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Fuller's ESB - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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2,508 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,508
Reviews: 1,268
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 90
Gots: 158 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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From a bottle into an imperial pint glass
A: amber, clear, minimal head
S: caramel malts, plums, raisins, a tinge of floral hops
T: follows the nose, but also some nuttiness. This is quite good. Toasted whole grain bread, then a lot of caramel and toffee, together with some nutty flavors and very slight and subtle dark fruits. Floral hops come in at the margins. Ends with caramel/toffee and nuttiness.
M: Smooth, toasty, low carbonation; pleasantly filling
Overall: do I really need to hop the Atlantic to find this on cask somewhere...?

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: deep amber ale, perfect clarity; a few fingers of fat tan head left lotsa lace down the glass

S: something sweet like dark fruit atop a fresh, wet grain aroma of malt

T: caramelized sugars, toast points, roasted nuts, and pale fruits like apricot or fig

M: silk smooth and slick - quick across the tongue; mild bitterness and a roasty, toasty aftertaste

O: super-fine drinking experience here, lads and lasses - make sure to find your way around to this, yet another fine ale from Fuller Smith

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Fuller's ESB from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
91 out of 100 based on 2,508 ratings.