Brewed by Shaw Wallace (SABMiller)
Style: Malt Liquor
Mumbai, India


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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Super Strong Beer
India’s largest selling strong beer, poised to be the number 1 brand in the country, with an annual sale of over 10 million cases. Smooth tasting yet with a malty flavour and enjoyably strong.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cousin_Larry (873) - - AUG 7, 2015
If this is 4th percentile, I would hate to try anything in the first 3 percent. Tastes like corn alcohol and sugar. Flat. Probably best served in a brown paper bag.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
KoRoBeNiKi (138) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JUL 29, 2015
The malt liquor of india. Bottle from an Indian restaurant in Salzburg of all places. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Fruit and grain in the rubber aroma. Sweet malt grain in the flavor and in the finish. There is a light metal finish but not so powerful that it makes the beer worse. Not bad...for a malt liquor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
fletchfighters (1399) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2015
Found in my local Indian Restaurant 8% on label Straw gold color, bright white head that falls to a collar. Nose is massive corn, stalk, creamed, you name it. Lots of malt, very sweet smelling. Taste is very sweet. Mostly canned creamed corn, some stalk, and grain. Sickly sweet and a decent amount of booze in this. Paired well with the food but could not stand up on it’s own.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Pretty thick and cheap tasting beer. The high alcohol content made the beer but it is still Indian swill.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDW1976 (15) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Tasted several times at a local Indian restaurant (Sahib). Not spectacular, but certainly not bad for what it is. Slightly sweet and strong at 8%, it pairs well with spicy fare. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Underdogs88 (324) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Lots of diacetyl on the nose and taste. This unfortunately made the beer undrinkable. I dumped it after the first sip. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (6201) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
650ml bottle shared between myself, my wife and son-in-law on 7th May 2015 along with two other Indian lagers at some random Indian restaurant in Laguna Hills, Orange County. Clean golden pour with a good white crown on top. Sweet malts rule the nose and taste with a pleasant alcohol kick (bottle claimed 8% ABV) within the flavours. The best of the three we tried on the night.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrGD (109) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle in New Delhi. Clear golden colour with medium white foam. Aromas of malts and alcohol. Taste is watery and metallic, a bit sweet, malts, harsh bitterness. Drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
R4N5H (738) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
650ml bottle, purchased in Singapore, poured into a tulip glass. Pale clear golden colour with a medium sized white head which quickly dissipates. Grainy malt aroma. Sweet tasting lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
trapped (2143) - New York, TURKEY - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours pale yellow with small foamy off-white head, yeast aroma, medium carbonation, sweetish taste, abrupt finish, slightly sticky residue. Not too bad.

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