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San Mig Light - San Miguel Brewery Inc.

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San Mig LightSan Mig Light

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BA SCORE
63
poor

61 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 2.51
pDev: 28.69%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | 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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Reviews by Everydayoff:
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Everydayoff

Thailand

2.55/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

330ml bottle poured into a pils glass with no detail about best before end.

A:
Pale yellow color with thick white frothy head with very good retention, it leaves plenty of lacing coat all around the downwards passage, high and fizzy yet effervescence carbonation.

S:
Smell of grain and faint malt, no hop trait is detectable.

T+M:
Upfront by grain with very low bitterness in the end. The taste is light and rather dull. The mouthfeel is light and clean but has some bolder body comparing to other light lagers.

O:
Not pleasurable brew unless for someone who prefers something light but still has some booze.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2011 19:57:18 | More by Everydayoff
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2.46/5  rDev -2%
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.

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2.25/5  rDev -10.4%

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2.01/5  rDev -19.9%
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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.

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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

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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.

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From the 330 ml. bottle. Sampled on February 15, 2013. No lime wedge.

The pour is yellow to golden with a small fizzy white head that settles down. If it looks like it supposed to I will always give even a light lager a higher mark on hat count.

The aroma has a grainy, bready note to it with a slight clean, hoppiness but nothing jumps out as unique,.

The body is thin and watery. But it would be easy to pound down quickly on a hot day like a glass of water.

The taste seems to have a slightly fuller malt note than other light lagers as well as a nice sweetness to it. It finishes clean. That's about it.

Serving type: bottle

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San Mig Light from San Miguel Brewery Inc.
63 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.