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Discovery Blonde Beer - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

Discovery Blonde BeerDiscovery Blonde Beer

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BA SCORE
82
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47 Ratings
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.29%


Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  3.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wl0307 on 05-27-2005)
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Reviews by goblet:
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goblet

New Jersey

3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

pouer this 330 ml bottle bad boy into a pint glass.

Appearence:of course it`s blonde got a one inch foam head after the pour that reduces,no carbonation,clear.

Smell:wheat malt and lite hoppy aroma a tad bit of fruit.

Taste:the taste is not to strong some fruit like pears, lite wheat and white sugars .smooth easy to down ,even watery.

Mouthfeel:very lite body and a slight sweetness some hop flovor in the after taste .

Drinkability: very lite beer not the best example of a blonde beer but not the worst,easy to drink, not to think about beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2009 15:54:31 | More by goblet
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mrbigpappa

Finland

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

02-13-2014 18:18:22 | More by mrbigpappa
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rawknrall

Uruguay

4/5  rDev +11.7%

11-06-2013 01:09:50 | More by rawknrall
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dcmchew

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-01-2013 18:48:44 | More by dcmchew
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

3.99/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass

A: golden, clear, small head, decent retention.

S: hoppy, grapefruit.

T: fairly sweet, light citrus, wheaty bitter finish provides balance.

M: smooth, crisp, light.

O: a proper session beer, subtle flavours keep you interested and provide depth but abv won’t cause problems.

Serving type: cask

09-02-2013 10:08:47 | More by jonb5
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-17-2013 01:27:25 | More by dmorgan310
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-07-2013 07:42:53 | More by Ciocanelu
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-26-2013 23:29:59 | More by NightINgale
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Alex-by

Belarus

3.84/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Light golden with a nice creamy head that dissapears very soon.

S: Very malty with some fruits and a little bit honey.

T: Frutty and hopsy. Not so complicated.

M: Average carbonation, light, refreshing. Dry finish

O: Very nice light bodied Ale. Will be great for a hot day

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 17:50:54 | More by Alex-by
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -16.2%

01-18-2013 09:49:09 | More by tbeckett
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CommonRider

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-29-2012 16:20:37 | More by CommonRider
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Maiacetus

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-22-2012 15:36:30 | More by Maiacetus
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pin

Australia

2/5  rDev -44.1%

07-04-2012 02:50:37 | More by pin
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MarkoBlazic


4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-29-2012 12:45:14 | More by MarkoBlazic
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MEP


4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

06-11-2012 17:40:24 | More by MEP
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petluo

Finland

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

05-08-2012 10:36:50 | More by petluo
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cervezango

Bolivia

4.03/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

yeasty and wheaty aroma

tastes quite tart,like a bead -like cake,or a tea cake perhaps.

a bit watered down as it is fullers session beer and is probably the weakest of their main beers it is also not as good as there ESB , london Porter, or london pride,

little head on this honey colored (red/gold)ale
great hops and refreshing clean/dry after taste.
nice little ale as always with fullers

Serving type: on-tap

04-11-2012 22:46:41 | More by cervezango
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CwrwAmByth

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a straight pint glass.

Pours a golden colour with a nice head that fades down quickly, minimal lacing too.

Smells faintly fresh and malty.

Tastes nice, well balanced between hops and malts with just a fresh citrusy kick.

Overall a lovely drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 17:16:31 | More by CwrwAmByth
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-18-2012 20:33:41 | More by supermeniscus
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galluch

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-17-2012 16:16:26 | More by galluch
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MishaEriksson

Finland

4/5  rDev +11.7%

01-15-2012 10:20:35 | More by MishaEriksson
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.7%

11-30-2011 18:49:20 | More by kelvarnsen
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david18

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had an Imperial pint of this at a pub on a recent visit to London. In general I don't live british ales (they're a little malty for my taste) but I always like to try something new. This one was pretty interesting and, from what I hear, new.

Appearance is blonde, as the name would suggest. Cask pull so not very carbonated. As with most english ales, very cloudy.

Aroma was a little light. Some malt, maybe a hint of hops.

Flavor was light but distinctly different from the other british ales. A little more bit and a bit more refreshing.

Overall a good beer, especially on a hot afternoon.

Serving type: cask

09-19-2011 19:04:13 | More by david18
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden to amber colour with a foamy white head on top. The head starts about a finger width tall before gradually reducing in size & leaving a thick, foamy lacing.

A sweet & incredibly fruity aroma. A strong citrus & tropical fruit mix that works well & is very summery on the nose.

Very sweet & quite fruity too although not as strong as the smell. There is some pineapple & citrus fruit along with a bread like taste. The finish is a mild bitter one.

Medium bodied & a little chewy on the tongue but highly drinkable with a slight fizz to it.

A real surprise & not what I was expecting from this beer at all. It is a lot more fruity than I would have though & very nice indeed.

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Serving type: bottle

07-16-2011 01:49:08 | More by flyingpig
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atis

Finland

3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle, 4.5% ABV

Pours pale orange with dense white head that leaves rings of patchy lacing. Aroma is fruity and loads of fresh floral hops.

Taste is weak floral hops balanced with sweetish malt, later fruity notes start to appear that dominate aftertaste as well. Body is light with moderate carbonation.

Drinkable and rather unassuming pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2011 19:27:42 | More by atis
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Discovery Blonde Beer from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
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