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


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RATINGS: 296   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Bottle: Filtered.
Hailing from the tradition of 18th Century IPAs, which relied on generous hopping to protect exports during arduous journeys, this modern incarnation retains the strength, body and strong hop character which is synonymous with this beer’s provenance.

A glorious showcase of the distinct, heavily hopped beers for which Shepherd Neame is famed, India Pale Ale delivers potent bitterness, offset with generous amounts of pale ale malt to deliver a balanced, yet uncompromising brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dazz3 (1695) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2015
Bottled. Pours copper with a big white head. Smells and tastes nutty, grassy hoppy with a mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (1554) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle at Mabel’s Tavern, Euston. Copper, clear with the tiniest bit of off-white head. The initially off-putting metallic and sulphurous aroma gives way to a kinder scent of brambles. Bitter taste with a suggestion of sweetness; the sulphur egginess still holds sway. Nicely carbonated. It’s ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
angelkostvo (936) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 12, 2015
Orange colour, white head. Aroma of caramel, quince, liquorice. Taste is light sweet, light to medium bitter. Light body, oily texture, average carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Melnis (329) - LATVIA - AUG 8, 2015
Well IPA.. bitter unbalanced with mot enough hop flavor as ipa should have. Taste char .malty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hirvela (9) - FINLAND - AUG 8, 2015 does not count
Bottle 0,5 liters. For an ipa quite tame hops. But suited the situation just right. Easy to drink, crisp and bitter, satisfactory.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (496) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2015
0.5 l bottle from Alko. Amber colour, small head. Taste has strongly malts, in the English way. Not just pale malts, but with some darker taste. Then there is hops giving some bitter palate. Basically a bitter, but with more alcohol. Yes, and with a bit more hops. Well, in a summary, this might be close the original IPA, but without the conditioning in a ship.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nybol (137) - DENMARK - AUG 2, 2015
En klassisk engelsk ipa, ikke vanvittig meget humlesmag fra fuggles humlen men nok til at det vare ved i eftersmagen

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yiannnos (1165) - , CYPRUS - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle. Clear dark amber colour. Malty caramel taste and aroma, sweet, slightly bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HerrBierkoenig (676) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 26, 2015
From 0,5l bottle, Pours clear amber liquid, small to medium white creamy head, Aroma: sweet, fruity, Taste: medium sweet, light to medium bitter, light sour, malty, caramel, honey, some fruitiness, bit dull bitter, Palate: medium body, soft to average carbonation, slick mouthfeel, long caramel finish, Overall: fine, but one is enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KW92 (676) - WARSAW, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
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