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Brewed by Alfa Bierbrouwerij
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Schinnen, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Mr_Vogel's rating

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mr_Vogel (55) - - MAY 8, 2013
I don’t really get the point of this beer. This is just like the regular Alfa Pils (which is actually quite good), but added with a whole lot of fermentable sugar to get more alcohol. Result is the regular pils plus a pungent sweet flavour and noticeable alcohol in the aftertaste, making the beer lose its balance.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dutchbeerpages (2182) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2016
I honestly expected worse. Not as sweet and gross as I thought. Still, I will never finish the entire 50cl can. Found this at a Jumbo supermarket for 50 cents. Seems about right.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
tricksta_p (3258) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2016
Can at home. Aroma is lots of sweet malt, alcohol, light grainy. Flavour is unpleasant malty alcoholic sweetness. Body is medium. A distasteful boozy Lager.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (16440) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 27, 2015
Heller, süffig alkoholischer Antrunk. Minimal herb, süßlich bleibend. Wenig aromatisch, etwas plörrig. Allerdings weich und süffig. Noch okay. 9/7/8/9/6/7

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Rich71 (83) - Rijnsburg, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Blond bier uit blik. Veel alcohol, weinig smaak. Een brouwerij met zo’n geschiedenis moet toch wel met iets beter kunnen komen.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rikstar (2075) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2015
0,5l blik. Goudgeel met een witte kraag. Smaak en geur zoet met gras en sinaasappelthee. Afdronk is licht zuur.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike_77 (5173) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2015
Golden colour. Pretty stale aroma. Taste, when very cold, is actually ok. Doesn’t have that furry mouthfeel that many other super strong beers have.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
visionthing (4683) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2015
50cl can shared by Arve_Christian - "thanks"! Pours clear golden with a decent, white head. Sweet, alcoholic, grainy and somewhat floral with notes of honey and syrup. Sweet, unbalanced, but possible to drink. Nothing I would like to drink again but somewhat clean.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Arve_Christian (4700) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2015
On bottle from supermarket in Amsterdam. Golden color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; honey, some fruitiness. Medium body & medium light complexity . On the sweet side with a sting of alcohol. Better then expected ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (18075) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Can shared at chriso’s pre-GBBF shindig 2013 - London. Pours perfectly clear gold with a mellow, creamy white head. Light medicinal notes on the nose, some pale bread. Big sugary flavor with heavy bready malts and dough. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish, a little syrupy, with just hints of hay. Pretty garbage.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (3677) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Clear yellow, small white foam ring, little lacing. Strong barley aroma, barley taste. High alcohol, otherwise regular pilsner. (Velp 201412)


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