Shepherd Neame Bishops Finger Ale

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alc./vol:
5.4%

Proof:
10.8°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Originally brewed in 1958, this traditional English strong ale is named after the finger-shaped signposts still found in Kent. These originally dotted the Pilgrims Way, pointing the way to Canterbury and the shrine of Thomas A Becket before it was destroyed by Henry VIII. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 02/01/2014

Appearance

(sample best before Nov-14) Clear, deep bronze chestnut amber with reddish glint. Thin off white head and spotted lacing.

Aroma

Earthy burnt toast and caramel with apple, mocha coffee and light floral notes.

Taste

Malty and nutty with caramel, prunes, plums, grilled almond and hop bitterness.

Aftertaste

Caramel and burnt toast with lingering orange zest and piney bitterness.

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