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Shepherd Neame Spitfire 3.5 %

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

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.
This is a 3.5 % version of Spitfire for the Swedish market.


2.7
   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.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HULK777 (367) - - AUG 25, 2014
Beautiful ale. Weak caramel and honey aroma. Mild semi-sweet taste containing citrus and hay. Watery.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Peter_L (754) - SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
Flaska från ICA. Kopparfärgad vätska. Doftar blommigt och med en hint av apelsin. Vattnig och brödig i smaken.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (1614) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franzen (323) - 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

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
SamTheBarrel (451) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NallePalle (110) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2014
A pleasant bitter, interesting aroma and a prominent taste. Quite at the thin side of texture. Finish is allright.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vighals (1163) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2014
Klar rødbrun med hvitt skum. Karamell og maltlukt. Bitter humlesmak samt noe brent karamell. Kort lett bitter ettersmak

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Seffle (169) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
33cc bottle from Hemköp. Clear dark amber with a nice, creamy white head. Quite a nice malty nose with some a very good bitterness. Of course a bit watery as it is a folköl. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alex_alkis (294) - SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2014 A very bitter and quite heavy beer. Good maltness in the flavor. Still it’s quite easy to drink.


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