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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. ABV of cask version reduced from 4.5% in 2009.
"Premium Kentish Ale".
A Best Bitter. Originally produced in 1990 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle Of Britain. It is Shepherd Neames best selling cask ale, supported by quirky Second World War-themed advertising.
"Lingering malt and hop flavour, with a well-balanced, lasting aftertaste."


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BartC (726) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2013
Amber colored beer with a small white head. Malty aroma and taste. Notes of hoppy bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (666) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2013
Basic brown bitter, wonderful aroma of flowers and grass. The taste is straight malt all the way down, with a lovely mouthfeel. English hops at the end.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dermi (625) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2013
44 cl, canned. Pours cloudy reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma: Bread, some hops. Notes of caramel. Taste: Medium sweet, hints of minimal acidity. Bread flavours. Palate: Quite light body. Some bitterness in the end. Not bad. Ok.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
SperkeleForce (516) - FINLAND - MAY 28, 2013
Can 44 cl. Amber color with a big fluffy head. Some bitter, grass and citrus. Slightly too bitter for my taste. Still pretty ok taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2013
Pours amber with a white head. Aroma is malt, grass and pine. Flavour is malt, heavy pine and grass.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (10829) - DENMARK - MAR 17, 2013
Cask @ Bishops Arms CPH. Clear dark amber/ with small tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel and hop. Flavour is malt, fruit, caramel, hop, little bread, little sweet and a little bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (10684) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Cask @ Bishops Arms, Copenhagen. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel amd toffee. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 150313

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ruigo (1037) - PORTUGAL - FEB 13, 2013
A tasty beer to appreciate with a good group of friends in a pub while the rain pours outside.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (3575) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2012
Complex roasted bitter aroma, but definite chocolates in the taste. Light and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonno (2275) - JAPAN - JUL 20, 2012
Great on the handpump. Toffee, crystal malt, soft floral finish. Very smooth with minimal carbonation. Textbook example of easy drinking.


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