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

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RATINGS: 658   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2009
Bottle 32cl. @ home.
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20090712]

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2009
33 cL can, courtesy of faeroeviking. Pours clear and yellow with a small white head. Mild malty and slight dry aroma. Mild malty and cornish flavoured. Mild bitter finish.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2012
Bottled. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of brewing cereal, malt, and metal. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, grain, metal, and brewing cereal, leading to a dry finish. The body is light.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2006
(Bottle 33 cl) Slightly hazy pilsener golden with a small, white head. Vague aroma of malt and...chlorine? Body is thin with some weak, malty notes and only a hint of hops in the finish. Poor. 080106

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 9, 2010
Bottled (from bierzwerg.de). Pale yellowish golden colour with mediumsized bubbly white head, that disappears quite quickly. Aroma is cooked vegetables, maizelike sweetness as well as some slight grains and mild metallic notes. Flavour is maizelike sweetness, some earth, mild cooked vegetables and grains. Not the worst of lagers...

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joergen (19664) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2005
Bottled. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Aroma of malts and corn with hoppy notes. Malty flavour with notes of caramel and corn and a hoppy finish. An OK pale lager, but still it’s nothing special.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (18963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2002
Pale golden. Medium bodied, some corn- or rice flavour, some bitterness. OK as a tropical lager.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiulijn (13533) - 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.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
saxo (13457) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2008
Can. Medium head with medium duration. Color is pale yellow. Aroma and taste are mild malt with slight notes of hops. Watery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13364) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
30th July 2008. Bottle from the Philippines. This generally is poor from anywhere else! Pale gold lager. Light and crisp. Watery but in a refreshing spritzer sort of way. Refreshing. A beer close to my heart as I drank loads of it in the Philippines. Sometimes even had this for breakfast when the water was suspect.


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