Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Oakham

Style: American Pale Ale
Paddington, England


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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A light malty beer full of the distinctive flavour of citra hops with powerful grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Graham77 (282) - Cumbria, - MAR 6, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 Pours a hazy golden colour with a good white head which retains and laces well. There is a lovely lemony, citrus hop aroma from this beer. The flavour is biscuit sweetness and lemony hops. This beer is medium sweet and medium bitter in harmony and has a very smooth velvety mouthfeel. An excellent IPA. My first taste of citra hops, this was thoroughly enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tinylightsrecs (292) - - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle from Marks and Spencer Team Valley. Pours dark golden colour - really nice tangy fruity hop flavour - big fan of the Citra

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2015

Bottle 568ml.

[ As Marks & Spencer Single Variety Hop Citra IPA ].
Clear light to medium orange yellow color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, light to moderate hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, grass, toffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, toffee, caramel, malty, citrus. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20130817]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7787) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2015
500 ml bottle. (Marks & Spencer) Gatwick Airport, England.
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Citrus, mild soda sweetness, mild bitterness and malt in the aroma. The flavour is very nicely hopped with moderate bitterness and some sweetness. Very tasty brew.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nickdolan (4) - Twickenham, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015 does not count
This could be my perfect beer! The Citra hops sing, the aroma is always spot on!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1690) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle from M&S. Pours straw with a white head. Nice lemon citrus aroma. The taste is bitter with lots of lemon and lime zest. Noce and bitter especially on the finish. Really refreshing and very easy to quaff. I could easily drink a lot of this. Good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (4346) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
(bottle) clear golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of cactus juice and hay, with big notes of gooseberries, some strawberries and cream. flavour is mostly herbal hops and yeast, slightly green, with a hint of resin and a medium-bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
culchiem (2793) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle. Clean gold with a thin head, lots of citrus here. Aroma is fruity bitter hop. Flavour is lingering bitter citrus hop, long bitter fruit finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonnyConga (103) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2014
Pours clear, light honey colour. Aroma light citrus and a hint of orange. Light malty taste with citrus hops and a nice bitter after taste. Could drink quite a lot of this..! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The Etruscan (554) - Tuscany, ITALY - OCT 4, 2014
White creamy full lasting head. Golden colour. Aroma is malty, fruity with grapefruit, citrus, apple, papaya and light grainy notes. Flavor is malty too with grapefruit, not ripe apricot and light cereals tones, ending in a prolongued grapefruity finish. Light bodied.

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