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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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At Fulton, we love hops. That star in our logo is made out of hops, in case you hadnít noticed. Of course, the hops plant contributes to the character of all of our beers, but sometimes we just want more. Thatís why we decided to brew the Sweet Child of Vine. Generous quantities of Simcoe and Glacier hops are added throughout the boil. Then, late in the fermentation process, we infuse the Sweet Child with another dose of Glaciers, imparting a bouquet of hop aroma that veritably bursts forth upon serving. But donít let all this talk of hops mislead you. The Sweet Child has a serious malt backbone to stand up to all those hops, creating a delightful balance that will keep you coming back for more. Itís an IPA, Fulton-style.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Citrus and malt nose. Not as Hoppy as advertised. Malty palate with slight lingering bitter finish. Its ok.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BierMeHoos (101) - Maryland, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle gift from a neighbors visit back home in Wisconsin. Pours an orange color with a small white head. Aroma is earthy hops and malts. The taste is earthy too. Sticky sweet malts as well. Kind of plain but in a good way. Very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6021) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 31, 2014
12 ounce glass at Mill City. Pours a clear red color with a small white head. A big sweet fruity nose. Late bitter hops, toffee, caramel, cherry. Pretty nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DeanF (1716) - Nunavut, CANADA - AUG 7, 2014
Has a boring foggy brown body with no head. Soft hazelnut malt aroma with plenty of hops. Flavour has plenty of sharp hops with a bitter dry finish, but somehow comes off as a little watery on the mouthfeel. Well constructed but somewhat lacking, and doesnít emerge from the pack as memorable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (1887) - USA - JUL 23, 2014
Caramel orange in color... Smells like the first pitch of hops into the brew kettle... Flavor is tea, berries, earthy hops... Great beer, nice break from west coast IPAs ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PotjeBier (1694) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2014
12 oz bottle from De Bierkoning @ home. Clear amber color. Rocky off white head. Aromaís: resinous at first, but that quickly makes way for lots of red fruit, caramel, some light hoppiness. Flavor is light bitter, slightly droppig (laurel/bay leaves?), light sweet, a bit dark malts. Light to medium bodied. Rather bitter finish. Iím not sure how old this bottle was, but I expected a bit more...

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
GreatDane1632 (372) - North Dakota, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle Poured into a tulip. Clear golden color with tiny white bubbles. Faint non descript aroma. Nice caramel flavor with hop bitterness and hints of hop flavor. Good beer, meh IPA.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HughConway (797) - Washington, USA - MAY 31, 2014
pours amber orange, off white head. sweet citrus aroma, taste is bitter. all very simple all around, and not in an astoundingly pure and wonderful way, just in a decent, but not good or great micro way.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arondee (564) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Pours a golden orange color with a small white head. Aroma is earthy hops and caramel malts. The taste is earthy and a little bitter but not overly so. Sticky sweet malts as well. Honestly itís not bad but itís pretty boring.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (245) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 19, 2014
pours amber with good head....nice lacing...decent enough ipa....better than average.....on tap at my work....customers enjoy....sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
piscator34 (1968) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
Draft sample at the Minneapolis airport. Hazy pale amber in colour with medium carbonation. Simplistic IPA aroma profile with notes of sweet orange peel, pale malt, and a hint of spicy pine. A similar combo in the mouth, but with a nice herbal note combining with the spicy orange and stronger pine elements. Medium bodied with a moderate amount of bitterness for the style. A bit underwhelming, but no obvious flaws. Decent.


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