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


on tap

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Nilz (431) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2012
Aroma hints of bread, floral; clear with a reddish hue; Head frothy, white foam; lightly bitter taste; light body, thin feel, fizzy. Would refresh Rudolph and not be demanding at 4%.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sm89walt (1782) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 9, 2012
500ml bottle. Poured a clear, lively chestnut colour with a healthy, lacy one finger off-white to beige head. Metallic mid fruits on the nose with caramel, leafy hop and some dishwater. Sweet caramel, toffee & boiled malt flavours, fruit spice, a toasty nuttiness and a grassy hop finish. Light to medium body, medium carbonation and a short & unrefined bitterness, which isn’t the only area that comes through as such; there’s a raw sweetness and generally disjointed makeup to speak of too. Not terrible but if I was Rudolph, I’d be rather disappointed that this was my reward.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (1982) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a touch of red, the aroma is malty, and bread, the taste is malty with a roasty hint and a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tommann (2950) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours an orange copper with a medium head. Aroma is fruity malt and skint, spicy hops. Taste has some fruity malt to start and a watery, caramel finish. Bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (7628) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2011
500 ml bottle. BB Oct 11. Finland.
Lively clear copper colour with small to average size fluffy off-white head. Fruity hops, malt, some sweetness and mild spices in aroma. Flavour is malty with caramel and bitter hops. Thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
liinis (1612) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2011
red-gold clear colour with a white head. quite strong spicy taste. spicy and light hoppy aroma. drinkable. not so chrismassy

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Miksu (5007) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - FEB 9, 2011
0.5 l bottle from K-Länsiväylä, Jyväskylä. Amber color. The aromas of resiny hops, nuts and hints of raisins. Biscuity, nutty, salty and bitter flavor with some resiny hops. Too minerally and hard taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bierkoning (10728) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2011
Bottle from Tbone. Amber color. caramel and chicken food i the aroma. Grainy flavor with soft toffee and earthy notes. Earthy soft bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1121) - FINLAND - FEB 6, 2011
Bottle. Amber colour with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with toffee and some spices. Flavour is sweet malt, toffee and a hint of spicy hops. Slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresthepath (1660) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2010
[500ml bottle from Maureen & Dave - cheers!] Light amber, fizzy, loose cream head. Creamy caramel mouthfeel, lots of herbs. Some grapefruit bitterness in the finish. Pleasant enough.

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