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Shepherd Neame Bishops Finger (Cask)

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Regular.
First brewed in 1958 to celebrate the lifting of malt rationing.
Ingredients: Winter pearl barley malt; East Kent Goldings hops.
The name refers to finger-shaped signposts still found in Kent, which once pointed pilgrims on their way to Canterbury.
"Full-bodied with complex fruit flavours."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ippopotamo36 (1551) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 9, 2016
Handpump at Tree Folks in Rome-Italy. Pours a caramel amber brigh color, semi clear. Creamy off-white foam. Nose: peanuts, dry grass. Mouth: super nutty, rich maltiness, cherry skin, velvety bitter final almost unpredictable. So tasty! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1675) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
Cask in the Old Doctor Butlerís Head. Deep reddish amber colour, thin white foam. Rich, full malty flavours with a pronounced bitter hoppy finish, earthy/spicy rather than floral/citrus. A most satisfying pint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElManana (1707) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2016
On tap in Warschau Kafle i Kupsle. Refresher, bitter, malty, I like this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (6650) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2015
Clear amber color with a thick creamy off white head. Toffee and a bit fruity nose. Decent body and a soft carbonation. Creamy texture. Lovely smooth flavor. Toffee, fruity and pleasant hoppy.
[On tap in London. England]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5280) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2015
11/7/2009 12:58:03 PM Cask at Tom Cribb, Mayfair. Amber head. Fruity nose. Taste of caramel, hops and malts. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turtles (1646) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2015
Cask with an amber pour and a lacing head. Toffee aroma, plum and grass. Creamy and smooth mouthfeel, mild carbonated. Toffee sweet taste, dark dried fruit, mild grassy hops, straw and grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (8586) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2015
r dark brown body. Cocoa nuts caramel aroma. Prune plum oranges flavor. Well hopped and balanced with an alcohol level that seems just rght. Low carbonation. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
laxuaca (24) - - JUL 12, 2015
Vaya puta joya!!! Olor caramelo igual que el sabor, junto con esi golpe seco y amarguin que presta asgaya. Un lujo!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
katrinaez (1136) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2015
For the type of beverage claimed it is exactly what it claims. Nice floral aroma and deep amber coloring. Not a beverage I would drink normally but for this area itís one of the better as far as flavor. Tap in London.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (5545) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Apr 2015 - Cask at the Willow Walk. Orange, still, clear, small foamy beige head, sparse lacing. Almost no aroma here, maybe a bit musty and papery. Body is medium, slightly foamy, low carbonation. Taste is masonry, dusty noble hop, woody, medium bitterness. Itís OK. A classic I guess, but also a bit generic. Not the best showcase of English hop. Itís fine, but I wouldnít want a second pint of it.

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