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Brewed by Banks Barbados Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
St. Michael, Barbados

bottled
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available

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RATINGS: 395   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered
Ingredients: Water, Malted Barley (2-Row British and Australian), Hops (Yakima Clusters and Styrian Goldings), Yeast, Sugar, Corn Syrup
Launched: 1961
Banks Beer, the beer of Barbados, is a premium pilsner style lager with a smooth, fresh aroma and a medium alcohol content. Banks is brewed from a pure classic blend of 2-Row British and Australian malted barleys deliciously flavored by Yakima Clusters and the noble Styrian Goldings aroma hops. It is however Barbados’ water, naturally filtered through limestone rock, along with our own special strain of yeast, which give Banks Beer its unique Bajan character and distinctive quality. Consistently the #1 choice among beer drinkers in Barbados since it was first produced in 1961.


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1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
maeib (8585) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, - JUL 11, 2013
Bottled 05/07/13. A golden beer with a little off-white head. A really thin ordianry lager. Sweetness and corny notes. Low hopped. Boring and substandard.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SG111 (41) - - JUL 7, 2014
Color is pretty typical for an adjunct lager but a little ore opaque. Aroma is honey, and regular pale lager smell. Taste is crisp for a pale lager, and a little bit of sweetness to it as well, but otherwise fairly standard. Good for what it is, and very refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2714) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2014
330ml bottle from Tesco, Silverburn, Glasgow - clear pale yellow, lively small white head, yeasty, lagery aroma, no lacing, bready, yeasty, nicely carbonated, easy to drink

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (598) - SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle shared with Mr_H a pale yellow beer with yeasty aroma flavour is grainy malty with lager hops slightly sweet with decent depth of flavour

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (3859) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2014
Bottle. Golden with a small head and a crisp sharp flavour. Refreshing but that’s about all.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ffaoe (223) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2014
slight malt aroma, golden and clear in color with a nice head. taste is light and smooth

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beese (1462) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle from Tesco, Watford. Poured a pale golden colour, with white head that rapidly dissipated and visible force carbonation. Aroma of lager malt, some hay and sugar. Light flavours, some corn, grain and straw. Finish was mineral, with a little bitterness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (411) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 18, 2014
Pours a clear golden color, topped with an average and quickly disappearing white head. The malty aroma dominates the nose and is easily picked up. The taste starts slightly sweet, followed by balanced body, finishing with a nice bitterness. Light, drinkable and refreshing, perfect for the beach.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beerhunter111 (6813) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2014
Danke an kevnic2008 für diese Flasche! Ins Glas ergießt sich ein hell orangegoldenes Bier geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht fruchtig, getreidig, muffig. Geschmack leicht getreidig, malzig, etwas bitter, minimal säuerlich.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Idiosynkrasie (3593) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2014
330ml bottle. Clear golden colour with average, frothy, diminishing, white head. Grainy, minimally soapy and strawy aroma. Taste is grainy, strawy, hints of corn, minimally soapy.

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
MrBlueSky93 (15) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Review for TheBeerGuy. Don’t expect a lot from this, in fact, why did you buy it? Boring, no taste, nothing special. Tastes of Hay, Grass and Lager. Nothing else.


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