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Brit Hop - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.52
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Fuller Smith & Turner PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: jonb5 on 04-20-2014

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3.26/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Brewed in conjunction with Hardknott Brewery in Cumbria. I had just a third of a pint as part of the recent Wetherspoons festival. A light gold (not amber as billed) coloured beer with a standard 'soons head leaving some lacing. It had a very pleasant creamy cereal and herbal hop nose. After a an earthy, bscuity start I was expecting a big hop punch, but instead there was moderate bitterness and a dry finish. I don't see why a brewer would use eight different kinds of hops (wherever they come from) if he didn't intend to create a very hoppy beer. The result here is that the hop profile seems extremely generic.

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3.59/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Pint, cask conditioned.

A: Initial haze cleared, bronze colour, clear, one finger head, decent
retention, some lacing.

S: Initial citrus gave way
to strong diacetyl.

T: Zesty citrus, notes of earth
from the fuggles, didn’t over do the bitterness,
fairly subtle.

M: Smooth, light bodied, moderate
carbonation.

O: Billed as an ale with eight English
hops but didn’t seem overly hoppy. A solid pale
ale/bitter rather than a top class one.

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Brit Hop from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
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