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


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RATINGS: 309   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cmc619 (501) - California, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Santorini beer tour continued. Had this in the Athens airport lounge first and thought it was a subpar Euro lager. Then (completely objective, of course) had it on a catamaran tour around Santorini caldera from the can and it tasted great - crisp, cold, pretty clean - everything you want in a pale lager. I think the cold helped, not pouring it helped, and of course the scenery helped! In any case, this was probably the best lager I had in Greece.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
yiannnos (1099) - , CYPRUS - OCT 23, 2014
Can on an Aegean airlines flight. Boring standard commercial lager. Nothing else to sa

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
spkevin (397) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle. Quite good. Altough very smooth and mild. Not good but surely not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
FabrizioAruta (8) - Napoli, ITALY - SEP 10, 2014 does not count
Direttamente dalla grecia, questa birra non mi ha colpito particolarmente, comunque non mi dispiacerebbe berla altre volte, bionda e leggera.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
thijsmusters (2) - - SEP 2, 2014 does not count
I didn’t like this at all. It’s just so watery and tasteless. Eventhough I was looking for a "light" beer during 30°c weather, I was still dissapointed. If you’re on holiday in Greece try a Mythos or a Fix before this one.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
angel77 (1420) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 26, 2014
Botella de 33 cl de Grecia via veni. Tomada en julio de 2007 (con fecha de cons pref para 01-2008). Sin mucho que resaltar, fácil de beber y bastante comercial.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
danlo (1638) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
500ml bottle from Flora Supermarket, Lindos. Clear golden colour, foamy white head leaving lacing and aroma of malt, grassy. Taste is malty, grain, corn, grassy, light bitterness. Watery mouthfeel, light bodied, high carbonation, lightly bitter finish. Bland lager, quite OK for drinking cold.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
conway (2024) - - SEP 18, 2014
Can. Pretty standard sweet pale lager with a little bite in the mouthfeel. Fruity and pleasant. Does the job it's intended to.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Holmen1 (3544) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2014
0,5 l boks fra "super market" ved hotellet, på altanen på Rhodos: ser ut som en eurolager og smaker slik - klar, lys gylden med kort skum. Kort ettersmak.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Peter_L (1110) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2014
Flaska från kompis, tack där MrHult! Ljus metalldoftande vätska. Smaken var lite bättre.

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