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Marks & Spencer London Porter

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Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Meantime

Style: Baltic Porter
Paddington, England

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cold fermented at the Meantime Brewery for Marks & Spencer.
This London Porter is brewed in Greenwich, using no fewer than seven malts to recreate a historic recipe from the 1750s for a style of beer that was once synonymous with London.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (1772) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle from M&S. Pours mahogany with a cream head. Mild cocoa aroma. The flavour is light spice with a good chocolatey base. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackradioboy (55) - SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Colour more brown than black. Very pleasant beer. Doesn't have enormous depth, just enough. The more you you sip, the more you like. Reasonable afters. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1841) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown body with a thin beige head. Light lacing. Aroma of stewed tea, copper and sultanas. Flavour of lightly roasted malt, nuts and black cherry. Thin to medium body with a smooth texture. Lively fizz. Decent, although it tastes to me like a Bitter blended with a Porter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beertobealive (329) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2015
Pours a Brown head with light malt, cinnamon and spices aromas. Dark Brown see through body. Roots and malts taste. Light in mouth with roasted malt aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (683) - - JAN 23, 2015
Gorgeous fruity caramel aroma. Looks more like a dark ale than a porter which was surprising. Fruity tasting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (3903) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Danceing Camel Florentin. Pours brown with a beige head, aroma of chocolate, honey, nuts, flavor of chocolate, smoked, nuts, wood, medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (1169) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle from M&S Cambridge Rail Station. Translucent chocolate brown with a large loose tan head. Light chocolate malt aroma. Taste is sweet, light and malt-led. Weak body. This isn’t bad but it’s fairly nondescript.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (2594) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle. Black pour, small white head. Aroma of soft chocolate malt. Taste has some milk chocolate, caramel and indeed a slight smokiness. Bit thin, but that’s normal for a 5,5 abv porter. Nice beer, better than expected.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabuzzer (211) - SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours deep ruby with white head. Smoky on the nose, chocolate to taste with a slight smokey aftertaste

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (3036) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Danceing Camel Florentin. Thanks zvikar. Clear dark brown with beige head. Chocolate, a little smoke and a little wood aroma, smoky taste.


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