Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Brouwerij Huyghe

Style: Witbier
Paddington, England
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
culchiem (3049) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (2204) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2189) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (4143) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5967) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (17632) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2012
Bottle at home ... light hazy yellow ... big white head ... soft citrus ... ligth spice ... orange ... definite heavy coriander ... sweet fruity front ... juicy ... ligth floral ... juicy ... nice ... light coriander ... really quite enjoying this

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (5221) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2012
50cl bottle. Cloudy straw coloured with a dense white head; wheaty, yeasty aroma with a touch of citrus; soft with a dry chalky body, and a rather watery consistency, with some orange zest flavour over bready dough; and a dry clean finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (4406) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy with a big head.Some gentle spiciness bit apart from this there’s nothing very interesting to say about this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foxo82 (809) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 29, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2012 Bottle from M&S Thurmaston. Pours a very pale yellow with a small, soapy head. Uneven looks - seems to be cloudy or clear depending on where you look which, combined with the high amount of sediment, means it’s not the most appetising beer to look at - even once I’d given it time to settle. Strong lemon aroma. Light citrus taste, sweet and tart initially but turning a little dry with a relatively short finish. Thin texture, slight carbonation and a medium to abrupt finish. Not bad but far from the most satisying example of my favourite style.

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