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

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Replacement for Best Bitter.
"This is an ambient bitter, successfully merging the biscuity sweetness of English malt with the fruity, floral bitterness of locally grown East Kent Goldings and Target hops, to give a clean, satisfying and moreish drink."

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2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2007
A Mes rate: Gravicask at GBBF. Orangey Sheps looks. Sweet and fruity with a dry bitter finish. Typical Sheps. Typically dull and uninspiring.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - JUL 15, 2007
(Brabourne Lees) Medium amber with nice off white head. Mild floral hops aroma. Flavor is mild hops and malt; decent bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2007
Amber colour with a small off white head. Malty, hoppy and fruity aroma. Malty, light caramel sweet flavor with a hoppy and fruity note.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (27375) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2008 Cask at Charlies, Copenhagen. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Aroma of malts, caramel and hops with fruity notes. Flavour of malts, caramel, liquorice and hops. Hoppy finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10693) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 21, 2007
Cask. Amber colour. Sweet fruity aroma. Sweet, fruity, hoppy and malty flavour. Dry bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (25652) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2007
Cask @ Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a clear dark maber color with a small off-white head. Sweet malty and fruity flavor with some hoppy hints. Malty and fruity flavor with some waek hoppy hints. Sweet malty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2009 Cask conditioned - handpump - Vat and Fiddle Nottinghsm. A copper coloured beer with a creamy head. The aroma is faintly hoppy, and the taste is a well balanced malt/hop English bitter. Very easy to0quaff but ultimately pretty dull.Score 3.0
Subsequent rating scored 3.2. Average becomes 3.1

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2010 Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Amber with a small creamy head. Hoppy aroma and a thinnish fruity taste. Medium to low bitterness. Run of the mill bitter. 11.10.10 Same location. Malt in the aroma and sourness in the taste. Otherwise still run of the mill. Rating: 5,4,5,3,10:2.7

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
profane (40) - ITALY - FEB 15, 2007
Cask. Light ’nail varnish’ smell. Cherry taste. Bitter and hoppy. Long bitter end.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (36537) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2007
[Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen] An amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet with light notes of chocolate and malt, while the flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and straw, leading to a very bitter end. The body is thin.


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