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Shepherd Neame Late Red (Bottle)

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


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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Pasteurised bottle. Available from September to November inclusive.
Late Red is a complex and richly flavoured Autumn Ale. Slightly red in colour, this ale is a balance between rich, dark malt flavors and a strong and robust hoppiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (383) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2015
Pours clear, amber/ruby red. Dappled tan head, dissipates quickly. Aroma is earthy and peppery. Medium body, dry peppery finish. Medium bitter, mildly sweet. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
panzerwolf (173) - FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
Nice reddish copper colour. Taste has a lot of toffee/caramel mixing with bitterness. Pine, malts, a very vivid combination of different tastes. Very awesome!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DIBBLE (101) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
Malty digestive biscuit aroma. Pours with brief to thin off white head over clear deep auburn beer. Very bright and lively on the tongue. Same digestive malty notes in the initial taste then a fruity floral bitterness comes through that gets more defined with each swig. Notes of citrus rind and young orchard fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
seritomi (336) - HUNGARY - APR 14, 2015
Átlátszó rubin vörös vékonyka habbbal. Erős karamelles illat finom szilva aromával. Enyhe komló. Élénk szénsavas gyenge savanyúság, közepesen keserű picit édesebb, mint a Jack és a többi a hatosból. Középen hamus karakter meg egy kis herbális beütés. A keserű utóíz tartós és csípős.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6179) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours clear reddish brown, nose is nutty, toffee, floral, taste is quite similar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (12308) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Notes from the file last updated in 2010. Pours ruddy with white head. Tastes both malty and hoppy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (2985) - FINLAND - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle. Mahogny color with tan head. Fruity tea leafs, sweet malts and oven steam from fresh nutty bread in aroma. Mild bitteress and semi-dark bready notes in taste. Dry mouthfeel. Slightly burnt breadyness in aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mtu71 (267) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle. Deep ruby brown, clear. Medium fast ivory head, some lace. Small aroma with malts and hops. Balanced and tasty, good bitterness, citrus and wood. Great!

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
eduardovl (1064) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 500ml bottle served in a English pint glass. A: Pours an absolutely beautiful amber color. Clear. Forms a medium yellow very creamy and bubbled head. Excellent retention and many lacings formed and left around S: An authentic British Ale, I mean, it has this citrus and little bit piny hops smell (pretty much Cascade style), which is also a bit metallic. Sweet upfront. Strong notes of fruity esters, toffee, caramel and caramel malts T: As the nose, sweet upfront. Notes of toffee, caramel, caramel malts, brow sugar, piny hops, citrus hop. Nice medium hops bitterness M: Light body. Quite watery with a medium to low carbonation. Actually quite good carbonation to the style. Aftertaste is metallic and piny. Again, excellent hoppy bitterness O: Great drinkability. Excellent British session Ale. Recommended [ BA Review @ 9/25/2012 ]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grzesiek79 (3447) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Piwo pachnace szyszkami lesnymi i zoledziami. W smaku przedziwnie gozkawo karmelowe, przy czym ten karmel wydawal mi sie lekko spalony. Piana srednia ale malo trwala, kolor miedziano brazowy.. Piwo Jesienne ale niespecjalnie mnie urzekajace, nawet o tej porze.

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