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Fentimans Full Bodied Shandy

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Brewed by Fentimans
Style: Traditional Ale
Hexham, England

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 15   ABV: 0.5%
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Editor’s note: allowed in the database as a historic exception from the 1% cut-off level for flavoured low-alcohol beers.

Our unique full bodied shandy, made with traditionally brewed beer, has a 70% beer content giving a strong, full flavour that gives maximum refreshment without undue fizziness.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HULK777 (373) - - OCT 19, 2014
Ginger and lemon aroma. Lots of ginger in the taste mixed with syrup. Loads of spiciness, especially in the long caugh medicine-like aftertaste.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Japalo (1219) - DENMARK - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle@kensington. Golden clear. Low carbonation. No foam. Fruity honey notes. Perfumed. Sweet. Limonade is for kids.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Case (247) - GERMANY - SEP 15, 2014
Probably one of the weirdest non-beer entries on ratebeer. Pours orange with a temporary but surprisingly nice-looking head. Aroma of sweet dried fruit. Taste is very sweet, honey, lemon, a lot of prominent malt and barley. Not unlike lemon ice tea.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
queenholly (2987) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle. Lemon and barley malt aroma. Clear gold with a small white head. Sprite and barley malt flavor. Light body, soft carbonation.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
shrubber85 (7729) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle. Lemon-lime and barley wort aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet lemon-lime soda flavor with a hint of beer. Tastes good but not dramatically different from a Sprite.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RamyG4 (320) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Bottle. Clear pale amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is pretty much just lemonade with a little bit of a beerish malty background. Taste is that of a weak pale lager mixed with some carbonated lemonade, which I suppose is exactly what this is. Sweet but not as sweet as I thought it would be. Lacking in flavor compared to other Fentimans sodas.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rumproasts (2937) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2013
bottle. Probably has more in common with carbonated lemonade than beer. Sweet and lightly lemony.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hirigalzkar (2314) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours pale yellow (almost golden) with a small and fast dissapearing white head. Sweet aroma with notes of pear and powdersugar. Taste is sweet like a Swedish cider at first. Aftertaste is malty and a bit spicy with notes of citrus and ginger. Quite thin (of course) and also a bit too carbonated. Overall: light, refreshing and nice! My first shandy, but hopefully not the last one. resin,

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
RexTalionis (2512) - FINLAND - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle 275 ml. Pours pale yellow in color with some bubbles. Lemon soda, some sweetness, perfume and citrus in aroma. A bit like drinking slighty carbonated lemon tea. Sweet finish

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jmagnus87 (2438) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2012
275ml bottle poured into a shaker. Ohhh, and it’s a twist-off! Pours a slightly hazy gold with minimal head. Very faint aroma. Some pine-sol and metal. Taste is super sweet. Lemonade mixed with sprite. Light bodied with a sticky texture. No carbonation and a long sweet finish. Overall, I kinda like the taste. If it had some alcohol in it I would be down with it. I could definitely use this as a mixer with some vodka though.


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