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Brewed by United Breweries Group
Style: Pale Lager
Bangalore, India

bottled
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RATINGS: 1215   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A fully matured beer with an exceptional clarity, and has a pleasantly bitter taste.


1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Beerdedone (2933) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2006
UPDATED: APR 26, 2006 Bottle sampled with Stegosaurus. Pours yellow/golden with a white head. Aroma of grain, water, sweet malts. Flavor is bad, didn’t enjoy not even macro worthy.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
warriorx99 (85) - USA - APR 22, 2006
Bottled. Pours a yellow color with a little head. It’s a light bodied beer with a sweet taste to it. It’s a little too thin for my tastes. Good, but not great.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hooker (467) - Coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2006
Clear gold colour with immense white head. Stale fruity nose. Yeast taste with dry tart finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jimmyh221 (157) - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 4, 2006
Yellow in color with a small head. It was very carbonated. There was a very strong aroma of yeast. It was a little skunky in taste.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JRHBrew (366) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 29, 2006
330ml bottle poured apple juice with a shook-up 7-up head. Very clean, crisp lager. Tiny amount of skunk to both the flavour and the smell. I have a bit of a cold, I may re-rate if I notice a difference when I am sans sickness.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
TheDiceMan (5) - Gold Coast, AUSTRALIA - MAR 29, 2006 does not count
Ok just poured and opened India’s #1 selling Lager, Kingfisher Premium, and I must say it smells damn fine, poor head though. Quite a pale beer, also known as ’Blonde’, and I can taste the hops over the malt. I had this in the freezer for a good 10 minutes before cracking and while it has a distinct flavour compared to our usual Aussie beers, I wouldnt want it to be any warmer. Would probably be quite sickly straight out of a 4 degree fridge, but at around 1 degree its not bad. I’d drink it again.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sanmiguel (118) - Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2006 Kingfisher had a grassy, citrus , and a light hoppy scent to it. It had a malty taste when supping it, and the lingers for a little bit in the mouth. I had another bottle of this the other night, and it had an rather unpleasant, bitter finish. Had it ice cold. Decent lager, and a had a rather colorful label. Recommended ice cold.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - MAR 12, 2006
Bottle. I was afraid that this would be skunked like the prior Indian beer’s I’d had. But, this was better. Clear and more like a mexican pilsner. Little head and very little bitterness. It did have a funny, almost metalic, after taste. Perhaps it spent too long on a container ship.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJMonarch (9163) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2009 1. On Tap at the Curry Cottage, Northwich 23/03/2001 Hint of lemon flavour. Malt finish. 2. On Tap at the Curry Cottage, Northwich 27/04/2001 Some hops. Soapy taste. 3. On Tap at the Curry Cottage, Northwich 29/06/2001 Hoppy with a hint of coriander. 4. Bottle at Manzil, Fleetwood 15/02/2003 Clear golden coloured and hoppy. Crisp slightly citrus flavour finish. 5. On Tap at the Balti Massala Restaurant, Stockport 31/05/2003 6. From the Bottle at the GABF Colorado Convention Center, Denver 10/10/2008 Hop aroma. Clear golden coloured crisp and smooth on the palate with some dryness and bitterness in a malt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dimitri99 (63) - USA - MAR 10, 2006
This description by Frank ohansen sums it up pretty well: "Boring, No surprises here. Pale yellow colour with a small white head. Not much aroma, not much taste." Was decent with Indian food. I gave it higher marks than him, and enjoyed it somewhat.


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