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    Default Fuller's Wild River

    I am not a big fan of Fuller's since they took over Gales, nor am I a fan of straw [wee] coloured beer

    However praise where it is due, my new local The Spotted Cow [see thread on what's your local, old one is now Tesco] as well as standard HSB, pride & Chiswick now has Wild River on draught which I find very pleasant & refreshing

    I do not find the £3.50 price tag as pleasant or refreshing

    Any on else tried it?
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    I've tried it - I thought it was pretty good, maybe needs a bit of tweaking. I like the fact that Fuller's are doing something a bit different to a lot of the other big family brewers and I hope we see a few more beers along these lines in the future.

    My pint set me back £3.90

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    I had a pint at lunchtime in The Doric Arch and thought it was very good,it caries the 4.6% well.I don't really like Discovery which I find too thin,this is a much better stab at a golden ale by Fullers.£3.70 did make me wince.

    Could this be a session beer ? My usual test is ,if you want a third pint ,and it goes down faster than the two that proceed it you could be on a winner.It may be worth giving this a go next time I come across Wild River,as long as I am feeling flush.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Farway View Post
    I am not a big fan of Fuller's since they took over Gales, nor am I a fan of straw [wee] coloured beer

    However praise where it is due, my new local The Spotted Cow [see thread on what's your local, old one is now Tesco] as well as standard HSB, pride & Chiswick now has Wild River on draught which I find very pleasant & refreshing

    I do not find the £3.50 price tag as pleasant or refreshing

    Any on else tried it?
    I too am not a fan of Fullers, London Porter aside,but I do like "wee coloured beers" (is this something I should be worried about?) I haven't tried it but will give it a go if it crops up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mobyduck View Post
    I too am not a fan of Fullers, London Porter aside,but I do like "wee coloured beers" .
    At least is same colour out as in, sort of cuts out the "middle man" colour filtering

    PS seems my £3.50 pint is a bargain going by prices posted so far
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    We found the Kings Cross Fullers pub over the top price wise earlier this year. Will look for the Wild River in the Old Joint Stock when we get into Birmingham to do the rounds later this week.
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    I had a pint in the Partridge (£3.70 a pint) at Bromley recently and found it a very refreshing drop of ale. I saw it advertised in another Fuller's pub today at £3.20 a pint, but was told it had just finished!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bucking Fastard View Post
    I had a pint at lunchtime in The Doric Arch .
    You're not still here are you? I am in here now. I was going to get my train but the Wild River is on so I suppose I should give it a go. The things I do for PuG !!
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    Just got myself a pint, pulled by 7 year old Chloe (the beer not me!!) who is helping out behind the bar. BF it should have been £3.80 as I paid £3.23 with my 15% loyalty discount . I agree it's a pretty good beer and quite refreshing. If I was in an 'ordinary' Fullers pub I opt for this again.
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    Hmmmm, wasn't so impressed myself, as I found it more bitter and not as hoppy as I'd expected. I suppose I should give it another go, although it won't be in The Sanctuary, as they're charging £4.05 - consider yourselves duly warned on that!
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