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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Available in 500ml bottles at Sainsbury’s supermarkets as part of their Taste The Difference range.

This traditional IPA has fresh aromas of white flowers and citrus with a clean bitter hop flavour. This classic India Pale Ale is made in Burton upon Trent, the home of British brewing. The recipe uses Fuggles, Goldings and Cascade hops and yeast from the Burton Union System, only used by the Marston’s Brewery in Burton. The famous Burton water is also used in the brewing process which helps give this ale its distinct flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ralphdot (982) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2011
Pale gold colour with a thin head, hoppy aroma, good hoppy IPA taste, A good supermarket beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29170) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2011
Bottled. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and straw, leading to a bitter finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2011
[500ml bottle, Sainsbury’s Edinburgh] Pours deep orange with only a thin lacing at the start, which within 20 seconds reduces to totally nothing. Slowly rising carbonation. Aroma is quite strange, some IPA hop bitterness but the Fuggles tang really comes through together with a grainy corn aroma. On the tasting, it’s bitter at first but then quite sweet and ultimately disappointing. Taste the difference? I can only taste a base Marston’s bottled beer and no more. Not great [13012011]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (13288) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2011
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Marzipan, sweetness, nutty, bitterness, grassy, caramel, medium malty, corn, citrus. Pialn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2011
Bottled. Golden coloured. Unclear. Small off white head. aroma of frutis, grass and some bread. Flavour of grass, hay, sweetness and herbs. medium bodied. Light herbal bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30755) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2011
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is cornish and slight grassy. Malty, cornish and slight grassy. Bitter and cornish finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10736) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2011
@yespr tasting. thanks a lot. clear yellow, smooth white head. flowery aroma, malts. flavor is malty, quite bitter, flowery, nice flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2011
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Sweet malty and fruity nose with British hops. Medium body, sweet maltiness and some fruit with a rather massive and good hop bite. 050111

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10020) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2011
Bottled, 500ml from Sainsburys in Banbury. Amber with white head. Malty bitter, reasonably dry with a biscuit crispness. Not much on the hop front though, a little leafiness perhaps but certainly not overly present. Standard sort of Marstons bottled bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3886) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2010
Bottle.Golden orange appearance.Some hops are present but not that you would really notice. An attempt to jump on the IPA bandwagon that failed.

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