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Fuller's Vintage Ale - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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Fuller's Vintage AleFuller's Vintage Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,066 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,066
Reviews: 631
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 84
Gots: 215 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-21-2004

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%.
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***1999 VINTAGE (Batch 09066)***

Celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary with this. Big thanks to Ruds.

Pours a murky, dirty brown body. Thin foam with actual legs on the sides. Very musty, some oxidization. Flavors of leather and toffee are apparent. While past its prime, it's help up relatively well IMO.

Fuller's Vintage Ale from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
93 out of 100 based on 1,066 ratings.