Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Meantime (SAB Miller)

Style: Porter
Paddington, England


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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2015

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Marks & Spencer London Porter ].
Clear medium to dark brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, moderate roasted and chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, dark chocolate, roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20130817]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2281) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackradioboy (124) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (2345) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beertobealive (353) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (871) - - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (4086) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (1560) - 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 isnít bad but itís fairly nondeScript.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (3090) - 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 thatís normal for a 5,5 abv porter. Nice beer, better than expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabuzzer (325) - SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours deep ruby with white head. Smoky on the nose, chocolate to taste with a slight smokey aftertaste

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