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Red Horse Beer - San Miguel Brewery Inc.

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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 27.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | 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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Photo of barczar
2.81/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

For a month in the Philippines, this and negra were standbys.

Pours a brilliant light golden straw with a half inch white head that dissipates fairly quickly, leaving modest lacing.

Corn, grain, butter, fruity esters, and light floral hops form the aroma.

Flavor reveals more diacetyl, with corn and grain at the backbone, fruity esters throughout, and a slight bitterness at the finish.

Body is moderate, with carbonation a tad high, and slight alcohol warmth.

Much more diacetyl than I recall, and the fruity esters are offputting, as well as the alcohol heat.

barczar, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of Danno48
2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

Danno48, Apr 24, 2013
Photo of gnikola
1/5  rDev -63.8%

gnikola, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of civicm87
3.75/5  rDev +35.9%

civicm87, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of t0rin0
2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

t0rin0, Apr 04, 2013
Photo of Dapperticus
4.5/5  rDev +63%

Dapperticus, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of GRG1313
2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

GRG1313, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of TheBigBoy
3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

TheBigBoy, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of TaylorK
3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

TaylorK, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of OregonGrown7
2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

OregonGrown7, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of GRUUMSH
1.75/5  rDev -36.6%

GRUUMSH, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of RSpencer
3/5  rDev +8.7%

RSpencer, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of emerge077
2.38/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Whoo, Malt Liquor from the Philippines. Let the good times roll...

Crystal clear straw color, thin layer of white foam on the surface. Minimal spotty lacing.

Mealy corn silage, wet grains and wet dishrag notes in the aroma. When cold it's fairly muted, its suggested to keep as ice cold as possible.

Sharp astringent alcohol, apple, dull flavors, light watery carbonation, though it has a fuller feel to the body for an AML. Dull grains, dry finish with some perceptible alcohol in the taste. Plain and rough around the edges... not the most terrible malt liquor out there, but still not worth revisiting.

emerge077, Dec 03, 2012
Photo of mwar
4.25/5  rDev +54%

mwar, Nov 27, 2012
Photo of leprechaunandfatman
2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

leprechaunandfatman, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of GallowsThief
2.85/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Picked up by my buddy Ken in the Phillipines. Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A – Poured out a pale golden yellow with almost no head to speak of at all. Very bubbly.

S – Corn, grain, sweet and not much else.

T – Very sweet taste immediately grabbed me. Malty with a touch of citrus.

M – Very easy drinker. Medium carbonation that leaves a bit of that sweetness on your palate as it goes down.

O – Another on of these hot summer days brews in a foreign country type. Its perfectly fine for a beach, boat or humid day. It will go down quick and easy and its at least got some taste.

GallowsThief, Nov 04, 2012
Photo of cbless97
1/5  rDev -63.8%

cbless97, Oct 28, 2012
Photo of intoxabroad
2/5  rDev -27.5%

intoxabroad, Oct 08, 2012
Photo of BS-
2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

BS-, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of Antonius08
3/5  rDev +8.7%

Antonius08, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of J-guy
2/5  rDev -27.5%

J-guy, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of Bpvarona
2/5  rDev -27.5%

Bpvarona, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of troyvar
2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

troyvar, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of biboergosum
2.53/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

330ml bottle, 7% ABV. A brew which seems to come and go from Alberta store shelves, and is readily confused with the malt liquor cans. Glad I could snatch a single in Stampede City.

This beer pours a clear medium golden yellow colour, with one finger of loosely foamy, and quite audibly fizzy dirty white head, which leaves the meekest burps of EKG lace around the glass as it very readily settles.

It smells of sweet corn grist and overcooked white rice, a mild sweet alcohol ester 'character', and a weird musty, dusty dryness. The taste is a mite bit drier - thin apple cider, a fickle weak graininess, an indeterminate plastic sourness, and some further musty, dusty, er, hops, I guess.

The carbonation is mopey and average, kind of resigned to its fate (I can sympathize), the body a thin, sugar-buoyed medium weight (just barely, sports fans), and smooth, with a gagging sidebar. It finishes sweet, grainy, slightly boozy, and reserved in its nicely understated skankiness.

A malt liquor, sure - it's got all the trademarks, yet that overused concept of 'drinkability' strangely applies here, dunno why. Oh, right, I've suitably lowered my expectations, a la re-runs of SNL.

biboergosum, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of yossarian
4/5  rDev +44.9%

yossarian, Jun 25, 2012
Red Horse Beer from San Miguel Brewery Inc.
67 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.