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Castle Lite - South African Breweries plc

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BA SCORE
65
poor

11 Ratings
THE BROS
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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)
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Photo of rastaman
1/5  rDev -48.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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.

rastaman, Aug 08, 2002
Photo of AKBelgianBeast
2.25/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 4

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.

AKBelgianBeast, May 26, 2008
Photo of WoodBrew
2.25/5  rDev +16.6%

WoodBrew, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of Mikrobrouer
1.88/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

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.

Mikrobrouer, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of sd123
2.5/5  rDev +29.5%

sd123, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of bark
1.73/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

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.

bark, Oct 18, 2008
Photo of Ilacquin
1.33/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

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 ?

Ilacquin, May 05, 2004
Photo of ColSanders123
2/5  rDev +3.6%

ColSanders123, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of Thehuntmaster
1.5/5  rDev -22.3%

Thehuntmaster, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of Sergio_Pereira
3.25/5  rDev +68.4%

Sergio_Pereira, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of GarthT
1.5/5  rDev -22.3%

GarthT, Apr 23, 2014
Castle Lite from South African Breweries plc
65 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.