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Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - May to August.
Light, smooth, and refreshing, Summer Ale is pale gold in colour, and at 3.9% alcohol by volume, an excellent quaffing ale. It delivers a flavour most lagers can only dream of, thanks to its all-malt brew (containing malted wheat), and 100% Saaz hops, a Czech variety found in the best pilseners. Like Organic Honey Dew, it should always be served chilled.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2006
1. Cask Handpump at the Old Market Tavern, Altrincham 09/06/2001 Golden coloured with a bitter hoppy finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 14/08/2001 Golden colour smooth and slightly pale. Hoppy finish. 3. Cask Handpump at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 20/07/2002 Clear golden colour. Slightly creamy on the palate. Fruity with a full hop finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2862) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 1, 2012
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear golden ale, thin bubbly white head, cereal, fairly sweet, light, refreshing, pleasing to drink, good temperature

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2002
Sampled Cask condtioned. Tried this after some draught ESB, so this tasted weak. However, itís light & refreshing - perfect for a hot summerís day. I might try this again, but with Chiswick Bitter, London Pride & ESB avaliable in Fullerís pubs, why would I?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Cask at the Falcon, Clapham Junction, Summer Beer Festival, 26th August 09. Golden ale looks. Dry citrus hop aroma and flavour. Easy drinking palate. Suprisingly good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1390) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2010
(cask in Kew somewhere). Good vibez. Nice zesty lemoy hops ..bready tangz and boiled vegtables. maybe some peach ester in there.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2010
From cask at The Plough and Harrow. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity, light hoppy. Peachy, citrusy and orange fruity flavoured. Light sweetness. Ends mild bitter and slight dry, persisting fruity.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1699) - WALES - JUN 14, 2014
Cask at the Jack Horner Bloomsbury. Pint at post-exam celebration. Golden amber, pretty clear, small head. Body is medium, touch of carbonation. Taste is sweet, watery malt, light citrus, biscuity sweet finish, soft bitterness. Nice cask ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (5435) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2014
Cask at Barrowboy & Banker, London. Clear golden, low white head. Fruity and estery with floral hops. Light to medium bodied, low carbonation. Semi dry, medium bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (2607) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 15, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Smooth mild beginning. Quite refreshing with golden grainy hints. Nice mild and easy to drink. The aftertaste is smooth, mild. Fresh, golden, not too sweet. Nice!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8718) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2009
Cask conditioned handpump Sir Charles Napier Brighton A golden coloured beer with a little off-white head and lacing. A sweetish yet hoppy aroma and a sweetish taste with biscuit notes. A bit of butter and a bit of lemon. Nice enough but would easily become cloying


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