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style
Asda (Wal Mart)
Brewed at Shepherd Neame

Style: Bitter
Leeds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Mainbrace India Pale Ale.
This exquisitely smooth ale boats a light, malty flavour and is brewed with locally grown hops and chalk filtered mineral water drawn from the well of Britain’s oldest brewer.

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3.3
jmgreenuk (9872) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 19, 2017
Bottle from Asda. Poured a clear copper colour with a frothy white head and a few bubbles. The aroma is light caramel malt, light hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a light fruit woody, light resin hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with lively carbonation.

3.4
BlackHaddock (7586) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2017
Clear glass bottle: 500ml, BBD Dec 17. Poured into a UK pint sleeve at home on 30th Mar 17. Amber brown with an off-white head. I actually liked this, a little malty nose and taste with a decent hop balance. My sweet tooth picking up the light malty sweetness straight away. Not bad at all for a cheap supermarket beer, people need to lighten up when rating such brews.

1.9
nocturnale (12) - Prudhoe, Northumberland, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2016
Pours a clear dark amber, with a very thin head. Aroma is mild, can’t smell anything other than a bit of sweet malt. Taste is similar, watery and metallic and with a bit of earthy hop character. Didn’t enjoy this one.

3.3
BeerViking (4998) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
An English IPA perhaps, or like a hoppy Yorkshire bitter might be if it were brewed by Sheps with that distinctive leafy marmalade twang. As a quaffing beer, I like it.

0.8
doncho11 (35) - - DEC 18, 2015
This beer smells of hay. Tastes very metallic, and is definitely not an IPA. It is utter shite.

3
themightylazza (108) - - OCT 25, 2015
This is a bitter, although not a bad one it suffers from tasting the same as lots of other shepherd neame beers. An Amber ale with a caramel aroma, fruity flavour with dry hoppy finish. It is a good example of a kentish ale, but the ipa moniker is misleading and annoying.

3
peponi (1946) - Hannover, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2015
Aroma: herbs and caramel. Appearance: golden color and white head. Taste: medium bitterbess (herbal), light caramel notes, herbs everywhere, dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Average EPA.

3
Swaroga (2223) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 10, 2015
Amber color with a medium head. The beer has a delicate aroma overall. It has a typical for a bitter bread skin and caramel notes to it. Also some herbs, zest and cat piss. Flavor is the same but with lots of water. It has a dry dough and bread malt flavor and herbal bitterness in the aftertaste. The finish is medium long. Not a bad pint of dull bitter.

3.8
nodley (1) - Hull, East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2015 does not count
I really like this one. It tastes much better than most beers I’ve tried, and with it being an ASDA beer you can usually get four bottles for £5. Bargain.

2.4
redders1974 (1581) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Why call it an ipa when its a bitter! caramel nose quite sweet and perfumy taste malts and some hops at the end bland beer


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