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Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Adnams

Style: American Pale Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A full flavoured beer with a subtle refreshing citrus flavour.


DruncanVeasey's rating

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, - MAY 20, 2013
From Fosse. Veiled gold with a slim fine collar. Aroma of drains, hedges, TCP, hint of candy banana. Shrubby, herbal hints with dank and banana yeast; coriander (leaf) and parsley-like impressions; heavy mineral presence. Hard to believe it contains Nelson Sauvin. Too yeasty and phosphoric for my liking. A step backwards from Adnams.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1590) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle. Gold to orange body. Thin white head. Nose is tangerines, champagne, wheat, Belgian yeast, crusty bread, oranges, spice. Bittersweet. Dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2391) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle from M&S. Golden beer with small head. Aroma of fruity hops and citrus. Taste is citrus, a little caramel and some floral hops. Ok beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1724) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Lightly hazy, gold colour. Film of white head. Bready malts. Light toffee. A hint of clove spiciness. Taste is malty sweet. Hint of dry. Soft, creamy palate. Finish is a bit insipid, but I enjoyed this more than I thought I might.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (4587) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2014
Shared with McTapps. Good one with balanced bitterness, some hops and bread in the aroma. Followed by a bit spruce, some vanilla and butter. Finishing off with a fine citrus aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
McTapps (4589) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle from M & S in Eastbourne. Pours out in a golden-amber colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of fresh hops and herbs. Taste of fresh hops, spruce, mild herbs, light spices, bread and grains. Refreshing. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DoctorHop (12) - Cardiff, WALES - AUG 10, 2014
caramel, floral, golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, creamy, lively, bitter, nice summer beer pale and refreshing good summer beer nice floral notes

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1048) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
500ml bottle from M&S. Pale gold colour with white head. Aroma is fruity and slightly hoppy, with a touch of spice. Taste is malty, slight caramel and a touch of citrus. But a touch watery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (833) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2014
Clear golden with small white head and quite some bubbles. Dry grainy, some corn and fresh dough, dried tropical fruit, banana chips, honey and light spices. Dry grassy and slightly vegetal finish. Medium bodied, quite dry feel. Very drinkable stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Marks & Spencer Southwold Blonde Beer ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, pale malt, light to moderate yeasty, fruity, belgium yeast notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to light light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, bubble gum, yeasty, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140414]

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4090) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle. Blonde with a small head.Citrus explodes from the start with some hops floating around. Very distinctive and should be available to a bigger market than just Marks and Spencer.


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