Brewed by Baltika-Baku (Baltika-Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Xırdalan, Baku, Azerbaijan


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 1.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%

Actual name: Əfsanə.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (18668) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2016
Plastic bottle shared during Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014 - Session 3. Big thanks to Rene! Pours clear, pale yellow with a creamy, white head. The nose has light dry cereal, hay and paper. Light sweet flavour, with sugary white bread, grains and cereal, dough, faint paper, straw. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Papery finish, lightly sweet, with more cereal, minimal bitterness. About what you would expect of a pale lager from an obscure country.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
kappldav123 (5918) - GERMANY - SEP 19, 2014
Thanks to Barak for providing me a glass of this at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass light yellow, small head. Dry-malty aroma. Starts very mild, dry, malty, almost no hoppy notes. Finish still mild, washy. Some metallically notes. Nothing special but I’m happy for the country tick!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mR_fr0g (9514) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle shared at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, red session. 03/05/2014. Big Thanks to Benzai for the country tick! Aroma is corn, bread, sweetcorn and cereal. Pale yellow golden coloured pour not head.Flavour is corn, sweet cereal. Some signs of a hot ferment with dms. Palate is watery. Papery.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2014

Bottle 1500ml. PET bottle.

[ As Afsana ].
[ As my country rating # 147 on ratebeer ]. [ Courtesy of Benzai ]. Clear medium yellow color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, grain, hay, corn, damp stain - fusty, vegetables, cardboard. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration, sweet malt, vegetables, corn. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20140503]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
3rd May 2014
Bottle share in the CBC queue. Thanks to Benzai for this country tick. Pretty much a clear pale gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and semi dry. Fine carbonation. Sweet papery pale malt. Sweet watery mild citrus. Light papery finish with some floralness. Delightful!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
zvikar (4188) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. 3rd Session. Thanks Benazi. Pours yellow with a small head, aroma of honey and caramel, flavor of honey and caramel, light bodied.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
DSG (12153) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 16, 2014
[5/3/14] Plastic bottle sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. 3rd session. Thanks Benzai! Clear pale straw. Aroma of corn and paper. Sweetish flavor, papery and corny. Really thin and watery.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rune (11341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2014
Kindly shared by Benzai, poured from a big plastic bottle. Diminishing white head to a clear, pale golden body. Fragile lacing. Discreet aroma of pale malts, mid-sweet. Moderate flavours of cardboard and mid-sweet grain. Papery dry ending. Diluted in the mouth. About drinkable (CBC, second day, Copenhagen 03.05.2014).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2014
Plastic 1 l-bottle while waiting for CBC 2014. Huge thanks to Benzai! Pale golden beer with a small white head. Bready cardboard aroma, grapes, apples, papery notes. Malty papery flavor, cardboard, hop notes. Thin bodied, quite boring beer, but a new country for me.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
chrisv10 (15510) - DENMARK - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Benzai. Clear pale yellow with tiny head. Aroma is malt, grainy and corn. Flavour is malt, grainy, corn, medium sweet, little bitter and a little corn.

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