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Brewed by J.W. Lees
Style: Pale Lager
Middleton, England

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled lager.
"The Nepalese and British people have long enjoyed a unique friendship epitomised by the noble Ghurka Regiments of the British Army. Their famous fighting knife lends its name to this spectacular beer. Its creation is the harmonious product of original Nepalese recipes and the brewing traditions of J.W.Lees one of Britain's oldest Independent Breweries. working in partnership Manhanta Sherestha a native of Katmandu and Head Brewer Giles Dennis have striven to capture the essence of Nepalese taste and culture in this superbly smooth premium beer."


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Braastad (357) - FINLAND - MAY 10, 2013
Pale golden. Typical faint aroma of malts with little grassy hops. Little pilsener-like but too much starch on the flavor

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beerhammaren (989) - FINLAND - APR 21, 2013
.33l bottle @ Nagarkot Pours clear yellow with medium white head. Aroma is grass, malts and dust. Flavor is mostly malts and grass. Waterish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
olio (5854) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 7, 2013
33 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110507.
Pours clear pale golden color with a small head. Aroma of grass, grain, some corn and mild hops. Flavor of hay, corn, pale malts and fruity notes. Good with spicy food.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
VastActiv (2531) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle 0.33 from local market. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Grain, malts and rice. Smells horrible and tastes disgusting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10405) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle at Yak Yeti Yak, Bath. Pours clear gold with a fine, foamy white head. Moderate cereal aroma, hints of dough and dry hay. Light sweet flavor, mellow cabbage, cereal, low hay bitterness. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Light sweet finish, some crunchy cereal, mild floral notes, straw. Lighly toasted pale malts. Nice pale lager.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
martinrumsam (484) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2012
bottle Hungry eye restaurant . usual lager pale yellow with white head . aroma is grainy , grassy . taste usual bland mass produced lager - cardboard , metallic , grainy , musky , Poor and it is not even nepalese

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beerheart65 (957) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 31, 2012
Aroma grass mostly. Basic lager-look: clear pale golden, white frothy head medium long. Taste bit harsh, dry and slightly bitter. Light body and feel, standard carbonation. Finish dry, medium long. Did not find this excotic, just normal lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
planky84 (1907) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2012
330ml freebie from my local curry house. Gold pour with a white head. Citrus and light malt aroma. Crisp citrus flavour. Light bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4220) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2012
Bottle. Golden beer with a strongish white head. The aroma is malty and plainly hopped, and the flavour is gently bitter with a malty dry finish. Overall a basic lager like beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
laiti (5406) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2012
33 cl bottle (4,7%) @ home, rated on 7.5.2011
Aroma has hay, grainy malt and hints of metal. Flavour is slightly sweet with hay and grain. Boring and straightforward.


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