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Brewed by Athenian Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Athens, Greece

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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Alfa Hellenic Beer is a lager beer, with 5% alcohol content with it’s authentic Greek name and origin, that make it more familiar to Greeks and non-Greeks around the world. It is refreshing, easy to drink and brings to ones memory the authentic taste of Greece! Alfa’s unique light gold color and rich foam is the ultimate pleasure-maker. It is made of high quality natural ingredients (water, barley malt, hops and yeast) and its packaging is distinctive, with the bottle being a more modern version of the original Alfa bottle.


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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Plovmand (7486) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2009
Draught. Clear yellow body with a medium white head. Bit malty aroma with lots of corn and a slight hoppy touch. Weak malty flavour with some flowery notes. Thin and grainy pale lager yet refreshing.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mithe (1356) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 27, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2015
(Bottle 0,5l) (27.6.2009)
Clear golden color. Medium white head. Medium sweetness. Average lager. (2.2.5.2..8=1.9)

(can 0,33l) (20.10.2015)
Aroma: Sweet, grainy.
Appearance: Clear, light golden color. Minimal, white head.
Taste: Medium sweet.
Palate: Medium body. Light astringent finish.
Overall: Weak. (5.2.4.3..10=2.4)

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
dagimp (915) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2009
.5l bottle in Athens. Bottom line, it’s a thin macro, just like all the other thin macros. Wouldn’t drink again.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Pinball (11799) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2009
can 33cl, supermarket on crete. clear yellow, thick fwhite fluffy head. sweet corn aroma, sugar sweetness too. cereral flavor is sweet flowery, faint bitter, ends bitter in a rather bad way.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
sirpsycho (393) - Murrysville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2009
Bottle. Pours a broght golden yellow, small white head. Aroma is malt and some sub-dued hops. Flavor is more of the same, though some corn and salt is present also.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2009
From a bottle poured golden color with a fair amount of head. Typical grainy skunky not that good fair and aftertaste.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
zakkbironia (112) - Athens, GREECE - APR 9, 2009
Blonde beer with mediocre taste. Nice colour, light grain flavor. Not very good to me though.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mabel (8014) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2009
[1868-20081128] 11floz bottle. Corn grains and fruity yeast aroma. Clear, dark yellow body with a long-lasting foamy white head. Dry hay yeast with straw bales flavour. Light-medium body. Fair.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAR 12, 2009
Bottle. Poured golden with a one finger white head. Aroma of caramel and vegetables. The flavor had caramel and grain. Light body.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mkel07 (4836) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2009
330ml bottle. Average at best. Sparkling amber in colour with a medium white head that doesn’t stay long. Aroma of malts and grass. Heineken like in taste.


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