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

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RATINGS: 730   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02   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.


Finwe's rating

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Finwe (420) - Grankulla, - FEB 15, 2013
330ml can, brewed by San Miguel Hong Kong. Pours pale golden with a rough white head. Somewhat sweetish aroma with grain and hint of metal. Flavour is sweetish cereal, mainly maize or rice, and hint of metal as well. The finish has a weak note of hops. Not the worst beer China has to offer.


0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
The_Osprey (3244) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2015
320ml bottle from HMart New Malden, picked up today. 5% BB Nov 2016. Clear, pale orange, lightly sparkling, small white head doesn’t endure, light lacing. Aroma is water, a little spearmint, air. Really not giving much up in the smell. Body is light, tingly carbonation, foamy. Taste is vegetal and tangy, dirty water, metallics. Definite dirt. Tonic water. Something acidic or lactic. Wow. One of the worst I’ve had. I almost resent drinking this purely for the Philippines tick. Almost.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MisoW (2295) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma is malty, hints of caramel. Taste is medium sweet, malty, bit caramely, bit hoppy.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SVD (913) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle at home from an asian supermarket in The Hague, golden beer, small head, aroma is grain, malt, hint of sweetness, taste is the same, actually not bad, quite refreshing to be honest.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
jflopsu (827) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Pours a pale yellow. Has a grainy, malt, and pine aroma. A dry taste of grains and malts with some pine. A somewhat refreshing aftertaste, but still a dry feeling on the tongue from the grains.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tbonde (181) - DENMARK - JUN 11, 2015
25 cl on Tap@Oslo Restaurant Tranchere in tulip glass@approx. 6 degrees C. Pours dark golden with small frothy white small head with sufficient retention. Light aroma of bread, malt and caramel. Taste the same including a slight sweetness as of honey or caramel. Very malty with hops narely to be detected though there is a slight bitterness in the aftertaste. Somewhat watery palate and average to high carbonation. Standard fare with no off tastes, but more of a thirst quencher (for which it worked fine on a hot day) than a beer for tasting.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aggiebob (294) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle: It poured a clear golden color with a small white head that quickly dissipated. It has a slight grassy aroma with a malty flavor that is balanced with very little bitterness.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mutz (712) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2015
Flesje in restaurant YogYakarta. Pilskleur, weinig kraag. Ruikt metalig, smaakt waterig en metalig, bitterzuur. Slecht bier.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mister_Li (127) - GERMANY - JUN 3, 2015
Klares goldgelb mit wenig Schaum. Sehr mild, fast schon wässrig, minimal würzig. Nicht sehr aufregend, dennoch trinkbar.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GuideDogSaint (813) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAY 20, 2015
320ml bottle at Beer Bay, Hong Kong on 2 May. Pours pale yellow with a thin white head. Aroma of malt and cardboard. Bittersweet finish.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
marcus (7564) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Pours clear golden with a nice white head and a light floral aroma. There is a relatively tasteless carbonated pale malt flavor with a slightly bitter finish.


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