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Marstons Revisionist Pacific Hop Red Ale

Brewed by Banks’s (Marstons)
Style: Amber Ale
Wolverhampton, England


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Banks’s brewmaster Simon Yates’ red ale delivers full flavour, hopped at four stages using aromatic south Pacific Hop varieties from New Zealand imparting an exotic tropical bitterness with a dark fruit hop character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPC1524 (18) - Devon, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Another very nice beer from the revisionist range. An enticing red ale with a sweet bread aroma. A great drinkable beer with balanced hoppy notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (3551) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle at Caspar tasting at Chriso’s, London. It pours a murky amber color with a small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet with notes of caramel, bread and pine cones. Taste is sweet and malty, with notes of toffee, plums, grains and citrus peel. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, tasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
triskaideka (202) - Killarney, IRELAND - DEC 14, 2014
500 ml bottle - pours dark red w/ white head. More hop profile than reds usually have - has the normal malty profile of a red ales - slightly more complex than usual for this style. Worth trying

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ricardotorero (46) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Again another good beer in this range. Don’t let the Tesco/Martson’s tag put you off. As said before £1.25 for 500ml is very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beeebon (250) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Upon pouring and taking a smell I was quite excited about this, resiny, berries, tropical fruit, malt carmel all coming through. Taste however isn’t anywhere near as interesting, fairly standard mildly sweet and mild to medium bitter. A little one dimenional and rather thin and watery. Not bad at all, especially for the £1.25 that I paid for it. Overall, not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
christhoel (281) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2014
roasty, brown, red, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, thick feel, soft carbonation, bitter, nothing special to write about just a average bitter type ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1456) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Fruity, well hopped with some sweet malt to balance. Decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2888) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle from Tesco, Gateshead. This copper-red coloured beer has a tropical and red fruity flavour, burnt toffee notes followed by a roasted and smooth peppery hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (4552) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
500ml bottle: BBD 24 Feb 15. Opened while working in a hot kitchen (at home) on 13 Oct 14. Looked good, pours a deep amber with a reddish hue, on top an off-white crown. Aroma of hops and dark berries with just a hint of malty molasses.. Taste of semi-bittering hops, biscuity malts and fruitiness. OK and an ideal beer to cook with: not going to trouble your senses but worth having a bottle to yourself.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3634) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
Red-brown colour. Aroma has plenty of malt and some sweet red fruits. Flavour is a bit bland but has some muted caramelly malts and sweeter fruity elements from the hops.

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