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Tesco
Brewed at Marstons (Marstons plc)

Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Cheshunt, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle: Filtered.
This classic IPA balances refreshing citrus hops with a rounded malty richness. Emma Gilleland (master brewer). Malt: Tipple Pale Ale, Lager; Hops: Goldings, Fuggles, Cascade.


Leighton's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11030) - London, Greater London, - NOV 28, 2012
Bottle at home in London. Pours crystal clear gold, lightly effervescent with a fairly strong, white froth head. Nose is rife with that rich aroma of pasteurisation, biscuity bread, slight vegetal notes. Light sweet flavor with some leafy bitterness, dry bread, biscuits, mellow bitterness, touches of wood. Light bodied with average carbonation. Pretty crisp and clean to finish with more dry, leafy bitterness, some lightly toasted, biscuity malts. It’s a little bit watery. There are hints of citrus in the background. Not at all offensive.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
eastkenttom (28) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
From the devilish Tesco empire, not this was easy enough drinking. Head retention was a bit better than I thought, and good for the price. £1.50

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MichaelAwesome (4100) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Mit McTapps geteit. Fein und simpel ohne große Punkte. Recht süffig, etwas malzig, mild und etwas wässrig. Anleihen von Nüssen und etwas Hopfen. Ganz ok.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
McTapps (4100) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Eastbourne. Pours out in a clear amber colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of barley and grains. Taste of barley, mild hops, straw. light malt, nuts and bitter hops. Medium bitter finish. Refreshing, yet nothing special.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piotr (34) - POLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Aroma of ordinary lager, very little nose on hoppes or fruits. Taste quite spicy with very little bitternes. It something between a bitter/British ale and a lager. Did not what to expect so not very much disappointed. One is more than enough.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (5261) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2014
50cl bottle from Tesco. Thin white head. Clear golden pour. A bitter rather than an ipa. Subtle bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7919) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2013
bottle from Tesco Newton Abbot. Amber colour, mid-sized off-white head. Malty base with hints of caramel and fruity hops.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle a dark golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts citrus spicy and some hops flavor malts citrus spicy and some hops

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
McNeillR (1221) - SCOTLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Amberry red with fluffed white head. Gingerly sweet nose. Dank carbonation and sickly malt. Loose bitterness and compromised finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13737) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2013
Bottle from Tesco. Clear gold amber beer. Aroma a bit like Old Empire from the same brewery. Some eggy yeast. Flavour has some toffee. Some white pepper hop on the finish. Overall fine a bit over carbonated in the mouth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10297) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2013
Bottled, 500ml from Tesco, Uttoxeter, Staffs. Gold with white head. Quite a bitter start to the beer, there is a leafy, dry character to it, then a sharp slightly metallic note. A touch thin on the palate, it’s ok though.


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