavor is rater biscuity and mellow; correct bitterness; the final is just a bit drier, maybe also metallic, but it’s just an impression.
You can feel that it’s an industrial product, but it’s quite good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stecken (174) - SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle. Clear copper with white head. Aroma and taste is caramel, dried fruits, crisp bread. Sweet finish with slight bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer_est_deus (611) - örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2013
Klar bärnstens brun med ett tjockt, krämigt orange-ljus brunt skum. Doft: Malt, växter, äpplen, aprikos, lite banan. Smak: Söt malt, lite rostat, aprikoser, humle aromer (ej beskan), bergamont.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VsXsV (2182) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber liquid with small off-white head. Aroma of bread, raw sugar, dms, raisins, toffee, toast and earth. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of bread, raw sugar and toast. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Ok.


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