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Fuller's ESB - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,344 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,344
Reviews: 1,256
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 73
Gots: 108 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-07-2014 20:04:47 | More by SSwarts
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14%

08-07-2014 03:31:50 | More by Life-Love-Beer
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seedyone

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

March 2014 From bottle at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Beautiful copper clarity sustains a substantial head of sparsely lacing foam. Balance of bitter & sweet keep this on my list of favs.

05/26/12 On tap At Beer Authority , NYC. IMO this is as bitter as I like my beers to be. On tap it's nice & polite. No need to slap me across the face to get my attention, I can be impressed with subtlety and this one did just that.

08-06-2014 05:04:39 | More by seedyone
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Iowa

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-06-2014 04:40:37 | More by mpdavis
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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Slovenia

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-04-2014 16:02:29 | More by supermedved
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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-04-2014 03:41:29 | More by theamericanator
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Russian Federation

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-31-2014 23:26:32 | More by Gator4life4
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deakin

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-31-2014 12:45:01 | More by deakin
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1424IpA

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-31-2014 03:00:10 | More by 1424IpA
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brezina

Czech Republic

5/5  rDev +22.9%

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Wchen

Taiwan

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-29-2014 14:28:37 | More by Wchen
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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brycevolk

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-27-2014 22:25:51 | More by Segelstrom
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

2.93/5  rDev -28%

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.

07-27-2014 14:05:50 | More by Mikus
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Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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sebastian577

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-25-2014 14:59:12 | More by sebastian577
Fuller's ESB from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
91 out of 100 based on 2,344 ratings.