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Shepherd Neame
Brewed at Shepherd Neame

Style: Bitter
Faversham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered
4-4-2 The Ale With A Kick!
The finest malts and hop varieties were carefully selected to produce this full bodied fruity beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
liinis (1718) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2010
I love the hops and the nice bitterness. Fresh for a thirst. a bit dry after. very nice for celebrating the world cup. Go spain.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AtronSeige (966) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 6, 2013
Aroma: Toasty, hops, syrup, biscuit, Appearance: Clear gold body with amber tones. Medium white head. Lacing. Flavour: Medium bitterness, medium-light sweetness. Bread, lingering bitterness. medium floral hops. Palate: Medium-light body. medium carbonation. Overall: A lot better than what I expected from a beer with a football/soccer ball on it. Good bitterness. 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 8B. Special/Best/Premium Bitter

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Deu (898) - Nantes, FRANCE - JUL 25, 2012
Available in 500 ml bottle in some lidl in Ireland. English hops. Colour clear gold. Nice beer.I recommend it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (8548) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2010
500 ml bottle. Finland.
Clear golden colour with small to average off-white head. Floral fruity slightly skunky hoppy bitter aroma with some maltiness. Floral bitter hoppy flavour. Stronger hoppiness than normally in English Bitters. England failed in WC, was this the reason?

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2011
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is slight citrusy and mild herbal hoppy. Sweet and fruity flavoured. Mild herbal touch into a dry and slight bitter finish. Ends crisp citrusy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (10892) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 18, 2010
Pasteurised - maybe split?
500ml bottle (Kuikka, Helsinki)
Big hoppy waft on opening and pouring. Perfumey and some husky malts in the aroma - very much the shepherd neame fingerprint. Mid gold, small tight head. Crisp carbonation, and quite a thin palate. Retronasals quite grainy. Quite mushroomy body, lots of malt, grainy, but a great wave of hops too. Finish is mostly bitter and biting noble hops, lots in the range between EKG and Spalt. Enjoyable bitter for a session, not too emasculated by pasteurisation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ralphdot (1007) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2011
4.0% gold colour with a poor head, citrus hop aroma and taste, slightly too much hop.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2137) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2010
Bottle from Lidl Camberley. Pours a very pale brown colour with a large white head. Good floral and hoppy aroma, with a malty bitter taste with a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBaboon (1765) - FINLAND - NOV 11, 2010
Golden with white, frothy head. Grassy, floral hop aroma with notes of toast. Soft carbonation and mouthfeel. Surprisingly little bitterness here. I was expecting more. The flavour is a bit on the hoppy side. Some fruit is in the mix.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30390) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2011
Bottled. A dark golden beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of elderflowers, butterscotch, and some malt. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of elderflowers, and medium notes of butterscotch and malt, leading to a bitter finish.


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