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Sainsbury’s Summer Ale

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Sainsbury’s
Brewed at Shepherd Neame

Style: Bitter
Holborn, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 2.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
A delicious and refreshing golden ale, ideal for summer drinking. Brewed using the finest English malt with the perfect combination of choicest First Gold, Hersbrucker and Styrian Goldings hops, this ale has a zesty aroma and notes of citrus peel complemented by a bitter twist on the finish.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
uckelman (576) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Pours clear, amber. Lots of foamy cream-tan head. Aroma is grassy. The flavor takes a twist toward awful about halfway through. Wow, that’s not great.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sarauckelman (374) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Amber with cream head. Minimal aroma. Hoppy and malty at the start, finishes bitter. Medium bodied. There’s just nothing remarkable about it, in either direction.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
prawlie (1491) - ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle. Fair aroma, with a nice malty taste, quite bitter. Easy drinking bitter but doesn’t quite have enough hop character to make it interesting.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gegwilson (3033) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2015
Bottle courtesy of Mike. Thanks. Pours golden with a frothy off white head. Syrupy citrus aroma. Similar taste. Notes of grain, syrup, light spice and metal. Leaves a unpleasant taste in the mouth long after the beer was finished. Somewhere between bland and nasty.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mR_fr0g (8494) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Why am i doing this? I was having a nice evening up unitil now. Aroma is dreadfull, skunk, chive, onion, diacetyl, bit of veg broth. Fucking terrible. Clear light amber, orange coloured pour with a thin white head. Flavour is tangy apple, light caramel ,nutty, veg, skunk, mineral. Palate is thin, watery, moderate carbonation. Terrible.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
eastkenttom (118) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2015
Brewed by Shepherd Name for them - and it tastes just like their Kent’s Best beer. I’m not a fan of that either. Kind of dull.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pricey290483 (748) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2014
have had this a few times and its a good solid summer beer that will stand up against other supermarket beers not over hoppy and it has a nice fruity taste through out the beer perfect for a hot summers day

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dervock (889) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle - pours copper. Nettles, rubber, caramel malt. Neutral upfront some malt in the finish. Light palate

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8270) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle. Light drinking and mostly tasteless golden ale with next to no head. Has a small soapy-hop aroma.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3472) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
500ml bottle from Sainsburys. Colour is pale gold with foamy white head. Hoppy aroma with a slightly sweet initial taste and a bitter lingering aftertaste.


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