overall
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style
Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Haacht

Style: Pale Lager
Paddington, England

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unknown

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Be aware this is likely to be Gala Pils, which is the beer used for most UK supermarket own-brand "Belgian Lagers".

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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dcmchew (49) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - APR 30, 2017
Clear pale pour, small white bit of foam. Malt, stewed generic hop, not much else. Is "water" a smell? Tastes like watered down polenta, with some chemical notes and some metallic notes. Soft bitterness. Light body, medium carbonation. A boring industrial-type lager, no personality whatsoever.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorgeLee (2043) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2017
Can, M&S. Light pale yellowy clear lager, thin bubbles. Fairly clean basic lager, some floral spicy hop note. Light to medium bitterness. Perfectly ok.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
midovark (842) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - NOV 14, 2016
0.5 l can from Malta, as a gift. Not much going on here, an average macro lager with the types every characteristics. Have had many worse tho.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
SarkyNorthener (4435) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2016
Can from M&S service station. Golden beer with large head. Aroma of pale malts and sweet corn. Taste is pretty much the same with some herb. Not good.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Biroholik (1295) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - SEP 9, 2016
Puszka 500ml z Marks & Spencer, Luton Airport wypita w drodze do Brighton.
Kolor złoty, czysty. Piana wysoka, biała, puszysta. Powoli opada do krążka. Aromat słodowy, zboża, trawa, ziarna, słoma. Lekki karmel na koniec. W smaku to samo, dodając do tego papierowy posmak w ustach i minimalną metaliczność. Goryczka niska, krtki czysty finisz. Bardzo wodniste, lekkie i niczego nie oferujące. Taki przeciętny lager, a na pewno nie ma w nim nawet kszty Belgii.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ruprecht_007 (865) - Cesky Tesin, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2016
Brava zlat, vůně neznateln. Pěna drc. Chuť: vrazn obiln chuť, řz nzk, hořkost středn. Chlebov dozvuk.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
koshack (1760) - Gdask, POLAND - MAR 8, 2016
Aromat słaby, słodowy z lekką nutą kanalizy. W smaku słodowe, lekka goryczka i nuty owocowe. Ani to lager, ani belgijski. Słabo wyszło.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tmrmwel (2057) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2016
Can. Pours clear yellow, with a creamy head. Light malty notes, with cereals and honey, as well as some zesty hops. All in a medium body, with average carbonation. A pretty generic pale lager.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vincent68 (678) - Nitra, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 8, 2015
Plechovka 0,5 l z Marks and Spencer Nitra. Svetl farba, jemn biela bublinkov pena, sladov arma. Niia rezkosť, pln sladov chuť, jemne alkoholov dochuť. D sa to vypiť.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (44033) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
50 cl can. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy, grainy and mild yeasty. Dry, cornish and grassy finish


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