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Sainsbury’s
Brewed at Shepherd Neame

Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in filtered 500ml bottles at Sainsburys supermarkets as part of their Taste The Difference range.

A smooth and fruity beer, bursting with refreshing flavours of citrus fruits combined with rounded, malty notes. This crisp and citrussy beer is brewed using a single hop variety, Earlybird to give a light malty beer with fresh floral aromas.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bdunhill (251) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2013
With a malty town this English Bitter is simple yet flavorful. It appears dark brown in town with a simple small head. It has a simple taste that lingers and leaves you coming back for more.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
johninmelb (1127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2013
Cereal, malty nose with a hint of pepper. Pours a perfect amber with a cream head. Flavour is bitter and malty but let down by a watery finish and a lack of any kind of distinction. A handful of hops would help.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
Flaske 0,5l delt med Rune på rom 224, Premier Inn Blackfriars 1 Nov 12. Gyldenbrun. Tett, lavt skum som flater helt ut. God maltaroma. Smaken malt. Litt syrlighet i ettersmaken.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (9356) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2012
500ml bottle from a Sainsbury’s Local. Bright golden-brown body. Bubbly ring to the rim of the glass. Aroma of caramel malts and fruity hops. Caramel malty taste added by herbal hops followed by a bittersweet ending. Quite ordinary leaving a soft and clean impression (shared with Finn, hotel room, London 01.11.2012).

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
ralphdot (1007) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2012
4.5% pail amber colour with a thin head, slightly sweet citrus hop aroma, sweet caramel hop taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (12736) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2012
Bottle at parents house - 25/08/12. Copper coloured with a decent white head. Nose comprises fruit, caramel, malt, fudge and a little butter. Tastes of dark fruit, sweet malts, figs, raisens and a little spice. Medium bodied with lively carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2880) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Wonderful peaty aroma, with some apricot. Color is orange./amber/golden. Nice mild bitterness on the tongue. Soft carbonation. Flavor makes up for somewhat watery feel in mouth.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Marduk (3991) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 26, 2012
0,5l bottle. Clear dark yellow color. Small white head appears, stays. Good lacing. Hops, citrus, filthy aroma. Filthy, unclean, malty, mild hops in flavor. Smooth, buttery texture.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5845) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2012
Clearly a Shepherd Neame brew in its distinctive hop malt style. Fairly dry in the palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wekker84 (1880) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2012
Bottle a amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits some spicy and some hops flavor malts fruits some citrus fruits and some hops


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