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Sweet Child Of Vine - Fulton Beer

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82
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401 Ratings
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Ratings: 401
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.64%
Wants: 11
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fulton Beer visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Generous quantities of Simcoe and Glacier hops are added throughout the boil. Then, late in fermentation, we infuse the Sweet Child with another dose of Glaciers, imparting a bouquet of hop aroma that veritably bursts forth upon serving.

6.4% ABV
69 IBUs
15.8 Plato
12.5 SRM

(Beer added by: hardy008 on 02-20-2010)
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Ratings: 401 | Reviews: 78 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

WVUbrew, Aug 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Light brown in color with excellent clarity. There's a fingernail of white foam covers the majority of the top of the beer. Brussels lacing. The hop aroma is faint at best. There's little aroma. There's a faint hop flavor present but it is fairly balanced with the malt presence. The body is moderately carbonated and slightly sticky.

Franziskaner, Aug 26, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -11.6%

rpsedillo, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of Alextricity
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this at O'Donovan's in Minneapolis before going to the Tigers/Twins game. I think a pint (though it looked like a tall glass) was $6.

I hadn't ever heard of Fulton, being from Michigan, but I know Minnesota as a whole brews some pretty good beer. Deschute's Fresh Squeezed was on-tap, but I had already gotten a six-pack earlier. Moving on!

The most I can say about this beer is that... I liked it more than any English IPA I've had in the past, though that doesn't likely make this a good example of that particular style. The malt profile that's in English IPAs generally is there, but SCOV seems quite a bit more hopped than other English IPAs I've had. Personally, I LIKE that, since I don't generally care all that much for this style, but others may not. Nice floral and herbal hop characters with the amount of malt you'd expect from the style.

A nice beer from a brewery I hadn't heard of before, and it went well with my sammich.

Alextricity, Aug 25, 2014
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mholm815, Aug 23, 2014
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montagunorman, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Alpar, Aug 09, 2014
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AdamPenna, Aug 09, 2014
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Hopstrutter, Aug 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

Ilafan, Aug 04, 2014
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tgates, Aug 04, 2014
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kbaker91, Aug 03, 2014
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KG924, Aug 03, 2014
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KyleSweetsema, Jul 27, 2014
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kevinbest19, Jul 26, 2014
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Tyecko, Jul 25, 2014
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Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

My favorite IPA! Appearance was darker than expected and did not have the brash bitterness that often comes with the choice of a pale ale. The hops were delightfully balanced and gave a fresh punch at the front of my mouth and finished well. It paired exceedingly well with a medium salsa and the spice of South American cuisine. A prime drink indeed!

Kris450, Jul 22, 2014
Sweet Child Of Vine from Fulton Beer
82 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.