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style
Brewed by Marston’s
Style: Bitter
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 590   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Can, bottle & keg: Filtered.
Ingredients: Burton spring water; Maris Otter barley; Fuggles and Goldings hops.
Sometimes marketed as Pedigree Bitter or Pedigree Pale Ale.
Sometimes includes the words: Matured in Oak Barrels
In 1952, Sydney Evershed, the chairman of Marston, Thompson and Evershed, announced "We are now marketing our best pale ale under the name Pedigree Pale Ale, because it is descended from a long line of famous brews and is a thoroughbred brew."
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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkm (235) - - FEB 11, 2010
Pours a light red/brown coulour with a large white foamy head. Good lacing. Aroma quite fruity, malt. Flavours similar, dry mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation with low to moderate bitterness - 500ml brown bottle.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moravius (1190) - Beijing, CHINA - JAN 8, 2017
Dose (44 cl) aus dem City Shop im neuen DRC, Peking. - Tiefes Goldbraun, klar. - In der Nase sehr dezenter englischer Hopfen, mildes Karamelmalz und schwache seifige Fehlaromen. - Antrunk mild aber rund toastmalzig mit zartem Karamel. Im Hintergrund sehr milder, zart zitrusfruchtiger Hopfen. Mild rezent, schön schlank, angenehm mineralische Note. Milder Abgang. - Schön süffiges, schlankes, mild aber rund gehopftes Bitter. Freunde von Extremen mögen es langweilig finden, ich finde es durchaus ansprechend.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hanoi (894) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2016 Bottle. Nose is too sweet caramel, hint of floral hop, light chocolate and marshmallow. Taste is corn, caramel, lightly medicinal herbal hop, mineral, light butterscotch. Inoffensive.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jzi (310) - POLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AleTamer12 (20) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 16, 2016
Matured in oak barrels it says on the bottle. It pours amber oak brown so probably is.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (884) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2016
Can - Pours bright pale brown with a frothy beige head that fades to a thin ring. Aroma of caramel, hints if chocolate and a little corn. Taste is light grass, lemon and barley. Light smooth bitterness to finish. Medium body, soft to low carbonation. Oily mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
futre7 (221) - Taipei, TAIWAN - OCT 29, 2016
City Super in Taipei. Worth mentioning that the bottle says Pale Ale. I hope it is the same beer(the same beer is on the list but not accessible). Typical British bitter colour. Nose is malt and bread. Off creamy head that fades after 5 minutes, but leaves a good lacing. Light carbonation (thankfully). Light and crisp with a slightly malty, bitter taste to it. I like it, but it is too pricey on export. The kind of beer you session at the local pub on a Sunday and get better value than I am getting. Reminds me of home this one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rstk (13) - - OCT 26, 2016
500 ml bottle (Matured in Oak Barrels). Nice light amber colour, small short-lasting white head. Aroma of dough, some grassy notes. Pretty simple taste of a regular bitter: not sweet, mildly bitter. Light, thin-textured body with soft carbonation and bitter finish. Overall, an easy-drinking but not a standout. Popular classic brew worth trying once.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bijl (358) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2016
Amber/koperkleurige Ale, 1 vinger hoge licht crèmekleurige schuimkraag, kraakhelder, weinig koolzuur. Aroma: Graan, karamel, brood/ biscuit, zoetig. Smaak: Metalig, bitter, netelig en prikkelig van de UK Hops, aarde, broodachtig/biscuit, karamel. Van de Oak Aging meekomen ik niet veel.... mogelijk iets hout maar dat kan ook uit de Fuggle hop komen....maar echt minimaal . Het is een moutig en zoetige Ale, medium body, weinig koolzuur en afdronk is droog en bitterzoet. Niet heel goed.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (2519) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - OCT 6, 2016
As Matured in Oak Barrels. Pours a clear amber color, topped with a medium white ehad, non-lasting. Grassy nose with some cellar feel to it. Mild bitterness, a bit nutty feel with hebral bittery aftertaste, but mild. Light body, sparkly feeling. Drinkable.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Garrold (4626) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle. Quid a go, from Morrisons. Clear, light amber colour. Ring of off white head. Nose has wet cardboard. Grubby coins. Hint of spicy malt. Taste is light, metallic bitter. Thin, watery mouthfeel. Lots of carbonation. Thin, watery, bitter finish. Really quite poor.


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