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Carib Lager - Carib Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
67
poor

323 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 2.82
pDev: 24.47%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carib Brewery Limited visit their website
Trinidad & Tobago

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: canadianbarman on 01-30-2001)
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Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

1.27/5  rDev -55%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Best Before: Oct/09.

Appearance: Pours a crystal clear, yellow body and despite a continually heavier pour, I just can't coax more than a few bubbles to form an ultra thin, white head. Ah well.

Smell: What a stink! Extraordinarily skunky aroma that strikes your nose mere seconds after the bottle is opened. If you don't mind a big snootful of skunk with each whiff, you can barely make out faint hints of cereal-scented malts.

Taste: Gah! Oh, how horrid. Some pale malts with a cereal sweetness and very minor hop character and bitterness, but mostly you're treated to a whole host of icky tastes. Plasticy, skunk spray, and metallic! Three disastrous tastes together at last. A couple glasses of cool, clean water only begin to wash that out.

Mouthfeel: Thin-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: As much as I usually appreciate it's inclusion on the bottle or label, the Best Before date serves no purpose whatsoever here, as this beer died an ignoble death long, long before October 2009. Sure, the year is still young, but this is, by far, the worst beer I've had all year! Avoid at all cost.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2009 18:57:32 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Purchased at the LCBO as a single. 330ml bottle served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well. Pours a nice white head that stays for a while. Color is exactly what you see in the clear bottle

S- Pretty good. almost sorghum smelling.

T- Very good. Light yet flavorful. Definite lager bodied goodness.

M- Dry and slightly sweet aftertaste

O- Very good. I always buy Carib when in the Caribbean. Refreshing and full bodied for a lager

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This nice light beer goes well cutting through... Curried Goat. The heat of the curry can still be cut through by this wonderful little lager.

Enjoy

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Carib Lager from Carib Brewery Limited
67 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.