Shepherd Neame Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale

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alc./vol:
4.5%

Proof:

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


First made in 1990 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale is brewed in Kent by Britain's oldest brewer using malted barley and three different Kent-grown hop varieties - Target, First Gold and East Kent Goldings.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 21/04/2012

Appearance

Clear, deep coppery amber with white head which quickly subsides to thin layer of foam with little lacing.

Aroma

Citrusy caramel, stale bread, plump sultana and faint toffee with mild plastic box hoppyness.

Taste

Fruity caramel palate with mild oily grassy hops, faint marmalade orange and burnt toast nutty malt.

Aftertaste

Moderately dry, peppery spice with lingering metallic grassy hops.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 5012686019509

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