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

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
worldbeertaste (1671) - West Midlands, - OCT 18, 2012
Orange with a thick frothy lasting off-white head. Smells of toasted bread, caramel, and a fruity grapefruit hoppy. Medium crisp body with mild carbonation. Tastes a bit grassy with nice citrus flavours, some honey and lightly roasted caramel malt. Decent and enjoyable a nice English style IPA.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HerrBierkoenig (296) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 21, 2014
From 0.5l bottle (as Marks & Spencer Sraffordshire IPA), BBD: 02/2015, Pours cloudy honey amber liquid, small white soapy head, disappeared quickly, Aroma: elderflower, citrus, nice, later becomes better, resin notes appears, Taste: medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter, light sour, rather on the hoppy side, light fruity, citruses, minor resin notes, Palate: medium body, slick texture, average carbonation, medium long bitter-sweet finish, Overall: good, drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
martjoobolut (805) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 31, 2014
0,5L bottle (as Marks & Spencer Sraffordshire IPA), BB 05.2015. Pours slightly hazy amber with small off-white head. The head stays. Aroma is malt, grass, fruits, citrus, metallic notes. Flavor is sweet & bitter, malt, citrus caramel. Finish is dry bitter. Overall: not awful, but gets worse and worse as I drink it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
uckelman (298) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 26, 2014
Pours clear and golden wit h small white head. Prominent citrus and grass aromas. Bitter on the front. Finish is mineral. Light body.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sarauckelman (199) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Clear yellow-amber, with little head and not much carbonation. Crisp, clean aroma, but no special notes. Watery palate. Taste is round at the front, with some grains, and heavily hoppy and bitter on the finish.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
yy0pp (570) - - JUN 28, 2014
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
renffisch (808) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle of M&S Staffordshire IPA. Clear golden colour, white rim. Slight cookie malt nose, not much of a body. Quite tart with a bit of pine honey and damp hay. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shot (156) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2014
From a bottle. Pours golden with a thin white head. Not much aroma. Hints of malt and citrus. Flavors of stone fruit and citrus with toasty, bready notes. Fairly dry finish with citrusy notes and a slight hop bite. Medium mouthfeel. Actually not a bad beer at all, but not as hoppy as most IPAs out there today.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MisoW (1603) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle as M&S Staffordshire IPA, from Marks & Spencers. Clear deep gold color, white head. Aroma is malty, fruity, bit hoppy. Taste is medium bitter, lightly sweet, floral, caramel, cookie,

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (3673) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 11, 2014
500ml bottle from M&S. Pours clear gold, thin white head. Aromas are toffee and lemon. Taste is caramel sweet, light hop bitterness. Medium body, short finish. Nowt special.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dohny (264) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 3, 2014
Poured from bottle bought at M&S. Clear deep golden color with big white creamy head. Flowery hop aroma, corny. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Balance towards bitterness, however I would expect more hoppy bitterness for IPA. There is nothing interrested in this beer.


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