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Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) Gale's HSB

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The BearOxford, Oxfordshire13 Mar 2022
The Holly BushHampstead, Greater London08 Jan 2022
The Prince BlucherTwickenham, Greater London29 Oct 2021
The Spreadeagle (The Spread Eagle)Croydon, Greater London14 Jan 2020
Lewes ArmsLewes, East Sussex07 Jan 2020
The Railway TavernCarshalton, Greater London29 Nov 2019
The Basketmakers ArmsBrighton, East Sussex25 Nov 2019
The John Wallis (formerly Man of Kent)Ashford, Kent25 Jul 2019
Royal OakBorough, Central London29 May 2019
The Mad HatterSouthwark, Central London22 Apr 2019
The Robin HoodHavant, Hampshire04 Feb 2019
The Parcel YardKing's Cross / St Pancras, Central London17 Jan 2019
The Doric ArchEuston, Central London11 Dec 2018
The Railway TavernRichmond, Greater London09 Dec 2018
The GaribaldiSt Albans, Hertfordshire20 Jul 2018
FezMargate, Kent16 May 2018
The Union InnCowes, Isle of Wight08 Apr 2018
The Long ManBrighton, East Sussex24 Mar 2018
The ViaductHanwell, Greater London15 Jan 2018
Royal Inn on the ParkHackney, Greater London10 Jul 2017
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London27 Mar 2017
Milton ArmsSouthsea, Hampshire14 Jan 2017
The Wykeham ArmsWinchester, Hampshire07 Jan 2017
The HogarthTeddington, Greater London11 Nov 2016
Queen VictoriaRottingdean, East Sussex05 Nov 2016
The Bull InnSonning, Berkshire25 Jul 2016
The Ship & BellHorndean, Hampshire01 Jul 2016
Red LionChalton, Hampshire01 Jul 2016
The Mad Bishop & BearPaddington, Central London16 Jun 2016
Fighting CockBradford, West Yorkshire19 Oct 2015
The Crab TreeShoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex10 Sep 2015
The CastleHarrow on the Hill, Greater London01 Sep 2015
The Round HouseCovent Garden, Central London20 Aug 2015
Old Road TavernChippenham, Wiltshire24 Jun 2015
New ForestAshurst, Hampshire30 May 2015
The King LudRyde, Isle of Wight14 May 2015
The Dovecote InnCapel-le-Ferne, Kent05 Feb 2015
Ye Olde MitreHolborn, Central London04 Feb 2015
Chequer InnSteyning, West Sussex12 Dec 2014
Murrell ArmsBarnham, West Sussex11 Dec 2014
Barley MowSouthsea, Hampshire05 Dec 2014
5th Hants Volunteer ArmsSouthsea, Hampshire05 Dec 2014
The Star TavernBelgravia, Central London27 Nov 2014
The AntelopeBelgravia, Central London27 Nov 2014
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London01 Nov 2014
Golden LionFareham, Hampshire25 Oct 2014
The Old Bank of EnglandFleet Street, Central London23 Sep 2014
The Dacre ArmsLee, Greater London25 Aug 2014
The Red LionWhitehall, Central London31 Jul 2014
Ship InnSouthwick, West Sussex03 Jul 2014
The Kings ArmsEmsworth, Hampshire19 Jun 2014
The Hampshire HogHorndean, Hampshire18 Jun 2014
Tap on the LineKew, Greater London17 Jun 2014
Duke of HamiltonHampstead, Greater London29 Apr 2014
The Congress InnStoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire11 Apr 2014
The Pilot InnGreenwich Peninsula, Greater London23 Mar 2014
The White HorseHertford, Hertfordshire30 Jan 2014
The Swan Hotel Arundel, West Sussex23 Sep 2013
The PubLeicester, Leicestershire14 Sep 2013
The PartridgeBromley, Greater London12 Sep 2013
The White HartStockbridge, Hampshire09 Aug 2013
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent16 Jul 2013
The Thirty-Nine Steps Brewhouse (formerly The Thirty-Nine Steps Alehouse)Broadstairs, Kent13 Jul 2013
Red LionKegworth, Leicestershire26 May 2013
Old Joint StockBirmingham, West Midlands28 Jan 2013
The Oak InnBank, Hampshire11 Nov 2012
The Royal OakGuildford, Surrey16 Sep 2012
The Harvest HomeDenmead, Hampshire13 Sep 2012
The Old Customs HousePortsmouth, Hampshire12 Sep 2012
Lamb & FlagCovent Garden, Central London28 Aug 2012
Newport InnBraishfield, Hampshire14 Aug 2012
The Fox and CrownNewark, Nottinghamshire23 Apr 2012
White HorsePriors Dean, Hampshire30 Mar 2012
The Builders ArmsCroydon, Greater London11 Dec 2011
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent22 Oct 2011
The Old House at HomeHavant, Hampshire07 Aug 2011
The NewshouseNottingham, Nottinghamshire15 Mar 2011
Alfred Ale HouseBurton upon Trent, Staffordshire29 Dec 2010
The Red LionLenham, Kent09 Oct 2010
Black Horse & HoodensBorough Green, Kent29 Aug 2010
The Kings ArmsBoxley, Kent12 Aug 2010
The Blue BoarPoole, Dorset08 Aug 2010
The BullHorton Kirby, Kent19 Dec 2008
Australian ArmsRamsgate, Kent07 Nov 2008
The White SwanReading Street, Kent22 Mar 2008
The Prestonville ArmsBrighton, East Sussex03 Mar 2007
The County HotelAshford, Kent14 Jun 2005

