Formerly brewed at Cains
Style: Pale Lager
Liverpool, England


on tap


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Seasonal - August (and also occasionally at other times).
NOTE: Only ratings for the cask version should be entered here. The bottled version is pasteurised and has a separate listing.
Introducing our new lager that has been brewed by using the Finest Malted Barley in the World - 'Marris Otter' from Norfolk, England.
Cains Finest Lager is then Stored or 'Largered' for 3 months to give it a smooth and fuller flavour.

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MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2007
A Mes rate: Cask at Baker Street ’Spoons. Standard blonde looks with a pretty poor film of little bubbles. Slight diacetyl in the aroma but it’s jst about hidden by some mellow hoppage. Not too great in the flavour department. Raspberry, dusty tobacco and something distinctly rice pudding about it. Very soapy note makes me wince when I drink it. Dusty finish just about saves the day. Not great.

cgarvieuk (25395) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2008 Paisley beer festival 06 ...Golden light orange colour... with a fruit hop nose ..wonderfull mouthfeel ...A nice lager thats a bit more fruity

imdownthepub (15067) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2006
Cask at a Wetherspoons. Pale gold with short lived head. Really not sure about this, sweet grainy beer with a thin sweaty flavour. Like lemon fairy liqued. Sugary finish.

DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Brewery Tap, Liverpool 11/06/2005 Golden coloured hoppy and crisp on the palate. Banana fruit flavour. Some bitterness and dryness in a full malt finish.

Ungstrup (38159) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2006
[Cask as Cains Cask Lager at GBBF 2005] A hazy pale yellow beer with a white head. The aroma is soury grassy, while the flavor is a sweet and sour mixture with some malty notes. I don’t like it.

chriso (7586) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2005
Cask (handpump) GBBF, August 2005. Cains must have spent a fair amount of dosh on advertising hype for this beer. For me, at least, the reality was rather more mundane. Gold colour. Right sparkler. High carbonation. Soft and sweetish. That’s about it for me. Not very interesting.

Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2005
Draft, at the Radison Hotel, Liverpool.
Pale golden pils with a nice foaming white head. The aroma is immediately different with farm yard characteristics amongst the regular lager malt and hops. The difference is what gives this beer its appeal.

tiggmtl (4544) - East York, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 14, 2005
Cask lager? Has to be tried... Rather plain but clean malt aroma with some light grassy and floral hops. Clear golden body topped by low white head that lasts well and laces a bit. Bready, toasty malt flavour with some floral and grassy hops and light bitterness as well as a low fruitiness. Light body with somewhat low carbonation - again I expect the very tight sparkler tap has something to do with that. This seems more like an ale that was fermented and aged at very cold temperatures. It doesn’t seem to have the crispness of a lager. Still it is enjoyable enough if somewhat simple. Cask at GBBF 2005.

kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - AUG 26, 2005
Cask (GBBF): GOld with a white head. Clean lager malt flavour, but a bit bland. Some sugary notes in the aroma. Thin bodied. Drinkable, but only just.

DanielBrown (4527) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2005
Hand pumped at GBBF 05, with a big head. Fruity, rounded flavour: jelly tots and pretend tartness, with moments of sugar and salt. Definitely interesting and worth trying.

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