Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Castle Rock

Style: American Pale Ale
London, England


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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle unfiltered; Series
The Cascade Hop is a strong and floral hop created in the temperate Oregon State of North America. Spicy, floral and citrus with a grapefruit nose and palate.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
john_henry (102) - - AUG 30, 2013
Cascade! Really! tastes more like fuggle to me. Considering this is a single hop beer, you would be forgiven for not knowing it had any cascade in it. That said it is a very drinkable tasty beer, but no cascade coming threw whatsoever.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (293) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle from Epsom M & S at home 25 August 2014. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of fruity grapefruit and mango. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2014

Bottle 568ml.

[ As Marks & Spencer Single Variety Hop Cascade Pale Ale ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a small average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, moderate hoppy, grass, citrus. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, grass, fruity, citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140414]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (4070) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle bought at the M & S at the Ardale Shopping Centre in Eastbourne. Pours out in a hazy orange-amber colour with steady low head and medium body. Aroma of hops, thyme and oranges. Taste of fresh hops, coriander, spruce, oak, thyme, flower, grapefruit and grass. Easy and smooth to drink with a dry-bitter, but mild finish. Enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4070) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle form Marks and Spencer in Eastbourne shared with McTapps. Nice offering smooth hops with some caramel and nuts. Taste is really smooth and mild with slight bitterness and quite luxurious. A bit of rye also in the finish. Recommendable and classy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beersiveknown (2971) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle at home from m&s cookstown
Slightly hazy burnished gold with thin offwhite head collapsing to lacing. Lemon cheesecake and shortcake note on the nose, full bodied, sweet biscuity malt with a lemony snap. Brief finish, dry, but lacking hop punch

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2099) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle from Marks and Sparks, Enniskillen [190614]
Amber, clear, big frothy white head, some lacing
Aroma of grapefruit, soft floral notes, some zest, slight lime
Taste of sweet pale malts, some grapefruit, citrus zest, fairly bitter spicy hops, flavour got slightly dull by the end of the bottle
Palate - soft carb, medium body, quite oily, more sweet malts than bitter hops. Finish is fairly bitter, bit more spicy and grassy hops coming through.
Overall - Decent enough pale ale, but didn’t come across quite as good as the single hop Mosaic

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13555) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. It’s faintly hazy, golden in color and with a small, white head. Lightly spiced aroma with citrus peel and some pale malts. Pine cones too. There’s a decent bitterness in the mouth, considering the sweetness level I think it could use some more. Citrus peel and pine cones too. Medium to full body, very soft on the palate. Long orange peel finish with zest and bitterness. Pretty decent this one, easy drinkable too. 140608

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (7609) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle 568ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (5720) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of peach, pine , malt and caramel.Flavor is sweet and fruity with some bitterness, caramel and pine. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (706) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle from M&S. Pours deep orange with a medium head. Aroma is subtle citrus orange. Taste is similar.

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