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Brewed by Golan Brewery
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Katzrin, Golan, Israel

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 2.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fresh handcrafted lager beer. Formerly known as Beerat HaEmek.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThreeCats (801) - ISRAEL - AUG 9, 2013
Hazy golden body with a big foamy head. Aroma of grain and some yeast. Taste of grain and stone. Light bitterness that gets a little more pronounced on palate. Not that interesting, but as a drinkable lager it’s not bad

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tinco (611) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2013
Clear yelow with no head. Aroma: not too much going on there, mild aroma of some hops and malts....Taste: grassy hops, very refreshing, some rubbery note in there that is quite disturbing? All in all the best of the four beers tried at the brewpub.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
martinrumsam (562) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2013
bottle pours hazy yellow with thin white head grainy yeasty bready aroma sweetness in the taste with a modest hop bitterness to close quite thin medium carbonation nothing special

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
devilben02 (281) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 4, 2012
It pours a cloudy, creamy yellow color, with a giant, fluffy white head. The aroma had very little hop character to balance against a combination of bready malt and some yeast esters. The flavor was likewise un-pilsner-like, with the muted hop profile being overtaken by sweet, bready malts and some almost-hefeweizen-like yeast characteristics. The texture was quite effervescent, but it also had a decent weight/mouthfeel. Overall, this was a decent beer and an interesting insight into Middle-eastern brewing, but it did not meet the expectations for a pilsner.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zita (6083) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2012
Israel;fresch malty citrus aroma,yellow,hazy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, light soft nice bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (8333) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2012
Yellow coloured and hazy. Has a white head, mostly lasting. Aroma is light bread and light hops. Flavor starts moderate sweet and finish moderate bitter. Dry texture.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (4014) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 15, 2011
on tap, Golan Brewery, Kazrin. golden, foamy, hyperactive bubbles with a light body, that smells of lemon and malt. malt and delicate bitterness in the mouth, smooth finish with no apparent aftertaste. quite decent.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (15256) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 7, 2011
Hazy blonde with a big, Belgian-ish head. Has a dusty, Duponty nose complete with hops and bready malts. The malts on the palate are a mix of thin and doughy. The hops, sadly, do not materialize on the palate. Ok overall, but disappointing after that nice nose.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (16417) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 21, 2011
Leich würziger und kurzzeitig hopfiger Antrunk. Im Mittelteil sehr getreidig, die Hopfigkeit ist ebenso wie die Würze verschwunden. Auch im Abgang getreidig, kaum erkennbar malzmuffig. Zuletzt etwas wässrig werdend. In Ordnung! Danke an Barak für das Bier! Test vom 21.3.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,9,9,8,11,9 - 8,85

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beershine (5219) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2011
Bottle. Gold with slight haze. Stable head forms like a Belgian, and appears to have Belgian yeast. This is confirmed by the aroma, which is Pelgian pils-like or at least Belgian strong ale-like. Nice perfume and citrus (orange or Indian sweetlime juice). Soft palate. Yeasty funk and a little unfortunate sourness and pedio. Maybe has an infection but not enough to impede enjoyment. Has a high degree of astringency. Like sucking on a raw persimmon. The citrus also carries through. Not the most well-executed beer, and although more than ok at first, it gets worse by the sip.

re-rate from brewpub. Is hazy pale blonde. Funky aroma has pedio and sweet, nutty cereal. No hops :( 4-3-4-2-8 = 2.1


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