Kingfisher Light Lager
United Breweries - UB Group

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United Breweries - UB Group
Light Lager
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2.73 | pDev: 29.67%
Dec 06, 2014
Nov 04, 2005
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Rated: 3 by nikhilshetty007 from Arizona

Dec 06, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by BobOdenkirk from California

Sep 19, 2014
Rated: 3 by Lucnifter from California

Sep 04, 2014
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Jul 10, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by axxe from New York

May 15, 2014
Rated: 2.25 by AmitC from New York

Sep 29, 2013
Rated: 2.5 by harpus from Alabama

Sep 26, 2013
Rated: 2.5 by WoodBrew from Ohio

Aug 04, 2013
Rated: 2.5 by ejimhof from Pennsylvania

Jun 28, 2013
Rated: 4.25 by gwiedman1 from New York

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Rated: 2.5 by tclapper from Maine

Jan 14, 2012
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Reviewed by secondtooth from Indiana

2.26/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Pours a decent golden, with thin lacing. Smells of butter and honey, with maybe a little corn. Taste is similar, with only a heavy malt presence and no hops detectable. Seems quite drab and unremarkable. This one doesn't stand out in any way, though it does have more body than most American adjunct lagers. Still, this one isn't crisp or tasty at all. Wouldn't have another.
Nov 18, 2010
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Reviewed by Gavage from Nevada

2.41/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2
Appearance: pours a clear pale yellow color with a 1" head that falls down immediately. No lace develops.

Smell: a hint of grass but really no aroma here.

Taste: light malt, soft grass, hint of lemon citrus, and corn flake sweetness.

Mouthfeel: light in body. Crisp to start, less crisp at the finish. Clean aftertaste.

Drinkability: very boring beer. Flavors are mild but decent for the style, and not as refreshing as one would want from a lite beer.
Jan 01, 2010
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

2.13/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5
A - Poured out a clear, fizzy, straw yellow color with a small, fizzy, white head. No lace.

S - It smelled of corn and grains. Not much else.

T - It tasted sweet and of corn. Some grainy flavors and it was a little watery.

M - It was fairly crisp, but still too watery. A very light bodied beer.

D - Not a great brew. Overpriced at $9 a sixer. I'm glad I just grabbed one.
Dec 04, 2008
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Reviewed by Douglas88 from Utah

2.13/5  rDev -22%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2
Bottle from the Utah State Store. Pours a clear golden hue with a medium white head that goes down quite quickly. The aroma is sweet malts and some hops. The flavor is dominated by both a sweet malt and some bitter metallic and hop flavors. Not horrible. The bitter aftertaste seems more like aspirin than hops though.
Nov 13, 2008
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Reviewed by Mebuzzard from Colorado

1.41/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
A pale straw color, with a soapy, weak head. Smell of stale rye and old watermelon...weird. It doesn't have the bad promise the regular Kingfisher had, but nothing to wait for.
Taste is starchy. The grain is bad, whatever they used. No hops at all. Thankfully this is watered down, so, too is the taste. Which is a savior.
A bit more drinkable than regular, better than KF strong. Of the three, I'd take this one again. If I really had to. HAD to.
May 25, 2008
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Reviewed by jwc215 from Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours straw yellow with a thin white head with decent lasting power. Some vanishing lace slides down glass.

The smell is of sweet grain and vague, pretty non-descript hops. Not bad for style, though nothing particularly noteworthy either. Clean.

The taste is of sweet grain with a touch of hops. Crisp and clean with some lingering taste in the somewhat abrupt finish.

Light-bodied, as per style. Some fizziness, but not overly so - not more than expected for style - if anything, a bit less. Something of a body to it for the style, albeit it in a rather boring way.

For a light beer - and compared to others of style - this is a bit above average overall. Not a bad one for a quick refresher/lawn-mowing brew. Clean with a bit more flavor than expected for the style.
Mar 12, 2008
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Reviewed by beerthulhu from New Jersey

2.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
A brewery in NY that brews their beer under the supervision of United Breweries of Bangalore India. Packaged in a green bottle. Labeled as an Indian lager brewed the same as from the country.

A: poured a clear pale yellow/orangish with a sudsy white head that quickly dissipated. visible carbonation was very heavy.

S: Skunky aroma upon first opening. Sweet corn and vegetables.

T: Very sweet buttery corn flavor, with only a slight dms presence. Some sweetened buttery flavor in the beginning and finishes with some raw vegetables and some malt. A decent macro, with very little hopping that is decent considering its from India.

M: mouthful is lively from high carbonation, with a buttery sweet coating on the tongue.

D: ordinary bland macro type lager that was a struggle to finish.
Feb 02, 2008
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Reviewed by Drew966 from Florida

2.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
This beer pours a pale orange with a fluffy white head from a brown twelve ounce bottle. This was brewed in Saratoga Springs under the technical supervision of the UB group in India. Smell is malty. Taste is malty too, flavors are mild, but the carbonation is aggressive. Not bad, but not exciting either. I wouldn't turn it down, but I wouldn't seek it out either.
Mar 27, 2006
Kingfisher Light Lager from United Breweries - UB Group
Beer rating: 72 out of 100 with 21 ratings