Fuller's London Pride | Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,545 Ratings
Fuller's London PrideFuller's London Pride
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,545
Reviews:
1,068
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.18%
 
 
Wants:
138
Gots:
470
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A 500ml bottle with a BB of Feb 2013.

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A bright coppery-amber hue with plentiful carbonation. Forms a decent off-white head of foam that lasts for a minute or two before disappearing. Aroma of caramel malt with hints of grain, faint citrus and a whiff of diacetyl in the background.

Tastes of caramel malt with a mild finish. Notes of grain, stewed hops, the faintest hint of citrus and again a smidge of diacetyl. Quite dry, with little bitterness. Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and full-bodied. Aftertaste of caramel malt and stewed hops.

Drinkable, but not terribly exciting. The malt is OK, but more aromatic hops would be nice. The diacetyl is also a minor flaw. It's unusually dark and a tad strong for a pale ale; I'd class this as more of a bitter. At any rate, not one of Fullers best brews despite it's ubiquity. I'd recommend trying the cask version.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle into a mini pint glass at Monk's Kettle in SF,CA

A - Amber tan, very active and inviting with a moderate head
S- Brown Sugar and honey
T - Balanced grain bill with a slightly citrus hop backing. Very balanced and robust without being overly bitter
M - Smooth, session-able and rather addicting
O - One of my go-to's when I am in the mood for a true English Ale

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A: Pours a awesome copper color with nice head that retains very well! Sexy appearance!

S: Very nice balance between English aroma hops and malts! At th front of the nose it starts with a very nice aroma from the hops then the nice caramelly maltiness shows up!

T: Nice maltiness with a toffee/ caramel flavor perfectly balanced with a nice bitterness.

M: Medium Body beer, extremely drinkable. low-med carbonation

O: An Extremely well balanced beer, extremely drinkable! A nice every occasion beer! Nice session beer as well!

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Fuller's London Pride from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
3.94 out of 5 based on 2,545 ratings.
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