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

The Bear, Oxford, Oxfordshire

ChrisENot Tried13 Mar 2022
Magnus GreelNot Tried28 Mar 2014
AndrewNot Tried29 Oct 2011

The Holly Bush, Hampstead, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried08 Jan 2022 Did not try but another customer sitting by me sent his back. I had a taster and it had a sickly caramel flavour. Swapped with good grace but not taken off sale. Staff at bar tried to say it was not a bitter! At least he had it replaced
Philip PirripNot Tried26 Oct 2013

The Prince Blucher, Twickenham, Greater London

ChrisENot Tried29 Oct 2021

The Spreadeagle (The Spread Eagle), Croydon, Greater London

ChrisENot Tried14 Jan 2020

Lewes Arms, Lewes, East Sussex

Magnus GreelNot Tried07 Jan 2020
ChrisENot Tried17 Oct 2017
Magnus GreelNot Tried16 Apr 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried24 May 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Feb 2015 No indication at point of sale that this is a Fuller's beer
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Feb 2013 No provenance as a Fuller's beer on the clip
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Jul 2012
IanNot Tried08 Jun 2009
IanNot Tried25 Apr 2009
AndrewNot Tried14 Nov 2008

The Railway Tavern, Carshalton, Greater London

Magnus GreelNot Tried29 Nov 2019
ChrisENot Tried23 Jul 2019

The Basketmakers Arms, Brighton, East Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried25 Nov 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried21 May 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Mar 2019
ChrisENot Tried28 Aug 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Aug 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried19 May 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Mar 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried27 Aug 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Mar 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Nov 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried31 Aug 2016 A mockery in a former Gale's house
ChrisENot Tried27 May 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Dec 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Aug 2015 One could easily be fooled in a former Gale's house
HSBNot Tried17 Jul 2014
HSBNot Tried23 Jul 2013
AndrewNot Tried26 Jan 2013
IanExcellent03 Mar 2007 Very deep chestnut colour with lasting beige head. Rich malty ESB. Choccy malts, very attractive and enormously drinkable. Dry malt aroma, slight spicey pepper hop on finish.

