Brewed by Namibia Breweries
Style: Premium Lager
Windhoek, Namibia
Serve in Lager glass


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A premium quality, natural beer brewed using only the finest imported ingredients. It delivers a refreshing taste profile for the social drinking occasion. Windhoek Draught is the most sessionable beer in the Windhoek range and can be found on tap at selected outlets, as well as in the unique ‘big’ 450ml nonreturnable pack - ideal for any outdoors occasion.

Oakes' rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - NOV 3, 2012
Gold colour. Appley, slightly grainy nose. Similar taste profile, and a little bit watery. Not awful, but a weak member of the brewery’s lineup.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bbertels (122) - NORWAY - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle, drunk at Sunnyside hotel, Johannesburg. Nice fresh aroma and not too carbonated. Tender hints of malts and some (generic) hops but as a premium lager -- not my favourite style -- this is very, very good and drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Abrakarl (342) - SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2014
Nothing bad but I don’t see the difference between this one and the regular. Except this one is less ABV. Pretty tasteless whatever they say about reinheitsgebot...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FisheagleMike (1) - Knysna, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 26, 2014 does not count
Best beer to drink on any Friday - enjoy with a wonderful sunset over the Knysna Lagoon - crisp clean and very drinkable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mvdheerik (1) - SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 16, 2014 does not count
Very nice, refreshing beer with a smooth and slightly bitter taste. really enjoyed the aroma and taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wim (2884) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
on holiday in Namibia 440ml bottle of sparkling gold blond colored body with a big white head and with a yeast hops malt aromas a spicy hop bitter malt flavor with a bitter finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vissie22 (1) - cape town, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 14, 2014 does not count
Decent lager with a clear golden appearance. Light decent session beer.One od the better largers within SA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wanja (673) - GERMANY - MAY 24, 2014
0.5 l bottle at Soweto Backpackers... Clear golden color, average head... Mild hop aroma, nothing special, but quite refreshing... Low bitterness, standard Lager taste... Mild ending...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Splitenz (331) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 30, 2014
Probably the best beer in the world No, of course not, I just wanted to mess with Carlsberg. My favorite lager in the World, Windhoek Draught is my beer of choice if I can’t fint any craft beers. It has a good hop profile, there’s enough of a malt presence to make it interesting and it is very crisp and thirst quenching. When ever I am in South Africa, I go for this fine product from Südwest (Namibia). Why is it far better than any other of its kind in this region? Well, it is brewed by Germans using the reinheitsgebot. This means, no additives, no pesky maize and just a beer through and through. If you go to South Africa, make sure you make Windhoek your beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
werner22 (6) - SOUTH AFRICA - MAR 10, 2014 does not count
Your best botteled draughts on the market. You can party the whole night long this beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
aleksander9 (525) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 Golden color with very fizzy head. Aroma is skunk, piss, lemon, citrus and sweet malt. Nice citric mouth feel with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is dry, citric and lasting malt sweetness. Overall: Not to bad.

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