Product of: 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
(sample BB Apr/18) Clear, deep amber with a thick and retentive off-white head and good lacing.
Brown bready malt with orange zest, coffee and brown sugar.
Burnt caramel, burnt toasted brown bread and roasted nuts with black tea, orange zest and black pepper.
Malty caramel with light cinnamon and black pepper.
Caramel features predominates in this relativity light-bodied "strong Christmassy ale."