Brewed by San Miguel
Style: Pale Lager
Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines


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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
The Philippine’s first and only low-calorie beer. It has the same refreshing, full-flavored taste and alcohol content of the nation’s favorite brew, San Miguel Pale Pilsen.

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Maits (580) - ESTONIA - MAR 27, 2017
Clear light golden beer with no head. Aroma is minimal malty, otherwise like sour water or something. Taste is also quite watery, maybe some malty sweetness. Light body. Soft carbonation. Drinkable right after you take it out from fridge.

kdd230 (93) - Carshalton, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2017
330ml. can in Mae Kasa, Thailand. Pours a light gold with minimal head..Faint aroma; very little to identify. Carboardy taste, slightly sweet. No real interest. Generic light lager.

Ferris (16498) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 27, 2017
Bottle - Light apple and corn. Clear gold with a small white head. Just as it smells. Nothing bad, but nothing good either.

thirstyrabbit (1849) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 12, 2017
Bottle. Brewed by SMBHK - must be from the Hong Kong plant then? Pours pale yellow with a small head. No aroma to speak of. Maybe some weak hints of cereals and CO2 sourness. Watery body, taste has some light hints of sweetish malt and rice. Feels clean but that’s because it’s so watery. Drinkable enough as something to flush down fast food with.

YantarCoast (1513) - Moscow, RUSSIA - NOV 28, 2016
330ml can brewed in Vietnam by San Miguel Vietnam. Pours pale yellow with a foamy white head. Aroma is wet cardboard, corn husks, rice. Very little in the way of taste: water, faint pale malt, paper.

beer_rookie (660) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 27, 2016
Pre-pour thoughts. I watched a couple of commercials for this. One with Sam Pinto, whoever that is, and kind from the 90’s, which I found to be funny. I like the stamped bottles. "Property of San Miguel Brewery" it says. Okay, so next time I’m in the Philippines I’ll try to remember to return it. I very much dislike the clear bottle. I like the description on the label, made me laugh. So far, so good, I guess.

Poured into pint glass. Poured perfectly! Not skunked! Very clear straw color. Poured with a nice one finger or so foamy, thickish white head. Actually a decent head retention. Pretty good lacing. Very carbonated.

Aroma is light roasted barley and rice. Rice actually is probably dominate. Light hops. Light banana, light grapeskin.

Taste is eh. I get rice husk, sort of a stale mildewy taste. Lightly sweet, a touch spicy bitter. That’s about it.

Mouthfeel is light bodied. Watery. Crisp and dry. So carbonated it leaves a crackle behind even after the swallow, which adds to the dryness.

Overall, for a light import in a clear bottle, this is remarkable. I’m blown away by the aroma. It lacks in taste, but so good. This has some notable characteristics to it, and is less industrial than American macro light lagers. Yes, I would buy this again, and I would recommend it.

tarmok (1434) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 17, 2016
Clear golden liquid with frothy white head. Aroma of straw. Taste of straw, light sweet, medium bitter, light sour. Light body light feel, average carb long fin.

Koelschtrinker (21489) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - NOV 17, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2017 Heller, laff herber Antrunk. Wässrig, minimal bitter, sehr langweilig. Unnötig. 7/6/9/5/7/6

kermis (14553) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2016
Bottle at Heaven Sky Bar, Bangkok. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma of dull malt, grains and cardboard. Flavour is light sweet and bitter. Light bodied with high carbonation.

Rubin77 (2583) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 18, 2016
F: average, white, not long lasting. C: gold, clear. A: malt, sweet sugary, corn, rice, hint of bready. T: malt, cereals, caramel, hint of grassy, watery, light body, normal carbonation, nothing special here, 33cl bottle from local Philippines food shop Avenue de la Chasse, Brussels.

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