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Brewed by Royal (Heineken UK)
Style: Pale Lager
Manchester, England

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unknown

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available

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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed under licence by Heineken in the UK at Royal brewery, Manchester and, formerly, at Berkshire brewery, Reading. Launched in the UK in 1981.
Filtered and pasteurised and available artificially carbonated in kegs, bottles and cans.
The original Australian version is available as Export at around 5% abv.

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0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Xorue (9) - - MAR 4, 2013
A beer to be completely avoided if possible. Which sadly here in the UK isnt. Its in every bar and pub. The aroma is one of watered down-ness, like smelling an open can a day after. Taste is one to behold aswell, it has a thickness to it, often with a large head, that makes it very unenjoyable at the best of times.


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Evilman (141) - Taverny, FRANCE - OCT 20, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2016 Well, that?s not great, in fact it?s rather bad but not especially outrageous. Average lager only useful during a warm afternoon, ?cause beside that, this beer is neither pleasant to drink or able to get you drunk. Very basic taste like hundreds of other cheap lagers, and LOL at the "amber nectar" mention, commercial bullshit as usual. Disappointing and I was not expecting much. PARTIALLY APPROVED BY TAVERNY?S BLACK METAL CREW!

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Theydon_Bois (17593) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Can at Tenzing Drive house clearance ...vintage 2013 some kind of .rar 1888 (presume 125 aanniversary spcial) Ltd Ed can - this was the highlight ! Golden with a well appointed white cap. Nose is pale malts, grains, cereal. Taste is papery, grains, light floral notes, straw, faint bread. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light bitter close. Par for style.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Itstasty (52) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2016
Can. Basic mass produced lager, not offensive, simple taste and flavours. Quenched my thirst on a hot day.

1.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mice (841) - FINLAND - AUG 9, 2016
Kullankeltainen olut kohtalaisella, kivasti pitsi jttvll valkoisella vaahdolla. Tuoksu maltainen ja yllttvn tunkkainen. Suorastaa epmiellyttv. Maku petraa selvsti tuoksusta ollen aavistuksen makea ja maltainen, mutta ei juuri muuta. Normilagereiden metallisuus puuttuu, mist plussaa.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jice (329) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUL 30, 2016
Bouteille supermarch UK. Notation uniquement - Bire de soif, plus lgre que la continentale (France)

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bdleedahl (202) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUL 27, 2016
Thin light lager, standard american lager. Clean and crisp, but still not enough flavour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
teorn88 (6914) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2016
Keg at BST Festival, Hyde Park. It pours a clean golden color with a small white head. Aroma is dry grainy and lightly grassy with notes of straw and starch. Taste is also dry crispy and lightly sweet with some starch, grass and straw. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, decent

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Vishek (9) - MAURITIUS - APR 8, 2016 does not count
Much like a light lager, very bitter in taste, nothing special about the beer, it is just beer bad

1.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
stella27 (8) - MAURITIUS - APR 8, 2016 does not count
Aroma: practically no aroma Appearance: light golden with low head Taste: watery and bittergourd Palate: bitter Overall: will refuse if offered

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarcinG (606) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2016
Tap. Jasnozlote piana biala mala. Wodniste o niklym chmielowym aromacie. Kiepskie. Z puszki smakuje jeszcze gorzej

Marcin G


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