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Marks & Spencer Southwold Summer Beer

Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Adnams

Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
London, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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The Adnams Brewery has produced its fine beers on the coast of Southwold since 1872. This Summer beer, created by Master Brewer Fergus Fitzgerald, is made using American hops from Washington’s Eastern Seaboard. These hops are famed for their remarkably mellow and un-bitter taste when fermented.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1144) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle. Clear, golden colour. Minimal head. Sweet, biscuit malt. Light grapefruit zest. Some citrus. Taste is biscuit sweet, before a light, pithy bitterness. Fresh, clean palate. Light, bitter finish, with some dryness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1481) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2013
Bottle. Golden amber body. Thin white head. Citrus, hops, wheat, red fruit, tropical fruits, hoppy beery vomit, spice. Bitter with some tang. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 23, 2013
bottle at home ... golden amber ... small white head ... soft toffee ... musty fruit nose ... sweet fruits ... light oily ... musty peach ... think its just a hop i dont like.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bersek (56) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2013
Nadprůměrně dobré hořké pivo od Adnamsů. pro Marks and Spencer. Myslím si že toto pivo by mohla být taková vlajková lod Adnams. Hořké 5% vol a přitom relativně svěží.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
gedthemanc (20) - ebbw vale, WALES - JUL 22, 2013
the ultimate bottled beer, a great taste, not to much grapefruit, a taste of malt. i normally don’’t like bottled beer, but this is the best english bottled beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13286) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2013
Bottle from M&S. Golden with a touch of haze. Lasting thickish white head. Its smooth not huge hop but its there. smooth easy drinling strong blond ale. A bit like how summer lightning used to be. epitome of summer english beer garden beer. likeable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20253) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 5, 2013
Bottled (thanks to SADESAs and Cuesheets father). Golden colour, small head. Aroma is fruity, loral and mildly honeylike. Flavour is fruity, floral with some earthy, citrusy and honeyish notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wimpyjoe (3575) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2012
Clean tasting golden ale that quickly loses most of its head. Has a huge pale aroma and taste... and a good one. A fine texture too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suurjuust (989) - ESTONIA - SEP 29, 2012
Clear orange tinted gold, white dissipating head. Fruity nose, grapefruit, peach, malty caramel sweetness. Taste begins with somewhat watery malts, but ends with caramel hinted sweetness, fruity-citrussy hops, pineapple, slight hints at metal. Thin to medium body, medium carbonation, some oiliness in the mouthfeel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirstyrabbit (1079) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 20, 2012
Bottle. Golden body, minimal head. Aroma has light hops and caramel. Light grainy taste with medium hoppiness. Light CO2 sourness in the finish. Has a generic character, it’s nice and drinkable but not very memorable.

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