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


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RATINGS: 760   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 27, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2005 This is the worst beer I have ever tasted. Smells sickly, tastes putrid. I bought a 12 pack, drank half a bottle, and donated the rest to the local SB bum.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Crockett (1071) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 17, 2004
Had this from a nice tall boy can I got at Christmas '04. Out of 12 different beers, this was the only one left and I waited till now to try it ( the others were gone within hours/days). Crappy looking. She hails from Hong Kong ( very exotic!!! : ) Somebody tasted a peanut buttery flavour,? I would have gotten sick right there. Then I cracked it. Medium gold, little head, funny ricey sweet aroma. Some hops, brocolli? Pretty strange. Best Chinese beer I've ever had.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rabuc (143) - carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2004
i'm rating this beer so high because of tremendous nostalgia. believe it or not, this was the best beer we could get in korea years ago when i served in the military there. many cases of this cheap brew were enjoyed after stressful helicopter night flights. it looked ok - weak pale color with white thin head. went down watery smooth, was very refreshing with distinct san miguel aftertaste. i had one again just for this taste test and probably won't have another unless all my flight buddies get together for a reunion.....

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiulijn (18399) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2007 2005-02-12, 3-2-4-3-8=20
Blond color. Smell of plastic and alcohol, with the malt. Very common taste; strong bitterness; probably not bad if tasted in Asia…

2003-12-04, 2-2-3-2-6=15
Blond color. Bad corn aroma. Sweet taste, hay, corn. Watery final. Too poor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
dortmunder (961) - Herdecke, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2003
Nice aroma, but taste was actually pretty bland. Something weird in the aftertaste, like rice or corn. Sweet. Don´t like it.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
khayman70 (153) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - NOV 19, 2003
Pale but not real good. A very bitter finish. Not great. Probably won't drink again

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beastdog75 (363) - Brick, New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2003
Simple beer that is quite refreshing. Some malt and hoppy characteristics, has a grassiness to it, and maybe a bit watery. Very easy to drink and would make a great hot-weather beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 6, 2003
Really, what am i supposed to say about his beer. It sucks, its the same ole shit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JPDIPSO (5450) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 3, 2003
Clear straw color with a wispy white head. Aromas of husky grain and cereal, hints of grassy hops. Sweeter malts, near unattenuated flavors. Finishs dryer, with a husky grain flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 27, 2003
White head, not too impressive, tasted like some kind of fungus, not exactally like yeast or anything. Weak overall, but it just tasted pretty bad. I would never reccomend this to anyone

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