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Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

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common

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (1232) - NORWAY - JUL 7, 2014
Fullers Seafarers on cask. Pale copper. Off-white head. Good lacing. Aroma of pepper and cereals. Fruity taste. Very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (895) - CROATIA - JUN 23, 2014
Cask at the Lamb and Flag, Covent Garden, London. Pours amber with small white head. Grassy and fruity aroma. Grassy flavor.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BreWedge (335) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2014
On tap @ Beer Bistro Toronto. Pours a clear light brown with a small off-white head and little to no carbonation. Aromas are black licorice and a little plastic funk. Tastes are toffee/caramel, roastiness, mild hops and somewhat metallic on the Black end. Very light bodied, light carbonation, and a short finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (2049) - WALES - MAR 4, 2014
Cask at Artillery Arms Moorgate. Post-exam commiseration/celebration with classmates, so short review. Amber gold, still, clear. Aroma - toned down malts. Body is medium, smooth, carbonation low. Taste is almost entirely orange squash and apple. If I were blindfolded Iíd say that it is some sort of fruit cordial. Bitterness is mild. Thereís something a bit sickly about it but itís OK.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (1558) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Aroma: light malts. Appearance: light dark brown, no head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: mild, flat carbonation, light bitterness continues. Overall: nothing special, slightly above average bitter. Pint at Cat and Canary, Canary Wharf.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vladivostok (273) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Pale amber with a slight malty aroma. Thin mouth feel and very gently hopped, so little in the way of lingering flavours. As ordinary bitters go, not a patch on Fullerís own Chiswick Bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lowenbrau (2202) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 22, 2013
Cask @The Mawsons Arms, Chiswick, London. Mellow, smooth, sweet and malty profiled beer. Pours clear deep gold, little vanishing lwhite head. Quaffable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dogbomb (968) - ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013
Cask. Clear deep gold with a thick white top. Hoppy nose with a sweet malt. Winey and tangerines. Taste is light malt, grape and light orange. Very mild, but a decent session ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9957) - The íSham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Cask at the Beehive, Englefield Green, 06/11/13. Clear golden with a moderate off white head. Nose is toasted malt, light citrus, grass, orange. Taste comprises toasted malts, hint of tropical fructis, orange, grass. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, light hoppy tingle in a subtle bitter blow out. Iíd call this lady a golden blondem !

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rasmus40 (11902) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Cask @ Parcel yard, London. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, toffee and butterscotch. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 061013


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