Brewed by Meantime (Asahi)
Style: Premium Lager
Greenwich, England
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Meantime Brew Master, Alastair Hook, has spent 20 years planning the quintessential English lager. His reasoning is simple.The great European lager brewers use very soft water and neutral yeasts to ensure that only the flavours of their locally grown malt and hops come to the fore. East Anglia is home to the worlds finest malting barley and Kent is home to some of the worlds best hops. Midway between the two, London is ideally placed to bring them together in a straightforward, clean, long-matured, unpasteurised lager, where all you can taste is malt and hop.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martin243 (1084) - Tyne & Wear, - NOV 17, 2012
330 ml bottle fridge cool served in a chalice. Yellow body, thin white head. I struggled to discern a faint straw aroma.Also struggled to find anything major going on flavour-wise. A little malt, soap and marzipan. Not terrible, just quite basic lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fajry (1882) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 18, 2017
Flasa v Saltney. Bledo zlata farba, biela pena. Vona sladova, sladka, kukuricna. Chut sladova, sladka, kukuricna, mierne horka.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AJL1980 (101) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2016
Bottle from Morrisons. Bought in error as thought was pale ale. Ah well! Nice enough lager and easy to drink. Pours very light amber. Tastes like a cross between lager and craft beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Delirium (662) - Falmouth, Cornwall, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours bubbly clear yellow with a moderate, fast disappearing white head. Aroma is malt and straw. Flavor is somewhat malty and sweet, with grass and straw notes, and a slightly hoppy finish. Not bad for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sarauckelman (480) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2016
Clear light yellow with no head. No aroma. Slightly musty/dirty lager flavor, slightly bitter aftertaste. Not very special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
uckelman (728) - Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2016
Very pale yellow. Not much head. Aroma is grass, bubblegum, maybe a hint of banana. Medium body. Barely any flavor at all. A bit mineral on the finish, but thats pretty much all thats here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radassace (147) - SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours a light hazy gold, with a quickly diminishing white head. Very floral on the nose with some sweet bread and grain aromas. Mouth feel is light and a bit watery, but has a nice hop finish leaving a light tingle on the tongue. Refreshing and crisp enough to enjoy on a hot day.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MarcinG (704) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2016
Butelka 330ml. Jasnozloty slomkowy kolor. Piana biala srednia szybko opada do zera. Slodkie kukurydziane nuty i tyle....ani w smaku ani w zapachu nie prezentuje niczego specjalnego. Kiepskie

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
badhack (550) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 25, 2016
This was a pretty light lager. Poured straw, very light watery mouthfeel. Tasted of light malt and finished with a moderate hop bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (6981) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2016
Tap at The Three Greyhounds. Clear golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Grainy and slightly floral, grassy spicy, hoppy aroma. Taste is slightly grainy, floral hoppy overtones with some grassy spiciness, minimal residual sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dazka (83) - Milan, ITALY - SEP 16, 2016
S: malt, sugar, alcohol A: yellow, clear, minimal head T: malt, slight hoppy finish P: refreshing, sweet with low bitter finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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