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« on: October 24, 2014, 04:21:45 AM »
Just got off work (graveyard guy), its my Friday. Cracked open a "best by 5/15" London Pride.

I almost spotted.

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Re: Fullers
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2014, 06:11:18 AM »
Just got off work (graveyard guy), its my Friday. Cracked open a "best by 5/15" London Pride.

I almost spotted.

I havent had Fuller's LP in a while but the first time I tried Fuller's Vintage Ale was mail ordered from Belmont Station years ago. It was awesome.
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Re: Fullers
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2014, 06:56:48 AM »
Never had their Vintage Ale, but London Pride is one of my favorites.  I can't quite nail it on my own system, but I've gotten close.

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Re: Fullers
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2014, 11:20:34 AM »
One of the best beers I ever had was London Pride on cask in London.  Delicious.
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Re: Fullers
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2014, 08:31:02 PM »
Just got off work (graveyard guy), its my Friday. Cracked open a "best by 5/15" London Pride.

I almost spotted.

I havent had Fuller's LP in a while but the first time I tried Fuller's Vintage Ale was mail ordered from Belmont Station years ago. It was awesome.
Any idea how old the Vintage Ale was? I got a bottle of 2011 for my birthday and I'm wondering whether I should lay it down for a few years or drink it now.
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Re: Fullers
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2014, 10:33:20 PM »
Neither. Ship it to me and I'll make sure it's still good

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Re: Fullers
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2014, 06:08:31 AM »
Just got off work (graveyard guy), its my Friday. Cracked open a "best by 5/15" London Pride.

I almost spotted.

I havent had Fuller's LP in a while but the first time I tried Fuller's Vintage Ale was mail ordered from Belmont Station years ago. It was awesome.
Any idea how old the Vintage Ale was? I got a bottle of 2011 for my birthday and I'm wondering whether I should lay it down for a few years or drink it now.

I believe it was 1997. I remember it being very good fresh and I did age a few.  MiGht have had it once or twice since then.
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Re: Fullers
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2014, 07:39:13 AM »
Any idea how old the Vintage Ale was? I got a bottle of 2011 for my birthday and I'm wondering whether I should lay it down for a few years or drink it now.
You can go either way. It will be great now. I bought a 2004 vintage at the brewery shop and drank it last spring. It was still very, very good.

One of the best beers I ever had was London Pride on cask in London.  Delicious.
I had 2 pints at the Mawson Arms, which is attached to the brewery. I never wanted to leave. The brewery tour is highly recommended, but it is a bit outside of the city center.
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