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Brewed by San Miguel
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines

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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Experience that distinctive full-flavoured taste and extra satisfying strength of a world class premium beer.

Brewed in several San Miguel facilities across East Asia. ABV varies - 6%-8%


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JorgeLee (1694) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2015
This stuff is lethal! There I was carefully working my way through the San Mig range watching the rugby when suddenly this bad boy turns up, 7% and in a bigger bottle! Oh well. Actually not too bad given its strength, manages to taste primarily of not a lot which I thought was a good result! Good name and packaging...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
zwett (2) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 11, 2015 does not count
The smooth flavor is what I like about this beer if I have two types or more in the fridge this is the starter and I work my way down from it. ps Extra Strong is just what it is one can get swiftly hammered on this so take it easy. I have had many friends make this their favorite there by making it more expencive and difficult to find

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sjorsvdg (380) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2015
Dit is een redelijk waterige pilsener, in smaak en kleur. Weinig hop en mout. Rijst is te ontdekken in ’t smaakpalet. Het bier heet ’Extra Strong’ te zijn, maar heeft 6,9% alcoholvolume.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
alobar (3457) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Clear straw yellow pour with aroma of grain and booze. Not much flavor with some grain and touch of alcohol. Meh...

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TorbenJensen (1444) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2015
A strong lager from the Far East. The color is nice amber, foam is a little thin and evanescent. The flavor is hoppy, slightly bitter and suggests the use of caramel in a pleasant way. This is the strongest beer brewed in the Philippines, but the taste does not differ significantly from many Danish lagers.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Moravius (1063) - Beijing, CHINA - AUG 10, 2015
Flasche (33 cl) von Asia Mekong am Hackeschen Markt, Berlin. Aufgeklebt ist ein Etikett des Importeurs, das den Alkoholgehalt mit 5 % angibt, auf der Flasche steht jedoch 6,9 %. - Tiefes Goldgelb, klar; kaum Schaum. - In der Nase mild karamelliges Malz, eine schwache süßsäuerliche Note, ein Hauch wie von Putzlumpen, Alkohol. - Antrunk schlank und mild karamelmalzig mit leichter, dennoch unpassender fruchtig-säuerlicher Note, die an billigen Orangensaft, aber auch an Spülwasser erinnert. Herbe ist kaum vorhanden. Durchschnittlich rezent, eher dünn im Körper. Im Abgang dasselbe in grün, dazu schwach faulig-fuselige Fehlaromen. - Süßlich-wäßrige Plörre mit entschieden zuviel Alkohol. Kein Genuß.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
King_Alex_II (1146) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 8, 2015
Clear golden color with close to no foam. The smell is boozy. The taste is flat, boring and not very good.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
omikr0n (856) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle from Mišo. Thanks! Pours very light yellow with barely any head. Aroma is malt, wort. Taste is very faint with malt, wort, corn. Just a hint of alcohol. Surprisingly watery given the alcohol content. Metalic aftertaste. I’ve had worse.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (12137) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 30, 2015
Can - Phenolic booze and cereal as it leaves the can. Clear gold with a frothy white head. Cereal, apple and light boozy notes. A typical hot country crappy strong beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ordybill (1301) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Columbia, SC. This is the classic beer of the Philippines that sailors and Marines lived off of in the old days while in Olongapo. Unfortunately it doesn’t compare to other beers but in the tropical setting of the PI it is awesome. But, it is rather average but it did take me down memory lane for a bit.


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