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West West
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Brewed by West
Style: Premium Lager
Glasgow, Scotland
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
The BEST session lager in Glasgow. An easy drinking lager with a mellow malty finishthat compliments the citrus background.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (9768) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2015
Keg at West. It pours clear pale gold with a small white head. The nose is fresh, doughy, white bread, grass and cream. The taste is crisp, creamy, white bread, grass, toasty grain and straw with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate, foamy carbonation. Decent lager. Clean and readily consumable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ianwelby (778) - SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Its a really basic lager and, to be honest well below Westís usual standard. Itís fairly tasty, hoppy and crisp in the mouth but ends up a bit sickly after a few. Nice enough but unremarkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nihtila (1928) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Keg at Ryrieís as West 4. Nose is cereal, sweetish malts, light grass. Taste is sweet malts, grain, light lemon and grass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (7290) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2015
Keg at West brewery, as west 4. Pours clear golden, nose is cereal, toffee, floral, grassy, taste is similar, dry.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
s_hartshorne (2411) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Keg west riding dewsbury. Pale gold thin head. Aroma is pale malts grain. Taste same some sweet corn sickiness light hops. Thin body fizzy. Not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2014
Keg as West 4 at Platform 5! Pours clear pale gild, thick white head. Cooked corn nose, grassy. Taste is light cereal, sweet lemon. Clean finish. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mighty_meadow (304) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2014
On tap at Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine, Scotland (HAC Bar). Nice and refreshing as far as lagers go and far superior to the mass produced lagers ubiquitous to other pubs in the town. Very decent lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7607) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 20, 2013
on tap at the mercat in edinburgh. a decent approximation of a helles - pale golden with a thin but enthusiastic head; metallic aroma; light bitterness with a hint of grassy hops, though a bit thin in mouthfeel

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (2327) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2014 Keg at West Brewery. Clear golden body with no head, carbonation or lacing. Light fruity aroma with a faint yeasty note. Subtle grapefruit flavour - nicer than St Mungo (the filtered version of this). Thin body with an oily texture. Nice fizz. Decent, but I remember it being more cloudy/unfiltered/tasty last time I tried it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
flying_pig (1191) - SCOTLAND - AUG 20, 2012
Pint in Lebowskis, Glasgow:
Light with some basic but nice lager malts and a touch of grassy hops. There is some corn but not a lot else other than some mild skunk right at the end.
Golden with a clear body and a small amount of white lacing in lieu of a proper head.
Light lager malts along with some citrus and grassy notes. There is some grain and corn with hints of water and bread although again there isnít too much going on really.
Light medium in body and with carbonation just on the high side of medium. There is a lively feel to the beer that finishes with a smooth dryness and a crisp end.

A fairly basic lager but not necessarily a bad one, it just seems slightly watered down when compared to the breweries main lager & itís not as exciting either.

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