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Fuller's ESB - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,266 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,266
Reviews: 1,247
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 68
Gots: 81 | FT: 0
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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cbarrett4

Oregon

4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into Deschutes fluted pint.

Comparing this to American ESBs can be unfair. This to me is the quintessential ESB in the world. Pours nice copper hue with decent head and good retention and lace. Smells typical of English ales, lots of those English hops and malts on the nose. Very pleasant. The palate centers on the English malts with that faint bitterness that is well integrated, nice red fruit and caramel notes. Texture is great, with nice thickness without being weighty and fat. Pretty great beer overall. It's maybe not the very best English ESB, but it's a worthy yardstick to measure others by.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2011 23:54:10 | More by cbarrett4
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Fuller's ESB from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
91 out of 100 based on 2,266 ratings.