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


on tap

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Bottled, Pasteurised;

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (3159) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Christmas day beer 1. Copper beer with small head. Aroma of malts. Taste is malts and some fruit. Bland. If this is rudolphs reward he is easily pleased.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
The_Osprey (3839) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2014
500ml bottle as a gift, 3.8%. Clear dark amber, sparkling, decent foamy off-white head. Aroma is honey-ish syrupy malt, musty, lightly metallic. Body is medium, pretty high carbonation, spritzy and quite foamy. Taste is tangy, metallic malts, thin and watery, soft bitterness. A slow drinking bitter due to metallics and over-carb. Really not that drinkable, gassy. Not for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2014
roasty, brown, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, dry , average carbonation, bitter, you pay for what you get and with this you get basic ale nothing good nothing bad

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tinylightsrecs (380) - - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle from Lidl Wrekenton. Pours chestnut brown, flavours of nuts, berries but a little faint. It's ok for a cheap beer but not too exciting

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2140) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2014
500ml bottle from local supermarket. Deep golden coloyr with thin white head. Very light hop aroma. Taste is mainly sweet malt. I didn’t pick up on the spice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4525) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle. ( Clear ) Typical signature flavour. Some spiciness but lacks body. Pleasant but not really a Christmas beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerbaron42 (49) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
Bitter is the word. A nice flavour but not very full, bitter on the taste and on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
peter48er (180) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2013
500ml bottle. Nice white head. Light red in colour. Reasonably bitter with some fruit notes. For it’s abv enjoyed it much more than anticipated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
richc (239) - Bolton, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Aroma has a lot of sweet caramel notes with a hint of sugariness and may be a touch of spice. Flavour loses most of the good elements of the aroma and leaves a lingering watery bitterness. This is an OK beer but in no way outstanding.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garrold (2835) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle (short dated) from the local offy. For the grand sum of 80p! Clear, reddy brown with a lovely, creamy, lasting, off white head. Looks good! Aroma of sweet toffee maltiness. Some fruit. A hint of hops too! Taste is a slightly burnt, light sweetness. Actually quite enjoyed this. Especially for the money.

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