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

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Replacement for Best Bitter.
"This is an ambient bitter, successfully merging the biscuity sweetness of English malt with the fruity, floral bitterness of locally grown East Kent Goldings and Target hops, to give a clean, satisfying and moreish drink."


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dnstone (2137) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 13, 2012
Copper in color with a bit of suds. Lightly malty (buttery diacytl hints) and a bit of earthy hop notes. Moderately carbonated and served pretty cold (for an English ale).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2011
Cask at some pub in Deal. Pours a clear amber, with a small off white head. Aroma was light pine, toffee, light roasted, caramel. Taste was slightly piney, nutty, caramel, orange rind and toffee. Didnít mind it

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (10451) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2011
Cask at the Wharf. deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, butterscotsch, malt. Flavour is fruit, butterscotsch, malt, citrus, hop. Fboring beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13346) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2011
Cask at The Wharf. A clear amber beer with a small off-white head. Slightly unpleasant nose, garbage-like, but mostly malts, dried fruits and citrusy hops. Dry, medium body with flavors of citrus and some sweet crystal malts. Dry, bitter finish. Nothing impressive going on, but quenching and tasteful. 101020

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 22, 2011
Cask@Thw wharf.Pours copper with a tiny white head.Aroma of citrus, fruitiness, malt with some sourish notes.Flavor fruity,nutty and malty with some bittterness .Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6065) - Hšsselby, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2011
(Cask at Mabelís Tavern, Euston, London, 25 Nov 2010) Amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Malty, fruity nose with citrus, apricots and dusty hops. Malty, fruity taste with notes of toasty malt, orange, apricots and grain. Light body, with balanced sweetness and a gentle bitterness. A decent session ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5591) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2010
Cask at Akkurat october-10 Dark amber. Aroma with toffee and resin. Light bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2010
[Cask at the Bull Inn, Bulverhythe, Hastings] Amber, thin loose cream head. Chocolate & lightly roasted malt in a lovely smooth mothfeel. A glorious relaxing bitter, I didnít know Shepherd Neame had it in them!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19318) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2010
Cask at Akkurat, Sockholm. Clear brownish amber. Caramelly and resiny. The piney, nutty house flavour from Shepheard Neame is prominent. Light-medium bodiedwith clan, rounded mouthfeel. Notes of butterscotch, resiny bitterenss. The flavour seem sort of shallow and fades rather quickly.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the Running Horse, Leatherhead. Amber with a white head. A balanced session bitter with dry malts, a faint hint of caramel and a good kent hops bitter finish.


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