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


on tap

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Regular.
First brewed in 1958 to celebrate the lifting of malt rationing.
Ingredients: Winter pearl barley malt; East Kent Goldings hops.
The name refers to finger-shaped signposts still found in Kent, which once pointed pilgrims on their way to Canterbury.
"Full-bodied with complex fruit flavours."

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Maria (10212) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2008
Cask. It’s a dark amber with an aroma of malt, fruit and pumpkin. The flavour has a light, smooth sweetness with notes of caramel, roasted malt and a slightly dry and bitter citrus. It’s uncomplicated and charming.

KimJohansen (10492) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2008
Clear amber with tiny off white head. Sweet fruity aroma with mild hoppy and caramel notes. Flavor likewise with floral hops and a discrete bitter end.

thewolf (12595) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2008
Cask @ Aarhus, 2008.
Pours deep brown amber with a great, creamy yellow-white head. Aroma is very pleasant, fine caramel, pine, grass and flowery hops. Fine carbonation, lightly creamy. Good flavour, some caramel with a great hops profile. Dry bitterness with pine and grassy hops. A big positive surprise for me.

Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2008
Ølfestival, Aarhus, DK. Cask/real ale. Caramel and fruity flavor, Some hoppy floral aromas

Davebravey (10) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2008
Great beer and the first time I’ve tried it on cask. Twice ass good as the bottled version that I have normally tried. Good aftertaste.

yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 17, 2008
From cask at Charlies. Pours hazy orange with a copperish glare and an off-white head. Light hoppy and mild acidic aroma. Light sweet and mild fruity flavour. Ends with a decent bitterness and light fruity note.

sm89walt (2065) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 22, 2008
Cask - Ye Olde Beverlie, Canterbury. The body of this ale is a clear amber colour with a thin and airy off-white head. Fairly sweet caramel malt aromas with floral undertones and a marginal basic hop tone. Flavour-wise, this beer tastes of caramel malts and an earthy hoppiness. A dry, slightly resiny hop finish and a clean, smooth mouthfeel with a light to medium body.

HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2008
This ale seems to taste of everything - it’s sweet, lemony, hoppy, malty and burnt in taste, but above all strong - it’s 5.4% and tastes it. Similar to Neame’s Autumn Ale Late Red and nearly as good. Man this ale is good!

BoozyBugger (15) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2008
Cask at Pig and Whistle Chelmsford Essex. Long lasting head, full toffee and spiced fruit aroma,long taste of dried fruits and oak wood. All in all a very good pint

weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2008
Cask at the Olde Market Tavern in Altrincham (near Manchester). Pleasantly surprised, I’m a staunch bitter is not my drink man. Nice dark brown/amber colour with a thick white head. Slightly bitter finish with hints of caramel. Not bad at all.

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