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

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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


DubCInjun's rating

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DubCInjun (30) - - NOV 24, 2012
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.


1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
The_Osprey (5318) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
Bottle share at Cotteridge II as ’Haywards 5000’. Many thanks to the malt liquor appreciation society for providing this one. Pale yellow, clear, still, small foamy off-white head. Aroma is sickly sweet, corny, honey. Body is light-ish, soft carbonation. Taste is light and insipid, sweetcorn, sugary wet biscuit. Ych a fi.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Scopey (11365) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Bottle thanks to Richy / Sarky / Boosty at the 2016 Cotteridge Convention. It pours clear gold with a medium+ white head. The aroma is simple, grainy, cracker, white bread and cereal. The taste is crazy sweet, sugary, sweet white bread, earth, dirty honey, sweetcorn and a sort of oiliness. Finish is sweet and sugary. Medium body and average carbonation. Damn this is sweet and filthy. A challenge to drink.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Reid (2215) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAR 12, 2016
330ml bottles at Cuisine India in Salem OR Pours a clear golden color with a tiny white head. Malty sweetish aromas.. Sweet malt taste..no real bad after taste though. Ok mouth feel Good Malt likka...nice with Indian food.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
SarkyNorthener (3792) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Cotteridge Convention II. Bottle through trade with Macboost, cheers Shawn. Golden beer. Aroma of light sweetcorn. Taste is sweetcorn and dry malt. Poor stuff, love it.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (17225) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2016
Bottle shared at the Cotteridge Convention - 2016 edition. What a treat! Huge thanks to MacBoost for this. Pours clear yellow with a white foam topping. The nose holds sugary cereal and white bread. Medium sweet flavour, with lots of sugary vanilla frosting, paper, cereal grains. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Cloying finish, lots more sugar, simple white bread. One of the lesser malt liquors tried on the day.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (5825) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle at CWC II supplied by MacBoost; clear golden yellow pour with a frothy white head, aroma has grain and minerals, taste has sweet corn, some minerals and sweet malts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopTsing (541) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JAN 30, 2016
From the bottled poured a golden brew with a generous white head. Aromas and flavors of honey, malt and hops.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
cadilhac (7) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 1, 2016 does not count
No head, aroma of caramel and boozy rhum. Taste is way too sweet to distinguish anything, maybe some wood. Aftertaste of alcohol once the sweetness fades. Overall some sugar packed sparkling drink with alcohol. Beer? No, not sure.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
McWorta (1289) - LUXEMBOURG - DEC 21, 2015
Clear deep yellow-golden colour with a small white head. Aromas of cereal, malt, caramel and metal off-flavour develops. Averagely carbonated, cloggingly slick with a alcohol laden body. Sweet is the main theme here. Clogging sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (2935) - Bryne, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2015

Lukt: Fruktig, plomme m.m.
Utseende: Lys gyllen.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum, ring langs kant.
Smak: Frukter, noe syrlig avslutning.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Butikk Bangalore, India, Nydt@Hjemme sammen med Gorm og Bryne.
Medium: Box@330ml, ABV@8%, Når@30.10.2015


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