StilleStorm (948) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 9, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
DWG; Bottle received as a gift. Thank you. Can 330 ML. Pours clear golden with a large frothy, lacing, moderate lasting white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, hay, honey, light vegetable and spice.Taste is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter with a moderate lasting, honey finish. Body is medium, texture is oily to sticky, carbonation is soft.
tderoeck (5642) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 31, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
6/X/14 - 33cl can @ home - BB: 4/XII/14, canned: 5/XII/13 (2014-1182) Thanks to Annemie for the can!
Clear blond beer, creamy irregular white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet, pretty fruity, bit hoppy even, sugary touch. MF: ok carbon, light body. Taste: little bitter, some citrus, bit sugary, sweet. Aftertaste: slightly bitter, sweet and sugary, some banana.
Martinus (3441) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of malts, straw and hops. Malty flavour, sweet, light bitterness, wheat-like grainy touch. Malty finish, light bitter, light sweet. Not bad, not bad at all.
(From 33cL can @ the ’tick countries & enjoy some good beers’ tasting. 5% ABV. Thanks for sharing, Tim!)
htzpah (102) - - SEP 14, 2014
2.2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cloudy, very opaque. Smells and looks like a nice wheat beer. Taste is malty, with honey and toasted notes. Very good with spicy fare, as Ethiopian food usually is or can be.
HenrikSoegaard (11131) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Light bitter finish. Watery palate.
Bierkrug (2132) - - FEB 8, 2011
1.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
330 ml bottle in Sudan. Pours a pale yellow with short head. Aroma has some heavy spices in it that are hard to place, but pleasant. Taste is unlike the aroma and has a slight cardboard taste. Palate ends with some sourness.
JohnRMurdoch (3557) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2011
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle in Dembi Dollo, Ethiopia. Hoppy aroma, pale yellow colour. Resin hop flavour with bitter aftertaste. Mediocre lager.
vanvenlo (1362) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2010
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
25-Oct-2006 - Sweet and low hop aroma. Hazy yellow light amber colour, very low head and poor suds lacing. Sweet plain and hopless flavour. Flat hop plain and bubblegum finish.
Travlr (14467) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 4, 2009
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle at a tourist restaurant in Addis. Cloudy yellow with a rapidly disappearing white head. Aroma of bread of candy. Sweet taste with a slight bitter edge. Interesting but not great.
uncouth (3) - Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2008 does not count
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
I first experienced Bedele at a local Ethiopian restaurant and thought it was the perfect accompaniment to my spicy dibs dinner. I’ve had both the regular and the larger bottle size, the latter of which lasted me through the dessert. Slightly cloudy yellow color, malty taste with a subtle hint of honey. Just a great beer to go with any spicy meal.