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Sainsbury’s
Brewed at Shepherd Neame

Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilkTork (5216) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2011
Bottle from Sainsbury’s. Initial whiff of bottled hops. Dry beer with sweet caramel notes. Dusty hop bitterness. Fairly typical bottled Shepherd Neame bitter. It’s drinkable, but not impressive despite the brewer’s signature on the bottle.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maeib (8664) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2011
Bottled. An amber coloured beer. Oh dear! Sweet and sugary with cardboard aplenty. Really obvious pasteurisation boiled sweets notes. Really not my thing.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
swooper (1248) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2011
gift, bottle, nice hoppy aroma, golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, nothing special taste, medium body, slick feel, bitter, average carbonation, average beer

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2011
initial smell of cats wee but when settled it became a sweetish hoppy smell.Clear amber with a thin slightly off white head. Bitter not much flavour has a metallic aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2011
Bottle. Amber gold with a cream foam. Aromas are citrus with biscuit and earthy leaves. Peppery and woody with tea. Flavours are base caramel sweetness with dry tea and lightly bitter lemon. Fruity with a peppery spritzy finish. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2011
Bottle, Sbry’s. Amber gold, medium white / off white head. Fruity hop aroma with some citrus, flowers and a little spice. Nice enough but wouldn’t bother having again.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
planky84 (2103) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2011
Bottle from Sainsburys. Amber pour with a white head. Fruity hop aromas with apple and herbs. Orchard fruit flavours with a bitter edge. Hoppy tang. Typically Shepherd Neame. Light hop bite.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2011
Bottled. An amber beer with an off-white head. The aroma has notes of nettles, spices, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and nettles, leading to a dry and lightly spicy finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (13373) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2011
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Corn, caramel, fruity, light butterscotch, artificial, cardboard, citrus, sweetness, light flowery, hay, grass, straw.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (10144) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2011
Bottled. Golden coloured. Unclear. Small off white head. aroma of sweetness, friuts and grass. Flavour of sweetness, fruits, flowers. medim bodied. Dry bitter end.


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