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Brewed by Wellpark (Tennent Caledonian - C&C Group)
Style: Pale Lager
Glasgow, Scotland

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 2.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by an original recipe created by Hugh Tennent in 1885 and brewed using malted barley, water and hops in the heart of Glasgow. Itís about as local as export lagers get.

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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rok1024 (1273) - Maribor, - MAR 18, 2013
Refreshing typical pale lager with balanced bitterness. Steep discouraging price.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
pleispleis (68) - Maccagno, ITALY - FEB 26, 2017
bottiglia 33 cl, schiuma bianca grana fine evanescente, colore oro pallido, al naso e in bocca malto lieve erbacea, carbonatazione piatta, poco amara. Molto anonima.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcor (7) - - JAN 26, 2017 does not count
Rated as Tennentís Authentic Export 1885 Lager - 5% Average beer, not so good, not so bad, but i stringly prefer this than Tennentís Super, the alcohol is not strong, you can feel a toasty aroma and a little bit of sweetnes

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (43361) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2016
33 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy, straw.sweet, toasted and slight cornish. Sweet and toasted finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ungstrup (36537) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2016
Bottled. A golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of straw, malt, and cardboard. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, and cardboard, leading to a bitter finish.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Desverger (10568) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2016
[email protected], Copenhagen - Clear golden pour thin white head. Grainy, malty and grassy aroma and taste, overt corn sweetness, thin watery body, hay, grassy finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borup (13725) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2016
33 cl. bottle. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, grain, hops, fruit and bitterness.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
phfyysik (1194) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 30, 2016
Pours golden with light head. Aroma is malty, grainy, dust. Taste is malty, sour, metallic, some bitterness. Drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
The_Osprey (7731) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2016
330ml green bottle from an offie in Rome. Pretty much free. As íTennentís 1885 Lagerí, 5%, BB Aug 2016. Birra Scozzese. Seems to be brewed solely for the Italian market. Pale orange, clear, lightly sparkling, small scummy off-white head, light lacing. Aroma is sweet pastry - custard slice, cornflakes. Body is light yet fills the mouth with foam, tingly carbonation. Taste is tonic water, light metallics, very pale malt, light sugar. Not much taste. Not unpleasant at all - just very light. Too fizzy on the stomach.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ciocanelu (2053) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - AUG 4, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2015 Picked this up just because it had reduced price. Didnít expect much of it but itís a decent lager. No off-taste or aroma in any way. Itís a clean, easy drinking beer, a good example of well done lager.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Marduk (7182) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 1, 2015
330ml bottle. Pale yellow color. Medium size, white head, stays. Malts and terrible hop exctract in aroma. Sweet, sugary, papery, hop extract, corn, cereal in taste. Bad. Never again!


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