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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

236 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 236
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 32
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
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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Photo of Mark
5/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A great unique tasting beer. Very malty, decent hops, unlike american IPA's. For those of you who like your ale smooth, you can't go wrong with this ale or most other british beers.

Mark, Jul 14, 2001
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5/5  rDev +27.9%

Elfastball7, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.9%

DeadGuyRyan, Sep 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +27.9%

Poupae, Feb 25, 2013
Photo of jak
5/5  rDev +27.9%

jak, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.9%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 27, 2011
Photo of John
4.85/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

One of the "Fuller" flavored English IPAs. Excellent.

John, Oct 05, 2001
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

RSNewbill, May 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

psoriasaurus, Feb 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

WOLFGANG, Jul 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

BrooklynPanch, Jun 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

Bilianas, Jun 20, 2012
Photo of Reverand
4.72/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fuller's has done it again.. From your first sip to the last drop this IPA is incredible. I was so taken in by the copper color to the hops that grab you right away.

Reverand, May 22, 2002
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4.56/5  rDev +16.6%

beerinabottle, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of blatherbeard
4.53/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had never heard of fullers before trying this one at Buckley's in Merrimack NH.

It was a pale brown ale in a pint glass that made it to the table with no head or lacing to be seen. The aroma was of hops and spice. As i drank this ale, i was shocked to find a bit of a sweet taste, almost a sugar fore and aftertaste, with a bite of hops mixed with spices. Carbonation was perfect to fit the taste of a beer. Not a taste i expected from an ipa, and it was good. I was pleasantly surprised and would definetly have this one again.

blatherbeard, Dec 06, 2008
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

matjack85, Jan 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

vhmf1978, Mar 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

fape, Sep 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

cdwil, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of mzwolinski
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Orange/gold in color, with a very thin head, though one which leaves a decent lace down the glass. Aroma is hoppy and citric, though not so much as to completely overshadow a strong biscuity malt character. Diacetyl lends something of a buttery note to both the aroma and the flavor -- easy to miss but hard to ignore once you've noticed it. Not a bad thing at all, as it contributes, I believe, to the smooth character of this beer in the mouth. Flavor is big on caramel malt, with an oily hop presence throughout, leading up to a pleasingly but not overdone bitter finish. Medium-mouth with crisp carbonation really contributes to the overall experience of a very clean, sharp IPA. Very drinkable.

mzwolinski, Jan 06, 2003
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Giannis, Sep 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

ti6on, Jun 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Morningstorm, Mar 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Herky21, Mar 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

BILF, Jan 14, 2013
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Fuller's India Pale Ale from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
88 out of 100 based on 236 ratings.