Brewed by J.W. Lees
Style: Pale Lager
Middleton, England


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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottled lager.
"The Nepalese and British people have long enjoyed a unique friendship epitomised by the noble Ghurka Regiments of the British Army. Their famous fighting knife lends its name to this spectacular beer. Its creation is the harmonious product of original Nepalese recipes and the brewing traditions of J.W.Lees one of Britain's oldest Independent Breweries. working in partnership Manhanta Sherestha a native of Katmandu and Head Brewer Giles Dennis have striven to capture the essence of Nepalese taste and culture in this superbly smooth premium beer."

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ClaudeB04 (400) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 27, 2014
Clear yellow colour, no head. Hardly any carbonation, dull taste. I wonder if there was a problem with my bottle as other guests had a glass with a nice white head and seemed to enjoy it.

panzerwolf (353) - FINLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Light golden colour, very little head. Tastes of hay, some carbonation present. Quite a boring beer.

thellgren (1030) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2014
0.33 l bottle from local supermarket. Looks like an average lager with lots of bubbles and decent head. Taste is very malty, better than I expected. There is also some hops and CO2. Quite nice in its style, not just water with a hint of beer.

zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2014
(bottle - 24 oz) Disappointed on so many levels. Thought it was actually from Nepal. Clear gold. No head. Bad skunked aroma and an even worse skunked taste.

AshtonMcCobb (6498) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2014
33cl bottle from Khukuri restaurant. Appearance - golden with a very thin head which quickly disappears. Nose -gentle pale malt and some citrus. Taste - more lemon malt. Palate - very thin body but at least it’s refreshing which is essential for this style. Overall - had worse and it doesn’t offend.

McWorta (1627) - LUXEMBOURG - FEB 1, 2014
Light hazy pale golden coloure beer with a small fading thin white head. Noses of barnyard, straw, dust, grain/cereals and bread. Rather thin texture with a light fizz light sweet bitter with a touch of dryness to it. Finish goes rather unnoticeable.

Zarkam (539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 5, 2014
330ml bottle from a supermarket in Helsinki. Clear gold colour, small white fizzy mostly vanishing head, some lacing. Aroma of grain, caramel and light citric hops. Taste is initially fairly neutral bittersweet turning into a light bitter finish with a slightly chalky feel. Light body, lively carbonation, dry texture. A fairly uninteresting although very refreshing lager.

ration (2211) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2013
21113. Bottle in Tampere. Pours golden with a nice head. Aroma butter, hay. Typical lager.

andrepintado (3320) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - OCT 17, 2013
33cl bottle. Dark gold color with thin head. Carbonation is quite present. Aroma is high cereal. Not as bad as I expected!

Lambister (520) - FINLAND - SEP 16, 2013
Pale golden colour, minimal head. Bready aroma like most lagers. Pretty dry and light bodied with some grassy hops. A refreshing pils like lager.

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