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Organic Honeydew - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
80
good

318 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 318
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 9
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-09-2002)
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basica

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3.45/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - An amber color pour into my Sam Adams perfect pint glass yielding just some bubbly foam which settles to a thin white layer followed by a ring around the glass; it's past the best by date, so that may have had some effects on it (2.5)

S - Nose is slightly sweet with notes of honey and some oakiness and yeast; light aromas of plums are also detected (3.5)

T - Malts with some woodiness upfront breaking into a fair amount of plums; light notes of honey in the slightly tart middle. The finish is slightly sour with some flavors of plums (3.5)

F - Thin on the body with a watery texture spotting a slight foaminess to lend it a bit of smoothness as it goes down; carbonation was moderate (3.5)

D - Slightly above average in most aspects and is light and pretty easy drinking; I admittedly had higher expectations though I have to emphasize that this is a year past its "best by" date so it's likely not at its best. Will probably pick up another bottle some time and revisit this review (3.5)

This bottle's best by date is November 26, 2009; it's about a year and 2 months off to be precise. Storage conditions were not fantastic also, admittedly so I will have to cut this one some slack here.

Serving type: bottle

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Organic Honeydew from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
80 out of 100 based on 318 ratings.