Top 10 Beers of the Philippines
From WikiPilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
They may not be as popular as their Irish or German counterparts when it comes to beers but a quick taste of the top Pinoy beer brews can change that. Beyond its flavorful blend of brewed and fermented grains, Philippine beers are made to serve festivities and bond Juan dela Cruzes together in good faith. Here are top 10 Beers and the reasons why you should try them:
Don’t let its appearance fool you. It’s one of those beers that can scare a casual drinker away but its smooth texture, little aftertaste and hot weather compatibility tosses the balancing act.
Launched in 1988 as Beer Pale Pilsen, this beer is the flagship offering of Asia Brewery. Its 6% alcohol content and reformulated flavor takes beer aficionados by surprise. Its clean, refreshing taste has won 3 Monde Selection Gold Medals in Brussels and is considered one of the most preferred beer brands today.
This one goes to all casual drinkers who just miss the rich taste of the old brew without the guilt. Light-bodied and smooth, this makes an ideal beer for beer starters and a decent gulp for experienced drinkers.
It is San Miguel’s flagship brand and one of the country’s leading brews. Its crisp and smooth texture blended with a sweet malt taste makes good reason this beer is currently exported in over 40 countries worldwide.
With a golden body a mild citrus taste built for hot temperatures, this beer is perfect on a hot afternoon splash for those who need to quench their thirsts and end their longing for a good beer.
A perfect mixture of malt and hop with a mild sweetness and easy-to-gulp texture, its traditional recipe makes an instant favorite among all beer fans who want to experience beer in its true form.
If you’re looking for that extra-satisfying flavor and aroma that lasts the full night, this beer goes all the way. It sends out a sweet, fruity taste topped with 7% alcohol that instantly makes someone a beastly drinker.