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

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & bottle: Pasteurised .
Also sold as Premium House Ale in the Swedish Bishops Arms pub chain.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
stouby (3822) - Holbæk, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2007
Draught at Bishop Arms, Göteborg. Copper with a beige head. Aroma moderate malty (roasted, caramel). Flavor moderate sweet and bitter. Watery, flat. Bishops Arms Premium House Ale. Thanks Rick.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12998) - 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 don’t have anything else. Not as good as eg. Bishops Finger.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (20919) - 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.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19967) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2007
Draught at Bishop’s Arms Vasagatan. Stockholm. (as Bishop’s 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThomasE (5176) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (5630) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2007
Draught at Bishops Arms, Västra Hamngatan, Göteborg, Sweden. Clear copper, longlasting off-white head. Fruity, almost cidery malt aroma. Medium bodied and smooth. Well balanced, with a long and dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 3, 2007
1/2 pint at the Bishops’ Arms, Malmo A clean amber pint with a small head and good lacing as you drain your glass. This is a beer for those with a sweet tooth. The sweet caramel aroma sets the scene and the taste is sweet malt flavour with a hint of fruit and a medicinal tang. It has a nice long, satisfying aftertaste too. A very drinkable house ale but nothing more.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2007
Pretty good ale this one, but not Shep’s best (with a small "b"). They only seem to serve this up there in East Kent; I can never get this on tap in Medway only in Faversham and Canters. Anyway, it is a distinctively Neame brew with that hoppy aftertaste. A bit more malty and sweet than a Spit or Late Red, more like a weaker/poor man’s Bish Finger.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2007
Draught at Bishops Arms, Lund, Sweden. Clear dull amber colour with a low dissapearing white foam. Metallic aroma with notes of fudge and grass. Thin flavour of toffee and metal with smild and short finish. Pretty lame offering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ingevara (816) - SWEDEN - APR 20, 2007
Brown with a tint of red. Average head. Hoppy and dry. Woody undertones, nice rich aroma. A good ale but not spectacular.


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