Taj Mahal Premium Lager | United Breweries - UB Group

Taj Mahal Premium LagerTaj Mahal Premium Lager
BA SCORE
4.3%
Liked This Beer
2.61 w/ 468 ratings
Taj Mahal Premium LagerTaj Mahal Premium Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
United Breweries - UB Group
India

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-08-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,612
Reviews:
213
Ratings:
468
Liked:
20
Avg:
2.61/5
pDev:
24.14%
Alströms:
2.18
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
45
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 468 |  Reviews: 213
Photo of BraveGator
2.62/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Josephclark
4.65/5  rDev +78.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I assume every low review here tried a stale bottle or something.

Crisp brown lager with a tongue taste of sweet iced tea, alkaline not very acidic, has many tea like floral notes in after taste, very malty brew much malt flavor, some hoppy bitterness

Not sure how to recommend a fresh source seem that is a problem for many here that have reviewed

I'd recommend an outlet beer / wine beer store with large turnover and selections

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.01/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rodlavers
2.5/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jbehlar
3.2/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
2.13/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

Photo of LeftoverCrizack
3.7/5  rDev +41.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dertyd
1.51/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Raziel313
3/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kkmiller76
3.21/5  rDev +23%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mig100
2.7/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BeerSexLove
3.13/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I only drink this beer when I dine at my fav Indian spots in town (mainly there's little to choose from). I don't think this is a horrible beer; it doesn't scream profundity but I've drank a lot worse in my time and it nicely compliments the intense spicy dishes I indulge in.

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Photo of digitalflood
2.88/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of craftaholic
2.9/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Crisp and light. Confused by the serious amount of negative reviews. It isn't trying to be something groundbreaking and it pairs fantastically with the complex flavors of Indian cuisine

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Photo of Dum3z
2.75/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.64/5  rDev +39.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ekenney
2.08/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of duvel1979
3.25/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MeanMotaScootah
3.5/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

For the style this is a dead ringer, straight down the middle american lager (brewed in "slowly" according to the bottle - in India.) Pours golden brass, aroma is malty. Flavor is better than a Bud, tastes is as expected crisp, light, relatively dry - not a bad lager if that's your thing.

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Photo of Marvicsin
3/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of oline73
2.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of TheKingofWichita
1.43/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Pale straw color with fizzy head and little lacing. Smells of cereal grains and tastes the same. Bubbly mouthfeel that feels just like Coors Light. Not the kind of beer to purchase every day or really any day. Don't waste your time or taste buds.

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Photo of mmmbeer89
2.82/5  rDev +8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

It's certainly nothing special but it's probably slightly better than your standard macro brew, the problem is it's more expensive and not that much better.

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Photo of logicalparadox
3.23/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

No head retention, light pale straw, but crystal clear.

Not much in the way aromatics, just some prickly carbonation and very fine pale malt notes. A whisper of floral, spicy hops might be there... A bit uneventful but clean and nice

Pretty damn mild. Super subtle biscuit and caramel malt flavors with a mild kiss of hop for balance. Slightly sweet in the front, slightly dry, crisp, lingering finish.

Super refreshing and quaffable. That's the main lure for the style I think.

Pretty underwhelming overall, but certainly not bad or deserving of hate.

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Photo of Jotora
2.75/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Taj Mahal Premium Lager from United Breweries - UB Group
Beer rating: 4.3% out of 100 with 468 ratings
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