Fuller's India Pale Ale | Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

BA SCORE
87
very good
304 Ratings
Fuller's India Pale AleFuller's India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 01-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
304
Reviews:
138
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
12.02%
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
89
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Wer34truh
3.43/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This might have been one of the first English IPAs I ever had. Good bright copper color, good clarity, almost 3/4" white head on the top. Aroma hit some apple like sweetness, earthy hop vibe.

Taste is a mix of mildly fruity English yeast, hop bitterness, toasted pale malts giving way to toffee and caramel in the mouth feel. Like a steel drum. Very sessiony, easy to drink as long as you're just not totally against hops. Its not heavily hopped, its old school, but enjoyable. Wish the format was a little more friendly price wise though.

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Photo of kofukasho
3.07/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Nrod
3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bruno74200
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Shakesbeer pub in Grenoble, France. A classic English Ipa. Somehow I was expecting more. It's balanced but not as much on the English hops as their London Pride, which I prefer. The carbonation is nor high nor low but doesn't put the tasting experience at its best

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Photo of KitoUY
3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.86/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of npendres
2.46/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of sephyrott
4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of deroms
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BAsbill
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joelholmquist
3.64/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of edkorganisation
4.31/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jeffzomp
4.61/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nelsonsaigon
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Saigon (bottle)

I like this beer and look forward to my next drink.

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Photo of RandyFlameThrower
3.69/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of likeablepaper
3.76/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OlaB
4.31/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: amber ,very clear , very little head when i pour in the glass.
S: hops,citrus, spices,.mint,especially the hop are very noticable
T:Citrus ,hops, very well balanced bitterness., very refreshing taste.
F medium bodied, with medium carbonation.
O: A very decent IPA , very drinkable and refreshing, not the best IPA i had , but it was absolutelly a good one

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Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BRB1978
4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yoann
4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chicagoish
3.62/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beer488
3.58/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours an amber color with low carbonation, head dissipating quickly. Abv on the bottle is 5.3%. Smell - very light to non-existent, sweet malt. Taste - medium bodied with hop bitterness. Bitterness in the finish. It is a refreshing ipa.

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Fuller's India Pale Ale from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
3.91 out of 5 based on 304 ratings.
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