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

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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.12   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Finn (4032) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
Fra fat ved ulike anledninger under ferietur til Skiathos medio juni 13. Gyldengul. Lavt skinnende hvitt skum med litt lacing. Beskjeden metallisk aroma. Smaken typisk makrolager. Litt gress & metall med en svakt syrlig ettersmak. Fungerer utmerket som livredder i sterk varme - gjerne i et stort glass som hentes rett opp av fryseren.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2014
Korn, græs, citron, halm, let malt, støvet, Hvidt kort skum, let, vandet, blød. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
back (1296) - Holstebro, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2014
Gylden skum klar lidt Humle blomst malt støv Bitter lidt sød lidt Livlig

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerhunter111 (6879) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2014
Goldgelbes Bier mit wenig Schaum. Geruch leicht malzig, getreidig. Geschmack wässrig malzig, getreidig, herb.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nellycale (173) - Caledonia, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2013
From bottle. Pours a golden hue with no head. Aroma is skunky, grainy, not very good. The taste is sweet, skunky, grainy, corn. Not good at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Arve_Christian (2995) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2013
On can from Visionthing, thanks ! Golden color, good foam. Aromas of boiled vegetables and some cardboard. Light body & complexity . Some bitterness. Really one of the worst I've had this year! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Malty_MacHops (640) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Catching up on some old ratings ..................................................

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12446) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Tap @Athens
Clear golden color, good white head. Sweetish malty, a bit hayish aroma. Light-bodied. Clear crisp malty flavor, low bitterness. Standard but somewhat drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AgentAle (599) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 25, 2013
Aroma:skunky Taste: similar yet worse taste to grolsche and heineken Body: clear golden body with little head ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
FatPhil (9152) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 5, 2013
(Grill restaurant, Athens)
Pale-lager look, no real head.
Generic light-lager aroma, no hops or malts. (4-)
Nothing objectionable in the taste, just pale lager mehness.
This does have a bit of light malts at least.
Quite carbonated.
Maybe a little fruity later, but I could be trying too hard to get something here.
Unusually, Phil did not share this.


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