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


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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   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.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
crossovert (9063) - Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Green bottle, obviously if you don’t want it so smell and taste like donkey piss get it fresh, even then it sucks pretty hard.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Achel (133) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ruprecht_007 (680) - 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

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (2897) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikkos (292) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
efeesse (181) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2015
Beer with light color, sparkling, lightly bitter, average carbonation, served on bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tandembrauer (538) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 23, 2015
Bottle, bought in Kalavrita. Pours clear, golden, with little white head, quickly disappearing. Aroma of grass, hay, metallic. Tastes sweet, malty, bitter finish. One of the better Greek beers.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
16erBlech (231) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 10, 2015
Imported from old beer-rating-app. I had this beer draught during my greece holidays on a small island near Rhodos. Ok It had about 40 degrees Celsius and I was very thirsty after a longer boat trip, but I remember it as extremely drinkable and refreshing. Much better as the other greek beers I have tasted, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Erasmus_ro (1820) - Alabama, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Can. Pours yellow with a decent, white head. Aroma is maltiness, light grass. Taste is along the same lines. Pretty decent for this kind of beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoNm (1295) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAR 2, 2015
Pours a clear golden color, topped with an average white frothy head. It has a mild malty aroma with some grainy notes present as well. Taste is slightly sweet with a decent bitterness in the body. Dry finish. Crisp and refreshing, not bad but nothing special.

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