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Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Harviestoun

Style: Premium Lager
Paddington, England
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle filtered; Regular


Graham77's rating

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Graham77 (284) - Cumbria, - MAR 6, 2014
The aroma is predominantly cereal but the flavour combines a nice sweet barley malt with noticeable wheat and light hopping. Not as crisp as it claims but this is a very nice lager. Hazy pale gold colour with a white head which retains well.


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3241) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Distracted review in company. 750ml bottle at home, 4.5% BB Aug 2015. Pale orange, clear, lightly sparkling, small foamy white head. Aroma is softly bready, yeast, dust, fabrics. Body is medium to light, soft carbonation. Taste is a little sweet and biscuity, touches of quenching citrus, dry and softly bitter finish. Decent lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (3644) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2015
750ml bottle at home, from Marks & Spencer, High Street, Ayr - pale malty, grain aroma, clear straw coloured, couple of streams of micro bubbles, thin bubbly white head, corn, grain flavour, initially sweet but leading to a dry, bitter finish (over 1 year beyond the best before date).

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (5394) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle at home, shared with Sarah. Light golden coloured pour with a thin white HEAD. Aroma is spicy hop, heather, grains, light grass. Quite pleasant. Flavour is composed of flabby, grains, light citrus, heather floral. Light sweetness, pale grains. Palate is slightly sweet, flabby, low carbonation. Ok lingering spicy hop and pale grains.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (17285) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 24, 2014
bottle at home ... golden amber ... thin white lacing ... soft orange grassy hop nose ... soft fruits ... soft sweet floral fruit hay

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (6341) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 22, 2014
750ml bottle shared with the Mrs. Pours clear pale gold, no real head. Grassy, vegetal aromas. Light dusty malt. Taste is light astringent, some sugariness. Light body, thin finish. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5837) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle from Marks & Spencer, Birstall. Golden-yellow with a small head. Ale texture with really fine lager malts that create a very smooth tasting brew.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tselloufc88 (235) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Clear straw yellow, decent white head. Aroma of some caramel and wheat. Taste is citrus, caramel with a medium bitter finish. Slightly spicy aftertaste. Refreshing and tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (5161) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
750ml bottle from M&S, Marlow. Straw with a billowing but fast fading white head; grainy citrus aroma; soft citrusy taste; and a clean finish. Rather good, particularly with a curry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tom303 (96) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Pours a slightly cloudy golden colour with fairly thin but tight head. Aroma is strong malty sweetness with hint of fruit. Taste to follow, it starts with an almost banana bready sweetness balanced with a slightly tart bitterness. Quite unusual for a lager, and very tasty.


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