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Tennent's Lager - Tennent Caledonian Breweries

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Tennent's Lager
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BA SCORE
74
okay

251 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 251
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 17.92%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tennent Caledonian Breweries visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001)
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mattmaples

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Some people (not refering to this site) totally trash on this beer. I like this one for what it is. As a light lager this is stuff is good beer. Light, malty, with a nice floral hop. Not something that I would walk a mile for but it does put a smile on my face and it is some EASY drinkin'. One thing though, with its light character it does have to be resonablly fresh. With the light green glass to does turn fast

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2002 00:00:01 | More by mattmaples
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Tennent's Lager from Tennent Caledonian Breweries
74 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.