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Youngs Export

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Formerly brewed at Youngs
Style: Premium Lager
London, England
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered, pasteurised and artificially carbonated in kegs.
Young's Export conforms to the German Law Reinheitsgebot. It has a distinctive refreshing taste that combines a well rounded balance of fruit and hops. Very easy to drink.
100% lager malt and 100% Syrian hops (20% added 10 minutes before the end of the boil)


britishalenerd's rating

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
britishalenerd (11) - USA - DEC 28, 2006
Complete crap. I’m a fan of British beers, but this is just crap. Taste like no lager I’ve ever tasted. Strange after taste. When in London avoid at all cost.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
veronika (410) - SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2004
Golden, small head. Aroma is floral and from toffee. Toffee comes back in the flavor together with some bread. Bitter finish, a good lager.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10119) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2004
Yellow/golden, smalle head. Aroma is clearly malty from toffee and butter. Flavor is malty with floral touches. Buttery palate and a somewhat bitter finish. This was a nice surprise to me...

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2003
Young's Export Premium Lager, Keg
Pale color. Undistinguishable aroma. Light taste, but with an original flowery note (elderflower). Dry.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SilkTork (5179) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2003
On Tap, The Courthouse, Dartford. Slightly fuller bodied than the Pilsner with a more prounced malt presence and a better balance with the hops. Remains good tasting for longer than the Pilsner. Salty finish.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Nuffield (3666) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 2, 2003
I had this side-by-side with the Young's Pilsner. This had just a wee bit more head than the pilsner, but not enough to discount the possibility of just two different glasses. Perhaps it is a faint shade darker (more orange) as well, but close enough to make no odds. You really wouldn't necessarily pick these two apart by appearance. Grassy, dusty aroma, with a pretty ugly similar flavor. At home this would have been a drain pour, but at the pub it was just the better part of a half-pint left on the table as I left. (on tap, Kings Arms, Oxford)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (2781) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2003
Sampled on tap in London. Pale, glowing golden. Thin head but tons of lace. Malty nose with a hint of hops. Very flavorful--lightly fruity, prefect hop bitterness in the finish. A damn fine lager.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (1828) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - JUN 18, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2003 Draught: I had this on tap at a pub called the Spread Eagle in London. The beer was a nice golden color. It had a little head, with not much carbonation to it. There was a slight hop aroma to it. There was also a similar mild hoppiness to the taste. This had a good bit more of a malty body than your typical lager. Very smooth. I'm guessing that it is very different in bottles than on tap, based on other reviews of this beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - OCT 25, 2002
tsandard lager,bland malt base with a light hop finish. expected better from Youngs.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
PieTaster (32) - Humpton, California, USA - SEP 21, 2002
Complete crap. I’m a fan of British beers, but this is just crap. Taste like no lager I’ve ever tasted. Strange after taste. When in London avoid at all cost.


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