Tennent's Original Export Lager | Tennent Caledonian Breweries

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Tennent's Original Export LagerTennent's Original Export Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tennent Caledonian Breweries
Scotland, United Kingdom
interbrew.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by slitherySOB on 03-02-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
59
Reviews:
22
Avg:
3.01
pDev:
19.27%
 
 
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Ratings: 59 |  Reviews: 22
Photo of Lemreway16
1.18/5  rDev -60.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

British lager in general is a poor representative of "Beer" and this gassy, weak tasting is a fine example of how to make a really poor drink. Not recommended.

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Photo of Metalbrew
1.84/5  rDev -38.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A very light beer that pours yellow with lots of head. This beer hasw barely any taste with a watery aftertaste. Very disappointed.

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Photo of BenSparks34
2/5  rDev -33.6%

Photo of flyingpig
2.06/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Very light coloured straw with tonne of bubbles rising to the surface and a foamy white head that is about an inch tall and stays relatively well.

Bland smelling but with a skunk aroma lingering in the background. There is some corn, vegetable adjuncts, some bread and very light malts along with some grain.

Corn, bread and very basic malts make up most of the taste along with some grain and skunk flavours. Again it is quite bland though and not very appealing.

Thin bodied and quite watery, at least that makes it smooth though I guess. There is mild carbonation and a background sweetness with a mildly bitter finish.

A very basic pale lager and not one I pale to try again, it was drinkable but only just. The only thing noteworthy about it is that I would probably rate it worse than I would normal Tennent's Lager.

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Photo of slitherySOB
2.3/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Perhaps the best choice at a wedding I attended. This beer pours a fizzy yellow colour with an offwhite head that lasts perhaps thirty seconds. Smells of grains, malts and bread, with a slight alcohol presence. Tastes like it smells. Plain, unassuming and bland. Mouthfeel is thin, watery and slightly fizzy. Overall, it was the best the wedding had to offer. But that's not saying much.

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Photo of rjplumer
2.46/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Aroma is grainy with a hint of skunkiness which is probably due to green bottle. Appearance is clear golden body, fizzy, with a white head about an finger height which does linger for awhile. Taste is a sweet grainy malt. Feels light and wet.

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Photo of WillAndSarah
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Fettpopps
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BcOneSeven
2.57/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of cam477
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of JasonThaler
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of sephyrott
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of Tafyob41
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of Honeybourne
2.76/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of BeerBateo
2.83/5  rDev -6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Love the big "T" on the label because it is the 1st letter of my real name. Can't comment on the froth, as i blinked & missed it. Minimal bubbles & lacing (reminds me of when the hot tub turns off, less the Unidentfied Floating Objects). The smell is pleasantly sour with a bit of jute undertones, but the taste is mild & low carbonated. Creamed corn comes to mind as its subtle sweetness settles in (try & say that 5 times fast). Would it be safe to say this is a nice "ladies beer"? I'll call it "Tina". My mouthfeels like it wants more, so that is good. Not prickly at all, despite the jute. I'll most likely have it again, by serving it up at my next macrame/potluck/hen party. Cheers!

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Photo of andrenaline
2.85/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a clear golden colour, thin layer of head, little retention and no lacing.

S - Mild, bready, toasted crackers, and a musty grainy finish.

T - Much like any Canadian macro, musty bready notes, sweet corn, hints of tart citrus and the toasted crackers on the finish.

M - Medium bodied, a tad prickly and a touch of dryness.

O - Nothing spectacular here, I would pass this up and certainly wouldn't recommend it.

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Photo of TheSarge
2.88/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured this into a 6oz hotel glass, and the brew makes a finger thick white foam crown, and the body is pale gold and cleanly filtered.
The aroma is astringent, lemon, grain husk, and slight tobacco.

Tastewise, it's muted with cereal grain and slight lemon.

Feels thin and wetting to the palate.

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Photo of Tank880
2.88/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Tyler_V2
2.89/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Exeter
2.91/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of johnnnniee
2.92/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can from Bert's
Pours a bright almost neon golden color with a decent sized bubbly white head. Grainy crackery pilsner malt with a hint of skunk and just a touch of spicy hop. The flavor adds a honey like sweetness and just a touch of sulfur. Decent enough lager, cool that its in a big can, but unremarkable.

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Photo of JLBreier
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Crisp, somewhat refreshing.

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Photo of pfaucett
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bilhelm
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of dsshuck
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Tennent's Original Export Lager from Tennent Caledonian Breweries
3.01 out of 5 based on 59 ratings.
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