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


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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Super Strong Beer
Indiaís 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 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 (316) - 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 (5759) - 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 (645) - 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 (2025) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Erzengel (7296) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2015
*Old rating, best before 03.02.12. 650ml bottle, 8%, For sale in Haryana only. Many thanks to Claudiaís sister for this bottle. Sehr sŁŖliches, nicht zu tief, leicht alkoholisch, leicht getreidig, sŁŖ.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
CanIHave4Beers (3899) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAR 7, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2015 Bottle, shared by me... in my dining room... just now.
Pours perfectly golden with a perfectly small head on top of the glass.

The aroma is alcoholic, akin to corn flakes, & has some distinct berry and grape characteristic.

The flavor is heavily boozy & sweet. itís got cider, itís got corn flakes itís got cheap vodka.

Holy moly itís worse than I ever expected.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
andrewje41 (2508) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle served in a paper bag. Yay for ticks and self pride. This isnít quite as bad as I expected it to be, mostly meaning that it has less flavor than I expected. Malty. Corny. Grainy. Plain. I donít see myself drinking this again, but finished it nonetheless. Interesting.

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