Thursday’s Beer from the Other Side of the World- Kingfisher

Kingfisher is the largest brewing concern in India. They’re so big, they even own an

As is usually the case with gigantic breweries, Kingfisher lager teeters on the border of suckitude. As you’ve surmised from the pic, it’s a pale, American-style lager wth a bit more of a malt character than Budweiser, Miller or Coors. The finish is kinda nice; crisp, clean and quenching.

The adjunct cereals used as a barley substitute in brewing, however, give Kingfisher a corny taste that precludes it from ever appearing next to my vindaloo. It also skunks easily. Still, it’s a quencher that takes the fire out of hot foods, and that makes Kingfisher a good choice after some of the more firey Indian dishes.

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