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Brewed by Marstons (Marstons plc)
Style: Bitter
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jlhooker (28) - Dublin, Ireland, - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle. Golden color. Thin white head. Watery dryish citrus taste. Dry metallic finish. Mediocre.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (6003) - ITALY - FEB 10, 2015
oro schiuma media non molto persistente lieve pepato nota citrica discrete nota maltata piuttosto morbida poco amara

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6572) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 10, 2015
Where and how: bottle 500 ml LCBO
Aromanice aromatic hop character, citrusy, touch of pine. Refreshing set up.
Appearance :
Top: lacey, off-white top.
Base: clear amber.
Palate : medium bodied, could be drier.
Taste: nice grassy-citrusy notes. Caramel candy mid. Sweeter bottom –end..
other notes decent

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9143) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2015
Palate cleanser. Light bitterness.bright yellow. Lots of lace. Drinkable.lcbo.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
eastkenttom (57) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2015
A reasonably priced easy drinker. Just £1 in my local Asda. Thirst quenching. Notes of tea, citrus and a little toffee perhaps. Light in the mouth, you can tell it?s a lower ABV, but that?s no crime. Give it a 7 due to the price. Got a little less interesting the more I drank.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10738) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle. Blonde. Grassy citric hops and tealeaves in the aroma. Lemon, grassy herbal hopbitter flavor. Tea leaves, grapefruit. Very tasty!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GregClow (2932) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 8, 2015
Bottle from Marston’s Classic Ales gift pack at LCBO. Clear straw-gold with a thin bright white head. Subtle aroma of biscuity malt, cut grass and gooseberry. Light and crisp body. Flavour starts with light honey on toast, followed by a wisp of floral hops, and not a lot else. A bit of a let down, really.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnCook101 (375) - - JAN 3, 2015
Little aroma. Light stone fruit flavours, a little malt. Watery and indistinct. Not actively unpleasant, just meh.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (4391) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle at home from asda. Clear golden coloured pour with a frothy white head. Aroma is fruity berry, strawberry, grainy, earthy note. Flavour is dull grainy malts, English fruity esters, light sweet. Palate is medium light moderate carbonation. OK bitter with nice fermentation derived fruit esters.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Swaroga (1582) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 22, 2014
It’s a fluffy and soft beer in mouth. Low in aroma and taste but refreshing. Bread and toast. Some zest in aroma and taste. The main feature is soft texture.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoestring (292) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2014
Generally easy drinking and refreshing. First mouthfeel has florally notes and I wondered if it would become sickly for a session. Soon got used to it and very nice for such a low abv bottle. Light and fruity and definitely sessionable at strength. Bit of biscuit in these along with mellow spice. Quite thin, but to be expected at strength. Try it though - you’ll be surprised. Only overall low score as the smell and taste are weak and it drags score down for me. Nice one for a quid a bottle


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