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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."


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34334) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Ashburnham Arms, Greenwich, London SE10, UK. Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, butterscotch. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery, carbonation is flat to soft. (301207)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (30757) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2008
From cask at Charlies. Pours cloudy orange with a lacing white head. Light malty and bitter aroma. Flavour holds a mild citrus fruity note to a somewhat vague malt base. Goes into a solid bitterness in the finish and ends quite dry. Crisp and clean bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29170) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2007
[Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen] An amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet with light notes of chocolate and malt, while the flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and straw, leading to a very bitter end. The body is thin.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20576) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2008 Cask at Charlies, Copenhagen. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Aroma of malts, caramel and hops with fruity notes. Flavour of malts, caramel, liquorice and hops. Hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20253) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 6, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Dark amber colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is fruity hops and some hints of grass. Flavour is bitter, fruity and slightly raisiny. Pleasant and wellbalanced.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19233) - Tyresö, 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2007
Cask @ Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a clear dark maber color with a small off-white head. Sweet malty and fruity flavor with some hoppy hints. Malty and fruity flavor with some waek hoppy hints. Sweet malty finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (13292) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2008
Cask at Charlies. Clear amber - white head. Lots of bitter hops. Light aroma hops. Light flowery, medium malty, medium caramel, ryebread, light minerals, weak body - thin finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13283) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2005
Cask handpull at Society Rooms, JDW, Maidstone, Deep copper colour with bubbly off white head. Nice yeasty hop aroma. Finish is rather stunning. Very drying, almost dessicating hop, bit thin in mouth the the rest is good. Touch of caramel malt. Hops on end are a bit of a revelation

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13211) - 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


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