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Brewed by Carlsberg UK
Style: Pale Lager
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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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San Miguel Beer has been brewed since 1890 in the Philippines. A Spanish brewery, La Segarra, was created and licensed in 1946 to brew San Miguel Beer in Europe. In 1953 the Spanish brewery acquired sole and independent rights to San Miguel Beer in Europe, and by 1957 had changed its name to San Miguel. In 1991 Bulmers acquired to rights to distribute the Spanish brewed San Miguel in the UK. In 2000 the Spanish brewery Mahou bought the San Miguel Brewery, along with the European rights to San Miguel Beer. In 2003 Scottish & Newcastle purchased the UK distribution rights from Mahou, and brewed it in Edinburgh. In 2008 Carlsberg acquired the UK rights, and moved production to its brewery in Northampton. In 2010 Carlsberg reached a deal with Mahou to brew and distribute the 5% San Miguel throughout Europe. Mahou retain the brewing rights to all other European San Miguel branded beers.
European San Miguel 5% beers are listed here. European San Miguel beers (ranging from 4.5% to 5% - usually 4.8%) bought before 2010 are listed at San Miguel (Spain)


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rok1024 (1272) - Maribor, - JUL 25, 2014
Bright yellow appearance, medium head. Malty and grassy aroma, a little bit sweetness and bitterness on the taste, 4.8 % alc. Overall average pale lager.
Earlier Rating: 7/25/2014 Total Score: 2.1
Yellow golden appearance, medium head. Malty with a little bit of hops, some bitterness, 5% alc. Quite average Pale Lager.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tjomleif (56) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2016 Surprisingly, I think this is the most popular lager in Spain. A bit poor. Not much else in my opinion.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Nurmis (294) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2016
500ml can, 4.5% abv. Pours golden with small to medium white head. Average carbonation. Bit cardboardy, but went well enough with food. Light sweetness and bitterness as is typical for bulk lagers.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
danlo (2381) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2016
660ml bottle, 5.0%, from local shop. Clear yellow gold colour, white foamy head leaving some lacing and aroma of grains, cardboard, earth, grassy. Taste is corn, papery, hay, grassy and metallic bitterness. Thin mouthfeel, light bodied, medium carbonation, dry carboardy bitter finish. A bland pale lager for drinking cold.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Foerdifuxx (205) - Franconia, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2016
Common industrialized lager. Floral hops and some lighter malts in aroma. Taste is thin, waterish, boring. High trinkability and no flaws, as expected.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Drinkamon (5) - - APR 21, 2016 does not count
Blandness makes it easy to drink with a grainy aroma and a faint sickly banana sweetness to it. Not my favorite beer but better than some..

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
aleksanderr (14) - Kraków, POLAND - APR 16, 2016
Good south European lager. Well carbonated, light colour, foam as should be - size & lasting as should be in lager. Quite bitter and in connection with 5.4% alc. is concrete in taste. Nice 0.33 bottle. 2 bottles good for reharbonation on spring /summer evening ;)

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wolfcarnival (231) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2016
watery, thin, sweet and grainy. not overly fizzy so you can tan a few and they do the job. shitty club bar drink

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (4974) - NORTHERN IRELAND - FEB 11, 2016
draught in tapas place, madrid
pale burnished gold, light cereal aroma. Slight peppery bitterness. moderate body and carbonation, clean, no defects, perfectly servicable lager.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
danielemolino (106) - torino, ITALY - FEB 7, 2016
Bevuta in bottiglia da 33 cl. Lager industriale. Tra le industriali sicuramente non una delle migliori.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
h0ppingmad (83) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 2, 2016
33 cl can, pours a clear light golden, white head, mostly diminishing. Extremely slight floral/grassy aroma, not that pleasant. Light body with medium carbonation. Sweet malt flavor with slight bitter finish. Not the best of the Spanish mass produced lagers.


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