San Miguel Premium Lager | San Miguel Brewery Inc.

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San Miguel Premium LagerSan Miguel Premium Lager

Brewed by:
San Miguel Brewery Inc.

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-12-2001

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2.5/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5


Pours a fizzy goden color. Medium head settles quickly.

Smells of cheap beer, alcohol, no discernible hops or malts that I'd take home to meet the folks.

Taste is...well, meh. Kinda like a boring pale lager. Nothing really interesting here. Nothing terribly offensive, just forgettable.

Mouthfeel is a bit fizzy, but not too bad.

Overall, I'd drink it at a party (unlike swill such as Coors or Miller!), but I'm unlikely to buy it again.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a medium golden yellow in color. The beer has a finger tall white head that reduces to a thin film covering the entire surface of the beer with some thicker patches and a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to heavy amounts of lacing are observed.

S: A pretty mild smelling beer overall, there are hints of apple juice and grassy hops.

T: Not as sweet as the smell might have indicated, there are some sweet apple juice notes as well as the grain and rice adjunct malts. Light amounts of grassy hop bitterness.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin/watery.

O: Easy to drink and sessionable - would pair well with spicy foods and it would be refreshing in a hot climate.

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2.86/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that gradually died down but never completely faded away and left lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: The smell isn’t that strong and has some fruity notes of apple juice in the aroma.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has light flavors of apple juice along with some hints of adjunct malts such as rice.
M: It feels light-bodied and a bit watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: There’s nothing overly special about this beer, but it is easy to drink and might be a refreshing choice if you are in a hot tropical climate.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 275 ml bottle into a glass. Perfectly average color, white head dissipated fairly quickly. Decent amount of carbonation bubbles at the start. Some lacing.

Not a lot going on with the smell, some light fruit and grain. Smelled fresh and clean.

Taste was okay, a light sweetness (apple, not citrus) at first and mild bitterness that combine fairly well. Could stand a little more hops. Not unpleasant. Tried to taste a little lime, but it doesn't come through.

Could tell it was beer, a little carbonation came through.

A very average lager, no skunk. Certainly would taste refreshing on a hot day but nothing really special.

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San Miguel Premium Lager from San Miguel Brewery Inc.
2.77 out of 5 based on 399 ratings.
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