The Ringer | Fulton Beer

BA SCORE
57.7%
Liked This Beer
3.7 w/ 163 ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by maximum12 on 05-13-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,480
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
163
Liked:
94
Avg:
3.7/5
pDev:
11.08%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 163 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of xmorgan
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of AndyP612
4.85/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On tap at The Muddy Pig reviewed from notes.

A- Beautiful cascade very light amber to yellow colour with a 3 finger off white head.

S- Malt present with subtle hop nose. Not big, exactly what I look for in pale ales.

T- Cask flat homeyness. Subtle citrus hop with hints of apricot.

M- Medium body and very dry finish.

O- I absolutely love casked beer. I feel as though there should be a cask option for everything on tap although I realize that's not feasible but one can always dream, right? The cascade was beautiful between the colour of the beer and the head. The dryness in the finish made me continue to want more and more. Cheers.

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Photo of rxthree
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of ryanwalters12
4.45/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PlacementSix
4.44/5  rDev +20%

Photo of HMClown
4.35/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Very smooth. Hops in moderation. Good aftertaste.

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Photo of philtheisen
4.35/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Minnesota_beer_guy
4.29/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigAl18
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of StPaulSchmitty
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of BeardedAllen
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of mikepcarney
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of AnalogErik
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Alpar
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of pat61
4.24/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nose: light grains, a trace of ripe fruit, citrus, citrus rind. Pours hazy orange gold with 1” white foam cap, finely bubbled and lacy. Enters creamy, fruity, with some bread, citrus and resiny hops. The initial fruit sweetness dries out on the finish. It has medium body and carbonation. The carbonation is fine and soft. Easy to drink..

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Photo of Koebele
4.2/5  rDev +13.5%

Photo of tymoe4
4.2/5  rDev +13.5%

Photo of Pjd2
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of maximum12
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A visit to the Fulton Brewery is now a worthy stop on the way to a Twins game, so, we did. Good to see a new beer on tap. 16 oz. pint glass.

Pour is light orange, slightly opaque, but no sediment at all. Smell is pretty tame, bit of hops, sweetness, nothing to write home about.

The Ringer then enters the mouth & the fun begins. This is what a pale ale should taste like. Despite the relatively low 35 IBUs, the hops shine like a red dwarf. Beautiful light malt base lends a mild sweetness & gentle breadiness, with the hops coming in with a lovely citrus & bitter bite at the end - then nothing. Gone. Perhaps the cleanest beer I've ever tasted, which encourages another quick sip. Usually takes me an hour to enjoy a pint, this was gone in less than twenty minutes.

Gorgeously crafted pale ale & the best offering from Fulton to date. Simple, excellent, tasty, fresh. If you're around, stop in & try it. You won't be sorry.

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Photo of SD-Alefan
4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear orange with a bubbly white head.
This is a great smelling brew! Lots of citrus and a bit of biscuit underneath.
Taste follows with lots of lemon and orange with a nice, ripe fruit sweetness and a little
bit of biscuity malt. Lots of juicy goodness with a lovely finishing bitter.
Mouthfeel is medium and slightly sticky yet fairly bubbly.
Overall, a really good aromatic pale ale.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a hazy amber orange with a moderate amount of bubbles and some floating sediment. About two fingers of off white head with decent retention.

Smell: A juicy and earthy balanced aroma with hints of citrus, grass, and caramel. Citrus hops with hints of grapefruit, orange peel, lemon, and pineapple. Earthy and floral hops with hints of grass. Solid malt balance with hints of caramel, grains, cracker, and yeast. A solid APA aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a nicely juicy and grassy pale ale taste with notes of citrus fruit, grass, and sweet malt. Citrus hops with notes of orange peel, grapefruit, pineapple, and lemon. Solid notes of grassy and floral hops. Good backing malt presence with notes of caramel, cracker, grains, and yeast. A pretty nice balanced taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, juicy, and smooth with a drying finish.

Overall: A pretty solid take on an American Pale Ale. Good juicy hop presence with a good malt balance.

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Photo of dbriesemeister
4.02/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery.

Look - very attractive honey amber color, slight head but attractive lacing

Smell - fresh floral smell, freshly cut grass, notes of grapefruit

Taste - biting start, strong bitter flavor

Feel - medium-high bodied, smooth feel, lingering bitterness

Overall - excellent version of an APA

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Photo of bigpoppa67
4.02/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dragon14Breath
4.01/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I think its a good Pale Ale I will drank er again

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Photo of MN_Beerticker
4/5  rDev +8.1%

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The Ringer from Fulton Beer
Beer rating: 57.7% out of 100 with 163 ratings
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