Noble, English Craft Lager
Greene King / Morland Brewery

Noble, English Craft LagerNoble, English Craft Lager
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Greene King / Morland Brewery
England, United Kingdom
European Pale Lager
2.95 | pDev: 10.51%
Mar 30, 2016
Feb 20, 2014
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Reviewed by Dentist666 from Russian Federation

3.42/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Poured into pint.
Clear golden with copper hue, white foam, good retention.
Smell - typical for Greene King, malty, fruity, sweet, touch of grassy hops.
Taste - progressively poor, grainy with some fruitiness.
Light body, good carbonation.
Pretty average.
Mar 30, 2016
Rated: 2.89 by dmurray50000 from England

Jun 26, 2015
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Reviewed by captaincoffee from Virginia

3.26/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Bought as part of Green Kingcrafr brew set at London Costco...although i knew the terms Green King and craft were kinda mutually exclusive. I won't go as far as to say I liked this beer. However, as the Euro light lager category goes, I'm not sure what else people are expecting. Light mouth feel, light hops, not much flavor, etc. Honestly, as I drank this, my one thought was that BMC beers could easily be improved to the level of this brew with a touch more malt and hops. With that said, I can't see why I would purchase again. Good lawn mowing beer perhaps.
Apr 09, 2015
Rated: 3.36 by sengland70 from England

Mar 02, 2015
Rated: 2.62 by david_b from England

Feb 20, 2015
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Reviewed by jazzyjeff13 from England

3.03/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
A 330ml bottle with a BB of Feb 2015. Acquired a little while back from a supermarket. The label mentions that this is hopped with Tettnang.

A: Poured into a stemmed pilsner glass. A clear golden-amber colour with medium carbonation. Forms a decent head of creamy white foam that lasts for a minute or two before collapsing and dissipating.

S: Aroma of light malt with hints of fruity ale yeast, faint grass/hay, vague noble hops and stewed leaves. The yeast esters suggest the GK house yeast was used to brew this.

T: Tastes of light grainy malt and fruity yeast with a dry finish. Notes of mild husky grain, fruity yeast esters, subtle grass/hay, a twinge of noble hops, faint nuttiness and stewed leaves. Well-attenuated, followed by a crisp, restrained bitterness upon swallowing.

M: Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with a light, insubstantial body and prickly carbonation. Mildly astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of fruity yeast esters, stewed leaves/grass and a touch of cardboard.

O: So-so; not terrible but a pretty average lager. Looks alright, while the aroma and flavour are quite light and bland. Subdued malt and mild grassy hop notes, underpinned by unusually fruity yeast (for a lager). A more authentic yeast strain could have been employed. Body is OK. Refreshing enough but uninspired - no need to seek it out.
Jan 24, 2015
Rated: 2.83 by SStein from Colorado

Jan 05, 2015
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Reviewed by Paul_Hutchinson from Scotland

2.63/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
Certainly crisp and refreshing and initially a lovely taste, but little remains if you dig a little deeper. Pours to an amber hue with a frothy head which quickly disappears. Smell is there but almost abstract so difficult to pinpoint. Taste is also weak but nice for thirst. No real lingering taste
Dec 17, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by Monochrome from France

Dec 13, 2014
Rated: 3 by Jerseyislandbeer from Jersey

Nov 08, 2014
Rated: 3 by Howlader from Canada (AB)

Sep 24, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by Sam-VW from England

Aug 17, 2014
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Reviewed by Markiboy from Denmark

3.06/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
To be fair to the brewery, they do say the lager is meant to be "crisp, light and aromatic" and it is. It's pretty easily drinkable but it misses all of the right components at the right time of the drink. What I mean is, it doesn't smell anything special as you bring your lips to it, the first taste isn't that enjoyable as you begin to drink and the aftertaste is too watery to invite subsequent gulps. So, all in all, it is light and crispy, but just too light, imo.
Aug 01, 2014
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Reviewed by EmperorBevis from England

2.59/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75
Pours a golden body with big foaming white that quickly disappears
Thin barely noticeable aroma
Thin barely noticeable flavour
Thin barely noticeable body
Jul 09, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by endless1408 from England

Jul 01, 2014
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Reviewed by vinicole from England

3.17/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Golden colour. Head quickly dissipates leaving a scum like layer.
Fruit and cereal smell. Malt distinguished. Both sweet and sour.
The taste is reminiscent of the aroma but rather harsh with stewed hops.
Moderate feel.
Jun 22, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by Andy_Luft from England

Jun 21, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by pknyc from New York

Apr 21, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by wl0307 from England

Apr 19, 2014
Noble, English Craft Lager from Greene King / Morland Brewery
Beer rating: 75 out of 100 with 19 ratings