Shepherd Neame Christmas Ale

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 012686 079206
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

More about Shepherd Neame Christmas Ale

Produced by: Shepherd Neame Ltd
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alc./vol: 7%

Proof: 14°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

A traditional Christmas Ale brewed by Shepherd Neame, Britain’s oldest brewer. Made available in bottles in the months preceding Christmas and on draught during December.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 20/12/2016

Appearance:

(sample BB Apr/18) Clear, deep amber with a thick and retentive off-white head and good lacing.

Aroma:

Brown bready malt with orange zest, coffee and brown sugar.

Taste:

Burnt caramel, burnt toasted brown bread and roasted nuts with black tea, orange zest and black pepper.

Aftertaste:

Malty caramel with light cinnamon and black pepper.

Overall:

Caramel features predominates in this relativity light-bodied "strong Christmassy ale."

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