A SHEPHERD NEAME CLASSIC! SILVER MEDAL
Bishops Finger Kentish Strong Ale is a connoisseur's beer with a cult following & excellent pedigree.
It takes its name from the finger-shaped signposts which pointed pilgrims on their way to the tomb of Thomas a Becket in Canterbury and was the first strong ale to be brewed by Shepherd Neame after malt rationing was eased in the late 1950s. It is also one of the UK's oldest bottled beers, brewed since 1958.
Fashioned on a firm, fruity foundation of Crystal malt, this rich, ruby-coloured Kent classic belies its burly appearance with a complexity of flavour. Mouth-filling fruit, prunes, plums and dried apricot spiked with palate-prickling pepper, cinnamon and a soft bitter blood-orange finish. 5.4% abv.
Silver medal-winner in the Daily Telegraph Taste of Britain awards.