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Fuller's ESB - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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2,114 Ratings
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Ratings: 2114
Reviews: 1233
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%


Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-08-2001)
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calcio360jrd

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is the beer that actually got me into import beers over 10 years ago. ESB is one of my fav styles of beer that many american breweries don't seem to do anymore. Pop open a bottle of this and you won't be disappointed. That wonderful smell of malt and hops gets me everytime. But overall, the best way to have this beer is on cash, which they do at the blue anchor in delray beach, fl. It comes out with a wonderful creamy head that lingers on the glass and leaves nice lacing. Still in my favs of all time this beer, it has a special place in my heart for bringing me into the beer world!

Serving type: cask

06-28-2011 16:23:13 | More by calcio360jrd
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A: Pours a golden amber color with slightly less than a fingers worth of head that quickly fizzles down to a tiny patch of bubbles in the center of the pint

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Fuller's ESB from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
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