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Caybrew Light | Cayman Islands Brewery Ltd.

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Caybrew LightCaybrew Light

Brewed by:
Cayman Islands Brewery Ltd.
Cayman Islands

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by HalfFull on 02-13-2009

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 21
Photo of Greg_Nall
3.98/5  rDev +47.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Although a old review, since I visited in September 2014, thought I would add a few words.

Visited the brewery and tried several samples of the different offerings, and found the "Caybrew Light" to have more flavor than the "Caybrew", I admit this was a surprise to me also. The samples were standard 2 ounce offerings and rather limited, but I did decide to have a full size "Caybrew Light" based on the samplings. Admittedly the server may have made a mistake or had the wrong handles of the taps.

On the plus side, got and excellent tour of the brewery from the Master Brewer, he had just recently (couple of months) started the position. He was from Germany and trained in the German styles.

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Photo of SWMeyer4141
2.26/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured into a Pint Glass...

Appearance-Straw pissy yellow. Absolutely no head at all after a fairly aggressive pour which I find odd. Looks about as unappealing as a beer can look, even for a Light beer.

Smell-Skunky lemony grassy aroma. It's what you'd expect.

Taste-There is more flavor in a Miller Lite, wehich makes me prefer this beer over it. It's the closest beer to tasting like water that I've ever had. I get a very light lemon taste that is immediately taken away from the carbonation.

Mouthfeel-Very highly carbonated, Saying this beer is light bodied is an overstatement.

Overall-I prefer water with a slice of lemon.

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Photo of BEERchitect
2.8/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A fairly standard Light Lager, meant as an ultimate refresher for hot summer days.

And the beer largely pulls it off. Though the flavors are estremely light, showing only hints of pilsner malts and significant grain character, it carries a clean cracker-like taste with mild floral hop notes. Where the beer doesn't show many flaws or signs of age, there's not much to applaude either. Only a slight sulfury note in taste and feel hurts the beer. Sit me on the beach and give me one of these any day.

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Photo of HalfFull
3.18/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium straw in color with a thin head. Retention was greater than their standard brew, holding for a few minutes before reducing to a surface film, which could be regenerated if desired.

Smells like its big brother, with yeast, corn and hops. Notably thinner on the nose as the sweetness wasn't detected.

Taste is smooth and offers a fairly decent body for a light beer as the carbonation held up throughout the glass. Sweetness noted in the regular beer is gone here. Decent feel and a touch of graininess on the finish yields a better drinkability vs. the typical American Lt. Beer. Not bad, nor was the view.

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Caybrew Light from Cayman Islands Brewery Ltd.
2.7 out of 5 based on 21 ratings.
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