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Monday, February 26th, 2018

Shepherd Neame Super Strong Lager

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Very sweet, very strong, not particularly interesting. Contains malted barley.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 9.0% alcohol.

[ Posted on February 26th, 2018 at 22:04 | no comment | ]

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Whitstable Bay Red IPA

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Whitstable_Bay_Red_IPA

“citrus fruit and pine aromas… roasted and caramel malt flavours”

Rather tropical fruit than citrus and pine. Contains malted barley.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.5% alcohol.

[ Posted on June 3rd, 2017 at 23:45 | no comment | ]

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Shepherd Neame Whitstable Bay Blonde

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Shepherd_Neame_Whitstable_Bay_Blonde

“floral aroma, pairde with buttery biscuit base notes”

Just another ale. Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.5% alcohol.

[ Posted on January 22nd, 2017 at 18:54 | no comment | ]

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Shepherd Neame Christmas Ale 2016

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Shepherd_Neame_Christmas_Ale_2016

“fruity nose… crystallized winter fruits… spicy hops”

Spicy and fruity indeed, sweet with a nutty aftertaste. Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 7.0% alcohol.

[ Posted on December 18th, 2016 at 12:09 | no comment | ]

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Shepherd Neame Spitfire

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Shepherd_Neame_Spitfire

“fruit, toffee… spicy”

Maybe slightly fruity, and not to bitter. Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.5% alcohol.

[ Posted on December 6th, 2016 at 19:18 | no comment | ]

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Shepherd Neame Spitfire Gold

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Shepherd_Neame_Spitfire_Gold

“tropical, citrus, pine aromas… Challenger, Centennial and Saaz [hops]”

Just another ale, not as bitter as other Shepherd Neame ones. Contains barley malt and oats.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.3% alcohol.

[ Posted on November 26th, 2016 at 23:31 | no comment | ]

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Shepherd Neame Brilliant Ale

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Shepherd_Neame_Brilliant_Ale

“historically formulatedt with… pale malt… East Kent Goldings hops… rejuvenated… Cascade [hops]”

Flowery and quite bitter, but not as much as some other Sherpherd Neame ales. Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 5.6% alcohol.

[ Posted on July 26th, 2015 at 11:40 | no comment | ]

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Shepherd Neame India Pale Ale

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“bittered with locally grown Fuggles hops”

Quite bitter, with a not-so-nice metallic taste on the first sip. Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame Ltd., Faversham, Kent, England. 6.1% alcohol.

[ Posted on October 26th, 2014 at 11:06 | no comment | ]

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Shepherd Neame Double Stout

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“three coloured malts and additional roasted barley… bittered with choices East Kent hops.”

Classic stout. Smells and tastes of roasted something (barley, it seems). Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.0% alcohol.

[ Posted on June 24th, 2011 at 21:41 | no comment | ]

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Shepherd Neame Canterbury Jack

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Shepherd_Neame_Canterbury_Jack

“Kentish hops and barley… citrus (and gapefruit) nose and flavour, sharing its name with an ancient hop”

Citrusy, flowery, and quite bitter. Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.0% alcohol.

[ Posted on June 18th, 2011 at 21:19 | no comment | ]

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Shepherd Neame Rudolph's Reward

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Shepherd_Neame_Rudolph_s_Reward

“fruity nose… spicy notes… hoppy finish”

Quite bitter, as always with Shepherd Neame, otherwise nothing special. Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.0% alcohol.

[ Posted on December 10th, 2010 at 23:28 | 1 comment | ]

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Tapping the Admiral – Battle of Trafalgar

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Shepherd_Neame_Tapping_the_Admiral

“When Nelson was killed at Trafalgar, his body was preserved in a cask of brandy during the long trip back to England. Legend has it that thirsty sailors snuck drinks from the brandy cask carrying Nelson's corpse. This gave rise to the phrase fo illicit drinking: Tapping the Admiral. Smell: toffee, spicy, roast; Taste: brandy, sweet, rich”

Strong hoppy smell, quite bitter, but less than other beers from the same brewery. Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.0% alcohol.

[ Posted on October 15th, 2010 at 21:26 | no comment | ]

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Later Red

Translation: [ Google | Babelfish ]

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Shepherd_Neame_Late_Red

“blend of Kent hops”

Slightly bitter but slightly sweet and fruity too. Contains malted barley.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.5% alcohol.

[ Posted on January 18th, 2009 at 20:45 | no comment | ]

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Goldings

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Shepherd_Neame_Goldings

“soft and golden season ale.”

Quite bitter, but maybe not as much as other beers from the same brewery. Contains malted barley.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.7% alcohol.

[ Posted on November 7th, 2008 at 20:38 | no comment | ]

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Early Bird

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Early_Bird

“Spring hop ale. Shepherd Neame uses a blend of Kentish Early Bird hops together with natural well-drawn water to produce this finely bittered seasonal ale.”

Flowery and slightly bitter, but not as much as other beers from the same brand. Contains barley malt.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.5% alcohol.

[ Posted on June 26th, 2008 at 21:22 | no comment | ]

Sunday, December 10th, 2006

Christmas Ale 2006

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Christmas_Ale

“This golden amber ale has a generous aroma of tropical fruit. The fruity flavour has hints of mangoes, oranges, lemons and sultanas.”

I haven't really noticed the tropical fruits, but this ale is better than the usual production of Shepherd Neame. Its' rather flowery than fruity. Contains malted barley.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 5.5% alcohol.

[ Posted on December 10th, 2006 at 00:37 | no comment | ]

Sunday, November 12th, 2006

Bishops Finger

Translation: [ Google | Babelfish ]

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Bishops_Finger

“Classic Kentish ale… using the best English Golding hops and only the spring water from a 300 years old well.”

The text on the back of the bottle was in Swedish…

Just another ale, quite bitter.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 3.5% alcohol.

[ Posted on November 12th, 2006 at 21:23 | no comment | ]

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

Whitstable Bay Organic Ale

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Whitstable_Bay

“Whitstable Bay is brewed using organically grown English barley malt together with the finest New Zealand Gem and Hallertau organically grown hops.”

No bitterness and a taste of ale. Made of malted barley.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4.5% alcohol.

[ Posted on September 24th, 2006 at 20:58 | no comment | ]

Monday, September 4th, 2006

Shepherd Neame's Master Brew

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Master_Brew

« Pure, fresh water from an ancient artesian well, the finest Kentish hops and malted barley combine to make this distinctive, typically Kentish, ale. »

Quite bitter, with a taste of… well, ale. I can't put a descriptive name on its taste. I didn't like it that much, actually.

Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent, England. 4% alcohol

[ Posted on September 4th, 2006 at 09:35 | no comment | ]