Brasserie Imported Premium Lager Bière

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Brewed by Aldi (UK)
Style: Premium Lager
Atherstone, England
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 250ml bottle multi-packs, exclusively from Aldi supermarkets in the UK. Provenance currently unknown.
Light golden colour clear, bright, moderate foam, pleasing sweet malt to the nose, with moderate light hop character, smooth rounded lager taste not overly hoppy with a pleasant lingering sweet malt aftertaste.

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2.2
deanso (10132) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - APR 13, 2017
Stubby from Aldi. Thin white head. Clear golden pour. A boring lager. Cheap and it shows

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PilsnerWhisperer23 (1) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - DEC 25, 2016 does not count
At £3 for a 10 pack, or 30 pence per bottle, nothing beats the price. However this beer just doesn’t taste good enough to crave it. It’s very easy to resist since it just doesn’t taste very amazing. It’s a french lager, and appropriately, unlike a lot of US lagers, it doesn’t seem to pair well with spicy foods, and it also doesn’t quench the thirst after a long hot day like most lawnmower beer. It lacks crispiness, but it does have a nice carbonation, not overly carbonated. While the taste is not offensive, it doesn’t settle in the stomach as well as higher quality beers and so you can be left feeling a little unsatisfied. Its color is very clear, and can be poured without too much head. I can’t for the life of me figure out what this beer pairs well with. I actually use it for cooking pancakes/baking bread and it works perfect for that function. I’d give it 7/20. It’s below average, but not horrible because it’s priced well, and its flavor isn’t offensive. Although it seems to be a lager, it doesn’t pair well with mexican/other spicy foods. At best, I’d imagine it might go well with mild or savory Asian food. It is not a thirst quencher beer either. Basically this is a beer of limited utility.

1.8
redders1974 (1465) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2016 Premium indeed! Bottle at home if its hot enough and the lager is cold enough its ok, some metallic notes corn with bubblegum doesnt taste anything like 4.8%

2.8
pronetas (1) - Athboy, IRELAND - JUN 28, 2015 does not count
Clear beer very refreshing typical french taste with little soupy taste and smell, but amazing when cold on hot summer day no bad after taste even after 5 bottles

1.5
TedE (1328) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 12, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2015 300ml bottle into glass. Slight malt nose. Amber beer with tiny head. A few bubbles. Watery, weak and unlovable supermarket beer.

2.3
zacgillbanks (5174) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle from Aldi, Washington. A pale golden beer that pours without any sort of head. It has malty and toffee flavours with a slight grassy and sulphurous finish. Pretty good considering it’s a very cheap beer.

2.6
brewman45156 (3) - Lancashire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2014 does not count
I find this to be a little metallic in taste, and struggle to find much aroma in it, and it has a fairly thin mouth feel too - but it’s cheap and it chills well and is a so-so beer all round - no provenance as to where it’s brewed, but I have a suspicion that it could be St Omer

2.9
dynamiteninja (1864) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle at 4.4% ABV. Corn, red fruit, iron. Bitter. Dry finish. Crisp mouthfeel.

2.5
garthicus (2929) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 19, 2013
From Aldi in a little 25cl bottle. A yellow body, small white head. Aroma: nothing much, some wet cardboard with grass trimmings. Flavour: Grassy, some maltiness, weird plastic finish. Cheap as chips and don’t really expect a lot for 10 bottles for €5. Good yard work beer if chilled right down.

2.5
tampierre (1383) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 23, 2013
Bottled ; Devon ; UK ; Malt,cereal and grassy aroma ; Clear golden color with smaller head ; Medium sweet taste with some bitter finish ; Lighter body ; Refreshing ; Not bad.


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