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

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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular; Bottle conditioned version launched November 2016 as Pedigree Amber Ale
Ingredients: Burton spring water; Maris Otter barley; Fuggles and Goldings hops.
Wolverhampton & Dudley’s flagship brand. A cask-conditioned beer brewed using a unique strain of yeast. The only beer brewed through the Burton Union Systems and then fermented in wood. A fine combination of mineral enriched Burton Water, fruity Fuggles hops married with bitter and spicy Golding hops.
41 million pints sold each year. "Better brewed in wood."
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3.2
Grzesiek79 (4366) - Radom, POLAND - SEP 24, 2017
Burton Unio System, czy to sie zauwaza. Wyglad slaby miedziany do jasno bursztynowego, mala piana i znika szybko. Zapach moreli suszonej. W smaku karmelowe, tosty, troche na poczatku gorycz sie zaznacza ale zbytnio sie nie utrwala, splywa wszystko. Po jakims czasie sprawia piwa robionego na szybko w pospiechu i wodniestego. Czyli dobry poczatek z kiepskim finiszem. Tradycyjny 5 procentowy Pedigree juz nie produkowany sporo, sporo byl lepszy.

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hrabren (1348) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 24, 2017
Bottle. Hazy amber, creamy off-white head. Malts - caramel, light fruity. Cardboard, nutty and malty flavors. Light body, soft to moderate carbonation, abrupt finish. Ruined.

3
kamilinho (259) - Toruń, POLAND - SEP 23, 2017
caramel, bread, amber, clear, frothy, white foam, medium bitterness, bitter, average carbonation,

1.9
saintbase2 (833) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - SEP 22, 2017
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland to all Beer Geeks and Hopheads around the world!

3.5
mariuszek (1461) - Gdynia, POLAND - SEP 22, 2017
Pours amber color, slightly hazy, medium head. Malty, bisquits, bready aroma with herbs and flowery note. Medium body and carbonation, malty, flowery taste, mild bitter finish

2.9
tricksta_p (4928) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2017
Bottle from a local Lidl. Aroma is malt, caramel, and light fruity notes. Flavour is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Body is light to medium. Acceptable inoffensive Bitter, heavy on the caramel malt.

3.7
GoufCustom (2081) - HONG KONG - SEP 21, 2017


500 ml bottle as "Marston's Pedigree Amber Ale" bought at CitySuper in Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Looks: Clear amber copperThree and a half finger head with crumpety off-white foam which lasts for 4 minutes; Very good sticky lacing with fizzy carbonation.

Aroma: Very fragrant Amber malt, with strong caramel, strong sticky toffee, fresh toast, red fruits, floral, icing sugar, spices, thick bread, light lemon and grass.

Taste: Medium sweet Amber malt, with metallic, caramel, toffee, strong red fruits, floral, molasses, spices, earth, bread, lemon, mid to strong bitter hops and grass.

Body: Close to medium body. Quite slick palate.

Mouth Feel: Solid Amber maltyness in a smooth background. Metallic aside it's fulfilling with caramel, toffee and red fruits. Flowery with medium sweetness. Spicy earthy biscuity with strogn lemon to round. Simple but very nice!

Hoppiness: Floral, spices, light lemon and grass in nose. Same in taste but stronger and with earth; Bitterness is strong for a lasting, close to high astringent sweet bitter caramel malty finish.

After Taste: Quite dry. Red fruity spicy and bitter to mouth.

Comments: Not sure about the low score, but this one is simple but solid and excel in what it has - fragrant malty aroma and taste of abundant caramel and red fruits, spice earthy hop and good strong lemony bitterness, and that metallic mineral taste is a bonus, a nice extra dimension for enjoyment. Great Summer beer and will buy again!

1.6
autos5 (352) - Szczecin, POLAND - SEP 19, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2017 Zakupione jako Amber Ale. Piwo jasne, klarowne pianka szybko znika. Aromat lakieru. Smak trochę kartonowy, mocno słodowy i ogólnie bez ciała. Jednynie średnia goryczka wyróżnia to piwo od zwykłego lagera. To piwo jest po prostu złe. Dodatkowo wątpliwości budzi to, że etykieta sugeruje Amber Ale a piwo leży bardzo daleko od stylu.

2.4
k37 (1) - - SEP 18, 2017 does not count
light body, medium sweetness, amber, cloudy, minimal head, ...................

2.4
mulander (250) - POLAND - SEP 15, 2017
Pours in clear dimmed gold with a small well built white head. Malty aroma, lightly fruity. Extremely sweet and empty in taste. No bitterness. Light bodied, soft carbonation and a watery texture.


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