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


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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
3fourths (8495) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2012 bottle dated 4/2012. clear effervescent gold body. green apple esters and mint and chlorine hops. soapy and waxy smell. medium light body. butter and dryer sheet and mothball flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2012
golden color, aroma of corn sugar, grain, skunky hops, same flavors, crisp and over carbonated, not enjoyable at all

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DubCInjun (8) - - NOV 24, 2012 does not count
Crisp, yet grainy with a hint of sweetness. A solid session beer and easily one of the better Indian beers I’ve had. A good brew to have with chicken and fish appetizers. Not much complexity or hops of note. A simple beer but effective for what it is.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (4424) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Aroma is grain sweetness and very slightly perfumed. The flavor is medium grain sweetness, citrus and a mildly tart finish.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
sloshgator (533) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2014 Rerate: In an Indian restaurant and decided to try this one again. Lot worse this time than I remember. Appearance is fine, but no aroma. Body is good, but almost no taste. Not very enjoyable. ------- Haywards is an Indian lager with some flavor and body. Sweet maltiness that isn’t too bad for an Indian restaurant. Nice amber color with fluffy head that dissipates quickly. Served in an big 1 pint 6 oz bottle.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jtclockwork (10431) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Bottle shared by John. Pours clear gold with white head. Nose/taste of tortilla chips, corn, pepper, chemicals and metallic cardboard. Lighter bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rocbyter (1935) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Light tart and sweet aroma with a light amount of grain. Light clear golden color with a small white head. Very light beginning with a mild bitterness in the finish. Palete build in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybercat (3874) - Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Aroma is crisp, malty and a little fruity - typical, but at least OK. Pours a clear, rather wan yellow - not too good, but at least the white head is thick and somewhat persistent. Flavor is - not outstanding, but for a pale lager, a snip or two above average. Malty and fruity, satisfying. Texture has OK body and OK fizz. Overall, fair to middlin’. If not great, at least potable. Good for a party, or with a meal.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PorterPounder (6041) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Portland, Or - John’s Market place - 11.2 oz bottle. Light gold pour, soft white head, light lacing. Aroma is skunky and grassy. Flavor has some wet paper bag essence, some sour corn notes, a bit of honey sweetness. Odd, cluttered mouthfeel. Was not expecting much.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Pours a pale yellow color. Smell is of grains, corn. Taste is off, metallic and medicinal. Overall a subpar beer.

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