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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: English Strong Ale
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Generation Ale 2011
Brewed with five varieties of traditional english hops - East Kent Goldings, Fuggles, Challenger, Target and Cascade.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2012

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, sweet fruit, light chocolate - cacao, light to moderate yeasty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120914]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35937) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2015
50 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and slight caramelish. Breadish. Toasted malty and sweet toasted malty. Light caramelish finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23765) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle at Ølfestival 2015. Clear orange coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes of alcohol. Sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22802) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
Bottled@vPBFII. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, some caramel, mild alcohol sweetness and ripe fruits. Flavour is ripe fruits, some mild herbs, hops and quite sugary. Long sweet ripe fruity aftertaste. Warming alcohol also there.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (21406) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2011
Bottled. Clear nut brown, small head. Wild strawberries and caramel. Mid sweet with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Caramel and spicy hops, quite bitter finish. Pretty good, relaxed strong ale with some depth. Comes across a bit ordinary, considering the high price and very fancy packaging.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19478) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty hoppy aroma with hints of caramel. Sweetish malty spicy caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (17618) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2012
bottle at home .. copper ... thin white lacing ... soft dull toffee malt ... dark sugers nose ... very sweet sugers ... soft toffee malt ... sweet roast ... no real balance ... over sweet ... toffee fruits ... blah

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14872) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich caramel, malt, hops, flowers and alcohol. Some alcohol in the finish as well.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14688) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ Really Late Ulfborg Summer Tasting, 2012. Pours clear ruby amber with a small white head. Nutty and hoppy. Quite a lot of bread. Smooth and dry. The price is stupid but the quality is fine.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MiP (14473) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle at KØ15. Fruity, oxidised old-smelling aroma. Clear dark amber colour. Almost no head. The flavour is a lot like the aroma. Malty, but tastes quite old. Not my cup of beer.


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