Marks & Spencer
Brewed at Adnams

Style: American Pale Ale
Paddington, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A full flavoured beer with a subtle refreshing citrus flavour.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6497) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2014
Shared with McTapps. Good one with balanced bitterness, some hops and bread in the aroma. Followed by a bit spruce, some vanilla and butter. Finishing off with a fine citrus aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
McTapps (6685) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle from M & S in Eastbourne. Pours out in a golden-amber colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of fresh hops and herbs. Taste of fresh hops, spruce, mild herbs, light spices, bread and grains. Refreshing. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DoctorHop (12) - Cardiff, WALES - AUG 10, 2014
caramel, floral, golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, creamy, lively, bitter, nice summer beer pale and refreshing good summer beer nice floral notes

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4360) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
500ml bottle from M&S. Pale gold colour with white head. Aroma is fruity and slightly hoppy, with a touch of spice. Taste is malty, slight caramel and a touch of citrus. But a touch watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (4644) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2014
Clear golden with small white head and quite some bubbles. Dry grainy, some corn and fresh dough, dried tropical fruit, banana chips, honey and light spices. Dry grassy and slightly vegetal finish. Medium bodied, quite dry feel. Very drinkable stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (46653) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Marks & Spencer Southwold Blonde Beer ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, pale malt, light to moderate yeasty, fruity, belgium yeast notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to light light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, bubble gum, yeasty, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140414]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (5190) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle. Blonde with a small head.Citrus explodes from the start with some hops floating around. Very distinctive and should be available to a bigger market than just Marks and Spencer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9949) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
500ml bottle at home. Pours clear gold, thin, short-lived head. Aromas of citrus, peach, honey. Taste is light bitter, bit of caramel. Medium body, creamy texture, bitter finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (5237) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle at home, 500 ml, poured into a tulip glass. ABV 5% Clear orange golden colour on the body, with a small white and froathy head, low retention for the most part, some insisting bubbles after most of it has collapsed. Light lacing on the glass. Sweet aroma, fruity, melon, pear, a bit of citrus on the back. Taste follows the aroma, with the addition of some malts, again very fruity, less melon now, nice refreshing touches of citrus. Light bitterness on the aftertaste. Medium thin body with good carbonation, kind of oily palate. Very good beer, aromati enough and very refreshing on this sunny day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Martin243 (1079) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
Cool bottle on the train on the way back from Manchester. Vague aroma of citrus and honey. Golden body, white head. Tropical fruit, banana, citrus, but strange metallic medicinal notes where some juicy flavours would pull it together. Watery texture. Unbalanced.

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