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Sweet Child Of Vine | Fulton Beer

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BA SCORE
3.63/5
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591 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fulton Beer
Minnesota, United States
fultonbeer.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Generous quantities of Simcoe and Glacier hops are added throughout the boil. Then, late in fermentation, we infuse the Sweet Child with another dose of Glaciers, imparting a bouquet of hop aroma that veritably bursts forth upon serving.

6.4% ABV
69 IBUs
15.8 Plato
12.5 SRM

Added by hardy008 on 02-20-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,045
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
591
pDev:
14.05%
Bros Score:
3.84
 
 
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Light brown in color with excellent clarity. There's a fingernail of white foam covers the majority of the top of the beer. Brussels lacing. The hop aroma is faint at best. There's little aroma. There's a faint hop flavor present but it is fairly balanced with the malt presence. The body is moderately carbonated and slightly sticky.

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Had this at O'Donovan's in Minneapolis before going to the Tigers/Twins game. I think a pint (though it looked like a tall glass) was $6.

I hadn't ever heard of Fulton, being from Michigan, but I know Minnesota as a whole brews some pretty good beer. Deschute's Fresh Squeezed was on-tap, but I had already gotten a six-pack earlier. Moving on!

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A nice beer from a brewery I hadn't heard of before, and it went well with my sammich.

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Sweet Child Of Vine from Fulton Beer
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 591 ratings
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