Brewed by Shaw Wallace (SABMiller)
Style: Malt Liquor
Mumbai, India


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RATINGS: 241   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Super Strong Beer
India’s largest selling strong beer, poised to be the number 1 brand in the country, with an annual sale of over 10 million cases. Smooth tasting yet with a malty flavour and enjoyably strong.
ABV between 7% and 8%.

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nimbleprop (8743) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 7, 2016
16oz can I brought back from India, pours a clear yellow with some cloudy, white head. Nose could be worse, malt, corn, butter, lemon. Flavor is grossly sweet, candy corn, lemon, malt, industrial too. Gross finish.

Rasmus40 (21822) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2016
Can courtesy of Ken1. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, weird apples and alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish with alcohol. Nasty. 220716

back (2242) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Gylden klar skum ingen Marcipan malt sødfrugt pære Sød meget Oile flad @f1

ronaldtheriot (1991) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAY 27, 2016
Haywards 5000 has a thin, white head, a clear, yellow-gold appearance, tiny, white sediment specks, throughout, and some sheet lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of honey-topped white bread, green apple, white bread crust, malt, golden raisin, and rice pudding. Taste is of those elements, with sharp alcohol notes (think of V.S. brandy), some grain husk, honey, corn, and a touch of low-level, rounding hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium,and Haywards 5000 finishes crisp and enjoyable. RJT

Maris (1585) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10, 2016
From a 330ml bottle on 1/5/2016. Pours a clear light golden. The nose features some light apple and grain. Flavour wise, it’s very sweet and fruity - certainly has more than a hint of apple juice about it. Finishes with a very mild bitterness. Medium bodies with average carbonation. Doesn’t come across as 7%. An unusual, slightly cider like brew which isn’t too bad at all.

Theydon_Bois (20600) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle split at Cotts Convention ii, thanks to the ML dirt bags, 05/03/16. Pale golden blonde with a moderate off white covering. Nose is grain, paper, honey, faint caramel. Taste comprises aspartamtic notes, paper, straw, grain, pale malt. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Meh.

The_Osprey (9100) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
Bottle share at Cotteridge II as ’Haywards 5000’. Many thanks to the malt liquor appreciation society for providing this one. Pale yellow, clear, still, small foamy off-white head. Aroma is sickly sweet, corny, honey. Body is light-ish, soft carbonation. Taste is light and insipid, sweetcorn, sugary wet biscuit. Ych a fi.

Scopey (15651) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Bottle thanks to Richy / Sarky / Boosty at the 2016 Cotteridge Convention. It pours clear gold with a medium+ white head. The aroma is simple, grainy, cracker, white bread and cereal. The taste is crazy sweet, sugary, sweet white bread, earth, dirty honey, sweetcorn and a sort of oiliness. Finish is sweet and sugary. Medium body and average carbonation. Damn this is sweet and filthy. A challenge to drink.

Reid (2621) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAR 12, 2016
330ml bottles at Cuisine India in Salem OR Pours a clear golden color with a tiny white head. Malty sweetish aromas.. Sweet malt taste..no real bad after taste though. Ok mouth feel Good Malt likka...nice with Indian food.

SarkyNorthener (4847) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Cotteridge Convention II. Bottle through trade with Macboost, cheers Shawn. Golden beer. Aroma of light sweetcorn. Taste is sweetcorn and dry malt. Poor stuff, love it.

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