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Brewed by Wellpark (C&C Group)
Style: Pale Lager
Glasgow, Scotland

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Bottled, regular
Tennentís has been making lager for export markets since the nineteenth century, a time when Tennentís was the worldís greatest exporter of bottled beer. Our premium export lager is now being introduced in Scotland with the launch of Tennentís Original Export, available now in supermarkets and local stores across the country.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrSilverworm (8172) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Most of a 500ml can. ABV listed as 5%. Clear yellow color, thin white head. Bit of lace. Smooth carbonation, dry texture. Basic (but clean and inoffensive) lager taste - white bread, basically. Not much taste, just a moderate sweetness, and light savory and salt. A pretty solid lager, made like a lager should be. Drinkable and refreshing, good for a 100F day. I wouldnít mind revisiting this, and itís drinkable enough to justify a whole 0.5L

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DruncanVeasey (7439) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2014
Can from Intermarche, Lagoa, Algarve. Artisanal Highland product, yes? Gold with a fast diminishing scummy tuft of foam. Aroma of envelope and refuse. Flavour has appreciable bitterness besides the corn-flavoured native offerings; soap, lemon hints, icing sugar, poison death. Olive oil soap and conifer traces. Dead in seconds in the sun. Sits very comfortably amongst the borderline drinkable/undinkable pale lagers of Portugal.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TheBeerGod (5500) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Can - 500mL. Listed at 5% ABV. Gold pour with a short white head. Sweet nose with corn, cereal and flavored seltzer water. Taste is much better with soft sweet malt notes, faint hops, light corn and cereal grains. Body is light-medium with a strong bubbly carbonation. Ends with more cereal, sweet malt, light corn and faint hops. Not terrible.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (5206) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2014
500mL can, bottom marked 30 SEP 14, mine at 5% abv. Nose sweet and vibrantly corny, pours rich clear golden with a sudsy off-white head. Watery taste semi-dry at first (but has something of a sweet residual) with corn and oily, tumbling malt; touch of dust and spice, citric and noble hops on the edges, mostly clean and manages to strike a nice middle. Alcohol well-integrated but what is detectable is a bit harsh. Still, I like it well enough for its aspirations.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5158) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Can. A bright white head tops a medium gold colored body. This has a grainy and meaty nose with some pear hints. This tastes fairly dry like hay with some raw grain. There is also some bread crust. Actually this is interesting with just enough going on to keep it drinkable. Pleasant and clean.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nuplastikk (4954) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 6, 2015
500ml can. Filtered yellow-tan body. Foamy, thin white head. The aroma is kind of shabby...earthy garbage macro-corn tones. Has a touch of skunky noble hops, which make it slightly drinkable. This is still a weak, poor offering no matter how you slice it, a beer made for bums with no taste. Wouldnít get this one again.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4604) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Can: Clear gold with a fluffy white head. Grain, honey aroma. Taste is sweet grain malt, a little lemon.... Pretty nice flavour, and the body is fairly robust and creamy. Definitely above average.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (4432) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Aroma is sweetish/grainy malts, beery and a hint of a chemical/off element. The flavor is mildly sweet malts, fruit/cider and a mildly tart finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
jkwalking05 (4155) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2014
On tap at Finniganís in Universal Studios Florida. Golden with a decent white head. Aroma is of malt syrup, grain and corn. Taste is of grain, light corn and a hint of apples.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
HonkeyBra (3678) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2012
16 oz. can. My beer guy joked that they had this back in stock. But, tonight, I wanted to be 20 years old and in Scotland again. My study abroad experience in Scotland was a study in beer. I was young, on a budget, and needed to get drunk. It pours a pale yellow. Thick white styrofoam head. Tennentís is an institution in Scotland. But anything properly Scottish was an institution. They had a promotion in October that would include a Halloween DVD with every 4 pack of tall boys sold. Suffice it to say: I acquired a few of those DVDs. The problem being my computer would only play those region DVDs a certain number of times. I remember the Uni shoppe up on the cobble stone hill with all our alcoholic goodies and dirty magazines. Aroma of corn, mild alcohol, some hay. Oh, the nights out in bars inside renovated 14th century churches. Tennentís was on tap. Ironically, Bud was often a premium beer in some of the places Iíd go. Other places had casks of beers I ignorantly drank down. If I knew the names of those beers now Iíd probably be amazed and ashamed of how little I knew then. Flavor: we remember things so much better than they actually were, donít we?


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