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


on tap

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RATINGS: 64   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (31793) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 27, 2013
33 fl bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light caramelish. Metallic, cornish and lght grassy. Bitter and slight herbal. Bitter and dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stefannilssons (1491) - SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2013
Det har visat sig att det faktiskt finns ett par trevliga folk-öl ute i de vanliga matbutikerna. Smaken är tradionellt brittisk, lite tråkig kanske, men med en bra kropp och en skön balans. Slutsats: förvånansvärt smakrik för att vara en folköl.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pyrmir (3529) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2013
330 ml bottle. Aroma of cigarette ashes, tar with some malts, not pleasant. Tastes much better than aroma promised, good balanced bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SaintMatty (5518) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2012
330ml Bottle - Copper coloured. Fruity and malty aroma with hints of caramel and dried fruit. Fruity, malty and slightly nutty taste with notes of raisins and caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
brnandersen (2021) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2012
500 ml. bottle from ICA, Jönköping, 24.7.2012. Small white head, light tan colour with golden hues. Sweet aroma with nuts, caramel and spicy-earthy hops. Taste is light bitter with some toffee sweetness behind. Light body with a thin texture, somewhat fizzy carbonation. Finishes lightly bitter with hops, but also a bit of malty sweetness. A very refreshing beer. Enjoyable despite the low abv.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GusL (15) - DENMARK - AUG 10, 2012
Sweden, Scania, ICA (local supermarket). Pours amber coulered, small amount of white(ish) foam, slowly fading. Slightly malty nose. A somewhat watery taste, followed by a quite pleasant hopiness, which fades a bit too fast in my opinion - although, the mixture of spicy hopiness and lightly malted palate is rather satisfying even though it leaves you with a watery sense of longing for more (alcohol?). If you’re too lazy to go to "the system," this is quite a fitting alternative, I’d say.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mansquito (3550) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Swedish supermarket: Pours amber with a slightly creamy head. Aroma is pale, slightly sugary malt, with barely a hop or two. Taste has some slightly roasted malt flavour in there. The body is, however, somewhat watery. Slightly interesting, but not very good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borup (6287) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle from ICA, Ystad. Clear amber colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit and hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Rune (8467) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2012
330ml bottle bought at Coop Forum Kiruna. Shared with Finn. Clear, amber coloured body. Diminishing white head. Modest, plain malty smell, semi-sweet. Malt-fruity taste with a careful roastiness. Discreet bitter endnotes. Thin and rather diluted, but quite possible to drink and like (Tromsø, 30.05.2012).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2012
The foam will disappear pretty quickly. Good bitterness and smooth malt flavor. I miss, however, toffee flavor that is normally found in the English ales.

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