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

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (919) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - FEB 6, 2015
Golden shinny with a nice creamy white head. Aroma is flowery hops with a touch of nutty malt. Bittersweet flavor with nice fruity esthers. Light palate it surprisingly firm for its abv

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6629) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 5, 2015
Cask at the parcel yard, London. Pours clear pale gold, thin white head. Light malt, light yeast esters, light fruity aromas. Taste is sweet, citrus, cooked orange. Thin finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1272) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
Amber colour small residual head. Aroma of floral hops. Taste is dry hops and slightly citrus. Slightly watery palate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swaroga (1813) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 20, 2014
Cask. The beer is flat and almost no taste. Watery with some esters. Nothing worth a try.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cimbasso (361) - - AUG 21, 2014
From the cask at the Hollybush in Hampstead. Light copper in colour with a slightly amber head of loose foam. Malt and hop aromas. The taste a has a soft maltiness which gives way to pleasant, fruity bitterness of, I would guess, English hops. A lovely pint of ordinary bitter with excellent balance. Medium to low strength and highly palatable.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
The Etruscan (583) - Tuscany, ITALY - AUG 21, 2014
Off white creamy head. Amber colour. Aroma is malty with light fruity (prunes) , hoppy and caramel notes. Flavor is malty too, a bit watery, with citrusy and hoppy tones, ending in a moderately hoppy finish. Light to medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (5644) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 15, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Smooth fresh beginning. Nice malty body, fresh easy to drink with a nice smooth ale background over a malty, not too dry body. Fresh, easy to drink and smooth. The aftertaste is malty-fresh, not too deep, but nicely balanced. Nice!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (5846) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2014
On tap at the the Union Inn in Cowes. Starting off with a bit of crispy hops and some malty nuts. Bit dull and lacking some carbo. This s maybe a picture of a perfect ale but it could be more crispy , hoppy and fresh.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (5853) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2014
On cask at The Union Inn in Lewes. Pours out in a brown colour with low head and flat body. Aroma of hops and straw. Taste of light but bitter hops, citrus, nuts and spruce. Crispy finish. Not a bad one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (834) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 7, 2014
Cask at the Barley Mow, Epsom. Mid brown with a white head. Light hoppy and malt aromas. Bitter finish. Pleasantly refreshing.


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