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Fullerís Vintage Ale 1999

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Formerly brewed at Fullerís
Style: English Strong Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 388   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned.
The Champion theme was used once again for this classic Vintage Ale with Champion Fuggles and Champion Optic malt. Slightly redder in appearance, this ale is full of body with a sherry-like flavour.


DankbrewedDank's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DankbrewedDank (162) - East Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 14, 2003
Delicious and thick. very malty with a slight bockish tang to it. Been seeing this beer everywhere lately. Atleast 3 stores near by have it.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (7353) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2014
550 ml bottle. Bottle #11265. (Fullerís) London, the UK. The Grand Vintage Tasting.
Slightly cloudy amber colour with a small light tan head. Dark sugary sweetness, dark malt, dark fruits and some washing liquid notes in the aroma. The flavour is surprizingly tasty. For such an old ale this is remarkably well aged. Sweet dark fruits, sugary sweetness, malt and ripe fruits in the aroma. Well done Fullerís. Rich, smooth and well aged.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (6523) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2014
550 ml bottle @ the Grand Vintage Tasting, Tampere. Thanks rosenbergh. Pours a copper brown colour with a small thick head. Aroma is rather interesting; toasted malts, biscuit and dark fruitiness. Flavour is rather rich with toasted malts, wood, dark chocolate, blackberries, some raisins and vanilla. Full bodied with a nice velvety mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Itís 15 years old and itís in an excellent shape. The older it is, the better it is. If you have a vintage ale older than this, itís better than this. Remember that.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Abio (1628) - Waasland, BELGIUM - FEB 1, 2014
Rating 1499. Orange reddish coloured brew. A bit hard to smell, but it is nice. Malty, wooden and very fruity. Caramel. A nicely aged brew. Very soft.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (4486) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle many thx to thomat cons 2013-10-26 GŲteborg AR: malty, nutty, brittish dried fruits AP: mahogny , wee light brown head F: still fizzy, nutty, brittish dried fruity, figs, dry, brown sugary, oily, medium high bitternees

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2160) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
Reddish amber with a small white head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt ,fruit, caramel and hops. Medium to full body with a nice bitter sweet finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichTheVillan (3447) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle 7099 thanks to BrewHouseMike; hazy light copper pour with thin off white head, sweet malty aroma, taste is fruity mostly of the dried variety raisins and sultanas, rich mouthfeel, a hint of spice quite warming ABV present.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11729) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle @ Parcel yard, London. Hazy reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and oxidized. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily and soft. 061013

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThreeCats (605) - ISRAEL - OCT 13, 2013
Clear honey red with a nice head, even after 14 years :) . Aroma of fruit, heavy syrup, vinous, sweet, alcoholic, tobacco, vanilla, lots of oxidation - but well melded with the rest of the aroma. Taste of raisins, cooked fruit, compote, prunes, low carbonation, warming palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (11372) - DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle #21023 @ Parcel Yard. Deep red/brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, oxydized, earthy and toasted. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, toffee, medium sweet, dusty, oxydized, dark fruits,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (14158) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle #21023 @ Parcel Yard, Kings Cross. nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich dried fruits, caramel, alcohol and malt. A little oxidated, but still great.


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