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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Bitter
Faversham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Low abv version of Bishops Finger for export only to the continent.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Staffan47 (880) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2013
Petronella bjuder på en flarra direkt från kylen. Sveper ur flaskan. Inte illa. Vore kul att dra parallellt med originalet för den här håller verkligen klass för en trefemma.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansalon (1502) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2014
Pours caramel with almost no head. Aroma is rye bread, honey, citrus. Taste is rye bread, honey, citrus, slight metallic notes. Mouthfeel is light with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is rye bread, butterscotch and citrus.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - FEB 2, 2007
Despite the low alc, this is very tasty, Nice dry bittery taste. Bottled has much bigger carbonation than the one on tap.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4598) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2007
500ml bottle bought in Umea, Sweden. Chestnut brown with a white head; malt and fruit aroma; thin with good malt flavour but also some vegetables; earthy hop finish, slightly spicy.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (9414) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 10, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2007 500ml bottle. Dark orange, thin fluffy head. Simple english bitter aroma, hops and malt. Taste matches sweet and simple bitter, at times a little metallic. Presumably this was for the Swedish market.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
larsga (6240) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2008
Big light brown head. Light brown body with light carbonation. Roasty nutty caramelly aroma with hoppy notes. Kind of weak. Dry watery roasty nutty taste. Quite sweet, too. Dry wooden hoppy aftertaste. Too much water for my taste. (0.5l bottle from gr0ve.)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (7078) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2010
500 ml bottle. Malmö, Sweden.
Copper colour with small to average creamy white head. Skunky hoppy dark bitter aroma with caramel. Strong dark hoppy flavour with some bitterness. Slightly watery but pretty good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tide (1811) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2012
Bottle from super market. Dark amber color, white head. Bitter taste with caramel, herbs and malts. Body lacks some depth. Dry bitter finish. Classic, enjoyable bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2012
True story: An ex girlfriend once slapped my best mate, very hard, for asking her if she had ever enjoyed Bishop’s Finger. Hoho... fun times.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (4649) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 4, 2012
Copper colour with a small white head. Toffee and fruity aroma. A bit weak sweet toffe, fruity and hoppy flavour. Medium body. Moderate sweetness and an ok bitterness. Absolutely one of the best beer you can get in a Swedish grocery store.
[Bottle from MaxiMat at Nordby Svinesund, Sweden]


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