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San Mig Light - San Miguel Brewery Inc.

Not Rated.
San Mig LightSan Mig Light

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BA SCORE
62
poor

66 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 2.48
pDev: 28.63%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
San Miguel Brewery Inc. visit their website
Philippines

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 03-12-2004)
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2.5/5  rDev +0.8%

patre_tim, Friday at 10:13 PM
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1.75/5  rDev -29.4%

Robloc303, Sep 14, 2014
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2/5  rDev -19.4%

kjkinsey, Aug 29, 2014
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1.96/5  rDev -21%

bird_soul, Aug 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +0.8%

KevinL, Aug 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +31%

Dbrag, Jul 25, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +0.8%

Latarnik, Jul 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +81.5%

Erick_Seksibhoy777, Jun 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +10.9%

samparkique4, Mar 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +41.1%

Fader, Feb 17, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -9.3%

cornchz, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of metter98
2.46/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer is crystal clear light straw yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down but left thick lacing on the surface and the sides of the glass and a collar around the edge.
S: Faint aromas of skunk and adjunct malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has light flavors of adjunct and grainy malts along with more subdued hints of skunk. No bitterness is perceptible, although there seems to be enough hops to mask any sweetness from being noticeable.
M: It feels light-bodied, thin and watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I think that this beer really suffers from coming in a clear glass bottle. It wasn't very skunky, but had just enough to detract from the smell and from a lesser degree, the taste.

metter98, Jan 12, 2014
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2/5  rDev -19.4%

HRamz3, Dec 18, 2013
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1/5  rDev -59.7%

spicyvelveetas, Dec 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +101.6%

sharathr23, Oct 23, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -9.3%

mwar, Sep 18, 2013
Photo of flyingpig
2.01/5  rDev -19%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

330ml bottle on Koh Phi Phi, Thailand (48 Baht):
Light coloured straw with a clear body and a small, bubbly white head.

Light with faint barely, some lager adjuncts, grassy hops and some citrus notes. There is a touch of skunk as well and the taste is quite bland.

Citrus & cut grass with some skunk and basic adjuncts to start. There is a weak, almost water like taste that follows this and a tiny bit of bitterness.

Light & watery with almost no bitterness. Slightly tangy with strong carbonation that borders on gassy.

Bland & watery with a weak taste and smell, one that certainly lives up to its 'light' billing. The beer seems over carbonated and doesn't have much of note to say for itself.

flyingpig, Sep 11, 2013
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3.23/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I had many San Mig Lites in my day and I need to add a review. Is this a great beer - no. Good beer - maybe...not really. Is it affordable. Oh yeah. Value plus adequate quality makes this a thumbs up in my mind. Always poured with a little head - color is pretty weak yellowish tint. The aroma is faint to nil. The taste is pretty standard mass lager thing - but enough malt/hop remnants that makes the faint taste refreshing - especially on a hot Manila day. Again, not great from a hop-head perspective - but in the right setting this is a quality purchase

BradMacMullin, Aug 28, 2013
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2/5  rDev -19.4%

BirdmanJohn, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +41.1%

ufmj, Jul 11, 2013
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2.76/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Back in my room in Hong Kong trying a steady flow of cheap lagers. Poured from a 16.9 oz. can. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is very mild, a touch of corn. Taste is of weak corn and malts, easy drinking but not a lot of flavor. Feels light in the mouth and overall is your standard light lager.

tone77, Jun 16, 2013
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2/5  rDev -19.4%

porkandbeer, Jun 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +10.9%

civicm87, May 30, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -29.4%

twenty5, May 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Jacurdy60, May 10, 2013
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San Mig Light from San Miguel Brewery Inc.
62 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.