The John Wallis (formerly Man of Kent), Ashford, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried25 Jul 2019

Royal Oak, Borough, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried29 May 2019 After a hiatus Fuller's guests are back
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Jun 2018
Stephen HarrisNot Tried04 May 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Nov 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried31 Oct 2017 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried27 Sep 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried31 May 2017 Never see anyone buy any of the Fuller's beers when on the pump here! No need
Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Jan 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Sep 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried25 May 2016
ChrisENot Tried07 Jan 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Jul 2014 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried28 May 2014 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Apr 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried26 Mar 2014 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Feb 2014 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Jan 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried11 Dec 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Nov 2013 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Oct 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Sep 2013 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Jan 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Nov 2012
BlairNot Tried14 Mar 2009

The Mad Hatter, Southwark, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried22 Apr 2019
Magnus GreelNot Tried06 Feb 2015

The Robin Hood, Havant, Hampshire

MitchNot Tried04 Feb 2019

The Parcel Yard, King's Cross / St Pancras, Central London

AndrewNot Tried17 Jan 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Jun 2018
AndrewNot Tried01 May 2018
Stephen HarrisNot Tried28 Nov 2017
ChrisENot Tried31 Aug 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Jun 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Apr 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Feb 2016
HSBNot Tried22 Dec 2015
ChrisENot Tried21 Nov 2015
HSBNot Tried14 Nov 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jul 2015
Jack WilliamNot Tried25 May 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Apr 2015
AndrewNot Tried20 Dec 2014
Jack WilliamNot Tried28 Oct 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Aug 2014
Stephen HarrisNot Tried19 May 2014
HSBNot Tried29 Apr 2014
ChrisENot Tried10 Mar 2014
HSBNot Tried24 Feb 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Dec 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Oct 2013
HSBNot Tried19 Sep 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Aug 2013
ChrisENot Tried08 Jan 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Nov 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried13 Jul 2012
ChrisENot Tried11 May 2012
ChrisENot Tried22 Mar 2012

The Doric Arch, Euston, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried11 Dec 2018
ChrisENot Tried11 May 2010

The Railway Tavern, Richmond, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried09 Dec 2018

The Garibaldi, St Albans, Hertfordshire

ChrisENot Tried20 Jul 2018
HSBNot Tried16 Jul 2015

Fez, Margate, Kent

ChrisENot Tried16 May 2018

The Union Inn, Cowes, Isle of Wight

AndrewNot Tried08 Apr 2018
Stephen HarrisNot Tried21 Jun 2014

The Long Man, Brighton, East Sussex

AndrewNot Tried24 Mar 2018

The Viaduct, Hanwell, Greater London

BlairExcellent15 Jan 2018 In absolutely perfect condition. Perhaps served s bit cold but I’m ok with that.

Royal Inn on the Park, Hackney, Greater London

ChrisENot Tried10 Jul 2017
Stephen HarrisNot Tried04 Mar 2015
Stephen HarrisNot Tried23 May 2013
ChrisENot Tried15 Mar 2010

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried27 Mar 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Mar 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Jan 2016

Milton Arms, Southsea, Hampshire

Stephen HarrisAcceptable14 Jan 2017 A heavily malty, sweetish beer.

The Wykeham Arms, Winchester, Hampshire

ChrisENot Tried07 Jan 2017
AndrewNot Tried16 May 2015
Stephen HarrisNot Tried03 Jan 2015
ChrisENot Tried08 Apr 2014
ChrisENot Tried21 Mar 2013
HSBNot Tried30 Mar 2012
AndrewNot Tried01 Oct 2005

The Hogarth, Teddington, Greater London

ChrisENot Tried11 Nov 2016

Queen Victoria, Rottingdean, East Sussex

Stephen HarrisNot Tried05 Nov 2016

The Bull Inn, Sonning, Berkshire

Jack WilliamExcellent25 Jul 2016 Not a big ruby fan - but this really was delicious.

The Ship & Bell, Horndean, Hampshire

ChrisENot Tried01 Jul 2016

Red Lion, Chalton, Hampshire

ChrisENot Tried01 Jul 2016

The Mad Bishop & Bear, Paddington, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried16 Jun 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Dec 2013

Fighting Cock, Bradford, West Yorkshire

MickNot Tried19 Oct 2015

The Crab Tree, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried10 Sep 2015

The Castle, Harrow on the Hill, Greater London

HSBNot Tried01 Sep 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried13 Jul 2012

The Round House, Covent Garden, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Aug 2015

Old Road Tavern, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Philip PirripNot Tried24 Jun 2015

