cart

Your shopping
cart is empty.

Shopping Cart


Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle
Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle Empty bottle
Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle Full bottle
  • Cart Quantity: 0
  • Cart Subtotal: $0.00
Enter your Email address and be first to hear about our Special Deals, and much much more!


My order.

"Thanks for the great service we receive from you, the beers always turn up pretty quick!y"

Liane from Auckland, Jul 2012

View More

Shepherd Neame 1698 (500ml Bottle)

Shepherd Neame 1698 500ml Bottle

Description

First brewed in 1998 as a special @ 10.5% abv to celebrate Shepherd Neame’s tricentenary. A cask version at 4.5% was also released. Was made a pasteurised bottle regular at 6.5% under the name Celebration Ale. Relaunched in March 2005 as a bottle conditioned strong ale @ 6.5% simply as 1698.

Only local hops and malted barley and water drawn from our artesian well are used to brew 1698 Bottle Conditioned Kentish Strong Ale. Hops are added three times, hence it is "thrice hopped".

Tasting Notes

English Strong Ale

Malty, with complex fruity esters. Some oxidative notes are acceptable, akin to those found in port or sherry. Hop aromas not usually present, due to extended age. Medium amber to very dark red-amber color. Malty and usually sweet. Alcoholic strength should be evident, though not overwhelming. Medium to full body alcohol should contribute some warmth. An ale of significant alcoholic strength, though usually not as strong or rich as barleywine. Usually tilted toward a sweeter, more malty balance. Often regarded as winter warmers, and often released as seasonal beers.




This Product Is Not Currently Available
Please Enter Your Email Address To Be Notified When It Is Next In Stock
Email:

IN BRIEF

ABV: 4.5%
Standard Drinks: 1.77
Style: English Strong Ale
Serving Temperature: 7°C
Country: England
Brewery: Shepherd Neame
Brewery Website: Click Here
Stock: Not Available

SHARE