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Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Menabrea (Forst)

Style: Pale Lager
London, England

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
Clear medium yellow to orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, corn, malt ekstragt, vegetable, cardboard. Flavor is light moderate sweet with a average to long duration, cardboard and cardboard. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20100119]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2010
Bottled. A golden beer with a thn off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw and malt, leading to a bitter finish.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a clear yellow with a white lacing head. Sweet malty nose with a discreet flowery hoppiness. Medium body, soft and smooth mouthfeel with some malt and brewing cereal and a touch of cardboard. No real bitterness. 190110

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 30, 2009
Bottled@ChrisO. Pale golden colour, medium white fluffy head. Aroma is grains, rubber, ugh agh and melted rubber. Flavour is grains, melted rubber and semi-horrible.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - 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.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
harrisoni (13620) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2009
500ml bottle from M&S. I suppose one of the benefits of being ill is that I get the chance to catch up on some rates. Pale gold thick white rocky head Cardboard on aroma. A fairlt timid and thin lager, some hints at a lemony hop finish. Pretty poor

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (10803) - 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.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2008
Bottle. Clear golden with medium head. Sweet cardboardish with mild caramel notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10152) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (8351) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle on the train home, from the bigger M&S at Waterloo, 30/12/13. Clear pale golden with a moderate white head (bottle rate). Nose is pale malts, cereals, hay, cornbread. Taste comprises pale malt, straw, light caramel, sugar cane. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp closure with sweet tones. So so affair, Ok for style I guess!


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