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Turks Head Lager | Turks Head Brewery

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2.75/5
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58 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Turks Head Brewery
Turks & Caicos Islands
turksheadbeer.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BCMan on 01-19-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,949
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
58
pDev:
21.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of kylehay2004
1.62/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

A: thin head on a mustard yellow clear body.

S: minimal aroma. Mostly typical pale malts of an adjunct lager with a musty/bitter note.

T: grand turk is a nice island but they can keep their lager. 

M: light body and high carbonation. Surpisingly dry finish which greatly affects drinkability/refreshing character  which is usually the only redeeming quality of this genre.

Overall: always glad to try new beers. This one will likely have my lowest review however

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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lupercmda
2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

Photo of Zekenyce
3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of drpimento
2.11/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Geez, I know I reviewed this on here before, about a week ago and it's gone. That last one had a major mango thing going on. This one poured with a decent, thick, foamy, white head that lasts a while and some lace. Color is a clear yellow with lots of large bubble trails. Aroma is fruit and wet grain. Flavor has almost no malt, lots of wet grain, neutral sweetness, a little bitter and some tang. Body is ok and so is carbonation. Finish is like flavor, not much like beer at all and hasts too long. Hope this review is recorded because thankfully I wont be able to have another.

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Photo of Furlinator
3.25/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of chuckgietzen
2.47/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DIPAFAN
2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of ssimpson89
3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnK17
2.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of AndyEdgar
2/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of Hallertau
2.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of knicks19947
3/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of HalfFull
2.76/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured on tap into my Club Med cup, and occasionally a 32 oz. 'beach cup', this brew pours a hazed golden straw in color. A rich and somewhat resilient cap of white foam leaves lots of sticky lacing.

Nose is of pale malts exclusively. No adjuncts can be found and the beer offers a thick grainy pils character. Hops however, never made it into the kettle.

More simple coarse bready notes in flavor and the neutral texture carried forward to the feel. A rather basic and minimalist approach to a brew, and likely all malt in my experience. Still better than many an Adjunct brew, but the lack of hops on the nose and feel keep this from being a go to beer. I actually preferred the Turks Light over this by the pool, or the Amber with dinner. Bit too coarse and bready overall.

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Photo of drdiesel9483
3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Franks this on the beach at grand Turks and thought it was a pretty good lager. Better than bud

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Photo of yergermeister
3.1/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of StaveHooks
3.13/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12oz clear bottle served in a pint glass

A - Pours a golden pale color with a thick bright white head. Very active carbonation along with stellar head retention. Great looking beer.

S - Pale malts, grassy hops, light cereal grains, chalky yeast.

T - Like the nose, pale malts, slightly grainy, has a light cereal sweetness to it. Grassy hops add some bitterness, slightly salty on the finish.

M - Full carbonation, body has to heft to it but its light and clean.

I was pleasantly surprised by this beer. Having this fresh, im sure makes a big difference. It's light, refreshing, and actually not offensive. I've definatley had worse lagers this week.

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Photo of Shandycan
3/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of dbl_delta
3.14/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle dated "best by 9/16/16" into pilsner glass. In Turks and Caicos so presumably it's quite fresh from the brewery a couple of miles away. Pours a light straw color with a thin, white head. Initial impression is Corona with a little sweetness added. Which actually makes it slightly better than Corona, but still not very good.
Hey, it's from the Caribbean. About what you'd expect.

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Photo of Mark-Leggett
2.59/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Tom-Peters
1.5/5  rDev -45.5%

Photo of jrand2621
3/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of GreenEggsHam1
2.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of jpro
2.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this a few times while in the Turks and Caicos...

A: Pours from the bottle a light, clear, gold with a minimal white head which leaves no lace; while this isn't the best looking beer, I suppose its a pretty good example of the style.

S: Not much; maybe some wet paper / graininess; maybe a touch of corn.

T: Not much to it; very light grainy malts and some dry, slightly bitter hops on the end; kind of tastes like Bud and Corona mixed together.

M: Light-bodied; high carbonation; a good thirst quencher.

O: Not the best looking, smelling or tasting lager I've had, but it is pretty darn refreshing down in the Turks and Caicos; for that reason, I'm giving its overall score a little bump - plus, I'd rather have the local stuff than Bud Light, Corona, etc.

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Photo of mattyrubes
2/5  rDev -27.3%

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Turks Head Lager from Turks Head Brewery
Beer rating: 2.75 out of 5 with 58 ratings
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