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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: 139   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 (1550) - - 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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (2516) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2014
Bottle as M&S Staffordshire IPA, from Marks & Spencers. Clear deep gold pour with thin white head. Aroma of grassy, elafy english hops, light vegetal notes, lots of caramel, black tea. Taste is sweet, malty, lots of caramel, tea, lemony hoppiness, light leafy bitter finish. Palate is med bodied with light-medium carbonation. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (9829) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2014
Bottle, labeled as M&S Staffordshire IPA. Golden color. Floral, biscuity aroma with hints of peach. Floral, citric soft peachy flavor. Biscuity and malty. Typical English, fairly drinkable IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (322) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2014
Clear golden with small white head. Full sweet malts, light toast, some orange and light bitter vegetal touch. Medium bodied. Very boring.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (284) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
500ml bottle as M&S Staffordshire IPA. Dark golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of malty, faint caramel and mild hops. Flavour is similar.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Graham77 (205) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle from Marks and Spencers. A fairly average IPA with a cereal aroma, nothing special about this.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dutchbeerpages (1473) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2014
Nice palatable beer. Some citrus, bitterness in the finish. Good with food.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4290) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours clear dark golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, dough, butter and toffee. Flavour is light sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (3580) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle from M&S, Den Haag. Poured a crystal clear medium amber with a thin white head. The aroma is hop malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a nice smooth malt hop bitter palate and a long bitter finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. A fine session ale if served at the right temperature.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zer0 (1125) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle shared at tasting. Pours clear golden with a frothy white head. Aroma is bready, malty, skunky and some citrus. Taste is moderate bitter and light sweet. Nothing too special but an allright beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pricey290483 (80) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
had a bottle of this off my wife she got it from m&s a very nice beer that mayb e could do with being a little bit more bitter a very nice beer though and a nice one to try


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