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Fuller's India Pale Ale - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

Fuller's India Pale AleFuller's India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

214 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 214
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%


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

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 01-22-2001)
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Reviews by SamuraiJack:
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SamuraiJack

Oregon

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is among the best IPAs I've tasted. Perhaps not at the same level as the Stone IPA, but still quite excellent.
First pour shows a brilliant and clear copper brew with a gorgeous creamy lace-like head. It shows as everything you expect in an IPA. Aromas of caramel and honey mix in harmony with the luscious, soft hops. There is a tiny touch of diacetyl that melds well, not overwhelming the hops unlike what you taste with some IPAs. First taste is a soft bittersweetness. The balance of clean, sweet malt with light and clean malt is near-perfect. The hops bitterness slides smoothly into round and almost oily fruits. Perhaps not what the English drinker expects from a traditional IPA - much more like what one tastes in American IPAs but none the less very much to my taste.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2003 21:57:28 | More by SamuraiJack
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stcules

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3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Orange/amber, with a hint of hazyness. Average foam.
In the smell earthly hop, english, with peppery notes, some tea hint. A bit warming. And floreal.
Pleasant taste, good maltiness, good english hopping, not light, but neither too strong. Balanced.
Bitterness in the aftertaste, not too long, with pepper and tea notes.
Good, great drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 19:46:57 | More by stcules
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Fuller's India Pale Ale from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
88 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.