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

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
solidfunk (4852) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlackHaddock (4510) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2012
Hand pulled pint taken at the lovely ’Faltering Fullback’ in North London; Oct 2011: UK pint sleeve glass, unmarked. The beer was a pale copper colour, clear and bright. The head a good showing of off-white bubbles which settled and stayed. A lot better looking than the bottled version I reviewed some years back. Good healthy aroma of hops and malts, no overpowering smell, just enough to let you know it’s a beer in your hand. Very easy to drink, I had three pints and wanted more, but the wife needed food. A really good blend of flavours, like the nose nothing powerful, just a subdued pleasantness all round.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RichardGretton (4371) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2009
Cask@GBBF, 2009. Golden beer with a very weakly yeasty and malty aroma. The flavour is watery and mildly malty. Overall a poor weakly flavoured beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2010
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Amber with a small white head. Faint malt aroma. Grainy malt taste. Mid bitter finish. Absolutely standard generic English regional brewery bitter. And I quite liked it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3861) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (3741) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (3680) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 7, 2009
Cask at Mad Bishop and Bear. Amber body with a slight head and buttery nose. Taste of bread, malts. A nice bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnRMurdoch (3603) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2010
Cask @ The Castle Tavern, Inverness. Golden brown colour. A rather flat bland watery bitter with fag ash aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (3545) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (3490) - 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.


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