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Brewed by South African Breweries (SABMiller)
Style: Pale Lager
Sandton, South Africa

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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
First brewed in 1889.
Ingredients: Barley malt; Maize; hops.


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0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
imdownthepub (10123) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, - FEB 28, 2004
Tinned, Pasteurised. Pale yellow frothy water. This is a thin cheap poor beer with little to recomend it by. Tinny, copper flavoured, depressingly awful.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Wim (2712) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
on the plane can sparkling gold blond colored body with a white head and a spicy hop aroma a spicy bitter hop flavor with a bitter finish

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alengrin (850) - BELGIUM - AUG 2, 2014
Popular mass-marketed standard lager, golden colour with snow white head as usual, lightly malty nose, taste light pale maltiness but thin and watery mouthfeel, very little hops in the finish. Very bland.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Mainuh_man (89) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
0.5L bottle. Pour clear pale with a rocky white head. Aromas of dust and grass. Flavor is pretty lacking in this one. Some hints of bready malt, and then some not-so-pleasant hops. Light body with a thin mouthfeel. Overall, a pretty crappy lager that doesn’t have anything noteworthy, except that it’s one of only a few beers that can be found in Zambia!

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Herzog_Wilhelm (18) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 13, 2014
Test no 500! Looks good, taste not spectacular but could be worse; somehow chemical especially to the end. But in case you are thirsty and in South Africa: It’s OK.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Wanja (616) - GERMANY - JUN 19, 2014
0.33 l can at the Olifants rest camp in Kruger national park... Clear yellow-golden color, short head... Boring, watery hop aroma.. Under-average Lager taste... Boring ending...

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
budedou (367) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - JUN 2, 2014
Aromas of light malt with a touch of corn. Light bodied. Just really boring. Next please!

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kliggerwar (115) - - JUN 1, 2014
Malty sweet aroma, little bitter on first taste less sweet then your typical North American lager. All in all just a lager nothing special was good with my burger.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
erickok (3484) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUN 1, 2014
Golden shiny body and flimsy head. Grainy, white sugar. Ugh. Way too heavy carbonation. Bad and too sweet. And expensive. (Bottle at My Food Sud Africain during the 1FRBG)

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jaghana (3807) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle 33cl @MyFood Montreuil shared by Erikok. A sweet lager, typical poor lager notes, corn sugar notes, almost no hops, very boring.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
chrisklintworth (23) - - MAY 25, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2014 clear golden-yellow with an average white head. Averagely malty with corn and cereal aroma and a light hops and bitter finish. Quite fizzy and watery but quite a good balance between sweet and bitter.


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