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

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RATINGS: 69   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."


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   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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JamieFerdinand (163) - Hove, East Sussex, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2010
On draught in the Dover Castle, Brighton - 19/6/10. Dark amber colour with a thin head. Malty taste with a smooth finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1754) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 13, 2010
Cask - The Monument, Canterbury. Poured a clear amber with a one finger bubbly, lasting white head leaving a soapy lacing. Marmalade, yeasty hop aroma. Caramel with some tang and ab orange peel bitterness. Soft, medium body with a mild carb sting and a medium length bitterness. Címon Sheps! I know youíve got it!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 28, 2009
Cask @ GBBF: Sweet, honey, malty and crisp. Pretty tasty with a good drying character.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 10, 2009
Pint on handpull at Ye Grapes in Shepherd Market (London), dark brown with a bubbly head. Biscuity with a good malt palate.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bullit (4008) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 27, 2009
Cask @ Mabels Tavern, London. Clear amber colour, short head. Aroma has caramel malts. Flavour malty, some hops. Slightly dry and bitter finish. Boring...boring..

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7818) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2009
Cask at Charlieís, Copenhagen, on July 10, 2009
Hazy copper color, tan head. Floral hoppy scent. Malty, bready, hoppy taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium low bitterness.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (11070) - DENMARK - JUN 18, 2009
50 cl draft. Amber body with small head. Some bitter hops and a little caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6247) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Freemasons Arms, London 07/06/09. Reddish amber with a lacy, moderate off-white head. Caramel and red fruit aroma. Sweetish, malty flavour with a hint of orange fruit and peasant, bitter finish. Easy drinking.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2008
Cloudy amber with tiny white head. Sweet fruity aroma with grassy hops. Sweet flavour with grassy hops, malt and caramel notes. Grassy hops towards the end that gives it a bitter finish.


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