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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: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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."


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2013
(Cask): Deep amber with a small, creamy tan head. Aroma of malt, floral notes and caramel. Big malty taste with floral, caramel, biscuit and earthy flavours. Not bad at all!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3891) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2013
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Dark amber beer with small head and decent lacing. Aroma of floral malts. Taste is sweetish malts and a little spice. Decent, better than the bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4595) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 24, 2013
Cask by handpump at The Doublet, Glasgow - clear amber, thin creamy beige head, fruity, malty aroma, excellent film of lacing, fruity, sweet, malty, nicely balanced, carbonation low to moderate, easy to drink

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
back (1801) - Holstebro, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2013
Kobber skum hvid Humle citrus malt urt Bitter moderat sød lidt Vandede flad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2013
Cask a The Wheatsheaf, Yarmouth IOW; brown, hints of gold, thin yellow tinted head; mild hoppy aroma; dry fruity flavour, moderately bitter, with some earthy hops; an ok regulation bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Imaena (2173) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - AUG 3, 2013
Draught. This is a pretty average pub bitter than goes down easy and smooth.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jd543 (428) - SCOTLAND - JUL 28, 2013
Amber/red with an off-white head. Malty aroma. Taste is light sweet, a bit sour and tangy. Oily texture. Not great.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BartC (727) - 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 (2125) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 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 (1074) - 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.


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