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San Miguel (Spain)

Formerly brewed at San Miguel Spain (Grupo Mahou-San Miguel)
Style: Pale Lager
Barcelona, Spain


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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
San Miguel Beer has been brewed since 1890 in the Philippines. A Spanish brewery, La Segarra, was created and licensed in 1946 to brew San Miguel Beer in Europe. In 1953 the Spanish brewery acquired sole and independent rights to San Miguel Beer in Europe, and by 1957 had changed its name to San Miguel. In 1991 Bulmers acquired to rights to distribute the Spanish brewed San Miguel in the UK. In 2000 the Spanish brewery Mahou bought the San Miguel Brewery, along with the European rights to San Miguel Beer. In 2003 Scottish & Newcastle purchased the UK distribution rights from Mahou, and brewed it in Edinburgh. In 2008 Carlsberg acquired the UK rights, and moved production to its brewery in Northampton. In 2010 Carlsberg reached a deal with Mahou to brew and distribute the 5% San Miguel throughout Europe. Mahou retain the brewing rights to all other European San Miguel branded beers.
European San Miguel 4.8% beers bought before 2010 are listed here. European San Miguel 5% beers are listed at San Miguel (Europe).

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rotaldinho (124) - Paris, FRANCE - OCT 31, 2015
Pours a clear light golden color with white head. Cereal grains on the nose, with maltiness; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little sweet lager flavor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
djoeye (2765) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 30, 2015
San Miguel Premium Original Lager Beer: Look; off white hue, clear golden body. Aroma; pale cardboard, malts n straw. Taste; palest malts, straw, cardboard, soap - leading to a sweet finish on cardboard. On palate light. Overall; macro. [50cl can, abv4.5%, BB20.01.2017, B@Eurospar Langnes Tromsø]

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DrNosha (714) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - OCT 5, 2015
Diverse Flaschengrößen und vom Fass. Goldgelb mit dünnem Schaum der nicht lange hällt. Getreide und etwas Süße in der Nase. Antrunk schal, wenig bitter, kaum Abgang. Eiskalt als caña zu tappas ok.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MBlessing (382) - Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 5, 2015
Helles gelb kein besonderer Schaum, leicht malzig süß wenig bitter, nur eiskalt gerade noch trinkbar

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (275) - Berlin, - SEP 17, 2015
I have to admit I nearly forgot I ever had this. But as a kid we loved these 1,5l bottles. so theres so sweet nostalgia. its a very thin, watery texture though. a bit malty, I recall. and even after a hour it wouldnt taste too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Teran (209) - Belgrade, SERBIA - AUG 27, 2015
Typical south american lager. No Spanish touch, no top, pale yellow, corn taste, average carbonation. Noting to remember, but at least it is without bad aftertaste,

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
olsvammel (4727) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2015
Slim can from Systembolaget (4,5%). Light smell, artificial and fruity. Similar taste, some pale bread. Hardly no bitterness. Very watery. Actually feels boozy despite the low ABV.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grzesiek79 (3601) - Radom, POLAND - JUL 28, 2015
Typowe zwykle piwo. Litrowa butla. Typowy wyglad i smak koncerniaka. Nie polecam. Za duzo slodu i slodyczy, a za malo chmielu goryczki i wytrawnosci

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ShivanDragon (2551) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2015
@Spain, uit eerder ervaringen(belevingen), typisch Spaans pils wordt regelmatig op terras geserveerd, schenkt gouden met witte kraag, helder, goede co2. aroma van pilsmout, zoetigheid en graan. Smaken idem als aroma, verder licht, licht bitter, zwak zoet, slappe body, dunne afdronk. ---inmiddels veranderd van brouwerij...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
laiti (7744) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2015
Draught @ some restaurant, Madrid. Rated on 13.10.2008
Aroma has grainy malt, some corn and hints of honey. Flavour has grainy malt, some butter, honey and corn. Also a slight feeling of grassy hops in the finish. Bulky.

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