New Forest, Ashurst, Hampshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried30 May 2015

The King Lud, Ryde, Isle of Wight

Philip PirripNot Tried14 May 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Apr 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Feb 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Sep 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Sep 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried10 Jul 2012

The Dovecote Inn, Capel-le-Ferne, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried05 Feb 2015
thebrewingmanNot Tried01 Oct 2014
thebrewingmanNot Tried07 Jun 2013
thebrewingmanNot Tried08 Jul 2012
thebrewingmanNot Tried12 Feb 2012 Went off as we came in.
thebrewingmanNot Tried21 Jul 2011
AndrewGood13 Sep 2009 Perhaps lacked a bit of condition and I suspect it was the end of the barrel but it still had some nice fruity and resinous notes to it.

Ye Olde Mitre, Holborn, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried04 Feb 2015
HSBNot Tried17 Dec 2013

Chequer Inn, Steyning, West Sussex

HSBNot Tried12 Dec 2014

Murrell Arms, Barnham, West Sussex

HSBNot Tried11 Dec 2014

Barley Mow, Southsea, Hampshire

HSBNot Tried05 Dec 2014

5th Hants Volunteer Arms, Southsea, Hampshire

HSBNot Tried05 Dec 2014

The Star Tavern, Belgravia, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried27 Nov 2014

The Antelope, Belgravia, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried27 Nov 2014

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried01 Nov 2014
Philip PirripExcellent11 Dec 2013 Had forgotten this was so dark a beer

Golden Lion, Fareham, Hampshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried25 Oct 2014

The Old Bank of England, Fleet Street, Central London

ChrisENot Tried23 Sep 2014

The Dacre Arms, Lee, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried25 Aug 2014

The Red Lion, Whitehall, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried31 Jul 2014

Ship Inn, Southwick, West Sussex

ChrisENot Tried03 Jul 2014

The Kings Arms, Emsworth, Hampshire

Jack WilliamNot Tried19 Jun 2014

The Hampshire Hog, Horndean, Hampshire

Jack WilliamNot Tried18 Jun 2014

Tap on the Line, Kew, Greater London

HSBNot Tried17 Jun 2014

Duke of Hamilton, Hampstead, Greater London

HSBNot Tried29 Apr 2014

The Congress Inn, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Nick WillisExcellent11 Apr 2014

The Pilot Inn, Greenwich Peninsula, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried23 Mar 2014

The White Horse, Hertford, Hertfordshire

HSBNot Tried30 Jan 2014

The Swan Hotel , Arundel, West Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried23 Sep 2013

The Pub, Leicester, Leicestershire

StuExcellent14 Sep 2013

The Partridge, Bromley, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried12 Sep 2013
HSBPoor03 Dec 2012 Awful
PedroNot Tried14 Dec 2011
PedroExcellent15 Dec 2010
DubbelNot Tried11 Feb 2009

The White Hart, Stockbridge, Hampshire

AndrewNot Tried09 Aug 2013

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

ChrisENot Tried16 Jul 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Jul 2013
MickNot Tried04 May 2013
AndrewNot Tried20 Apr 2013
MickNot Tried13 Apr 2013
BrianGood09 Feb 2013 Nice fruity dark brown beer
MickGood04 Aug 2012 Perfect condition but not really a favourite of mine.
AndrewNot Tried02 Aug 2012
PedroExcellent20 Jul 2012 took home some
MickExcellent28 Jan 2012 Lovely stuff, rich and full bodied, good malt and full flavour.
MickExceptional14 Jan 2012 Wonderful pint, rich malt predominates with some hops and a lovely finish.
MickExcellent26 Nov 2011 Nice, rich and malty with a good hop balance.
MickNot Tried20 Oct 2011
PedroExcellent08 Oct 2011
MickNot Tried06 Aug 2011
AndrewNot Tried01 Jun 2011
IanNot Tried05 Feb 2011
MickExcellent18 Jan 2011 Very nice, dark and rich, malty without being sweet, hops coming through and a long finish.
MickExcellent25 Sep 2010 Nice, in excellent condition, good malt and some hops.
IanNot Tried17 Aug 2010
KenExcellent13 Aug 2010 Was Gales, now Fullers, but glad to see the same high quality is being maintained. An excellent quaffable pint that disguises its 4.8% remarkably well
MickNot Tried15 Jul 2009
GlynExcellent10 Jan 2009
GlynExcellent09 Dec 2008
BlairExcellent06 Dec 2008 This was marked as HSB, but with an abv of 5.5% and it was dark, almost porter like so I'm not sure. Regardless though, it was lovely.
IanNot Tried29 Nov 2008
AndrewGood29 Nov 2008 Apparently it was once brewed at Horndean, but not the one in Essex! Not my usual beer but I liked it. Lots of wood resins and slightly vinous.
MickNot Tried27 Nov 2008
MickExcellent11 Oct 2008 Dark Mahogany colour. Rich dark malts and a superb finish,very drinkable.
AndrewNot Tried05 Sep 2008

