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Shepherd Neame Late Red (Bottle)

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielyabu (1180) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - SEP 16, 2014
large rocky frothy offwhite head. good lacing. mostly diminishing. clear thick dark amber body. aroma: moderate malty, caramel, banana, light ginger, metal. if: moderate sweet. ff: light sweet moderate bitter; average duration. palate: light medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic finish. Dulçor maltado e caramelado lembra também gengibre. Amargor lupulado lembra também café. 40 s

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2473) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2014
Red-brown with a lasting cream head. Hoppy nose with toffee notes, nutty malt and lots of earthy and vegetal hops. Bitter with light caramel notes. Faint metallic note in the finish, maybe from the clear bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewerale (20) - - AUG 29, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2014 Âmbar, translúcida e com boa formação de espuma bege de média duração. Notas predominantes de malte, caramelo e um frescor vindo do lúpulo. Corpo médio com final curto pra médio e agradável amargor. Boa breja!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilverfoX (268) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
bread, grass, dough, red no head as such just a thin white lacing, quite sweet and smooth flavour of brown sugar. pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfearnley (970) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle to pint glass Lots of malt, pepper, toffee, and a little lemon. Reddish brown, with a thin mottled off white head and a little lacing. The taste is malt, cereal and bread with some bitterness and a little sourness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackafholmes (209) - - APR 6, 2014
Variety pack from macro. Caramel and tea aroma. Deep maroon in colour with a nice sturdy head. Nice bitterness and flavours of peaty tea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (999) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Appearance: Clear ruby/copper with 2 finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Toffee, caramel, note of citrus, bread, yeast and spicy. Taste: Medium bitter and sweet with low sourness. Palate: Thick grainy texture, light body, average carbonation, abrupt, quite dry, toffee, peppery, malty finish. Comments: Tasty and glass lace.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ricardotorero (37) - - MAR 10, 2014
£1 in Tesco sale. Quite good. Really should have followed my instinct and bought a dozen for that price

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4210) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
Flaske 0,5l fra Kilpishalli. Drukket på RV124. Mørk gyldenbrun med et lite rødskjær. Høyt, litt farget skum som varer en stund. God maltaroma med forsiktig innslag av godt modne plommer. Smaken er malt & karamell. Veldig bra ut fra styrken. KI=7

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ReV2 (147) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2014
A fairly average bitter without the usual Shepherd Neame hop oil taste. Pours with a foamy head quite like a real ale though not bottle conditioned. Reddish brown colour, nutty taste, hops are there but not dominating, slighty resinous. Not bad.

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