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Shepherd Neame Spitfire 3.5 %

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


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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.
This is a 3.5 % version of Spitfire for the Swedish market.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Florya (779) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 29, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : amber, off-white head. Aroma : floral, caramel, grass. Palate : thin body, high carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AGCostaNeves (69) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 17, 2015
More a gorgeous bottle of English style! With an amber copper to pour into the cup features a dense foam, high and beige. A beer apparent carbonation. In arome note is beautiful doses of hops and malt in a slightly sweet background. As for taste follows the aroma of line with a more apparent hop as a whole being well herbaceous and very slight citrus taste. Together we can appreciate especially the malt with notes of caramel. Call it means spicy in the mouth with its high carbonation. The end of this bitter English is balanced, balancing your bitterness with sweetness, resulting in a slight dryness on the palate. The bitter aftertaste shown and long duration, but high intensity does not become smooth. A high drinkability that matches the Summer Rio de Janeiro!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
olsvammel (4008) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle from ICA Maxi Eurostop in Örebro. Light floral smell with some light fudge and caramel notes. Similar taste. Higher carbonation then expected. Drinkable, but not exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cool_Bond (1981) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2014
Smells most foam web. Yes the taste is really bitter and watery. Very bitter aftertaste which fills the upper part of the mouth briefly. Okay to drink. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
hna (20) - NORWAY - AUG 26, 2014
Nice color. Too little foam. Ale, bobbling. Overall quiet good. Would buy it again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HULK777 (489) - - AUG 25, 2014
Beautiful ale. Weak caramel and honey aroma. Mild semi-sweet taste containing citrus and hay. Watery.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Peter_L (1086) - SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
Flaska från ICA. Kopparfärgad vätska. Doftar blommigt och med en hint av apelsin. Vattnig och brödig i smaken.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (2023) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2014
Flaska från ICA Hajen, Varberg. Bärnstensfärgad öl med stort smutsvitt skum. Dofter av karamell, malt och gräs. Smakinslag av karamell, malt och lätt fruktig avslutning. Medelbeska. Medel mot tunn kropp. En helt okey bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franzen (391) - SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2014
Fruity sweet aroma, actually a bit reminescent of grilled marshmallows. Clear orange, white head. Sweet caramelly taste with a balancing bitterness, could have been more bitter though. Low to average carbonation, light body. A bit too caramelly otherwise nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
SamTheBarrel (609) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2014
330ml brown bottle, poured into a Pint glass. Appearance is clear amber with a medium sized beige head, that reduced quickly leaving some lacing. Aroma of caramel and rye sourdough bread. Flavours of caramel, rye sourdough bread, orange peels and toffee. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Palate is light-medium bodied, slightly oily texture and average carbonation. Quite flavorful for a 3.5% ABV, one of the best low ABV beers available in Swedish convenience stores.

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