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Surrey Hills Shere Drop

Brewed by Surrey Hills
Style: Bitter
Dorking, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Regular.
The flagship beer is pale in colour with a subtle hint of grapefruit and lemon in the aroma. The wonderful hop bitterness is complemented by a balanced malt flavour. The beer has a long finish, which is moderately dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (11488) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 21, 2015
Cask (Eagle Ale House, Clapham) (6:3+:6:3+:13-=3.1+)
Pale orange, brief head. Sweet malty aroma. Dry bitter palate. Simple malts. Pretty boring, but nothing wrong at all. A classic English malty bitter. Maybe a bit twiggy. Was a little flat in the mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (4195) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2015
From my backlogg: Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with an offwhite head. Malty caramell citrus hoppy floral aroma. Fruity hoppy grassy and some hay flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Cask at The Eagle, Battersea on 14 Jun 2012. Poured a clear, mid golden colour, with a rocky white head. Aroma of light malt, tropical fruit and floral hops. Soft fruit in the flavour, with some pineapple and biscuit. Finish was toffee, bread and grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (2265) - DENMARK - OCT 28, 2014
Cask. Clear golden with a small good lacing off white head. Dry flowers, wood, bread, lemon. Medium body, light/medium sweet and medium bitter. Long light dry and bitter hoppy finish. Pleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (6190) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2014
Cask @ The White Swan, Hebden Bridge. Golden with a creamy head. Malt nose, medium bodied with an underlying grainy flavour and slightly dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (14688) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with a small offwhite head. Malty caramel aroma, earthy, hay, floral, citrus notes. Fruity hop flavor, grassy, citrus, some hay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3824) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Cask at the Eagle Clapham. Clear yellow, still, small bubbly white head. Aroma is light and malty. Body is medium to light with a touch of carbonation, pretty smooth. Taste is light toffee malt, bit of fruit peel dryness, soft bitterness in the finish. Drinkable but quite bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (10842) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF. Clear golden color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, bitter, lightly grainy and hayish. Average body and carbonation. Not bad, but not great either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (867) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 12, 2014
Cask at the Jolly Coopers, Epsom. Amber with a white head. Hoppy aroma, bitter finish. Very drinkable bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (14674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2014
Draft at GBBF 2013, Day 3 - London. Pours clear gold with a mellow, white cream head. The nose has ripened citrus and light wood. Light sweet flavor with moderate dry bread, some citrus, leafy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Great condition, it is worth noting. Clean finish with light bitter hay, bread. Super sessioner, this.

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