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Brewed by Marble
Style: Bitter
Manchester, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Intended to replicate the fabled Boddington's of 20 years ago.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dogbomb (862) - ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2012
Bottle. Golden with a white finger of fluff. Light nose of malts and grapefruit. Develops in the mouth and is surprisingly complex. Cereal malts, nuts, citrus, grapefruits and a mild banana. Light bitter finish making this extremely drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5105) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2011
50cl, English brew, from De Bierkoning Amsterdam, complex brew, bitter/fruity and slighly malty, refreshing, balanced, hazy, rocky head, nice brew

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2011
A - malt with light citrus A - mid gold with thick head T - light sweet with mid to full bitter P - mid and soft O - good, but not great

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CraftBeerNick (751) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2011
Cask at Market Porter, 20th October 2011. Nice flavour above average bitter, would certainly try more of the Marble beers, have heard good things

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (1883) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 9, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2012 Cask @ The Marble Arch Inn, Manchester. 071011 Light straw, frothy white head. Aroma of light grassy hops. Taste - light malt, light grass and citrus hops. Palate - very low carb, thin texture, slightly powdery. Finish is very light grassy bitter that dissipates quickly. They were selling a lot of this while I was here (bland beer is more popular I suppose). It’s quite nice, better than average but it’s a bit bland (I did have the Dobber just before!) - not much going on here. Marble do much better beers.
Re-rate: Brandling Arms, South Gosforth - Certainly not bland much more grassy / citrusy hops on this re-try. Still not mad keen on this though but it is pretty good

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (1784) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 26, 2011
50 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK via The Dram Shop. Pale golden, very nice aroma of a nutty citrus infused spice. A lot of flavour for a 4% ale, nuttiness and bright hops. Medium body, could stand up to some of the more ’imperial’ of IPAs. Long bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2084) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2011
Golden with fine white head, malt, lemon and hops nose, crisp and bitter tangy palate with faint floral notes, very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2011
In bottle. Light yellow beer with a thick white head. Passionfruit and pineapple aroma. Tastes fruity with a lingering bitterness. Very nice session beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2410) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 30, 2011
Cask at the Marble Meet the Brewer event at the CASK, Pimlico, 8th Sept 2010. Clear gold. Quite light palate. Bland but drinkable session bitter. Nothing wrong with it but there are many much better beers available from Marble.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (9462) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2011
Cask at Euston Tap. Pale golden beer, small creamy offwhite head. Fruity citrus flavor, hoppy, grassy with some perfume. Malty citrus flavor with bready notes. Long perfume and pepper finish.


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