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Red Horse Beer - San Miguel Brewery Inc.

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Ratings: 84
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 2.75
pDev: 28.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
San Miguel Brewery Inc. visit their website

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Daredevil on 01-03-2012)
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3.25/5  rDev +18.2%

07-25-2014 02:42:59 | More by Dbrag
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1.5/5  rDev -45.5%

07-20-2014 22:39:51 | More by XmnwildX12
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2.55/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pale gold colour; slow bead. No real head, quite thin. No lace. Pretty bland.

Smells beery; metallic with some very mild grain husks and maybe a hint of herbal hops. Bit bitter, bit sweet, plenty bland.

Tastes light, a bit sweet, touch of malt with caramel and buttery notes. Fizzy on back, kind of bitter carbolic note without much complexity. Very slight roundness from body but otherwise booze is not detectable, which is to its credit. But then it's like a strong beer without the flavour/complexity so what's the point? Just dangerous, really. Have a lighter beer if you want something easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 05:52:14 | More by laituegonflable
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3.46/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours an effervescent gold with 3 fingers of fast falling eggshell colored head. Slightly below average head retention & lacing

S: Pears, white grapes, some perfumy notes, some honey suckle notes

T: Sweet apples, dryness & white grapes up front. More of the same as this warms, big time apple blossom balanced by just a little by mineral & citrussy hops. Finishes cidery & dry

MF: Medium bodied, lively carbonation, skews sweet

Drinks easy for the ABV, doesn't really taste like a malt liquor to me, too fruity & smooth. Not bad, I'm sure if I drank enough, a fierce hangover could be had... Better than its rating, but having had this in past, I would say this beer probably goes down hill quickly if exposed to UV light or to much heat. If given limited choices, this might work, other wise caveat emptor on this

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 01:53:24 | More by russpowell
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4.75/5  rDev +72.7%

07-12-2014 22:20:33 | More by OkieMik
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3/5  rDev +9.1%

06-01-2014 01:15:33 | More by MilesRaymond
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New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev 0%

05-25-2014 02:26:49 | More by Latarnik
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2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-23-2014 02:53:27 | More by avisong
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3.06/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a clear golden-orange with a foamy tan head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, sugar, and alcohol aromas. Taste is much the same with sweet grain and fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer that is fairly drinkable and not as offensive as I was expecting it to be.

Serving type: can

05-06-2014 02:27:11 | More by UCLABrewN84
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3/5  rDev +9.1%

05-03-2014 21:04:49 | More by Beestin
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1/5  rDev -63.6%

04-05-2014 16:58:52 | More by Filabee
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Alberta (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-17-2014 16:42:42 | More by Fader
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2.75/5  rDev 0%

01-28-2014 13:16:46 | More by BJSmit
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2.75/5  rDev 0%

01-03-2014 01:09:10 | More by Boone757
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2.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Had a bottle with a skillet of sisig at Maharlika in NYC. Overall, it wasn't offensive, but it was also pretty boring. It tasted like a bland, clean export lager, with none of the vegetal off-flavors that usually come with a malt liquor. I guess that's good. Don't feel the need to the try this. San Miguel would have been a slightly more interesting beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2013 16:24:55 | More by tempest
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1.5/5  rDev -45.5%

12-05-2013 20:19:45 | More by NonicPanic
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3/5  rDev +9.1%

11-24-2013 04:29:47 | More by DuffDaddy
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3.61/5  rDev +31.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

brown 12 oz purchased from Wegman's in a mix-a-six enjoyed chilled from a goblet
The look is golden with a pale white head which dissipates rapidly and leaves a ring of fine beads with visible carbonation and good clarity. The smell is sweet, not really sugary sweet more corn-like perhaps a little dimethyl sulfide type cooked corn, but gentle and a malt presence is there in the aroma. The feel is pretty high in carbonation with semi-dry feel and mild alcohol in the finish with a warming on the way down.

The taste has a light malt flavor with the sweetness of malt but smooth and gentle with a more dry presence as the alcohol is there making the beer seem thinner as a result which is not bad it is not hot, just strong with mild spice probably from the elevated carbonation giving that carbonic element. Overall I like this for what it is - Malt liquor...it is simple and does the trick, not great flavor but better than many I have tried and I would drink this again

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 20:26:50 | More by Slatetank
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2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-07-2013 17:42:08 | More by dcmchew
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4/5  rDev +45.5%

10-23-2013 21:15:02 | More by sharathr23
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2/5  rDev -27.3%

10-20-2013 07:15:17 | More by Frankensteineken
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3/5  rDev +9.1%

10-08-2013 22:01:02 | More by dmorgan310
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2.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Please don't bother with this one if you have an alternative, it's a rather poor strong lager. It is the best beer in the Philippines, but that's not saying much at all. There it comes in 650ml bottles and is far superior to the more dominant San Miguel Pale Pilsener from the same brewery. SMPP is just an insipid pale lager with an unpleasant aftertaste.

In the Philippines, as far as bang for the buck and flavor, this is the one. As in many countries, the one brewery controls most, if not all, of the market. And as in most of southern Asia, all the available brews are sub-par.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2013 02:32:41 | More by migwell
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3/5  rDev +9.1%

09-25-2013 07:19:25 | More by Maillard
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev +9.1%

09-21-2013 01:18:23 | More by Bandi
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Red Horse Beer from San Miguel Brewery Inc.
67 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.