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Piton Lager Beer - Windward & Leeward Brewery Ltd.

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BA SCORE
70
okay

70 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 2.91
pDev: 19.59%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Saint Lucia

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-19-2002

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Photo of Nolo
2.45/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Act25
3.27/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The beer of St. Lucia.

A- Deep yellow gold with thin, white head. Leaves a bit of lacing. Looks better than most other mass Lagers, including corona or red stripe.

S-Richer more lemony than most macro lagers. Grain, lemon, bright hops, happy beer smell, pretty clean and inviting.

T-Much better than Corona, Red Stripe or Budweiser. Bright, lemony, cleaner fuller flavor.

M-Decent mid-light body, good mouth feel, finishes dry and clean. Great for summer, great for hot day, great first beer of evening, and especially great for making black and tans with The FOREIGN EXPORT GUINNESS from same brewer. They re better together.

O - Super happy with this island beer all week, glad I bought a six.

Photo of MichaelSacks
2.99/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JNForsyth
2.68/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of HardyA
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Two small bottles kindly brought back from St Lucia by a mate, poured into a CAMARA pint glass. Pours a pale yellow colour with next to no head. Quite slim on the aromas, what I can smell is of malt & corn I think. Tastes of sweet lemon & malt, but no hops.
Having tasted a few beers from the Caribbean now I wasn't expecting much from this beer, it's proved to be very average.

Photo of Amp
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of handpullme
2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of jwenzel019
2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of scripna
2.25/5  rDev -22.7%

Photo of jbriggs7
3.75/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of hurshybear
2/5  rDev -31.3%

Photo of Dirty_Island
1.5/5  rDev -48.5%

Photo of schoolboy
3.25/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The best thing about this brew should be pretty obvious - you are probably going to be drinking it in the shadow of the Pitons (I was). St. Lucia is a drop dead gorgeous place that I think I could fall in love with. The people are nice without being overly so.

The beer, on the other hand, is not great. It looks, smells and tastes like a medium grade American crappy lager. There isn't anything distinguished about the brew.

It is well made with no major flaws, but it is uninteresting. It is nice to have one for refreshment while enjoying the amazing beauty of this island. I bought a Piton Beer t-shirt!

Photo of Oidmoe
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of ThinkAgain
2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Goldndomer
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.65/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The first of three beers brought back to me from the Caribbean.

Pours a very clear gold. No head. Nose is malty sweet. Flavor is much of the same. Smooth and consistent and I don't really get any aftertaste or wavering from the way things start off. The body is much thicker than I would have expected. A nice drinking beer and more interesting than I was anticipating.

Photo of bsm80x
3.25/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of 2dogbrew
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of cam477
2.25/5  rDev -22.7%

Photo of Cynic-ale
2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of Cylinsier
2.52/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

10 oz bottle

Pours light clear golden with dissipating white suds.

Coppery malt aroma with sugar adjunct and a light pilsner hoppiness.

Light sugary malt flavor with a mild hoppy bite.

Thin body with a sting of carbonation on the tip of the tongue.

An average lighter lager, nothing special. Have it because its cheap and cold. Otherwise, probably the least interesting of the Caribbean beers I have tried.

Photo of cuy50
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of ant880
3/5  rDev +3.1%

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Piton Lager Beer from Windward & Leeward Brewery Ltd.
70 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.