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


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"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."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4262) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
laiti (5808) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Psytron (1346) - Turku, FINLAND - FEB 11, 2012
Heavy smell of hops. Very pale yellow, a bit lime green. Foamy white head. Watery and fresh. Very light taste, some sweetness to be found. No distinguishable aftertaste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
kingstoni (1544) - FINLAND - JAN 5, 2012
Bottle. Clear golden colour with a foamy white head. Aroma is rice, corn and malt. Flavour is mostly rice. Oily texture.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - SEP 21, 2011
Bottle 4,7%. Clear yellow/golden colour with a tiny white head. Malty aroma. Flavour is a bit sweet with malt, cardboard and grain. Terrible stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4601) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2011
660ml bottle at a Gurkha curry house in Hastings. Straw with a white head; grassy aroma; sweet grainy flavour - a typical curry beer, but pretty good in the right setting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
fonefan (35353) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2011

Bottle 330ml.

ABV: 4.7%. Clear medium yellow colour with a small, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, toasted, vegetables. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, acrid bitter, sweet malt, vegetables. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110819]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 20, 2011
Botella. lear deep golden. Grain malt hoppish like aroma. Ok mouthfeel. Gran sweet like, maltish, simple like, blah.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yngwie (13844) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle. It pours a clear, golden body and a small, white head. A clear, golden beer with a decent off-white head. Rather weak aroma with pale malts, hay, grass and a touch of wet cardboard. Flavorwise it’s much the same, it’s quite dry on the palate, and hard on the carbonation, quite quenching, but as it’s not very good, I’ll rather drink something else. 110819

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
saxo (14095) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt and hops.

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