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


on tap


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Cask - Regular.
Introduced in Aug 2008 as a lower abv, lower hopped, regular replacement for the occasional 4.1% beer of the same name.
Ingredients: Pale and crystal malts; Cascade and East Kent Goldings, grown within a few miles of the brewery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (8435) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2009
Cask at EBF 2008, 3,5% in this version. Golden coloured and almost clear. Has a white head, mostly lasting. Bad aroma, sewer and malt. Flavor is mainly bitter. Dry texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fin (9672) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2009
Cask at the Nut Tree, Murcott, Oxon 08-02-09 Stated 3.5% on the pumpclip. Pours warm gold with white head. Aroma is quite hoppy which is not as noticeable in the mouth though it must be noted I did a few hoppy burps during the consumption of this, so there must have been a few in there. Some citrus flavours and reasonable bitterness. I wouldn’t have been bothered with another one of these that said it was a fine enough session beer. A6 A4 F6 P3 OV11 3.0

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7958) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Bag ONails, Bristol, 6/2/09. Deep gold in colour with next to no head. Sweetish aroma and flavour, with some citrus fruit and a surprisingly spicy hoppy kick in the finish. Ok for the ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1972) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2009
Cask - Bramley’s Bar, Canterbury. A clear golden ale with an orange tint and a small white head. Fruit is plentiful in both aroma and flavour. A touch of nuttiness and some spicy hop flavours. Nice and light, quaffable and thirst-quenching. A woody and citrusy bitter finish, though light.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (11341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2008
Half pint, hand pulled at Barony Bar. A few patches on the surface over a golden body. Floral fruity smell. Rounded and fresh taste of hops. Good cask ale for its low 3.5% ABV [On a rainy day in Edinburg, 25.10.2008].

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2008
(Cask) Pours a clear golden with a small, off-white head. Butterscotch aroma. Medium body with some malts and fruit. Lightly bitter finish. 210908

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2008
A Mes rate: gravicask at the Bree Louise.
A clean golden brown colour with a good white head and rather impressive condition. Bloody hell I can smell hops! They may not be bowling me over but they are certainly there. Flavour wise it’s a boring but balanced bitter. Slight hops on the finish lend a bit of bitterness and give it a nice dry feel. Nice enough just very very dull.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (6067) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2008 Cask at the Bell, Hythe, Kent. Hazy gold with a trace of white head; apple aroma; chalky in the mouth with some restrained apple fruit and a malty body; dry finish. Rather non-descript and average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s01gs (17) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2008
Light amber colour. Caramel and apple nose. The flavour is a mix of caramel parred with a hoppy bitterness that feels quite unusual. A good ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (14058) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2008
Cask (EBF2008) - 3.5% was on the cask’s label
Sweet farty hoppy aroma. Big sherbet hoppy taste, sweet. Quite interesting, and very good for 3.5%. Grainy finish.

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