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Fullers Vintage Ale

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by brureview, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. brureview

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    Just bought a bottle of Fuller's Vintage Ale 2012. I could buy another bottle for cellaring.
    How is it fresher?
     
  2. mdfb79

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    It is very good fresh, but I think this is one of those beers that goes from a good beer to a great beer with some time on it. Got to have a 2004 vintage in mid-2010 and it was fantastic; since then I have put 1-2 bottles away every year to occasionally break out at various periods.

    You're good either way but if you can, I'd get another bottle and forget about it for a few years; it actually gets even better IMO.
     
  3. dgthrasher

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    I opened a 1999 bottle recently (about two months ago) Still an excellent beer. I can't wait to open another old bottle.
     
  4. diehl07

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    I'm glad to hear that it gets that much better. I actually just bought and drank a 2011 vintage, and wasn't all that impressed. I think I might go grab another couple and sit them in the back of the cellar.
     
  5. StaveHooks

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    I have a couple 2009's. I've seen some 2011's but I can't find any 2010's. Was there a shortage of 2010 distributed?
     
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    Huh... 2010 is the only vintage I see in my neck of the woods these days.
     
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    Can't wait to open my 2009 next year, my buddy have it to me as a present but made me wait the full 5 years it recommendsnon the box.
     
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