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Fuller's Vintage Ale - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,002 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,002
Reviews: 617
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 79
Gots: 191 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
First released in 1997, Fuller's Vintage Ale is brewed in limited batches with each bottle being numbered. It can be enjoyed immediately, or Fuller's recommends laying the beer down to enjoy when it peaks in 3 to 4 years and consume at cellar temperature. And though it's released each year as a separate vintage, BA has been informed that the recipe is only slightly tweaked from year to year, while the ABV remains at 8.5%.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-21-2004)
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Celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary with this. Big thanks to Ruds.

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Fuller's Vintage Ale from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
93 out of 100 based on 1,002 ratings.