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Brewed by San Miguel
Style: Pale Lager
Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines

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RATINGS: 762   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Also known as San Miguel Beer and San Miguel Draft.
Imported to the US as San Miguel Premium Lager until some time between 2006 & 2008.
San Miguel Pale Pilsen, a pilsner popularly called San Miguel Beer, is the Company’s flagship brand and the Philippines’ leading brew. It is one of the world’s largest selling beers. Made from imported barley malt, as well as German and American hops, it is exported to over 40 countries worldwide.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Pours a clear pale gold with a 3 finger, frothy white head. Aroma of sweet cereal, corn, grassy and planty hops and a light tree fruit note. Flavor is cereal, light sweet malt, toast, grassy hops, toffee, apple skin and finishes a bit too sweet with an off lightly metallic note. Palate is light bodied, with a dry, though slightly slick feel throughout and a fairly strong, but not too sharp carbonation. Pretty good for the style.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
bpr77 (264) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Pours clear golden like a pils should. Froth white head. Aroma is sligtly fruity, cereal and i think hallertauer hops. Taste is clean up front very light fruity flavor good carbonation, some cereal malt taste. Overall i was expecting way worse this isnt that bad.....i thought this was an ok pilsner lager

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
reebtogi (5520) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 5, 2012
330ml bottle pours a pale straw color with a finger of white head that settled down to leave no lacing. Aroma is cereal grains and faint hops. Taste is light malty sweetness with a mild hoppy bitterness. Standard macro lager.
Earlier Rating: 3/5/2012 Total Score: 2.6
330ml bottle pours a pale straw color with a small white head and no lacing. Aroma is mild cereal grains and faint hops. Taste is light malty sweetness and a mild hoppy bitter finish. Light bodied and lively carbonation. Just another average pale lager.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
johnluvsbeer (120) - Arizona, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Yellow color with a white head. The aroma is corn and grain like. A little sweet malt up front and some hops in the middle.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rjplumer (971) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 3, 2012
A sour grain almost medicine like aroma. Pale yellow with a subtle hint of gold. Sweet corn with a touch sourness in the finish. Not a terrible tasting beer but neither is it that good. It’s drinkable but just barely.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Bendrixian (1470) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 14, 2012
clear piss yellow colour, lots of bubbles but little head. smells like piss in a can. Tastes like nothing and finishes like cold urine.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
italianjohn (2843) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Clear golden/yellow pour thin white head .... aroma is grainy and of sweet malts ..... not much else the taste is the same sweet malty and grainy .... miggy

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
thetmaxx (898) - West Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 3, 2012
Drank this guy from the bottle. Bleh. Just finished a Belgian, and this was not a good follow up. Very clear, decent head. Aroma is typical of a larger. Flavor is plain, and of rice and maybe corn... Palate is fizzy, so thisi is a fizzy yellow beer. Bleh.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
DeanF (2342) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 30, 2011
330ml can in Hong Kong. Boring yellow and little head; what is there is that thin stuff that isn’t even appetimizing. Soft aroma of the cardboard from the bottom of a cheap chocolate box. Flavour is a watery mess of grain and alcohol; weak palate. This brew has succeeded at the impossible - making something even worse than the original San Miguel!
Earlier Rating: 1/1/2010 Total Score: 2
Aroma is a stench of cardboard and alcohol, appearance is a boring bright yellow with little head and no lacing. Tastes of bread with a dry finish, okay palate. It would be good on a hot day, but there is little that’s interesting about this one.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
wlajwl (5546) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 23, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2011 Bread in aroma and flavor. A very familiar pale lager, not bad just been there had this.


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