The Thirty-Nine Steps Brewhouse (formerly The Thirty-Nine Steps Alehouse), Broadstairs, Kent

John BExcellent13 Jul 2013 Best beer of the day

Red Lion, Kegworth, Leicestershire

AndrewNot Tried26 May 2013

Old Joint Stock, Birmingham, West Midlands

Philip PirripNot Tried28 Jan 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried18 Sep 2010

The Oak Inn, Bank, Hampshire

EddieNot Tried11 Nov 2012
MattY1Not Tried04 Nov 2011

The Royal Oak, Guildford, Surrey

Stephen HarrisNot Tried16 Sep 2012

The Harvest Home, Denmead, Hampshire

PedroNot Tried13 Sep 2012
PedroNot Tried13 Sep 2012

The Old Customs House, Portsmouth, Hampshire

PedroNot Tried12 Sep 2012
Magnus GreelNot Tried28 Apr 2008

Lamb & Flag, Covent Garden, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried28 Aug 2012

Newport Inn, Braishfield, Hampshire

HSBExcellent14 Aug 2012 Nearly exceptional. I had three, as it was so good.
HSBExcellent30 Mar 2012

The Fox and Crown, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Philip PirripNot Tried23 Apr 2012

White Horse, Priors Dean, Hampshire

HSBNot Tried30 Mar 2012

The Builders Arms, Croydon, Greater London

ChrisENot Tried11 Dec 2011

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

IanNot Tried22 Oct 2011

The Old House at Home, Havant, Hampshire

ChrisENot Tried07 Aug 2011
ChrisENot Tried06 Aug 2011

The Newshouse, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

ChrisENot Tried15 Mar 2011

Alfred Ale House, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

GarryNot Tried29 Dec 2010

The Red Lion, Lenham, Kent

PedroGood09 Oct 2010 cold
PedroNot Tried22 May 2010
AlenomoreNot Tried22 May 2010
AlenomoreExceptional21 Mar 2010 The ex Gales Brewery re-creation and on top form here too.

Black Horse & Hoodens, Borough Green, Kent

PedroNot Tried29 Aug 2010

The Kings Arms, Boxley, Kent

PedroExcellent12 Aug 2010

The Blue Boar, Poole, Dorset

ChrisENot Tried08 Aug 2010
Magnus GreelNot Tried08 Aug 2010

The Bull, Horton Kirby, Kent

DubbelNot Tried19 Dec 2008
DubbelExcellent15 Nov 2008 In as fine a form as 07 Nov.
DubbelExcellent07 Nov 2008 Deep brown malt-laden classic served to perfection. Mr Gale would have been proud.

Australian Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

BlairGood07 Nov 2008 This was very nice. Creamy and malty, very easy drinking.

The White Swan, Reading Street, Kent

BlairNot Tried22 Mar 2008

The Prestonville Arms, Brighton, East Sussex

IanAcceptable03 Mar 2007 Really quite sweet and malt. Bit cloying.

The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

IanPoor14 Jun 2005 Normally I like Gale's beers, but this was sweet dark brown water. Not impressed at all

Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) Gale's HSB

4.80% ABV.

We have tried this beer 36 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

Other Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) beers.