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


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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Keg & bottle: Pasteurised .
Also sold as Premium House Ale in the Swedish Bishops Arms pub chain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (6077) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2011
50cl bottle from Tesco, Hastings. Amber with a billowing white head; typical shep aroma with some caramel; straightforward malty flavour with a touch of toast; light earthy hop finish. A straightforward bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
swooper (1247) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2011
bottle, nice classic hopy aroma, deep golden colour,clear, white foam, medium bitterness, medium sweetness, specific hoppy taste bitter first sweeat end,medium body, long finish, soft carbonation, good ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndrewC (356) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2011
I was expecting to hate this having had it on cask a few times and always found it to be anything but Kentís best. ...but itís actually not that bad. It spells of hops; green hops; good hops. It tastes of bitter biscuits. Itís astringent. Itís just like the kind of beers I drank in Wye in the late 80ís. A no frills bitter in the old-skool style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Palidor19 (3168) - Brandon, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Had this at a prime English Pub this is a weak and watery beer, only slightly malty with no hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7932) - Hšsselby, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2008
(Draught at Bishopís Arms, Vasagatan, Stockholm, 6 Feb 2008. Labeled as Bishopís Arms House Ale) Amber colour with frothy off-white head. Fruity, malty nose with nuts and dark fruit. Malty taste with dark fruit and decent amounts of earthy hops in the finish. Light body, mainly dry. Nothing exceptional, but a decent, easy drinking bitter with a balanced hop character.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
stouby (4459) - Holbśk, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2007
Draught at Bishop Arms, GŲteborg. Copper with a beige head. Aroma moderate malty (roasted, caramel). Flavor moderate sweet and bitter. Watery, flat. Bishops Arms Premium House Ale. Thanks Rick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2007
Draught@SBWF 2007
Amber color, small creamy off-white head. Nutty hoppy aroma. Nutty hoppy flavor, a bit buttery. Boring ale, but you can drink this, if you donít have anything else. Not as good as eg. Bishops Finger.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2007
Draught@SBWF2007. Deep copper colour with mediumsized white head. Aroma is hoppy, malty and quite caramelly. Flavour is malty, hoppy and slightly dry wooden. Slightly watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (23729) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2007
Draught at Bishopís Arms Vasagatan. Stockholm. (as Bishopís Arms House Ale) Clear pale brownish amber, minimal head. Vague caramel aroma. Sweetish and light bodied with some light papery malt, clean hard mouthfeel and low hop rate. Quite thin undeveloped malt character. Light mangoish hops gives a brief resiny bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2007
Amber colour with a small off white head. Malty, caramel sweet aroma with hoppy and light fruity notes. Malty, fruity flavor with a light dry and hoppy finish.

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