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

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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Ingredients: Organic English barley malt; New Zealand Gem and Hallertau hops.
"Pure water from our own artesian well combined with over 300 years of brewing expertise create a clean, refreshing ale with a full-bodied flavour."


hens' rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hens (493) - Tallinn, Estonia, - NOV 28, 2012
0.5l bottle. Aroma is sweet mandarine, orange. Beaytiful copper color with gentle yellov hat. Taste is silky bitter citrus, finish bit watery and bitter kills other tastes. Cramel flavor suit here.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bursprak (297) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 20, 2014
Shared 500 ml bottle. Pours clear golden with some off white head. Nose is sweet, light hops and biscuits. Taste is medium bitter, bready and some light syrup.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lambister (183) - FINLAND - APR 11, 2014
Large bottle, thanks to niilohast. Beautiful amber color with extremely small head. Honey, wooden aromas. Acids at first turn to bitter quickly and leaves flavors to short and dull.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gary (1305) - (originally London),, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
500ml : Malty nose : subdued butterscotch nose. Flavours of caramel malts. Vanilla notes. Spicy hop bitterness Dusty yeast but pretty boring

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ERB92 (171) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2014
Caramel, grains and fruits in the aroma. Dark clear golden with a white head.Medium sweet and medium bitter. Light to medium body with a average carbonation. Dry finish. Overall an OK bitter but not something to remember.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (409) - NORWAY - MAR 26, 2014
Clear orange golden. Short off-white head. Aroma of English hops. Balanced and refreshing taste. Hints of orange marmelade and grass. Bitterness in aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (9853) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget Hansa, Malmö. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity and toffee. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 220314

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beer4000 (4328) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 16, 2014
500 ml bottle. Clear, golden body with a small white head. Mild aroma with toffee. Flavor is sweet malty with toffee, a hint of fruit and moderate in bitterness. Medium body and a bit short in aftertaste. Pretty average English bitter all the way.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sarpa (671) - FINLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle 50cl from Stocmann,Tre @ home. Pours clear copper with a white head. Hay, caramel, a bit of flowery hops in the aroma. Gooseberry, caramel flavor. Clean but unsurprising English ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vells (542) - LATVIA - MAR 13, 2014
Simple, but quite decent brew. Decent malt base, caramel with decent flowery to fruity hops, bit honeyish. Refreshing thou quite dry moderate bitter. Nothing complex, nothing fancy, thou decent drinking beer.. too dry for me

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NallePalle (12) - - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle at restaurant in Uppsala, Sweden (Central Station). A nice, uncomplicated ale. Slight hints of citrus.


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