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

bottled
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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mad_Ferret (1011) - SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2010
Clear chestnut cognac brown. Off-white head. Aroma is alot of butterscotch and caramel malts. Taste is more or less the same, nutty, some slight citrus action. This is a good session beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (24083) - Tyres, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2010
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear amber/brown. Nutty and resiny. Mid dry withmedium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Straightforward with plenty of dried grapefruit and resin.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (26658) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2010
Cask at Charlies. Clear orange coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, grass and hops. Fruity flavour of malts, caramel, hops and grass. Dry hoppy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 4, 2010
Pours honey brown with a foamy white head and clings. Mild brown sugar aroma. Bitter citrus peel taste with a tiny bit of malts. Fairly bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JohnRMurdoch (4567) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2010
Cask @ Bon Accord. Hoppy aroma. Medium brown colour. Malty flavour. Average.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2010
Cask. The Mable Tavern, London. Amber/ a little reddish colour with an off-white head. Fruity, light floral/grassy hops, sweet, a bit woody, some metallic notes. Bitter finish. Typical Shepherd Neame character.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (3147) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2009
Cask at Rickmansworth WSpoons. An amber coloured pour with a small fluffy white head. Aroma is quite sweet and fruity. Tastes of caramel, dark fruit, a bit sweet, slightly bitter. Quite pleasant but I am not really a fan of Shepherd Neames beers generally.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (13074) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2009
Amber with a lasting off-white head, leaving some lace. Fruity aroma with a hint of licorice. Dry and spicy, somewhat malty flavour

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (17225) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2009
Tap at Dronning Louise, Esbjerg. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramle, hops and malt.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (15724) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2009
Cask @ Dronning Louise, Esbjerg. Pours unclear amber orange with a small creamy head. Sweet and buttery aroma. Flat carbonation yet creamy and smooth palate. Taste has caramel and a whiff of hops. Ok


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