Kingfisher Premium Lager | United Breweries - UB Group

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Kingfisher Premium LagerKingfisher Premium Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
United Breweries - UB Group
India

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-06-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
896
Reviews:
361
Avg:
2.78
pDev:
22.66%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
151
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0
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4/5  rDev +43.9%

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4/5  rDev +43.9%

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3.98/5  rDev +43.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mild, easy drinking lager with a label that catches the eye. It would go well with a curry.

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Photo of John
3.9/5  rDev +40.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Aah...knocked back plenty of these trying to wash down the dust of Delhi. Refreshing when ice cold, pleasantly balanced when it warms a bit.

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3.89/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Green 12oz bottle with no visible date of bottling poured into a pint glass. Pours a golden yellow color with a small white head. The aroma is quite nice with some malt and grassy hops. The taste mimics the aroma with some malt and a spicy and grassy hop finish. Mouthfeel is light and well carbonated. Overall, this is pretty much what I am looking for from a lager. This is a highly drinkable and tasty brew that is recommended.

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3.84/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not bad for the lager category. Only issue is the carbonation. I would like to like more

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3.8/5  rDev +36.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale golden color - modest whitish head, brilliant clarity

Noble hop aroma, some candy-like malt aroma

Some initial malt, but good hop flavor and ultimately bitterness rounds out the flavor. Finishes a bit bitter/sweet, but ultimately becomes quite clean.

Highly carbonated, as expected for the style. No major mouthfeel issues.

Flavorful but not overpowering. A bit like a quality German lager, only not quite as good. Better than I would have expected from an Indian brewer, for some reason. I could down a few of these without a problem.

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3.78/5  rDev +36%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Straw colored with a quickly-dying white head. A little more bitter than other American lagers, and also more complex. It would be easy to put away a bunch of these at a sitting.

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3.75/5  rDev +34.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a stange-like glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear straw with heavy carbonation. Short, frothy white head that turns to film quickly.

Aroma: Inoffensive, clean aroma of mostly grass and cereal.

Taste: Some grain and biscuit along with a slight herbal note. Tastes like a clean pale lager.

Mouthfeel: Easy drinking and light of body.

Overall: This isn't a beer to be fussed over. It's a beer for when you want something that pairs well with spicy, down-and-dirty curry. Certainly gets the job done.

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3.75/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Golden in color, well-carbonated, with a thin, slightly foamy head. Crystal clear.

I actually found the aroma to be quite pleasant -- reminded me of boiling wort, with noticeable hops and a pleasant malty sweetness.

In the mouth, this is a medium bodied, fairly refreshing beer that wonderfully compliments the spicy flavor of Indian food. A bit of grainy malt with a very nice hop finish.

Well balanced and very drinkable! A pleasant surprise.

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3.71/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.7/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This brew poured a small white head of small to medium bubbles which left a small lacing as it receded. It body is a transparent light amber orange color. It's aroma is a mild hoppy one and it's taste is a bit carbonated and like a typical lager with a slight bitter aftertaste. There is nothing really noteworthy here, but it is a good all around drinkable brew.

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Kingfisher Premium Lager from United Breweries - UB Group
2.78 out of 5 based on 896 ratings.
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