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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: 126   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robinvboyer (2984) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ober (2807) - 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
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
garthicus (2651) - 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. 

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
tommann (2600) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (2535) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 2, 2009
Cask at the Lewes Arms, 8th June 09. Clear, classic amber look with a small white head. Rather watery, with a disconcerting green apple & washing-up liquid taste, that becomes more apparent as you go through the glass. Hops hardly figure.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (2333) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ontbeertaster (2306) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2011
This one wasnt bad it was drinkable, it had a nice colour and a decent bitterness it was a bit ruff around the edges but drinkable

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Aniela (2304) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2013
Golden clear beer with a small offwhite head. Wet cardborad aroma and flavour, a strange kind of beer...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2290) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2010 Cask at the Prince Blucher in Twickenham 10/8/08. Light amber with a smallish foamy head, the aroma has hoppy citrus which carries through into the flavour, along with sweet malt and a slightly fuller body than you might expect for a light-coloured 3.8% beer. Crisp rather than bitter. Re-rated at the Brewery Tap, Brentford 14/9/10, nose a little more biscuity, longer bitter finish with faint grapefruit notes. Still a lovely session bitter.


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