1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Castle Lite - South African Breweries plc

Not Rated.
Castle LiteCastle Lite

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
65
poor

11 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 1.93
pDev: 31.09%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
South African Breweries plc visit their website
South Africa

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 08-08-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Sergio_Pereira
Sergio_Pereira

Mozambique

3.25/5  rDev +68.4%

07-22-2014 19:28:43 | More by Sergio_Pereira
Photo of sd123
sd123

Louisiana

2.5/5  rDev +29.5%

04-23-2014 21:37:34 | More by sd123
Photo of GarthT
GarthT

Hong Kong

1.5/5  rDev -22.3%

04-23-2014 12:13:17 | More by GarthT
Photo of ColSanders123
ColSanders123

Georgia

2/5  rDev +3.6%

01-28-2014 14:24:30 | More by ColSanders123
Photo of Mikrobrouer
Mikrobrouer

South Africa

1.88/5  rDev -2.6%

If you ever wondered what SodaStream beer would taste like, this is it. Not an enjoyable experience at all. Produced beer, not brewed. Yuck.

It is not meant to be savoured, rather meant to be gulped down at a beer fest where copious quantities of beer is consumed.

Redeeming quality - the bottle is nice and green.

01-09-2014 12:47:13 | More by Mikrobrouer
Photo of WoodBrew
WoodBrew

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev +16.6%

06-22-2013 17:05:31 | More by WoodBrew
Photo of Thehuntmaster
Thehuntmaster

South Africa

1.5/5  rDev -22.3%

11-14-2011 08:48:47 | More by Thehuntmaster
Photo of bark
bark

Sweden

1.73/5  rDev -10.4%

The colour is yellow with a tint of gold; the large airy head is white. Some lacing occurs.

The smell is basically the same malty one with some metallic bitter hints as the other SAB lagers.

The taste is extremely light. Some lightly frowsy bitterness, some grassy hints. No aftertaste, maybe there is a very fragile tart hint in the finish?

The carbonation is medium and rather fresh, small bubbles. The liquid is light (or perhaps "lite"?).

Not good.

10-18-2008 11:37:17 | More by bark
Photo of AKBelgianBeast
AKBelgianBeast

Alaska

2.25/5  rDev +16.6%

Typical macro lite brew. flavorless except for faint hints corn and water. watery yellowy fizzy swill. What one would expect of any macro Lite. lawnmower beer for sure, but i guess everything has its place. consumed with some waterbuck biltong. I should have thrown a piece into the brew to add some flavor.

05-26-2008 09:10:29 | More by AKBelgianBeast
Photo of Ilacquin
Ilacquin

Indiana

1.33/5  rDev -31.1%

Would you like a dash of beer with your soda water?

This was the standard swill of choice among my travling companions while in South Africa. Unfortunately I was encouraged to give it a try when the Castle Milk Stout ran out...

Looks like your standard light beer, pale yellow, little or no head, lots of carbonation.

Taste and mouthfeel followed the appearance- thin and watery, what little flavor there is comes from the adjuncts. Not impressed.
You can drink as much as you want, but why would you want to ?

05-05-2004 22:04:19 | More by Ilacquin
Photo of rastaman
rastaman

United Kingdom (England)

1/5  rDev -48.2%

I think there is a less chemically/corny taste in this than in the regular Castle Lager, but as a result tastes like water, so i think they are as just as bad as each other, very very bland.

08-08-2002 14:12:48 | More by rastaman
Castle Lite from South African Breweries plc
65 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.