The Libertine
Fulton Beer

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Style:
Red Ale - Imperial
ABV:
8.5%
Score:
88
Avg:
3.97 | pDev: 11.08%
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
181
From:
Fulton Beer
 
Minnesota, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  7
Gots
  26
SCORE
88
Very Good
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Reviews: 27 | Ratings: 181 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by Hop-Droppen-Roll:
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Hop-Droppen-Roll from Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

Pours cloudy dark red with almost no head, amost looks like a Barleywine - but it's an amber instead. Sorry, I won't carry on rhyming like that. If I accidentally rhyme once, I tend to start busting them out. Fulton pride themselves on making beers that are both complex and approachable - and while I can't see too many non-craft lovers really getting into this one, it really does manage to be smooth quite complex (at least to this plebian). The ABV is up there but not terribly evident, the finish is pleasant (as are the aroma and overall taste, though I won't attempt a detailed examination). I have only had two 'Imperial Amber' ales, and have like them both. I would like to see more beers like this on the market. I will be picking up a 4 pack of this one yearly.

Nov 22, 2014
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The Libertine from Fulton Beer
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 181 ratings