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Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Menabrea (Forst)

Style: Pale Lager
London, England

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3466) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2013
Poured a clear straw with a frothy head. Aroma of sweet gran and some pine. Medium, smooth body, flavour is bitter floral hops, quite a pleasant surprise this one.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
mR_fr0g (3365) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle at home from Marks and Spencer Euston. Clear pale yello straw colour with a fleeting thin white head. Aroma is grainy corn, and slight acidic apple edge. Flavour is watery carbonic acid bite. Slight metal. The palate is watery gassy and really thin. A very disappointing beer. Could not finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5863) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2013
bought at the M&S in Celbridge, opened at the Dowlings house on Xmas eve, what an awesome night!! .. . grain and hay .. medium gold .. good effervescent feel .. . mild crispiness .. . very clean .. . great foam head .. lacing is great .. . went well with christmas dinner, a nice example of the style .. . . Kim sits peacefully in her seat on the bus. A black guy happens to stand near her. She quickly clutches her bag. that’s racist Kim, you squinty eyed fuck!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
wimpyjoe (4152) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2012
Clear golden lager that looks the part but with no head. Has a sweet aroma like most other beers but little flavour to it, although the dominant feature is its great texture, the pure spring water gives it an exceptionally smooth feel in the palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10460) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2012
Bottled, 500ml from M&S Banbury. Gold with fizzed head. Light, slightly flowery, fruity lager, a touch flabby rather than crisp I would say, but reasonable enough. Some lemon though. It’s ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2767) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours bright gold with a medium head. Aroma is grassy hops with a little lemon. Taste is grassy to start. Some minerals. Medium bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (11318) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2012
Bottle at home in London. Pours clear, light yellow-gold with a small, foamy white head. Dough, cereal and light hay in the aroma. Light to medium sweet flavor, cereal, hay, light zesty citrus, faint grassy bitterness. Light bodied with average to lively carbonation. Crisp finish, lightly sweet with mild cereal, dough, faint straw. Very basic but pretty refreshing. Kind of watery but yeah, pretty easy drinking.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (14680) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2012
bottle at home ... golden yellow .. bubbly white head .... soft grassy lager nose ... grainy grassy hop ... light dry fruit ... typical lager ... not my thing but went ok with my spicy noodles as i couldnt taste it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7249) - NUNEATON, Top 22, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2011
Pale yellow with a undulating white foam. Delicate herbal hop and honeyed biscuit aroma with hints of chamois leather. Fine soft taste without adjuncts or flaws; clean shrubby German hop, cut grass, thistle, hay mellowing into bread and honey. Top lager than wouldn’t embarrass itself in Munich.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1407) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2011 (500ml ,pasteruised bottle) Ok this shit is ok : its headless and soulless but it retains a nice buttery, bready sweet palate , with herbal hop bitter notes; its not too dismilar to a Helles .


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