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Gales Seafarers Ale / Best Bitter / English Ale (Cask)

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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Exported as George Gales Best Bitter
A new beer created from an old recipe in the Gales brewing book. Originally available as a seasonal in September, now a regular. A delightful beer full of spicy hop notes with a fruity maltiness.
Five pence from every pint of Seafarers Ale sold will be donated to Seafarers UK, a maritime charity.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3569) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2016
Tried at the Fullers, pub in Kings Cross. Golden light grainy body. Slight fruity hop taste. Ok, but nothing to write home about.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (2477) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2016
Cask at thd Botanist, Kew. Golden amber colour with a white foam head and malty aroma. Taste is malt, caramel, fruity witb some hop bitterness. Light bodied, soft carbonation, dry bitter finish. Quite OK.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vignale (3258) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2016
Drucken på cask på Bishop Gustav. En mycket lätt somrig golden ale/bitter. Kex, aningen karamell, kolaremmar men nästan utan sötma, lätt fruktig och lite ekg.blommigt kryddig. Trevlig.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (3329) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2016

Lukt: Syrlige frukter, humle og malt.
Utseende: Gyllen.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende skum.
Smak: Fruktig, humle og malt. Bitter avslutning.
Hvor: Wellington Hotel (Fullers), Waterloo.
Medium: Tapp@250ml, ABV@3,6%, Når@04.07.2016

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (12244) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2016
Cask at the old joint stock. It pours clear amber with a medium white head. The aroma is soft, white bread, cracker, baked beans and a touch of acidity. The taste is smooth, bitter, cereal, touch of grapefruit, lemon rinse, white bread, cracker and earth with a dry finish. Light - medium body and soft carbonation. Simple golden bitter. Aroma ain’t great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NallePalle (488) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2015
Draught @ The Queen’s Head, Stockholm. Overall smooth, mild. Small bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Turtles (1885) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2015
Cask @ Bishops Arms, Hornsgatan. Clear dark golden, medium size white head. Mild malty aroma, white bread. Light watery mouthfeel, mild carbonated. Harsh floral bitter taste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (21170) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 13, 2015
Cask. Clear golden color, scant white edge head. Aroma of light white pepper. Taste is peppery lemon and straw.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JPC1524 (111) - Devon, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2015
Amber pour with little to no head. Very crisp, clean and refreshing. Malty biscuit notes with low carbonation and a balanced bitter finish. Very enjoyable.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (6901) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2015
Appearance: Clear copper color with a thick off white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Caramel, malty and mild fruity.
Palate: Medium (-) body. Tad sweet and a mild bitterness. Average to soft carbonation.
Taste: Caramel, malty and mild fruity.
Overall impression: Dull boring ale.
Personal stats: On tap @ Old Bank of England in London, England


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