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Brewed by St. Jamesís Gate (Diageo)
Style: Low Alcohol
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 309   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.72   EST. CALORIES: 2   ABV: 0.05%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Low alcohol pale lager.


1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Travlr (15853) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden yellow color, white coca cola head. Aroma of cereal. Taste has sweet corn flakes. Weird.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Tonkun (1157) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden pour with a big white head. konbu, cardboard, caramel, perfume, Japanese plum. Light but strong carbonation. Funny dried seaweed taste.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Jow (2697) - New York, USA - APR 16, 2015
Grabbed a quick bottle during work am I really purposely paying good money for this tick sometimes this hobby is dumb. Pours dark golden with thin sudsy head. Nose is corn grains and stale hops. Tastes of sweet corn, light malt, cardboard, raisins. Sweet with ok palate.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Mjp12 (765) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Malt heavy aroma and taste, but thin mouthfeel, not very interesting. I would prefer water.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
The_Osprey (3215) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2015
440ml can, BB April 2015, no ABV details. A desaturated orange colour, slightly sparkling, clear, very small white head with some thin lacing. Aroma is vegetal, syrupy, soup thatís been sat in a pan for a week, marmite. Body is medium to light, slightly foamy, low carbonation. Taste has more vegetable, potato starch, pasta, water. Utterly shit.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maxbier (699) - Maryland, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Clear copper color white head. Musty aroma. Taste is sweet caramel, candy licorice and unfermented malted barley wort.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
HIGHB4LL (835) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 5, 2014
11.2 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Watford. Appearance: 2 fingers wwhite head, caramel gold, clear, good lacing. Aroma: mashed malt is about the only aroma. Palate: light body, average carbonation, thin watery texture. Taste: watery thin into mash taste that is really not pleasant sweet. Overall, horrible taste! Horrible!

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
slowrunner77 (7071) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"wow...i wouldnít think that a non-skunky beer could even possibly be near the bottom of the barrel. thereís some foul crap down there...but this beer belongs there all the way. they somehow managed to mess up the muddled malt flavor (the only flavor there) so badly that itís just horrid to taste. the aroma is a touch better, still crap. the look is better than the worst, but this over gassy beer sucks. "

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
superspak (3394) - Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2014
330 ml bottle into lager glass, bottled on 4/13/2014. Pours fairly crystal clear deep golden amber color with a 1 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers, Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of cracker, toast, biscuit, caramel, light nuttiness, herbal, grass, light pepper, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of bready malt and earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of cracker, toast, cereal, caramel, light nuttiness, herbal, grass, light pepper, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of cracker, toast, cereal, herbal, and grass on the finish for a very short bit. Okay flavor balance and robustness of bready malt and earthy hop flavors; with a dry finish and zero lingering flavors. Pretty bland/watery on flavors but not horrible. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and dry mouthfeel that is good. Overall this is a pretty solid low alcohol beer. Solid balance and robustness of bready malt and earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. Considering the style, this was pleasant and quite enjoyable.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Onslow (1264) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Pale amber brew with white head. Aroma of sorghum molasses, taste is the same. Interesting beverage but not a good imitation lager.


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