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Marks & Spencer
Brewed at St. Austell

Style: American Pale Ale
Paddington, England

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned, Regular;
The 5% ABV bottle conditioned is brewed using Cornish spring water and locally-grown barley to produce a premium IPA, with a refreshing, full flavour that makes it an ideal summer drink.


davegore's rating

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
davegore (223) - liverpool, Merseyside, - MAY 17, 2010
Very pale.....not sure if its actually an IPA though...good white head, very sweet on the nose...grassy with some bitterness.....uninspiring


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (8289) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
Bottle at home, picked up from M&S. Bright golden / light orange coloured pour with a large rocky white head. Aroma is grassy hop, mineral, seaweed, faint citrus, some caramel notes. Flavour is composed of semi sweet base grains with hints of caramel, mineral, grassy hop, st austell yeast. Palate is semi sweet, moderate to high carbonation and a little mineral. OK.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Calisky (2401) - ALSACE, FRANCE - FEB 29, 2016
Couleur orangée, énorme mousse. Nez leger malté fruité. Gout malté fruité un peu vieille pomme avec houblon poussiereux et amertume d’orange et note de racine aromatique . Dans la patrie de l’Ipa, faire ca, c’est vraiment pas génial et bien commercial! Deçu

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (792) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 2, 2016
F: thin, off-white, not long lasting. C: clear, gold. A: citrus, caramel, malt, grape-fruit, flower hops. T: malty, caramel, citrus, grape-fruit, flowery hoppy, hint of earthiness, medium body, good carbonated, 0,5l bottle, good bitterness on the palate, more than average commercial beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Graham77 (398) - SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2015
500ml bottle. Golden ale, white foam dissipates quickly. Pleasant enough spicy hoppiness, not enough malt for me. Better than average.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (1316) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2015
A light fresh Hop aroma, this has lots of sharp gooseberry notes , and a clean finish. While not an outstanding beer, it’s better than 99% of other supermarket beers.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dchad56 (303) - - NOV 19, 2015
Bottle - thin clear lemony orange with high carbonation - thick white head. Fruity, zesty aroma, ting on tongue and in mouth. Grapefruit tasting with sharp finish - ok beer, easily drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (802) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2015
Slightly hazy patchy head taste reminds me of punk iPa only more subtle zingy clementine and pink grapefruit with a slightly sour finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thmsboyd (193) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 6, 2015
Bottle BBE: 07/2016. Well-chilled. Pours a clear amber body with large, pillowy off-white head. Quite low intensity on the nose, but pleasant aromas of citrus and a little biscuity sweetness are clear. A little sweetness is backed up by a low-medium intensity bitterness on the tongue. Light bodied, with quite a watery texture, low-medium carbonation and a crisp finish. Very decent pale ale that’s incredibly sessionable for 5%. All very subtle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2532) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2015
Bottle from M&S in Berko, pours a clear light amber with a cream colored head. The smell is toasted malt, citrus, some caramel, citrus. The taste is bright citrus melding with toasted malt, caramel and fruit ending dry and somewhat bitter. Light++ is body with nice tight carbonation. A good old school balanced IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (39608) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
50 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a huge white head. Aroma is crisp hoppy and mild fruity. Smooth and slight peachy. Bitter, fruity and crisp hoppy. Bitter and smooth citrusy to dry hoppy. Bitter and crisp hoppy finish.


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