Brewed by Carlsberg Malawi Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Blantyre, Malawi


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 1.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.04   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
The Pride of Malawi

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
omhper (21755) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2006
[Bottled] Pale yellow, rich head. Fruity vegetable aroma. Sweetish, light bodid mellow and fruity. Notes of overly watered down plum juice. Did they use sorghum? No bitterness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
yngwie (15606) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle, courtesy of Knut Albert. It’s a clear, pale golden beer topped by a small, white head. The aroma is on the malty side, with some fruitiness and a touch of cardboard. Rather thin on the palate, almost watery, with low carbonation. A faint touch of bitterness in the flavour, with pale malts and some notes of cardboard. Mostly fruity finish. Drinkable indeed, but really boring. 121026

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gunnfryd (12932) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle. Thx Knut Albert. Pale golden colour with a white head. Aroma is butter, malt, fruit. Flavour is butter, malt, metallic, fruit. Weak beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Meilby (9820) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2012
Bottle 500ml
[Courtesy of KnutAlbert] Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain and floral. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KnutAlbert (6399) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 29, 2012
Pale golden beer. While this has a hint of carboard, you feel there is a certain Carlsberg standard to this, light malt bopdy and some hoppy bitterness. Far better than your average AFrican lager.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cunningham (5828) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 15, 2012
Very pale yellow with a small white head. Light malt aroma. Very waterish and very light flavour.
[Bottle. Gift from Malawi.]

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beer5000 (5182) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 27, 2012
Clear pale golden body with a white head. Not much aroma, light grainy. Not much flavor either, light grain, malt, hint of fruit and low bitterness. No real faults, just rather boring. Easy come, easy go.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JulienHuxley (4432) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 25, 2011
Bottle. Pours very pale yellow. Aroma lots of grain on the aroma, some off notes of fermentation. Taste is sweet, grainy. Palate is watery. At least it doesnt stink of skunk. Decent for what it is I guess, I was expecting something much worse.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyrmir (4353) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2015
Big bottle in Malawi. Golden with white head. Aroma and taste has pale malt, bread, perfumy and soapy hop notes and grass. The go-to beer in Malawi, pretty good actually

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 29, 2008
500ml bottle in Malawi. This is not very much different from Carlsberg Green, the only other lager one can get in Malawi. Both are brewed by Carlsberg, but this one is marketed toward locals ("Mowa wathu wathu" is the slogan, which means "Our beer"). A thoroughly average lager; not bad for the heat of Africa. Pale yellow with nice head; grain and slight sweetness. Watery. Cheaper and bigger than Carlsberg Green... if you’re in Malawi, go for it.

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