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Formerly brewed at Cains
Style: Premium Lager
Liverpool, England
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg and bottle; Pasteurised.
Previously sold as Cains Finest Lager. Has been seen as Cains 2008 Lager.
NOTE: Only ratings for the bottled and keg versions should be entered here. The cask version has a separate listing.
Introducing our new lager that has been brewed by using the Finest Malted Barley in the World - ’Marris Otter’ from Norfolk, England.
Cains Finest Lager is then Stored or ’Lagered’ for an extensive maturation period to give it a smooth and fuller flavour.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pershing (476) - Garland, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Pours hazy gold from a 14.9 oz. can. Small white head that sticks around for a while. Sweet malt and a little hop aroma. Slightly bitter with lemon on the first drink but mellows out thereafter. Smooth lingering finish. This would make a decent session beer.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
ralphdot (984) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2012
5.0% hazy gold colour with a thin head, low in aroma, unlager like fruity taste.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Frank (2881) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 25, 2012
I got a can of this in Tokyo. Not my finest day. Sort of overly malty and oxidized. Smells gross. Don’t drink this in Tokyo.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3242) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - OCT 26, 2012
14.9 oz can purchased at Royal in Kansas City, Missouri. The pour is a mostly clear golden with a slight tangerine orange to it. Egg white head is lasting, coats the glass with nice lace. The aroma is mildly sweet malt grains, a hint of toast and faint grass in the back. The taste is straight forward lightly sweet cereal grain, along with a drying grass to the finish. As it warms, a touch of herbal is added to the sweetness. The palate is light to medium bodied, active carbonation, and the dry finish. Simple, though clean and fresh tasting. Easy drinking beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4183) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 15, 2012
440ml can pours a pale straw color with a small white head that leaves a few spots of lacing. Aroma is predominantly hay and grass with a hint of cereal grains. Taste is a grassy bitterness with a mild malty sweetness. Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Only a slight bit better than your typical macro lager.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3918) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2012
Fair lager, feels a little flat but still contains lots of taste with a yeast hop aroma.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thegreenrooster (3215) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Pour is a dark gold with a large white head. Aroma is a decent maltyness. Flavor is lager malts and a little watery. Nothing really bad about this, lager bland is about it . You could drink a lot of this and not get tired of it.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jde123 (764) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Not a terrible export lager, has a very pleasant malty flavor that is a nice change of pace from what I’ve had lately. Toasty caramal notes amidst the slightly earthy tones. Overall pleasant, like that it comes in a slightly taller can at 14.9 fl oz.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
csaso (1370) - Missouri, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Bottle - average size foamy head, medium straw color, pretty standard Euro lager aroma and flavor - corn, malt, very mild hops - pretty basic here

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
heemer77 (5101) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Can. Deep gold brew with a fluffy white head. The nose is doughy and earthy with some raw potato. There is also a hint of grain based booze, like vodka. The taste is like ketchup was placed on some raw potatoes. The finish is a little sharp with some bell pepper and a little bit of sweet potato. Highly carbonated and sweet.


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