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Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Brouwerij Huyghe

Style: Witbier
Paddington, England
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Belgian wheat beer is brewed by the Huyghe Brewery in Flanders. According to tradition, orange peel and coriander are added to the brew to bring out the flavour.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (4981) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2013
500ml bottle. Cloudy golden yellow, with a thick white head. Aroma is heavy on the spices corriander anOrange some soap. Pales in comparison to proper wit. Flavour is perfumed zest medium sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2012
Cloudy wheat beer. Orange peel, fruity taste. Quite nice but quite a staid example of its style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1578) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2012
500ml bottle - Hazy yellow colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, wheat, some grass and mild yeasty notes. Flavour is being quite similar. Expected more in the coriander claim, but nothing like as spicy as I’d hope.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (2807) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle from M&S. Hazy pale yellow. Small foam head. The aroma is rather sweet smelling maybe banana and mild orange peel.. The taste is a little spicey, orange peel and you can detect coriander in there as stated on the bottle. The beer is too weak on the palate, medium carbonation. An OK Belgian white, just too basic..

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
culchiem (2890) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle. Pale gold with a clean whit white head. Light aroma of wheat. Flavour is thin light bitter, some spices leading to a dry wheat finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1918) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2012
UPDATED: APR 14, 2014 Bottle from M&S. Hazy, pale yellow body with a large, but quickly diminishing white head. Light lacing. Aroma of orange rind, some spices. Nice, fruity flavour - banana, orange and lemon. Subtle hint of coriander. Thin to medium body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Fizzy carbonation. A decent wheat beer, just lacking a little in body and depth of flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2069) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy gold colour with a mid sized white head, no real aroma just a hint of some spices, taste is soft wheat with a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (4063) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2012
Bottle from M&S, Thurmaston, Leics. Looks lovely - hazy banana colour, with creamed head. Smells slightly muted, with bananam raincoat and citrus. Rather sweet, with a jumble of flavours, some of which work better than others. The fruit is rather mushed and the sweet puddingness is a bit cloying. Very faint vomit notes. 7 or 8 years ago, the witbeer that M&S sold was a lot better than this.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5477) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2012
Cloudy with a good citrus aroma, not as pronounced in the taste which is somewhat disappointing, and looks a little weak.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DnAuK (112) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
Traditional cloudy wheat beer akin to Hoegaarden but a little more yellow in colour. Aroma and taste are a bit more bland tho. Refreshing but not inspiring. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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