Pedigree | Marston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.

PedigreePedigree
BA SCORE
3.59/5
319 Ratings
PedigreePedigree
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.
England, United Kingdom
fullpint.co.uk

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pale / Fuggles, Golding

Added by xlperro on 01-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,237
Reviews:
221
Ratings:
319
pDev:
13.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
28
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 319 |  Reviews: 221
Photo of killcore
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zerga
3.26/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tone
3.03/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Good retention and great lacing. Smells of strong pale malt, hint of hop, slight caramel malt, and metallic. Fits the style of an English Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong pale malt, hint of hop, slight caramel malt, and metallic. Overall, good appearance, but metallic aroma and body dominates and hurts the beer.

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Photo of Andrewharemza
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear golden colour with a small off white head. Light biscuity aromas with notes of fruity esters, well balanced. Soft smooth carbonation, lightly slick and light-medium bodied. Some sweetness and light fruity flavours. Finishes a bit mineral dry.

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Photo of josanguapo
4.5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Last units in Hipercor. In Duvel glass. Playing Memoria. Nice beer. Very balanced but nothing amazing. Low alcohol makes it a good beer to drink in big quantities. Avg 3.1

25 Feb 2017: From Costco. In Ikea's pint glass. At lunch, with dorada + rice with meat. After futsal match. Very pleasant caramelish, with soft notes from the oak that combine really well and makes provides an original and distinguished touch.

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Photo of Poupae
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcmchew
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fatehunter
3.57/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a finger of head on a clear medium straw body.
The aroma is dry grain.
The taste is mild sweet, dark fruits with a touch of lemon.
The texture is smooth with low carbonation.
Nice.

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Photo of mikepcarney
4.02/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mick_cooper
3.91/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A decent pale ale. Balanced. Not exceptional. Very drinkable.

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Photo of VonBaron
2.93/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.2/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

The Pedigree is a decent english style pale ale. It Pours a amberish clear with frothy white head that is lacing. The scent carries an interesting malt character. The taste is very smooth has a light bitterness to it that is masked by the malt. The Mouthfeel is ok...the absence of carbonation is always touchy. Nonetheless I am glad to have the opportunity to have tried it.

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Photo of mjgittens
3.94/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of interzen
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of DiUr
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a pint glass. Dark amber with a thin head that dissapears fast while leaving little to none lacing.

The smell is earthy biscuits, caramel and red apple. The aroma is soft at the begining so the beer has to warm to get it right. I also find this biscuitty character in other ales from Marstons.

Taste is slightly roasted malts and discreet hops (Fuggles and Golding), which keep working along the whole sip. Not fruity or sweet, just a hint. Even a bit salty.

Mouthfeel is light, smooth and slightly crisp. It finishes dry long, with hops going up in the end. The bottle brought some lively carbonation which dissipated fast.

I didn´t notice this could be interesting in previous tastings. Not near a London Pride but still coming on it´s own. tiA bit watery and bland, like other ales from Marston´s, but honest and surely true to the style. Those waters at Burton on Trent, English hops and malts, are very well balanced and i could have this again.

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Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of lmaduells
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of Bokanovski
3.55/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Iaido
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of patre_tim
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Rempeba
3.24/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of headstash
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of emincems
3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of watchnerd
4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of rangerred
3.92/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

500ml bottle into a nonic.

Pours a hazy dark copperish-brown with a thick half finger white head. Very good head retention that stays in place for a long time after the pour.

Aroma is loaded with toffee and caramel with a heavy dose of grassy hops. While nothing spectacular it is exactly on par with what the style should be.

The flavor adheres to the style just as well as the aroma. Loads of toffee and caramel but it is not too sweet. I feel the hops stand out a bit more here lending a mild, light bitterness to balance out the maltiness. The toffee turns into a bit of dark rye bread towards the finish with a touch of roast. Slightly sticky mouthfeeel with bitterness lingering through the finish.

Overall, this is a very well done English Bitter. Better than many bitters that come to the USA and I would absolutely love to have this out of a cask one day.

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Pedigree from Marston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 319 ratings
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