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Brewer's Reserve No.1

Brewed with spirit

Over a late night dram one winter evening, Fuller’s Head Brewer, John Keeling, and a certain Master Distiller pondered a new concept in beer. A strong ale with the characteristics of a spirit. Some four years and several whisky casks later, Brewer’s Reserve No.1 was born.

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We export our beers to more than 60 countries worldwide, meaning your favourite bottle, cask or keg is never far away.

From your local supermarket to your favourite off-licence, you can find our canned and bottled beers to enjoy at home.

Patience is a virtue

Aged in 30-year-old single malt casks for exactly 500 days, Brewer’s Reserve No.1 is a lesson in craftsmanship, innovation and patience. To experience it now might require a little patience on your part too; released as a limited edition, it’s no longer available to buy – but it may reappear at special Fuller's events in the future.

Brewer's Notes

Complex and distinctive, this rich amber ale balances hoppy bitterness and tangy marmalade fruit. Brewed to 7.7% ABV, it’s infused with subtle whisky flavours and characteristics absorbed from the cask, with the palate rounded off by smoky vanilla notes.

Food Pairing

The perfect flavour combo for duck

A rich, amber coloured beer with orange and peppery aromas. Fruity flavours with orange coming to the fore and also caramel, toffee, vanilla and a touch of whisky. The orange notes make it good accompaniment to duck and will complement the flavour of the meat perfectly.

The three Cs method was used to match our food - compliment, cut through and contrast. To find out more click here.

Discover more beer and food matches at www.beerforthat.com

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Hidden in the cellars of Griffin Brewery, twenty fine cognac casks sat silently for a year. Inside them wasn’t brandy, but beer – Fuller’s Brewer’s Reserve No.2 – slowly but surely absorbing luxurious flavours from the solid oak surroundings.

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