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Fuller's Frontier | Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
England, United Kingdom
fullers.co.uk

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Frontier is crafted using our traditional brewing techniques to create a lager with a refreshing, flavoursome character. The combination of new world hops deliver citrus and spicy notes to reward your thirst for exploration.

Added by FLima on 11-20-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
45
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
23.5%
 
 
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Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.08/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A 330ml bottle with a BB of Nov 2014. Acquired a while back from a supermarket. The label calls it a craft lager brewed with new world hops.

A: Poured into a tulip. A bright golden hue with faint floating sediment and light carbonation. Yields a large head of frothy white foam that lasts for a few minutes before subsiding and disappearing.

S: Aroma of light malt with hints of stewed leaves, husks, subtle earthiness and faint overdone veg. Unimpressive.

T: Tastes of light malt with a dry finish. Notes of light grain, earthiness, stewed leaves, vague husks, faint overcooked veggies and a twinge of cardboard. Highly attenuated, followed by a restrained, leafy bitterness upon swallowing.

M: Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and dry, with soft carbonation and decent body for the style. Slightly astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of acrid stewed leaves and weak malt.

O: Not one to be proud of - a shame as Fullers make many fine brews. Looks alright, however the aroma and flavour are bland and vaguely unpleasant. Little hop action to speak of and lurking off-notes spoil the character. Body is OK. Not especially memorable; no need to seek it out.

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Photo of david_b
2.94/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of justme
3.83/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

At a small London pub. Nice full flavor

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Photo of AxlSkull
3.08/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mcthfg
3/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GregaR
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.47/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours amber with a quickly fading head.
Nose shows honey, floral notes, hay, soft grainy notes and spicy hops.
Flavours include more of the same. Hay, grainy malt, soft sweetness and spicy hops.

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Photo of emincems
3.41/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of bjd88
3.09/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of vinicole
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Brazen yellow labelled bottle from a normally conservative brewer.

Golden colour with a nice long lasting frothy head.

Light hops to the nose - expected more.

Nice citrusy flavour but with a pleasant malt to balance. Some spice.

Well carbonated - fresh and crisp.

A good lager at the end of a hard working summers day.

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Photo of Foley67
3.34/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bostonryan
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Yalcin
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of teddibrewski
3.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AVisserman
4.65/5  rDev +33.2%

Photo of Savaseri
4.22/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

33ml. bottle. Poured in to a lager glass. Very small white head. Blonde colour. You can smell citrus things. Good carbonation with a light body. Finally i can say that it's an fresh and good lager for summer time.

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Photo of endless1408
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of MarkoNm
3.74/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice one.
Pours a clear golden color with an average white head.
The aroma is pleasantly fruity and citrusy and goes well with some hoppy smell.
The taste is sweet at first, followed by nicely balanced, creamy-like and filling body, finishing with decent bittery taste.
Aftertaste is slightly bitter. Very nice surprise.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.63/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.69/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bbmaj
3.64/5  rDev +4.3%

Photo of kitschiguy
3.82/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I was lucky enough to be given a sample of this beer by a supplier here in Hong Kong.

Poured from a 330ml bottle into a 350ml beer glass.

A dark yellow/golden colour with a good, loose white head that disappeared fairly quickly.

Good on the nose but not particularly expressive. Mostly citrus; orange and lemon, some bready notes. Faintly aromatic.

The pleasant palate produces faint bread and biscuity notes and some malt. Good taste but again not particularly expressive. Mildly hoppy finish. Quite short.

Medium bodied with light and tight carbonation. Nice.

I haven't drunk many good/craft lagers but this is pretty good to my fairly inexperienced palate. Overall a very drinkable lager and I would think, very sessionable or something quite light to start with. Very refreshing in hot weather. Certainly a cut above the mass-produced lager that's readily available and around the same price.

Recommended.

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Photo of Mattias
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Yom
3.12/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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Fuller's Frontier from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
3.49 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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