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


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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Generation Ale 2011
Brewed with five varieties of traditional english hops - East Kent Goldings, Fuggles, Challenger, Target and Cascade.

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chrisv10 (17428) - DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle, 9% @ FOneFan. Clear amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel and hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, medium sweet, chocolate, hop and a little dusty.

Dedollewaitor (16158) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ Really Late Ulfborg Summer Tasting, 2012. Pours clear ruby amber with a small white head. Nutty and hoppy. Quite a lot of bread. Smooth and dry. The price is stupid but the quality is fine.

MiP (15667) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle at KØ15. Fruity, oxidised old-smelling aroma. Clear dark amber colour. Almost no head. The flavour is a lot like the aroma. Malty, but tastes quite old. Not my cup of beer.

Borup (14492) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle at KØ 15. Clear dark amber colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, malt, bread, fruit and alcohol.

Stuu666 (13395) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden amber, nose is toffee, sugary, taste is sweet, light toffee, a bit sugary.

Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 31, 2014
from Amstein - bright amber-red beer with a little foam left; aroma of nuts, spicy hops and notes of red fruits marmalade; some malt sweetness, full-bodied and decently bitter; light umami; very long spicy finish with more nutty and fruity tones

rosenbergh (11532) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2013
750 ml bottle. 2011. Thanks to Jukka. HHOK XV.
Clear copper colour with a small off-white head. Lagery aroma with malt, bread, nuts, woody dryness and mild buttery sweetness. Mild bitterness, alcohol and woody dryness in the flavour. Lagery. Not very good. Quite regular strong English Ale with a ridiculous price tag.

olio (10272) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
75 cl bottle @ wPBF’13.
Pours clear copper color with a small head. Aroma of sweet fruits, caramel malts and some toffee. Flavor of sweet malts, caramel, toffee notes, some dried fruits. Decent and altogether refined beer but doesn’t really have any special qualities.

laiti (8469) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
75 cl bottle vintage 2011 @ wPBF’13
Aroma has harsh malt, toffee and English hops. Flavour has woody notes, toffee, English hops, harsh malt and nuts. Also some warming alcohol and honey. A bit foamy palate. A basic English strong with absurd price tag (42€).

lusikka (7813) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
750 ml bottle @ WPBF 2013.
Pours a copper colour with a white head. Aroma of caramel malts, English hops and some wood. Flavour of caramel malts, honey, strong dry wood, English hops, some tartness and berries. Medium bodied, dry mouthfeel and a dry, malty finish. Nice, but too English for me.

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