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


on tap


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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.03/5   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 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tnkw01 (1717) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle. Very light pale yellow. Very light head. Aroma is watery, corn like. Taste is sweet, grains, breakfast cereal.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Half liter bottle @ the Indian restaurant with lunch. Yum a dum dum! Clear golden pour with a short lived white head. Aromas of corn, booze, sugar, and apple juice. A bit of malt and grain. Light skunk. Flavor is quite sweet. Big sugar, corn grain, and apple juice notes. Light booze and skunk. Not good, but nowhere near the Old Monk.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
pictoman (933) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 15, 2013
Poured from 330mL bottle. Clear straw yellow with white head. Grainy yeast aroma with mild skunk. Taste is a sweet cereal (like cheerios with added sugar). Light body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
zvikar (4134) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks Tom L. Pours yellow with a small head, aroma of honey, caramel and butter, flavor of india, malt, bizarre and not tasty, light bodied

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - AUG 26, 2013
8/26/13. Giant bottle at Passage 2 India. Love random ticks. Dark golden pour with a small off-white head. Light aroma, straw and floral aspects, a hint of apple, not nearly as offensive as expected. Light flavor, straw, hay, a touch of apple and floral aspects. Went down well with my spicy chicken vindaloo.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rondphoto (4059) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Clear straw with a small head that disappears quickly, no lace. There are fine bubbles rising, but nothing else of interest. Taste seems more like corn than malt, somewhat sweet; carbonation appears, but isn’t able to balance. I suppose this would work on a hot day, but not if I am wanting to savor it. Not recommended.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Indeed, very pale in color with a decent head. Smells of brisk wet hay with a touch of candy. Medium nectar with good carbonation. A malty brew, slightly sweet. No bittering on the finish. Actually not bad when compared to those eastern european strong lagers. This one actually tastes fresh, not old world skanky.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks Tom L. Clear golden. Aroma of acetone and a bit of DMS. Sweet flavor, a bit honey-ish, with a bit of graininess, acetone and alcohol. Light-bodied. Yuck.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ThreeCats (807) - ISRAEL - AUG 4, 2013
Very little head, clear gold body. Aroma grainy and chemicaly. Taste of chemicals and solvents

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
StevieT (1601) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 3, 2013
Meh, not terrible but not much better. A bit fruity and watery, not my cup of tea.

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