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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 653   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular (but not permanent). Also available bottle conditioned (at 5.3%). Bengal Lancer is a traditional India Pale Ale, pale amber in colour, distinctively hoppy and highly refreshing. It’s notable for floral and spicy notes from the hops, and a finish of mild bitterness. A version of Bengal Lancer is brewed specifically for the export market, known simply as Fuller’s India Pale Ale.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10573) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2012
Tap @ Three Lions Denver. Pours a dark copper appearance with a fluffy, cream colored head. Mild grapefruit citrusy, a touch spicy, earthy hoppy, toasty aroma. Lightly buttery, orange, grapefruit citrusy, light toffee, toasty flavor. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (9912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2013 Tap. Clear amber pour with a white head. Earthy and herbal nose and taste. Not too bad.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rob6239 (677) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 4, 2012
Rates as an ESB but is intended to be an English IPA. Pours with good grassy and earthy hop aroma. Tastes smooth and just slight bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (4136) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAY 31, 2012
On tap
Pours and orange color with a medium tight white head.

The aroma has some marmalade & grassy hops, along with a lightly toasty malt character.

The flavor has lots of toasty malt up front and is mildly sweet. The hop character is fairly dominant and is grassy & herbal in character. The beer is fairly bitter and has some orange-y fruitiness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 28, 2012
Dieses Saisonale IPA ist etwas kräftiger und dunkler in der Farbe als sein ebenso unfiltrierter IPA Kollege von Fullers. Es riecht erfrischend fruchtig-herb. Geschmacklich ist es dann zwar hopfig aber die Hopfenintensivität beträgt für mich auf einer Skala nur 7 von 10, was für ein IPA nicht so viel ist ebenso ist es fruchtig-citrusartig, schön, lecker! Fazit: Gutes mittelstark gehopftes, aber Erfrischendes IPA! Test vom 8.11.2010, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,12,11,11,14,11 - 11,40

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
buggybill2003 (39) - - MAY 24, 2012
Fruity aroma slightly homebrew like. Sharp and pleasant refreshing on the palate. Nice colour. Not a beer I would look for particularly, but would happily drink it if it was bought for me.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KoNrRiI (1317) - Århus, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
0.5 bottle labeled simply as India Pale Ale. Surprising fruity nose, seems like orange peels or a jam. Nice amber-colored clear liquid with some suspension leaving a smudge trace, topped with a white creamy head. Taste is quite neutral, if skewed in any direction then I must say slightly bitter, nothing to elaborate on. Medium body and a creamy texture emphasized even more by a very soft carbonation, one could say it is nearly flat. Finish seems to taste like hay with some fruitiness, quite lingering. Overall a nice beer, neither exuberant nor disappointing, commendable for its drinkability.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (3231) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 13, 2012
On tap. The pour was medium amber with a big lingering head and good clarity. The nose is of full caramel malts, sweetness, and yeasty esters. The hops are played down. The body is medium and of smooth, creamy quality. The taste has a full sweet malty character with a bitter hop bite at the end. Very likable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (5237) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 8, 2012
Ogi’s, of course. Orangey golden body witha medium sized slightly off white head. Slightly oily peach jam nose. Empty malty taste with a light herbal hopiness, the peachiness shows up again. Too dumbed down, unimpressive, and yet so much better than the last two English ales that we’ve had before this.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pootzboy (1694) - Hopville, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2012
On Tap: Deep gold color, substantial long lasting cap. Soft carbonation. Fruity-grassy aroma. Full bodied, front side is Marris floormaltiness and some succulent fruitiness balanced with long boil Kent Goldings, some earthiness, herbal tones, goes to a clean bitter finish, A full flavored traditional UK styled IPA which is very smooth in delivery and easy to have a couple.


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