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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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steelers' rating

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
steelers (35) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Nice lighter IPA has floral, grass notes, golden, clear color, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body beer.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (7940) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAR 22, 2017
Can. Thanks, N! Pours a clear medium/dark amber with a sudsy pale tan head that goes away quickly. Weird brown bread and boiled marjoram nose. Watery body with flabby carb. Brown bread and boiled marjoram mid palate. Did this get stale, or was it always like this? Something went wrong with the hopping; the hop notes are even flatter than a simple hop tea.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (3016) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 13, 2017
Copper color with a significant amount of hop chunks floating through out and an off white head. Light hop aroma. Light hop flavor and solid malt body. Notes: On bottle at Stone Arch in MSP, Mar 17.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (13301) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 26, 2016
Minnesota Trip Beer #19. Keg at Scuzzys, 5/7/16. Clear copper, large creamy off-white head, good retention. Aroma of mild herbal hops. The taste is herbal hops and caramel malts. Medium bodied, strong lingering bitterness.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GrandAveTom (1) - - AUG 9, 2016 does not count
I always thought Surlys Furious was the best until I had Fulton Sweet Child of Vine, (on tap).It blew Surlys away. Every beer they produce is top notch. And they bottle it (not cans). Highly recommended on tap, but bottled is pretty darn good as well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (680) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2016
Draft. Pours bronze with thick light beige head and lacing. Grapefruit and earthy grass hop aroma. Bread crust malt with earthy hops and grapefruit notes. A maltier IPA; not an especially hoppy IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ochniczek (300) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2016
16oz can. hazy dark orange with a small off whitehead. Delicate fruity, toasted caramelish. Average bitterness and citrus, crisp fruity. Light yeasty. Palate is little dry and bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerman6686 (6585) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Poured an orange color with a white head. Aroma was of herbal hopsand caramel. Flavor is similar, sweet bitter, old, not wanting more.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (3049) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2016
Tap at Fulton. Hazy orange pour. Big English malt body, toffee and big citrus hops. Citrus hop aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3986) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2016
draft 2/26/16 (Crowne Plaza-Bloomington)-Pours amber with a decent head. Aroma of hops, malt, and sweetness. Taste of the same. This medium bodied brew is well balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (3058) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2016
On tap at Tony Romas, Mall of America. Sweet toffee malt in balance with pine and stone fruit and with strawberry notes. Almost clear bronze under a lacy white ring. Flavour is a balance of sweet caramel and assertive bitterness with apricot, pine, and a little pineapple. Medium body, medium carbonation, crisp.


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