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

bottled
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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Available pasteurised in cans and bottles @ 4.0%; in nitro keg form @ 3.7% as Master Brew Smooth; and in standard keg form @ 3.7% as Master Brew XX.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
abemorsten (2746) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2013
500 ml shared bottle from ICA Mandal. Clear sparkling golden with a tan colored frothy large head. Wet grass, hay and wood on the nose. Mellow, malty sweetness and a wooden bitterness. Medium body and smooth to drink.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ErkkiH (6) - - JUN 29, 2013 does not count
Appearance is pale, clear copper. Nice smooth head. Great aroma with wood, smoke, and a little hop. Taste is very malty with some hop. Slightly tangy aftertaste. A decent beer. ---Rated via iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (747) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2013
Weak watery appearance. Full woody, slightly astringent aroma. Metallic taste- fresh but not without unpleasant overtones. Clean finish. Not one of my favourites, much better on cask than bottle. Still easy drinking enough.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gorm (1179) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2013
Kopperfarvet klart brygg med skum som ligger litt. Duft av malt. Lett bittersøt avslutning. Supermarked.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is butterscotsch, malt, caramel. Flavour is butterscotsch, malt, caramel. Medium body. Boring beer.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tmrmwel (925) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle. Pours amber, with a finger thick head. Aroma is quite edgy hops with pine cones, herbs, ferns and woody spices, as well as some caramel malts and honey. Flavour is a crisp and quite one dimensional bitter with pine, lemon and grapefruit peel, giving a long bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (3995) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle from Matkroken Natland, Bergen. Light bronze body, small white head. Nose is caramel, biscuit, nut and hints of toffee. Taste is caramel, grains, vanilla and hints of bread dough and biscuits. Medium body and carbonation. Nice and mellow, but not much more.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2112) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 28, 2013
Dark amber with one finger airy head. Nice aroma of hops, taste is also mostly hops. This is what I think of when i think of Bitters. well done, and very good.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
smmaaren (216) - NORWAY - APR 19, 2013
50 cl bottle. Pours golden copper with small white head. Grassy fruity flavor with a metallic aftertaste. Average beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
k0mpsa (1131) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - APR 12, 2013
Bottle at home. Clear red brown color, small white head. Aroma of sweet malts, some hops, oak, little awkward. Sweet malty taste, hops, light body, dry finish. Basic bitter, little watery.


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