Brewed by Royal (Heineken UK)
Style: Pale Lager
Manchester, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.63   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Brewed under licence by Heineken in the UK at Royal brewery, Manchester and, formerly, at Berkshire brewery, Reading. Launched in the UK in 1981.
Filtered and pasteurised and available artificially carbonated in kegs, bottles and cans.
The original Australian version is available as Export at around 5% abv.

gpsaros' rating

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
gpsaros (8) - - JAN 3, 2013
Is a cheap lager with no special tarte or appearance. not recomended, there are more lager simillar price better taste

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
LazyPyro (40) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2015
Surprisingly popular here in the UK, not sure why. Overall this seemed weak and watery, with a slightly metallic/bitter finish to it. Cheap beer for students. Wouldn’t want to drink this again unless there was nothing else available. (old rating, 2007)

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jakob96fonta (16) - ITALY - SEP 9, 2015
It’s water not beer. It’s awful don’t but this shit. I can’t explain myself how English can drink this fake beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
TET (2206) - Kaarina, FINLAND - JUL 31, 2015
A yellow beer, a head is small and white, not disappearing. Aroma has light malts and some grain, hint of grass. Taste has sweet maltyness, also grain, no bitterness. Taste is short. Quite light bodied, smooth enough. Noticable grain. Very easily to drink, no bothering nuancess.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
weordie (415) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Awful piss water that is so bad it has to be served nearly frozen to be able to drink it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Towey1989 (806) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
Keg at The Black Swan, Leek. A clear golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of sweet grain, some lemon, slight bread and grassy hops. Taste of grain, slight cardboard, subtle grassy hops and a little bread. Light bodied and a fizzy texture. A dry, cardboard finish. This crap got worse and worse. Grainy, watery and horrible cardboard. It’ll have to do.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solgun (3) - TURKEY - APR 21, 2015 does not count
a good representative of lager familfy. drink cold and consume with pizza or pasta.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Alexi91 (278) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Origin: Can. Vessel: Can. Supplier: Gift (Oxford). Highly carbonated with metallic tones, light and fresh taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (5926) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015
Clear golden color with an ok white head. Malty and faint citric aroma. Medium body and an ok carbonation. Moderate sweet and an ok bitterness. A quite mild lager with a dominating mild malty flavor. Faint citric. Thirst quencher.
[Can from a local off license at London Bridge in London, England]

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
redders1974 (454) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Just too weak and tasteless to be taken seriously weak tasteless tap water. Best drunk: first drink in a beer garden in summer with a lemonade instead of shandy

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2169) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2014
This might be the worst ever. Most beers gave a positive not this one. Ok. It was redressing. Ot much more to say.

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