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


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RATINGS: 705   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Finwe (412) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Florya (452) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: clear yellow, medium white head. Aroma: corn, lemon cest Palate : thin body, high carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
loco_gallego (176) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Blonde dorée, mousse blanche sans corps et peu persistante. Au nez pale lager moyenne.. métallique. En bouche crispy mais un goût métallique. Quasiment pas d’amertume... C’est pas bon.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DYCSoccer17 (3383) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 12, 2015
12 ounce bottle purchased for $1 from sale cart at Nugget in Davis. The aroma has excessive corn and DMS. Some boiled veggies and mild sewage also play a part in the aroma. Transparent, crystal clear yellow body with a small, white head. Starts with a watery, slight metallic flavor. Afterwards, it becomes rather flavorless and watery. Believe it or not, there is a light grassy bitterness late. Pretty unoffensive alcohol delivery device.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ffaoe (269) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2015
strong pale malt aroma. golden and clear with a fast fading head. taste is very watery, very faint malt flavor

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
klas (322) - SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2014
Standard beer on the Philippines. Okay in the Philippine heat. Limited aroma and taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kustie (236) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 29, 2014
Tap@Salud. Pale color and white head. Some malt in aroma. Malt and some metal in flavors.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
StevieT (769) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 18, 2014
From a can. Pours clear pale amber (surprise), drinkable but that’s about it, and only if there is nothing, and I mean nothing, else.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
neontb (56) - - DEC 18, 2014
OK. So this isn’t the greatest beer in the world. It’s also not one of the worst and deserves much better than the 4 overall score above. Not a lot of hops or anything really that noteworthy, but at 26 pesos down at the corner Sari-Sari store ALWAYS, it tastes pretty damn good when in the Philippines heat. Nose is a bit like straw and a little sour, taste is pretty clean albeit a little grainy and the hops are nowhere to be found. Finish is clean and refreshing, thats about all there is to it. Cheers.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (668) - USA - DEC 9, 2014
Rated based on notes taken 2 Mar 2012 -- Suprisingly I really liked this brew; Even for a Light lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnnniee (2517) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Half liter can smuggled back from Dubai by Joe M, thanks for the opportunity! Pale golden color with a smallish quickly dissipating bone white tightly bubbled head. Light bready pilsner malt, faint floral hop, hints of light fruitiness. The taste is big sweet bread with a bit of fruitiness and little to no hop flavor. Middle of the road macro style pilsner/lager.

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