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

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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.03   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


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1.9
   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.


2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
andrewje41 (896) - 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.

1.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
Westchesterco (1218) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Poured from a bottle at an Indian restaurant in falls church VA named saffron it is a clear golden color with a slight head. The aroma is malty and the taste is unusual something rather undefinable. Rather unique experience

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Iphonephan (3858) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JAN 2, 2015
From a 22oz bottle at an Indian restaurant. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Aroma of toast. Sweet flavors of grain. Pretty icky.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
matlev76 (20) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2014
Tastesverymuchlikemaltliquor,withthatsugarysweetne

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
douglas88 (6590) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head after it settles. A big grainy sweet nose. Not good: sugary adjuncts, rain, light metal. Some dirty water. Drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pyobon (1014) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 17, 2014
(Bottle) Clear golden amber with slight white head. Slight caramel sweet aroma. Medium bodied, almost sticky. Light to medium carbonation. Sugary sweet with some initial hint of tang and some slight but harsh bitterness towards the finish. Drinkable, but not good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (833) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Very sweet and malty smell, taste is the same, very one dimensional though, smooth but sweet

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Itzjerm (1464) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Sweet carmely thin not very enjoyable. Arab is corn. Obvious corn and sugar is used in this beer. It is tolerable but not spectacular. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
slowrunner77 (6286) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"Bought during the trials (Hayward Field) and drank during the olympics. great name, mediocre beer. eh...mediocre is being too nice. Itís crap, but not nearly as bad as some. Corny, grassy, slightly medicinal...light, watery, slightly refreshing when itís 98 out. Not much else to say :)"

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aurelius (4505) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Muted, slightly tinny aroma. Clear, straw gold. Big fluffy ivory head. Sturdy bomber bottle good label. Sweetish. Oxidized malty notes. Low bittering. Medium body. Nothing much going on here. Glad I didnít pay $9 in an Indian restaurant for this one. Beer Stop, Tallahassee. Apparently they sell 24 million cases of this in India every year. I doubt my rating is more than spitting in a blast furnace.


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