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41
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Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Hambleton

Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled.
Hambleton Ales are situated on the bank of the River Swale, North Yorkshire. This ale has a malty character with a hint of nuttiness from the crystal and roasted barley. Balanced with both Northdown and First Goldengs Hops this ale is a true Yorkshire bitter.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickdolan (3) - Twickenham, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2012 does not count
I really liked this beer, brewed at Hambleton Ales, really good for a supermarket own label.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bersek (56) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2013
Pivo doporučené ke všem hospodským pokrmům. Mě osobně přijde jako klasické pivo svého druhu. Ničím extra neohromí a ničím extra neurazí.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3812) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2013
Poured medium amber with a huge, frothy off white head. Aroma of soft floral hops and caramel malt. Medium body, flavour of sweet malt, nuts, light dark chocolate, bitter sweet finish. Simple but effective.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber/copper with finger thick beige head. Aroma: Light caramel, mineral, raisin note, malty and nutty. Taste: Low/medium sweetness and sourness with low bitterness. Palate: Thin slightly coarse texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering dry bitter, nutty, peppery finish after the initial dried fruit, caramel sweetness. Comments: Very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 26, 2011
500ml bottle from M&S. Copper colur, medium tan head. Nose is caramel malts, fruits, bit of dust. Flavour is malty, nutty, bit of caramel, fruity. Fairly bitter. Medium bodied. Dry finish. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (4090) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Bronze with a small head. Malty at first but flavour soon disappears. Reasonable but run of the mill bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20930) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
Bottled@The Chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011 "Donkey Dork Lord Edition". Amber colour with a small beige head. Aroma is wood, some slight nuttyness, bitter floral notes and some maltyness. Flavour is slightly toasted along with nutty, floral and slightly wooden and fruity notes. Quite pleasant, but typical bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4677) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2011
50cl bottle. Golden amber with a billowing cream head; caramel aroma; toffee flavoured with some sharply bitter hops jumping in straightaway, leaving a crisp finish. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BottleHound (154) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2012
500ml bottle. Amber orange-golden with offwhite head. Aroma has weetabix, nuts and raisins. Flavour has bitter fruit, nuts, caramel and tea. Notes of metal. Long nutty aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tanazuka (23) - - MAR 18, 2013
Buy 50cl bottle in London. Taste smooth and very light. Nothing much special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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