May - July
The archetypal British pale ale
Quintessential Classic British brewing
Pale ales have been around for generations - but never has there been one so uniquely British as this late-summer seasonal from Fuller’s.
Brewed by the Thames, using only the finest UK ingredients, it’s the Quintessential British pale ale, from the quintessential British brewer.
The patriotic pint
To find the best ingredients for our beers, we cast the net far and wide. Australia. America. New Zealand. But even after travelling the world several times over, there’s not much that can beat the malt and hops grown here in the UK.
With five home-grown hops in the mix - Target, Northdown, Challenger, Goldings and Jester - Quintessential is a celebration of booming British beer. A patriotic pint that shows Britannia still reigns supreme.
Light and hoppy at 3.8% ABV, Quintessential sees the late-added Jester hops conjure zesty, refreshing grapefruit notes on both the palate and the nose. There’s bags of malt character here too, with subtle hints of raisin and caramel emerging from the blend of pale ale and crystal malts.
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A classic British brew in every sense, Quintessential is brewed using the traditional parti-gyle system - a method of brewing which Fuller’s has used since the 1940s.
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