RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
At Fulton, we love hops. That star in our logo is made out of hops, in case you hadnt noticed. Of course, the hops plant contributes to the character of all of our beers, but sometimes we just want more. Thats why we decided to brew the Sweet Child of Vine. Generous quantities of Simcoe and Glacier hops are added throughout the boil. Then, late in the fermentation process, we infuse the Sweet Child with another dose of Glaciers, imparting a bouquet of hop aroma that veritably bursts forth upon serving. But dont let all this talk of hops mislead you. The Sweet Child has a serious malt backbone to stand up to all those hops, creating a delightful balance that will keep you coming back for more. Its an IPA, Fulton-style.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VeinAle (134) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Smells like booze and subtle floral hops. Mild head on the pour to chalice. Great frothy mouth feel. Taste is piney citrus with a well pronounced malt profile. Nearly qualifies at British style IPA in my opinion. But that?s just me. So far my favorite Fulton from a bottle, should probably head to the location and have some taps.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gopherfan99 (1488) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle (trade with non Rate Beer member); pours clear amber with an off white head; aroma is hops, pine, and malt; taste is bitter and hoppy but has some caramel and malt notes; has a dry bitter finish; fairly average IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (3840) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Draft pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, citrus and floral . Taste is citrus, caramel and some grass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vandc01 (377) - North Branch, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Poured from a 12oz bottle. Not a lot of aroma, malt forward. Not a bad ipa, but not be best. Better fresh and has a nice after taste. But has the potential to be a malt bomb if not consumed fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (6231) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Nose is mostly toasty malt with a fairly herbal hop presence. Some light caramel notes. Amber hazy pour nice head some lace. Flavors of toast, someone sweetness, herbal hops some dank bitterness. Balanced but just not assertive in one way or another for me to love it. Not bad though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Obfuscate (521) - Minneapolis, - NOV 9, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2015 I was addicted to this stuff at one point where I was getting a 6 pack a week. A very solid ipa thats not overly bitter or citrusy. Pretty smooth stuff at 6.4 abv.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiercepanda (615) - Missouri, USA - SEP 29, 2014
A hazy amber beer with a small off-white head. The aroma is floral, piney hops and toasty malt. The flavor is the same.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BierMeHoos (587) - Maryland, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle gift from a neighbors visit back home in Wisconsin. Pours an orange color with a small white head. Aroma is earthy hops and malts. The taste is earthy too. Sticky sweet malts as well. Kind of plain but in a good way. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8669) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 31, 2014
12 ounce glass at Mill City. Pours a clear red color with a small white head. A big sweet fruity nose. Late bitter hops, toffee, caramel, cherry. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DeanF (2404) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 7, 2014
Has a boring foggy brown body with no head. Soft hazelnut malt aroma with plenty of hops. Flavour has plenty of sharp hops with a bitter dry finish, but somehow comes off as a little watery on the mouthfeel. Well constructed but somewhat lacking, and doesnt emerge from the pack as memorable.

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