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San Miguel Fresca | Carlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd
United Kingdom (England) | website

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by EmperorBevis on 05-20-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
8
Avg:
1.77
pDev:
55.37%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 8
Photo of jazzyjeff13
1.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A 330ml clear glass bottle with a BB of April 2013. Picked up a while back from a supermarket. Label recommends to serve with a slice of lime.

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A clear pale-gold colour with medium carbonation. Forms a decent head of white foam that lasts for a moment before subsiding. Aroma of light malt with hints of overcooked veg, corn and faint stewed leaves. A harsh sulphurous note lurks in the background. Vile.

Tastes of ultra-light malt with a dry finish. Hints of stewed leaves, corn, overdone veggies and wet cardboard. Harsh, with an acrid solvent-like note upon swallowing. It tastes disgusting. Mouthfeel is thin and watery, like mineral water. Dry and rather astringent, with an aftertaste of harsh stewed leaves/veg.

Horrid. I wish I could call it tasteless, but it's much worse than that. Watery and insipid, with nasty off-flavours that make you wonder what went into it. I can see why the manufacturer advises adding lime; anything to mask the true taste. All but the most avid masochist should avoid this beer.

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Photo of BlackHaddock
1.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

My daughter takes great delight in finding crap beers she knows I'll never have had before: take a bow daughter!

Clear 330ml bottle poured into a 'La Chouffe' stemmed tulip @ home on 16 Nov 2012 during one of my random tasting evenings.

Looked a typical lager/pilsner: bright, golden and clear, with the usual white head of fading bubbles.

Smells like a lime and lemonade soft drink, taste is simular but with hints of hops and traces of mild malts. Not something for beer geeks, but it might quench a young twerps thirst on a warm sunny day.

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Photo of EmperorBevis
1.52/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Straw/piss coloured body with white bubbles clinging for their life on the side of the glass.

There is actually an aroma
There is a slight note of hops and also an ethanol.

There is nothing, I mean, nothing there on the flavour.
It says serve well-chilled probably to hide the only taste presence a metallic tinge it also says a slice of lime, better take that slice, through away the San Miguel and put in a gin and tonic and I HATE G&T.

Fuck all mouthfeel and plenty of fizz.

The antithesis of joy.

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San Miguel Fresca from Carlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.
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