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Marstons Strong Pale Ale (Bottle)

Brewed by Marstons
Style: English Strong Ale
Burton-on-Trent, England


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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Bottle - Pasteurised.
Originally brewed in the 1910s as Marstons Burton Strong Ale. Name changed to Marstons Strong Pale Ale during 1990s. Hopped with fuggles and EKG.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slavy (5) - BULGARIA - MAR 28, 2015 does not count
Full rich taste with shade of smock in the end. Clear color, not sparking. Dont feel the alcohole inside.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mithe (1042) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 8, 2015
(Bottle 0,5l from Ogar (Brno))
Aroma: Sweet, candy, toffee, dark fruits.
Appearance: Hazy, dark golden color. Minimal, white head.
Taste: Medium sweet, light bitter, candy, caramel.
Palate: Medium body. Sticky texture. Astringent, bitter finish.
Overall: Nice, sweet ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yy0pp (813) - - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle. Dark amber color with white head. Aroma - Caramel, malts. Taste - Dry, orange, alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alomtnez (152) - SPAIN - FEB 5, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2015 Hazy reddish amber colour with caramel hue. Off-white, weak head not persistent. Aroma is fairly malty with honey notes and some alcohol presence. Taste is slightly sweet, without bitterness; alcoholic strength. Medium body, slightly syrupy, soft carbonation. Nice and tasty.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
matstrange (82) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2015
Bronze in colour like a dark lager. Minimal head on pouring. Smooth in texture but the palate is lacking definition. Could do with a stronger hop flavour to live up to the name.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1703) - Granollers, SPAIN - DEC 8, 2014
Cervesa bastant dolça, amb un cos bastant lleuger, en boca se li troben tocs a caramel i amb un lleu toc metàlic. Cerveza bastante dulce, con un cuerpo bastante ligero, en boca se le encuentran toques a caramelo y con un leve toque metálico.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
vickey9 (659) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 9, 2014
A little bit bonbons aroma anf taste. Palate is like in a sweetshop. OK Some points are here to evaluate,B@H

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfuen03 (357) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 4, 2014
Pours orange with average sized, long lasting head. Aroma of caramel. Ligh body, average carbonation, metallic, fresh finish. Sweet taste, good balanced, fresh and easy to drink.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mrkleks (11) - - AUG 29, 2014
Slaby aromat bez goryczki.Za to pijalne jak na %.______________________________

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GBZ59 (1188) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - JUL 19, 2014
Botella de 500ml. Vaso de Pinta. Color cobre brillante y apariencia cristalina. Espuma marfil, cremosa y capa que disipa lentamente. Aromas de hierba y leve sulfuro, trazos de diacetilo y notas de disolvente. Sabores de malta, grano y leve resina redondeados por un ascendente amargor y sutil toque picante. Cuerpo medio y carbonatación moderada, aunque vivaz. Textura densa. La reseca lupulización y el leve malteado dulzón conducen a un seco y amargo final. Aspereza de manzanas verdes y trazos metálicos en el retrogusto. 500ml bottle. Pint glass. Bright copper color, clear appearance. Off-white foam, creamy & slowly dissipated crown. Grass & slight sulfur aromas, hints of diacetyl & solvent-like notes. Malty, grainy & light resinous flavors rounded by increasing bitter & subtle spicy sensations. Medium body. Moderate but sparkling mouthfeel. Dense. Dried hoppiness & slight sweet maltiness resolves in a dry bitter finish. Green apple harshness & metallic hues on the aftertaste.

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