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Gales Spring Sprinter

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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Spring.

A delightful 4% ale, with subtle gooseberry flavours from the Nelson Sauvin hops in the brew. With the weather improving daily, Spring Sprinter will be the ideal ale to savour in your favourite pub garden while taking in spring’s new found freshness.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (7271) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2016
On cask at The Boat, Berkhamsted. Smooth mild beginning. Not too deep, fresh and round. Hints of grain, smooth body. Round and easy to drink.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Garrold (3774) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2016
Cask. Tap on the Line, Kew, London. Clear, biscuit gold. Suds of white. Biscuity malts. A bit doughy. Some caramel. Taste is bready sweet. Minimal bitterness. Light body. Some bitterness creeps in at the end. Very golde.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Block (2086) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - APR 26, 2016
This is a common and regular golden ale. Golden pour, light flavor. A little malty but mostly sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (6556) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 25, 2016
Some acidic notes disturbed this beer a little bit. Ok flower hoppy aroma. Medium (-) body and a soft carbonation. Golden color with a white top. Malty, flowery and a bit acidic flavor.
[Handpull at Admiralty / Charing Cross in London, England]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NallePalle (429) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2016
Cask, The Queen’s Head, Stockholm. Smooth, gentle, British character. Interesting herb aroma in finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (4040) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Ja I think I tick a little bit. Crushed them all at Fullers Heathrow on a layover, NBD. Brilliant clear copper penny pour on this one, small eggshell head on top. Leafy and tart gooseberry hop aroma, some caramel. Dry flavor, caramel malt and some grainy notes, leafy grassy hops. Medium light bodied, soft carbonation. Quite decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Turtles (1547) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2016
Cask @ Oliver Twist. Clear golden, medium size white head, some lacing. Mild fruity and floral aroma. Smooth mouthfeel. Bitter taste, pleasant floral bitterness with mild fresh gooseberries in the background.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7679) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2015
At the Mad Bishop & Bear, Paddington Station, March 2015. Deep gold with a slight, white, head. Easy drinking golden ale, with a hint of tropical fruit, leafy hops and moderately bitter finish. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (2034) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 16, 2015
Cervesa amb un lleuger aroma a palla, en boca es nota més dolça. Cerveza con un ligero aroma a paja, en boca se nota mas dulce.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (2684) - DENMARK - APR 13, 2015
UPDATED: APR 14, 2015 Cask. Clear golden with a small good lacing white head. Dry flowers, light citrus, fresh baked bread, light herbal/dry green plants. Medium body, some sweetness, balanced bitterness. Not that flavourful, but overall straight forward and easy drinking.


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