Formerly brewed at Fuller's
Style: Bitter
Chiswick, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Special.
A full rich and satisfying ale that harks back to the time of Nelson. Brewed with a combination of English malt & hops, with molasses from the West Indies.
Special for the 200th anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar.

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kjellberg (6) - SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2010 does not count
typical english pale ale, average bitterness, somewhat sour(?), not the best real ale I’ve tasted

fonefan (51634) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Christian Firtal, 5000 Odense, Denmark. Clear medium to dark amber color with a samll, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (260108)

joergen (29397) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2007
Cask at Charlies.
Clear amber coloured with a small white head.
Fruity aroma with notes of caramel and hops.
Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and hops.
Light hoppy finish.

FatPhil (17165) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 18, 2007
Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Minna’s Party)
Deep red, thin loose head. Mellow and sweet nutty aroma. Taste matches quite well - but the nuts head towards almonds and marzipan. Sweet and very drinkable.

oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 3, 2006
Cask. Amber, quite hazyish colour with small, but longlasting off white head. Aroma is caramel, roast and flowery hops as well as a bit earthy. Flavour is wood, caramel and fruity hops. Light touch of licorace and roast once it gets a bit warmer (served at 10 C)

MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2006
A Mes rate: Cask at The Head Of Steam, Euston. Hoppy and dry with biscuit notes. Nose is very faint. Earthy almost manure type notes to the flavour. Nothing special.

Sobchak (131) - Skagen, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2006
(Cask, The Wharf, Aalborg) - Amber colour. Roasty, caramel nose. The taste is pretty soft, with a unmistakeable molasses stickyness, and a slightly dry fruity finish.

fiulijn (21470) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2005
Cask Conditioned
Cloudy amber color, persistent head (small). Nice malty aroma, caramel. Good malty taste, some sweetness, nice aromatic hopping, caramel and very light sweet liquorice. Very pleasant.

anders37 (27251) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2005
Cask @ Bishop’s Arms Malmö. Colour is Amber. Aroma is fruity and a bit nutty. Has a sweet malty flavor and some caramle hints. Maybe not the best from Fullers.

ante (3373) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2005
(cask at Akkurat, Stockholm) Clear amber with a dissapearing head. Soft malty aroma of toffee, butter and milky chocolate. Butterscotch, light chocolate and milk in flavour. Smooth palate. Medium bitter finish with strong notes of toffee and butter.

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