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Shepherd Neame Christmas Ale

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
Chequers InnDoddington, Kent15 Dec 2018
The Royal OakDartford, Kent10 Jan 2017
The CrownBlackheath, Greater London31 Dec 2016
Horse & GroomRamsgate, Kent26 Dec 2015
The Bull InnBenenden, Kent19 Dec 2015
Ye Olde BeverlieCanterbury, Kent30 Dec 2014
The Golden FleeceChelmsford, Essex21 Dec 2014
ParrotCanterbury, Kent13 Dec 2014
Old City Bar (formerly The Old City)Canterbury, Kent20 Dec 2013
The British VolunteerAshford, Kent14 Dec 2013
The SwanMaidstone, Kent06 Jan 2013
Fishermans ArmsMaidstone, Kent26 Dec 2012
The GeorgeNewnham, Kent23 Dec 2012
The Jamaica Wine HouseCity, Central London10 Dec 2012
White Horse InnHawkinge, Kent30 Nov 2012
Neptunes HallBroadstairs, Kent29 Nov 2012
The PloughLangley, Kent29 Dec 2011
The Cock InnBoughton Monchelsea, Kent11 Dec 2011
Marden Village ClubMarden, Kent09 Dec 2011
Wrotham ArmsBroadstairs, Kent10 Feb 2011
Royal MailLydd, Kent23 Dec 2009
The Wenlock ArmsHoxton, Central London15 Dec 2009

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

Chequers Inn, Doddington, Kent

WittendenNot Tried15 Dec 2018

The Royal Oak, Dartford, Kent

ChrisEExcellent10 Jan 2017 In good condition and a bargain at £2 per pint.
ChrisEGood04 Jan 2017

The Crown, Blackheath, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable31 Dec 2016

Horse & Groom, Ramsgate, Kent

Jack WilliamGood26 Dec 2015 Nice winter warmer.

The Bull Inn, Benenden, Kent

WittendenPoor19 Dec 2015 Odd slate grey colour,some undefined spice.Thin and dry. Not to my taste.

Ye Olde Beverlie, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamGood30 Dec 2014 Ok - but not especially Christmassy.

The Golden Fleece, Chelmsford, Essex

Stephen HarrisNot Tried21 Dec 2014

Parrot, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried13 Dec 2014
AndrewAcceptable29 Nov 2011 Fresh green hop with a hint of malt and twigs.

Old City Bar (formerly The Old City), Canterbury, Kent

AndrewAcceptable20 Dec 2013 Very cloudy so had a taste of yeast, but still, not too bad.

The British Volunteer, Ashford, Kent

ChrisEExcellent14 Dec 2013 In very good condition and remarkably good value at £2.80 per pint for a 5% ale.

The Swan, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent06 Jan 2013
PedroExcellent01 Jan 2013
PedroExcellent31 Dec 2012
ChrisEAcceptable16 Dec 2012
PedroExcellent08 Dec 2012
PedroNot Tried30 Dec 2011
PedroNot Tried26 Dec 2011
AlenomoreNot Tried23 Dec 2011
PedroGood22 Dec 2011
PedroNot Tried21 Dec 2011
PedroNot Tried18 Dec 2011
PedroNot Tried18 Dec 2011
AlenomoreNot Tried15 Dec 2011
AlenomoreGood14 Dec 2011 Only two pints tonite? Alas, just not the same as last night.
AlenomoreExcellent13 Dec 2011 Had to give it a good rating tonite. It tasted so much better than previous samples. Something to do with the Jockmeister putting a "tight" sparkler on it. The difference was very noticeable, so much so, I scrubbed my usual tipple (Guinness), and devoured 5 pints of this. Very warming.
AlenomoreNot Tried11 Dec 2011
PedroNot Tried11 Dec 2011
AlenomorePoor10 Dec 2011 Disappointed with this years seasonal. Not a lot going on at all. And the bottled version at 7% was equally dire too.
PedroExcellent10 Dec 2011
PedroNot Tried09 Dec 2011
PedroExcellent07 Dec 2011
PedroExcellent02 Jan 2010
PedroExcellent29 Dec 2009
PedroExcellent24 Dec 2009
PedroExcellent22 Dec 2009
ChrisEExceptional19 Dec 2009 One of the finest Shepherd Neame beers for some time. Amber coloured and full of flavour. (Brewer’s notes: a full bodied, warming winter ale. Light in colour, using the very best malt and hops to produce a truly special beer).
PedroExcellent17 Dec 2009
PedroExcellent11 Dec 2009 Interesting flavour seemed a bit peachy

Fishermans Arms, Maidstone, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent26 Dec 2012 In good condition but a bit too cool.

The George, Newnham, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent23 Dec 2012 Very nice. Two pints went down well.

The Jamaica Wine House, City, Central London

Stephen HarrisGood10 Dec 2012 Amber-coloured, with a hint of strength and more hops than you expect from SN. Not at all Christmassy – quite pleasant in fact.

White Horse Inn, Hawkinge, Kent

ChrisEExcellent30 Nov 2012

Neptunes Hall, Broadstairs, Kent

BlairGood29 Nov 2012 A little dusty and lacking in life but not too bad.
BlairAcceptable05 Jan 2012 Fruity and a little spicy, surprisingly drinkable.

The Plough, Langley, Kent

PedroNot Tried29 Dec 2011

The Cock Inn, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

PedroNot Tried11 Dec 2011
PedroNot Tried10 Dec 2011

Marden Village Club, Marden, Kent

DosserAcceptable09 Dec 2011 Watery beer with a typical Sheps taste

Wrotham Arms, Broadstairs, Kent

BlairAcceptable10 Feb 2011 Malty with a little fruit and spice. Quite watery and with a fair few floaters.

Royal Mail, Lydd, Kent

ChrisEExcellent23 Dec 2009 Amber coloured Christmas ale, very good.

The Wenlock Arms, Hoxton, Central London

Martin the MildmanAcceptable15 Dec 2009 Very hoppy for a Shep's beer, leafy, resinous hop dominates with little in the way of maltiness. Long, dry hoppy finish. My score 14/20.

Shepherd Neame Christmas Ale

5.00% ABV.

We have tried this beer 37 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

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