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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: English Strong Ale
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 358   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
There’s a spicy signature to this incredibly complex cockle-warming winter ale. The nose is reminiscent of raisins, dates and molasses while the palate is vinous with tannin-like notes of leather, vanilla, apricots and a hint of rustic Armagnac on the finish. An awesome after-dinner drop.

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3.6
alomtnez (380) - SPAIN - JAN 2, 2017
Medium fizzy off-white head with medium retention leaving a thin ring. Clear reddish amber. Aroma is caramel, some licorice, ripe fruit, prune. Taste is medium malty, bitter, caramel (brown sugar), sweet spicy, fruity (raisin). Bitter finish. Watery palate.

2.9
rostetti (365) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear amber with small white head. Aroma and taste have sweet malt, fruits, caramel and roastiness. Has small bitterness too. Ok, but nothing special really.

3.5
ramboraffe (2240) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2016
500 ml bottle. Clear golden amber with white head. Dried fruit and raisins with malt and light earthy hops. Semi dry with medium bitterness and low to medium carbonation.

4.5
josanguapo (1614) - SPAIN - DEC 27, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2016 From Cerveceria Internacional. In Ikea?s pint glass. Reading JHTP11 Ch 21. Deliciously sweet, with some zesty notes that Im not sure if they come from spices or hops, and really, really moreish.

3.4
Giochaurand (526) - FINLAND - DEC 27, 2016
Bottle from Kavu. Pours clear copper with low head. Aroma is caramel, cinnamon, raisins, malts. Flavour is bread, apple, malt, toffee.

3.4
RexTalionis (3722) - FINLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle. Ruby copper in color with an off-white head. Sweet notes, some light spicyness and malts in aroma. Malty sweet taste. Some nuttyness too. Well balanced and tasty brew.

2.9
Almogabar (41) - MARIA DE HUERVA (ZARAGOZA), SPAIN - DEC 23, 2016
Cerveza de Navidad. Color rojo cobre, oscuro. Poca corona de espuma. Aroma poco marcado, especies, frutas. Sabor un poquito suave para lo que suelen ser las cervezas de Navidad.

3.5
SvanteL (489) - SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2016
Bärnstensfärgad med stort fluffigt hållbart skum. I doften massor av frukt och knäck. I smaken finns en läcker fruktighet som går över i en lagom söt knäckighet, här finns också en liten kryddighet och en fin liten avslutande beska. En mycket god ale, fyllig tack vare lite högre alkoholstyrka, men kanske inte så himla julig.

3.4
Villyzzz (379) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours red amber with medium sized off-white head. Aroma is caramel, malts and hops with a hint of spices. Taste is malts, caramel and bread with maybe a hint of apple. Okay.

3.1
Niller (1706) - Hammel, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2016
Bottle from Bilka. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma and taste is malt, fruits, caramel, bread. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Slightly bitter finish.


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