Taj Mahal Premium Lager | United Breweries - UB Group

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64
poor
464 Ratings
THE BROS
53
awful
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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
Ratings:
464
Reviews:
212
Avg:
2.62
pDev:
23.66%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
45
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 464 |  Reviews: 212
Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
2.61/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear light yellow, coarse head, tons of bubbles rising. Smells of malt and grain. Taste adds some white grape notes and faint caramel. Still super (cereal) grain forward. Over carbonated, but light and refreshing refreshing as heck.
It's a good, easily enjoyed, quaffable brew, devoid of off-putting flavors.

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Photo of WCKDVBZ
1.26/5  rDev -51.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +43.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdfb79
2.69/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

With Indian food in London, England. Pretty terrible, would not have it again.

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Photo of johlac66
2.69/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Magister_Beav
3/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HabaJohn
3.08/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of pat61
3/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on tap at the Dancing Ganesha. It is bright straw gold under a 1” quickly receding white foam collar. It has a faint butterscotch to movie popcorn butter aroma and not much flavor. It is light bodied, effervescent to fizzy. A fairly insipid, boring beer without a lot of character – typical industrial lager.

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Photo of VABA
2.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of vfgccp
2.8/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Damacdon
2.25/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of John_Squires
2/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
2.11/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Photo of foxyaardvark27
3.48/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Not as bad as people are saying. It's nothing fancy but it beats a lot of other AAL style beers for drink-ability and goes nicely with some Indian food.

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Photo of BcOneSeven
2/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Only drink it once a year for the Market Cross Pub World Tour.

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Photo of VashonGuy
2.48/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of mattmarka1
2/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

My first review was truly awful, but this review needs to be at least 5 words so...... truly awful.

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Photo of LADYBEAST
3/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BEERMILER12
2.27/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of SkiBum22
2.25/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of EdTheEdge
1.96/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Shared this with a friend. Poured into a pint glass. This beer has no redeeming qualities. It smells like dirty water, there is very little taste. This beer only manages to look like beer and then only for a short while as the head falls away quickly and there is zero lacing. It degrades into a dark golden liquid. I would not recommend this beer to anyone.

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Photo of JMS1512
3.25/5  rDev +24%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It was very, very "eh." I suppose this is what you might expect from a macro-producing brewery in India. It wasn't vile, just ho-hum. I found it appropriate to sip and relax with this while watching golf, not something to examine and contemplate for something like NBS.

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Photo of DucksFan16
2.48/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BeccaH
2.8/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of oriolesfan4
2.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Taj Mahal Premium Lager from United Breweries - UB Group
2.62 out of 5 based on 464 ratings.
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