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Brewed by Fuller's
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Chiswick, England

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - May to August.
Light, smooth, and refreshing, Summer Ale is pale gold in colour, and at 3.9% alcohol by volume, an excellent quaffing ale. It delivers a flavour most lagers can only dream of, thanks to its all-malt brew (containing malted wheat), and 100% Saaz hops, a Czech variety found in the best pilseners. Like Organic Honey Dew, it should always be served chilled.

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3.1
CraftBeerNick (2730) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2017
Cask at Bull, Sonning, 11th September 17. Pours light golden, aroma is grass, light aromatic, flavour is light floral, refreshing, not bad.

1.3
cagou007 (1208) - FRANCE - AUG 23, 2017
On tap at The Royal Oak, Guildford, England-- Pours clear olden with thin white head. Nose is absent. Aromas is bready. Low carbonation, low body. Short finish. Totally watery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
beerbelly98 (6) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2017 Had ½ pint of this at the GBBF 2017 in London. Very nice! Hope to have this again.

2.9
BeardedAvenger (1034) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2017
Cask at PoW, Farnborough, 16/08/17. Nil aroma, but obscured by fag smoke. Gold. Thin white head. Light umami. A sweet edge. A citrus acidity develops. Medium bodied. Odd texture: almost porridge. Sediment. Flat carbonation. Abrupt finish. Guess it had been on a while. Seemed a bit off.

3.3
thomat (4090) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2017 Cask @ GBBF 2017. Golden with a tiny white head. Flowery and hoppy tones. Malt, fruit and hops. Medium to light body with a crisp hoppy finish.

2.2
Erasmus_ro (3133) - Alabama, USA - JUL 31, 2017
Cask @ Queen’s Arms, Shepherd’s Bush, London, 26/07/17. Aroma is fruity, apple. Taste is tad unpleasant, mild, biscuity. Not good.

3
Davros IX (449) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2017
2 pints of cask at the Counting House. The first was excellent, but if I was being picky, just a bit too warm. A good mouthfeel, but there seemed to be more flavour of corn than I remember from previous years. The second tasted a bit weird, but not enough to send it back. It was good, but that corn flavour really started to grate and I was keen to move onto another beer by the end of the second pint. My annual Fullers Summer Ale box has been ticked and it isn’t as good as I remember from previous years.

2.7
ManVsBeer (10927) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2017
Cask @ Red Lion, Mayfair, London. Golden with no head. Light and hoppy with a sticky-sweet texture.

2.9
jjsint (3435) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2016
Handpull cask at the brewery. Light gold, clear with very little head. Strong honey, hint of lemon, strong sulphur notes. Sweet taste with a bitter note. Slight doughy sourness on the finish. Basic sessionable golden ale, very refreshing and grows on me, but not the best of Fuller’s beers.

3
hohops (1065) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2016
Appearance is clear and orangey golden, with a small foamy head. Fruity hoppy aroma with citrus hints. Taste is citrus fruit, hops, summer fruit. Refreshing.


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