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


on tap

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RATINGS: 860   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Can & bottle: Pasteurised. Nitro keg as Spitfire Smooth.
Premium Kentish Ale.
Originally produced in 1990 as a bottle conditioned 4.7% premium bitter as part of the 50th anniversary of the Battle Of Britain.
A full malt and hop flavour with a well balanced and lasting aftertaste.
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sucharek147 (92) - Dębica, POLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Barwa głeboko bursztynowa. Piana średnio obfita i średnio pęcherzykowa. Klarowność idealna. Aromat zdecydowanie słodowy, trochę wyczuwalny przypalony karmel. W smaku delikatna słodycz na początku, a potem zdecydowanie wytrawny finisz, wręcz pusty. Gdzieś tam w tle pałęta się śladowa goryczka.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (5400) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2015
light caramel aroma,golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
huineman (395) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 8, 2015
Pours dark amber. Tan head. Aroma is porridge, banana, honey, iron. Creamy and full-bodied. Long bitter ending.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (580) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAY 3, 2015
the aroma is malty with some shades of toffee and spicy herbs... the taste is malty with notes of caramel, garden fruits and spicy grasses... medium hoppy bitterness... bitter dry aftertaste...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DerJontte (13) - FINLAND - APR 25, 2015
Brownish red with nice head. A very slight bitterness with some carbonation. Clever pun on the label, "The Bottle of Britain".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sdaniel90 (521) - Mexico City, MEXICO - APR 11, 2015
Bottle, 500ml. Clear maple with a frothy brown head. Sweet aromas of caramel, toffee, cereal and fruity hops. Medium to light bodied with moderate to flat carbonation. Intensely sweet with a mild bitterness. Rich, roasted character, although a touch watery, with a creamy feel and a hoppy finish in flavor, if not in bitterness. Very drinkable and pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BobyFischer (140) - FRANCE - APR 8, 2015
Limpide, ambrée au reflets roux, belle mousse et peu d’effervescence (mais belle mousse blanche).Nez légčrement acide, frais, houblons anglais, caramel et biscuits.Douce en bouche, légčre, notes de biscuits, speculoos, caramel et houblons "sages" ŕ l’anglaise.Bitter peu amčre, douce et rafaîchissante.De soif.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seritomi (336) - HUNGARY - APR 6, 2015
Picit gyógynövényes, karamell enyhe pörköltséggel. Színe Sötétsárga tiszta szín tört fehér habbal a vékony rétegként megmarad a sör tetején. Erősen szénsavas és kicsit fanyar. Vége fémes, hamus mérsékelten keserű. Gyenge test.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewerale (77) - - APR 5, 2015
Âmbar com média formaçăo de espuma de boa duraçăo. Aroma com notas carameladas, toffee, leve madeira, algum floral e lúpulo herbáceo. O sabor reproduz o aroma, o corpo é médio com final longo, maltado com suave dulçor e agradável amargor no retrogosto

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabuzzer (280) - SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours amber with a frothy white head. Toffee aroma, with a little hint of soap. Sweet, caramel flavour with a fruity finish. Not bad

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