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Organic Honeydew - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
80
good

334 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 334
Reviews: 167
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 9
Gots: 20 | 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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3/5  rDev -14.3%

patre_tim, Jun 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

GlendonTT, Jun 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

civicm87, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Bandi, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.49/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high bright white head that died down, leaving lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of honey and floral hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has additional notes of pale malts. The honey adds slight bits of sweetness and the hops contribute a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and the honey makes things a bit more interesting and prevents this from being a band pale ale.

metter98, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

gory4d, Jun 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

thekkk, Jun 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

endless1408, Jun 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

SnifterLifter, Jun 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

eddsan, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Latarnik, May 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

deonreds, May 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

RSNewbill, May 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

sdm9465, May 20, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -35.7%

DreamDeath, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Wantedandlisted, May 10, 2014
Photo of maiiik
4.73/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Great beer. My first impression of the bottle wasn't quite good, but I decided to give it a try, specially because I like the the combination with honey. It feels great in the mouth and it leaves you a tasty flavor when you finish each drink.
Totally recommended!

maiiik, May 04, 2014
Photo of Eric_Standard
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Nice honey flavour, sweet, mild, slightly bitter and tart aftertaste. Easy drinking and even flavours, but overly carbonated.

Eric_Standard, May 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

Matvei, Apr 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

robotiks, Apr 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

jpd7374, Apr 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

TheBeeraholic, Apr 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

NorthernSoul, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of tmzl
3.2/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Look: Pours with average, thick (small bubbles), white (yellow hue), reminds me on the more fizzy lagers. Good retention, leaves a fine, thick layer, that diminishes with time completely. Leaves very little lacing. Clear, golden with orange hue, lots of carbonation for an ale.

Smell: Hey, light citrus, grainy - reminds me of a dry pilsner with some floral, herbal honey notes and light sweetness. Honey part a bit rancid and with a hint of bitterness.

Taste: Watery start, light medium honey, grain, hay (some very, very light munich-like/caramel hides somewhere) malt middle. More light sweet honey comes out at the end, creates light bitterness with some sweetness that stay with you for a while. Bit metallic towards the end, also some mineral and floral notes stay, but less than in the smell.

Mouthfeel: Light-medium body, pleasant carbonation - lively enough to make the emptiness a bit less empty.

Overall: Basically a floral pilsner with a bit more body. Missing some taste at start, the honey incorporation is very light and subtle, kinda works, but could probably be a lot more.

tmzl, Mar 09, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

Vanz, Mar 07, 2014
Organic Honeydew from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
80 out of 100 based on 334 ratings.