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Brewed by Shaw Wallace (SABMiller)
Style: Pale Lager
Mumbai, India

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 2.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lal Toofan, which means 'red storm' in Hindi, is a premium strong beer catering to the up country segment in India.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ramboraffe (1107) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2015
On tap at restaurant. Golden with white head. Smell is light grain and malt. Taste is light grain and bread. Dry with low bitterness and medium carbonation. A little watery.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackafholmes (656) - - DEC 28, 2014
Pint kashmiri aroma, wakefield. Pale yellow with not much head. Aroma is nicely malty With A Little sweetcorn and some floral perfume. Taste is mild and crisp, slightly bitter on the finish. Watery but not too fizzy. Not much of a beer, but perfect for a curry.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MissPxx (776) - - NOV 29, 2014
Hardly any aroma. Looks like a standard lager. Not bad. But any lager would be good with a curry right now ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
unstablefable (227) - SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2013
On draft at kushis, pours a clear full Golden with no head, aroma is cereal and light malts. Taste is not all that much light metallic taste, classic session able curry beer

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
reebtogi (4741) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 17, 2012
330ml bottle pours a pale golden color with a small white head that leaves very little lacing on the glass. Aromas of grainy malts and mild hops. Taste is malty sweet with not quite enough hop bitterness for a proper balance of flavors. Only slightly better than a typical macro.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Martin243 (877) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2011
Large bottle from some bargain store. Grainy aroma, pale urine yellow stale cardboardy taste, I guess it’s only a bargain if it’s drinkable which this was, just. I won’t go out of my way to repeat the experience though.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (5421) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2012 Bottle from Oddbins in London. Deep golden colour with a white head. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Too sweet malt flavour.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 13, 2008
Botella. Clear deep golden with a short lasting white head leaving a pretty fair lacing. Weak malty and grainy bit sweet aroma. Soft mouthfeel. The flavour is soft with a mild sweet matiness and little ripe fruits. A pale lager with more flavour than I suspected.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DruncanVeasey (7633) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2008
Bottle, 5.2%. ’Brewed with basmati rice’. At least they’re honest. Almond and paper aroma. Dark gold pour climbing with bathfoamy suds. Stale papery grain, pencilly conifer, obvious sweet ricey afters. No glaring off-notes, and no worse a beer than Budweiser, Corona or a cheap tinned Czech pils. Mo has verified that the name means, ’red storm’.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
bembelembe (216) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 9, 2008
Not very drinkable beer. Unpleasant sweetness that comes from brewing with basmati rice. High carbonation, nice golden colour. "Little Wind" is too little.


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