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Fuller's ESB - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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91
outstanding

2,278 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,278
Reviews: 1,248
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 69
Gots: 85 | 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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Reviews by konadrinker:
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konadrinker

Florida

4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A- CLear and brown with a frothy 2 finger light tan head that diminished fairly quick and left a nice cap. Nice carbonation.

S- Toasted malt with a hint of grain, a little spicy hops aroma.

T- Smooth malt with a moderately bitter finish.

M - Creamy/oily with soft carbonation.

D- A very sessionable ale, would be no problem to drink this all evening.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2010 03:22:56 | More by konadrinker
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Wanted to try this for awhile, as I was thinking of brewing an ESB in the near future. Now I am on the fence again. Poured from a 11.2oz bottle into my tulip glass. Nice appearance with a clear amber body and small, whitish head which left some nice lacing in the glass. Just a bit of hop bitterness (kind of generic hop bitterness) on the nose. It also had a bit of the wet cardboard funk on the nose as well... glad it didn't show up in the taste. They definitely hit the bitterness just right (I like bitter), and the overall taste was just a bit grassy and light. Nice, light, easy-drinking mouthfeel. Quite refreshing to the palate on a hot afternoon. Bit lacking in flavor overall, though I am not sure if this is the style or the Fuller'. From my understanding ESB should be a little lighter and straightforward... what can I say, I am a big IPA fan! This was an ok beer. Probably a nice beer to offer to someone who is not a craft drinker who wants to try something a little different from their everyday BMC beers.

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Fuller's ESB from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
91 out of 100 based on 2,278 ratings.