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


on tap

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (2830) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2009
Cask at Rickmansworth W’Spoons. An amber coloured pour with a small fluffy white head. Aroma is quite sweet and fruity. Tastes of caramel, dark fruit, a bit sweet, slightly bitter. Quite pleasant but I am not really a fan of Shepherd Neames beers generally.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (12554) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2009
Amber with a lasting off-white head, leaving some lace. Fruity aroma with a hint of licorice. Dry and spicy, somewhat malty flavour

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (16112) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2009
Tap at Dronning Louise, Esbjerg. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramle, hops and malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (15325) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2009
Cask @ Dronning Louise, Esbjerg. Pours unclear amber orange with a small creamy head. Sweet and buttery aroma. Flat carbonation yet creamy and smooth palate. Taste has caramel and a whiff of hops. Ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 26, 2009
Cask at Dronning Louise, Esbjerg. Deep amber brown colour with a nice steady beige head. Good malty and caramel aroma with some dark fruit. Pleasant mouthfeel. the flavour has a good deep maltiness with toasty caramel, some dark fruits and a good bitter hoppiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (12745) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2009
Cask at Dr. Louise Esbjerg. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate maltya nd hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Very light chocolate notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. A litle boring but nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bullit (4354) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 27, 2009
Cask @ Mabels Tavern, London. Copper red colour, medium off-white head. Aroma has caramel malts. Flavour: some fruits. Slightly bitter. Boring...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deyholla (9762) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2009
Tap at Charlie’s. Poured a dark amber with an off-white head. Odd aroma of malts and carmel. Flavor doesn’t do anything for me, quite unpleasant if anything. This beer is not for me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2009
Absolutely fantastic pint at the mabel tavern, i’ve been waiting a while to try this on cask, love the bottled version but this was fantastic. everything i like in the bottle but dialed up a notch with a great body! huge fruity body...stalky raisins perhaps and a great lingering bitterness....we walked down to russel square and i could still taste it 20 mins later!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gary (1800) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2009
Way ordinary sadly . I found it too subdued and the bottled is kinda complex .Caramel and apples ..biscuty grainy malts . Hollow dude.

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