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

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common

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RATINGS: 129   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (4278) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 9, 2013
Cask. Golden color with small off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, some spices. Sweet biscuity malty taste, with fruity notes, spicy hops. Light hoppy bitter finish. Good.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (2653) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2013
Cask at Kittys, Helsinki. Originally rated 24082012. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, hops, malts and bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyLion (515) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2013
Cask @ Euston Flyer, London. A classic bitter colour- dark golden almost orange colour. Aroma is light malt, biscuits. Taste much the same, not very bitter. Old fashioned traditional english bitter, nice though and very sessionable. I could drink this all night even if (or maybe (defo) because of) it isn't exactly the most interesting out there beer. You don't have to think about it, and it's nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
solidfunk (3673) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Malty aroma with some sour mash. Pours golden clear with decent lacing and head. Finishes a little bitter, a little sour. Average carbonation and slightly cloying texture. On tap at Monk’s Table after a long day of beer at Session yesterday.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Aniela (2305) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2013
Golden clear beer with a small offwhite head. Wet cardborad aroma and flavour, a strange kind of beer...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (1999) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2013
On tap. Golden with a tiny white head. malty and flowery notes. Malt, flowers, spice and hops. Medium to light body with a dry after taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (2356) - FINLAND - JUN 5, 2013
Cask. Clear dark orange in color with a small white head. A bit of fruityness and some notes of butterscotch in aroma. Light bitterness with notes of grains in taste.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (3554) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2013
On draught at Cochrane’s in Hong Kong. Pours a clear, light amber with a 2 inch frothy head. Bitter malty aroma. Body is full and has a nice bitter taste. Full and satisfying for such a light beer. Amazingly good sessionability while being full flavored yet light and still satisfying. One of the best English bitters I found on draught in Hong Kong.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Imaena (1805) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Draught. This is a pretty nice bitter with a good sessionable ABV. Worth a go if you see it on tap.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (4086) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2013
Cask at The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham. Poured a crystal clear medium amber with a bubbly off-white head. The aroma is weak malt leading to a medium bitter, malty flavour. The palate is rather weak and watery with just a little malt and the bitterness does fade rather quickly. If seafarers had to drink this at sea I’d be glued to a telescope searching for land!


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