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Brewed by Fullerís
Style: English Strong Ale
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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
From cask. Pours cloudy amber with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty, breadish and caramelish. Toffee malty, caramelish, light sweet and subdued bitter. Lingering caramelish into the finish. Mild bitterness to counterbalance.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29223) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
Bottled. An amber beer with a yellowish head. The arom has notes of malt, caramel, and fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, malt, alcohol, and fruits, leading to a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, bread, dried fruits and orange peel. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, rbead, dried fruits and hops with notes of licorice. Hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 29, 2013
Bottled@omhper. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, mild alcohol, some slight floral notes as well as some malts to it as well. Flavour is sweet fruity and floral hops with a good malt profile to it. Balanced as such, but not very interesting release this year.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19324) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2013
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Clear amber, small head. Caramelly nose with raspberry esters. Mid sweet with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Salted fudge, wild strawberry. Quite bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2013
Cask @ Bishops Arms Gustav, MalmŲ. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty dark fruit caramel aroma. Fruity malty dark fruit caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel dark fruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13852) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich caramel, malt, hops, fruits, little licorice and has a nice warming finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle @ Vinens Verden, Odense. Pours ruby amber with a small creamy head. Fresh hops, biscuit, toffee, caramel. A bit vinous and quite complex. Tasty and well composed. Much better than last year.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13598) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2013 On tap at GBBF 2013. Russet colour hazy. Syrup and fruit aroma. Itís good. The pepper hops and some plum fruit are good. Lacks a bit of carbonation will get better as it ages, good beer touch too syrupy at the moment. 3.7/5 Re-rate bottle no. 093524 from a colleague as a Secret Santa. I mean itís Fullers Vintage Ale so I love it, it is a little more plummy raisiny fruity than other vintages and has settled down a lot more than previous ones. This already has even a hint of dryness on the finish. Sweetish caramel on the aroma, fullish in the mouth and some soft/harsh pepper hedgerow fruit on the finish. The finish in particular is pretty spectacular. Tasty as hell, doesnít taste of 8.5%, carries the alcohol amazingly well. Love that chewing a blackthorn bush leaf taste on the lasting finish. Delicious. Perfect carbonation. Really good. Thank you who ever gave this to me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13596) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2014
Cask at Kō14. Fruity aroma. Cloudy red amber colour. No head. The flavour is sweet and fruity. Has a little dried fruit. Very low carbonation.


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