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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: 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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (3553) - 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!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3458) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 5, 2011
Cask @ Angleterre, Helsinki. Poured hazy copper color with a soapy white head. Bready, fruity aroma. Flavor is slightly bitter and nutty, malty. Slightly bitter finish. Bit watery, still quite enjoyable.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnRMurdoch (3410) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2010
Cask @ The Castle Tavern, Inverness. Golden brown colour. A rather flat bland watery bitter with fag ash aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robinvboyer (3264) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2012
On tap at beer bistro. Clear amber, fluffy white head. Biscuity malts, big british hops, soft carb, and good mouthfeel. Medium bitterness, solid caramel, bready, biscuity malt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (3080) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (3023) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2013
Cask. It pours dark golden with a small white head. Nose is some toffee, citrus, grains and hops. Taste is extremely refreshing with a decise hop kick to it. Medium bitterness with. Quite good and hoppy for a classic Bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
tommann (2861) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2010
Cask at the Coach House, Chester. Poured an orange gold with a medium head. Aroma was orange pithy hops. Had an orange start and a fruity malt finish. Very thin and watery.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. A clear dark golden colored beer with a small beige head. The aroma of a little caramel with some fruits. The taste is watery. A little bitter and sweet. The aftertaste is watery as well, some caramel and weak bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (2784) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2012
Fra håndpumpe på pub i London jan-11: Tydelig kjeks (Maris Otter malt?) og engelske humler. Lett karbonert som gir en myk munnfølelse. Medium bitterhet. God pubøl med bare 3,6%, gjør pubcrawl til en fornøyelse og ikke anstrengelse.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
garthicus (2732) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 16, 2009
Appearance: Brown/red tiny White head. Slight butter aroma at first followed by hops and malt and a tiny bit of raspberry?  Flavour: nice candy & malt initially followed by some mild butter and cream. Nice pleasant malt finish. 


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