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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%
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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2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nellycale (212) - 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


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fellebag (1138) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2015
Can 33cl. Small white layer, light color. Aroma is metal, grass, light hops, soap. Taste is grass, light hops, soap.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gregus (490) - Kraków, POLAND - JUL 7, 2015
Beczka; barwa złota, klarowna. Aromat slodowy, ziołowy. Smak slodowy, ziołowy, lekki diacetyl. Pijalnie.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jorn69 (1714) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2015
@ Kallithea Beach, Rhodes 150706. Bottle (330 ml) from Carrefour. Sweet and malty with notes of grass and corn, light to medium body with a watery texture. The finish is bitter, sweet and malty.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
massingasetta (417) - München, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2015
Alfa beer is a classic Greek beer and one you are bound to drink when on holidays in Greece. This is not a terrible beer, but it is without any variance. Like a beer where the last pep is missing. Does quench thirst but not much more.

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Achel (176) - GREECE - JUN 30, 2015
Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, grain, toasted, sweet malt, corn, grass notes. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ruprecht_007 (684) - Cesky Tesin, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 28, 2015
Barva: světlá zlatá. Pěna opadávající, vůně: příjemná sladová. Chuť: střední říz, sladový nástup, hořkost mírná až střední. nevýrazné pivo

1.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
Cokemonkey11 (181) - - JUN 21, 2015
Green bottle, 500ml, Crete. Pours medium yellow with no head. Scent is very light grassy lager yeast. Taste is light sweet lager malt and yeast. Finish is dry and plain. One of the worst beers I’ve tasted.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (2995) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 24, 2015
On tap in Athens. Golden fizzy body with a white head that had poor retention. Malt forward aroma and balanced flavor. Light hoppy aftertaste.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikkos (298) - FINLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Pale lager from a can, don't know the looks. Aroma is sweet malty and grassy, somewhat earthy and unpleasant. Taste is malty, sweet, earthy, somehow off. leaves an unpleasant taste in your mouth. Finishes quick with no bitterness. Gahh baaaaaad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
efeesse (210) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2015
Beer with light color, sparkling, lightly bitter, average carbonation, served on bottle.


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