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Kestrel Super is an award winning lager of outstanding quality, strong character and distinctive taste. Its classic ingredients include only the finest hops and malted barley, the heart of lager brewing. Its gold metal status is your promise of a superb lager in every way. Kestrel Super: strong and fully satisfying.
Brand acquired by Wells in 2005 from Scottish & Newcastle. On 1 October 2012, the brand was acquired by Brookfield Drinks, a company set up by Nigel McNally, former managing director of Wells & Youngs brewers.
Brewed under licence at wellpark, distributed by Bookers

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (1728) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Can from local offie. Golden beer with small head. Aroma of malts, some biscuit and a touch of caramel. Taste is malts, grain, a little herb and alcohol warmth with a touch of dry yeast. I agree with Blackhaddock, Belgian beer characteristics. Ok beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
HomebrewStu (3) - - APR 27, 2014 does not count
Aroma: Alcohol with a touch of malt (possibly).Appearance: Golden Bronze, crystal clear, not much head. Taste: Alcohol, sweet, malt, low grade hops. Palate: cosidering the former actually not too bad after the first few sips, lasting bitterness and actual hops, reasonably good!. Considering that this is just over £1 a can its surprisingly drinkable, although its not very refined it is the best of the "super" lagers. This lager isnt too bad and although it is only rated at 1.7 it is more than the sum of its parts!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gary (1336) - Brentford, London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2014
Can : Booze, cardboard subtle hop aroma: looks ok in an Orval goblet. Flavours suggest caramel covered in booze. Grainy . Sugary, leading to buttery dry hop tang: not bad in piss fuel context but pretty fucken grimy really.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HenrikSoegaard (10414) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2014
Can. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Light bitter very alcoholic flavor. Short light bitter finish. watery palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (3500) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2013
500ml can: BBD 30 May 2014. Shared with my daughter and poured into a couple of old German Pilsner glasses at home on 29 Sep 2013. Looks good, clean, clear and very golden: the white head refusing to stay long though. I wasnít expecting much, but I was pleasantly surprised: if this had come in a cork and caged bottle with a Belgian breweries name on it everyone would be raving about it. However it comes from England in can form, so everyone has already decided itís crap! The nose is fairly sweet and grainy, the taste similar but with a large alcohol blast, the malts just about hiding a slight metallic twang and the hops providing a mini bitterness towards the end of each sip. A shared can was enough for me, but there is nothing wrong with this strong lager at all.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
ALLOVATE (2353) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7, 2013
A wee bit of dread runs right through me whenever I purchase a can of UK íSuperí lager. Evokes up images of lager louts at train stations or bus shelters off chops and running amok late into the night. Often they turn out be abysmal efforts that offer fuel rather than refreshment, and Iím guessing this one is that type of beer. Out the stylish 50cL can. Settles out an admittedly attractive number in the glass. Solid, lasting inch of white atop a medium gold body that is sparkling. Tinny, creamed corn and honey malt nose with a dank, vegetal waft that persists. Super sweet, so sugary it strips life off the tongue and hurts once it hits the stomach. I fear two pints of this would onset diabetes. Soapy, doughy and clammy mouthfeel. Honey, artificial sweetener and chemical sugar additives cause chaos on the palate. Yikes, this is bad! If I was a lager lout Iíd be rethinking picking up a sixer of this. What Iíd imagine paint-stripper would taste like. Medicinal, fiery burn in the finish, liver doesnít like me at all. Couldnít finish!!! (50cL can, BB 12/05/13, Cellarbrations Kinross)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
wimpyjoe (3561) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Lighter golden coloured lager without a head but plenty of carbonation. Itís strength is noticeable in its taste which has a sweetness, as does its aroma.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bhensonb (10792) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 17, 2013
Tallboy from a shop in Earlís Court. Pours gold with a fizzy white head. Aroma smells just a little like cold fish fingers. And my hands donít! Med + body. Flavor is pretty much alcohol and malt, but Iíll give it a little toffee. Maybe a touch of metallic. No fusil oils. Not really disgusting. But my body is a temple and I will not desecrate it with much of this. Still, if I was on a deserted island, and this washed ashore, Iíd probably drink it.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2012
500ml can. Golden in colour, with a good white head, but after that not much else happening, a beer made to get drunk quickly on i think.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
deanso (5080) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2012
50cl can. Decent white head. Clear pale golden pour. Not much flavour. Clear alcohol taste. Not great

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