Brewed by Marstons (Marstons plc)
Style: Traditional Ale
Burton-on-Trent, England


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
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"Tasty and Refreshing"
Quench your thirst with this tasty and refreshing blend of traditionally brewed pale ale and lemonade. Serve chilled over ice.

McTapps' rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
McTapps (4359) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, - SEP 19, 2012
Bottle bought at local Tesco Extra and shared with MichaelBruch. Aroma of sugar pops and apples, taste of pure sugar with some thick beer syrup. Too sweet.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
zacgillbanks (2364) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle from Tesco, Hexham. This is a brown coloured beer with a sweet lemonade and slight red fruity and malty flavour with sugary sweetness on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (14797) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2013
bottle at home ... copper ... massive white head ... sweet lemonade nose ... and again lemonade ... with just a little amount of beer... nice and refreshing though and not as fizzy as lemonade... im quite enjoying it

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
wimpyjoe (4220) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2013
Clear copper coloured, practically no head. Although it says ale shandy it tastes exactly like lager shandy with the lemonade flavour dominant.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
MichaelAwesome (4359) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Iím sure you must be a fan to like that style. In the end itís just sugared water with some grainy and hoppy aroma within. I hated it because it was even sweeter than a bad made Radler.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
goozen (3008) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2012
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear copper coloured brew with an fine hints Bitter Ale fruitiness and well balanced adding of lemonade. First Shandy rated beer and this one is quite good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
aleiex (6) - ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2012 does not count
Not bad, yet not good either. This beer has a peculiar taste due to added lemonade, but not a big deal

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilkTork (5236) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2012
500ml brown glass bottle from Morrisons. Oooooo, I do love a good shandy on a hot day, and this hits the spot nicely. Not too fizzy, and not too sweet, but with enough sweetness to give a lasting pleasure. Hints of ginger. Easy drinking, refreshing, tasty, and lots of fun. Weeeeeeeeee!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
leaparsons (8204) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2012
Bottle. Amber gold with a large off white foam. Aromas are weetabix and brown sugar with caramel and autumn fruit. Flavours are sweet candy sugar with a light fruity bitterness. Diet lemonade with artificial sweetener. OK for what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
berkshirejohn (4606) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2012
50cl bottle from Tesco. An interesting take on the 2.8% concept - blend your beer down to that ABV with lemonade - well thatís what the label says. This ceratinly looks like a "proper" bitter shandy, a fairly dark amber with a billowing white head and some gentle carbonation once it settles down; the aroma has the traditional Burton egginess; the flavour has the expected balance of malts and sweet lemonade, but itís much sweeter than Iíd expect - certainly if Iíd made my own shandy from Pedigree and R Whites to hit this ABV. Not bad, particularly the lemonade, but could be better.

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