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Fuller's London Pride - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,150 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,150
Reviews: 998
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 77
Gots: 194 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2001)
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Photo of David1975
1/5  rDev -74.6%

Photo of mattrauch
1/5  rDev -74.6%

Photo of jkrane
1.1/5  rDev -72.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

I bought a can of this stuff at LCBO, because it looked good, and I thought it was on sale for $2.00 for a tallcan. It was actually $2.80, not $2.00, so I expected something delicious.

Boy was I in for a surprise.

I cracked open the can, and the distinct smell of urine wafted very quickly up to my nostrils. I drank a small sip, it tasted like it smelled, and I kicked myself in the ass for wasting my money on this "premium ale".

Now I understand why the British refer to "getting drunk", as "getting pissed"!

The urine the beer ratio in the can is UNACCEPTIBREW!!

Shameful 1/5.

The British should stick to fish and chips, and leave the brewing for us North Americans!

Photo of SuomiHobbit
1.25/5  rDev -68.3%

Photo of DerBayer
1.3/5  rDev -67%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This really isnt a good beer i m afraid:

A - best thing about it a kind of honey amberish look but soapy head

S - Citrussy acidic and off-honey

T - TAstes like honey gone off or maybe earwax

M - This is a very flat beer almost stale - i know English ales are meant to be flat but this could really be used to do the dishes in its lukewarm state

D - Considering the above LOW

Photo of PaF
1.5/5  rDev -61.9%

Photo of gonzo46and2
1.73/5  rDev -56.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Wow. I love me some London porter.... Their ESB is nice too... This was awful.

Appearance is average. It's a red pour with a rocky small head that diminishes.

Smell is so full of butter, butterscotch, diacetyl... ick... Ok there's some hops in there that make is somewhat palatable but this was not a beer I enjoyed.

Taste is loaded with butter.

Mouthfeel is thick with a tongue sweater that I didn't want. ... Not a good choice for anyone who doesn't like buttery overly sweet pale ales. The hops need more spotlight.

Photo of Stillyman11
2/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of Jammies
2.15/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A - Pours an orange-yellow with a very thin layer of foam. The foam lingers before disappearing.

S - Can definitely smell the malts. Also a slightly sweet odor is detectable

T - Disappointing. Not much substance, thin and malty.

M - Very thin and watery. A malts have a bite.

O - Overall a huge disappointment.

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.25/5  rDev -42.9%

Photo of GeorgeCarroll
2.25/5  rDev -42.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -42.9%

Photo of phisig137
2.38/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours a amber color with a thin white head. Blanket forms on top of the glass.

Aroma is a let down, hints of caramel, but mainly corny smelling.

flavor is just as bad. Tastes like a train wreck of adjunct grains and diacetyl. Mildly bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is thin and overcarbonated. Drinkability is decent at best. I find myself almost choking this down.

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

Photo of DrunkinYogi
2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

Photo of lmundane
2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

Photo of Alpha309
2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

Photo of likethetaste
2.55/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had high expectations for this Pale ale. Got a 6 pack and don't know if i got a defective 6 pack because this smelled and tasted like medicine. Just not a good flavor and the mouth feel and drinkablity was just so so. I Like Sam Smith's Pale ale much better but so far, I know I am crazy to say so ... I just like Sam Adams Pale ale better than any others I have tried.

Photo of Schwab
2.58/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured a bottle of London Pride in a glass. Beer has a nice amber color and I noticed immediately the head and carbonation level. While a nice head is great IMO, this head came fully from over carbonation. I'm not sure if it is with all the London Pride bottles, but this one was clearly over carbonated. I let it sit for a few minutes before I took the first sip.
Beer tastes decent but stays behind in its class. Somewhat malt and hop flavor, seemed well balanced but again way below for its class.

Photo of tjthresh
2.6/5  rDev -34%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

On tap at Barley’s. Notes of baked goods, oatmeal cookies, and light hops. Copper orange. Poured with no head. Little evidence of carbonation. Bready/biscuity caramel malts. Floral/perfumy hop flavor. At bit on the thin side, watery, with little carbonation. All said, this was a very ordinary beer.

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Fuller's London Pride from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
89 out of 100 based on 2,150 ratings.