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90
style
Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Oakham

Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Paddington, England

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unknown

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, Regular;
The Cambridgeshire Golden Ale is brewed with a blend of English Challenger and American Mount Hood hops, balanced by East Anglian Maris Otter malt. Dry hopping before bottling gives a burst of flavour on the palate and a subtle bitterness that lingers beautifully.
Ingredients: water, barley malt (Maris Otter), wheat malt, hops (Challenger, Mount Hood), yeast, carbon dioxide.

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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (48161) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2016

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Marks & Spencer Cambridgeshire Golden Ale ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, cookie - biscuit malt, pale malt. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, biscuit malt, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20150814]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (44223) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
50 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and mild grapefruity. Bitter and crisp hoppy. Bitter and slight herbal,mdry and bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (24797) - Tyres, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2013
Bottled, from M&S, Woking. Almost clear golden, small head. Aroma of custard, apricot and mango. Mid sweet with light-medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Elegant citrusy hops, mild soothing malt. Mid bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (20823) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle at home in London - picked up at the M&S on Oxford St. Pours crystal clear yellow-gold, lightly effervescent, with a frothy white head. Bready, crackery malts in the nose, some lemon rind, dough, hay. Light-medium sweet flavor with dry and crispy crackers, more bitter hay, slight grass. Light bodied with average carbonation. Finishes with lightly sugary biscuits, moderate bitterness hay and grass, sun-kissed cereal, lemon rind. Interesting stuff. Pretty drinkable overall.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18846) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2014
Bottle at Marks&Spencer in Prague. Golden beer with a small offwhite head. Citrus aroma, grassy, bready, bisbuits, caramel, some lemongrass. Hoppy floral flavor, grassy, hay, citrus, bready notes. Decent but not more.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (18237) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle from Marks & Spencer St Pancras. Clear pale gold lasting white head. Some yeast on the aroma. Some ok citrus flavour in the mouth. A well balanced and good drinking golden ale with enough biting hop on the finish to make it interesting. Its fine and slightly better than average.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (15826) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 2, 2013
500ml bottle (M&S, Tallinn) - thanks Marduk!
Amazingly marmaladey aroma, grapefruit and other citrus zest. Touch malty too, but its a bit thin. Flattish palate, gently sweet. Simple but tasty pale bitter. A bit papery. Drying finish, long and dusty, a bit earthy chalky, but still a bit sweet too. Adequate for the strength, but a bit thin.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (14353) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2016
Bottled, 500ml from Marks & Spencers in Banbury, Oxon. Gold with white head. There is a soft carbonation to this but not intrusive to the flavour. There is a light citrus character to this, quite crisp, fruity, refreshing with a zesty edge. Pretty decent.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (14280) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle sample at my 5555th rating tasting at Sar HaMashkaot Ramat Gan. Thanks zvikar. Clear golden. Aroma of bready malt, a bit of fruitiness and floral notes. Flavor has a bit of graininess, stale malt and a bitter finish, kinda husky. Light to medium-bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (11637) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle at home from Euston M&S. Aroma is crisp lemon zest, toasty, mineral. Golden straw clear pour with a thin scummy head. Flavour is clean biscuity malt, lemon zest, slight grassy hop. Some floral ester characters in there as well. Palate is crisp and light with medium carbonation. Tasty.


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