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Brewed by Martens
Style: Premium Lager
Bocholt, Belgium
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Born to create a fine lager: When your name is Berthold ’Beer’ Keller, it seems inevitable that you become a master brewer. Berthold was born in Bavaria and brought up in Belgium. He has a truly continental approach to brewing. Fusing styles he created this premium crisp, smooth lager with a rounded continental finish.


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
berkshirejohn (4671) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2009
50cl can bought on Mill Road, Cambridge. Amber with a dense, loose, off-white head; unimpressive aroma of corn and stewed vegetables; very watery with a grainy flavour and a little sugar; before a blotting paper dry finish. This is enough to give Eurolagers a bad name. The ingredients list says it all :- Water, Barley Malt, UNMALTED CEREALS; Hops; HOP EXTRACT.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 30, 2009
Can 500 ml
Appearance: clear dark golden look with fine , good dense medium top. Some lace. 3+
Nose: Faint note , bit leafy green hop , light grainy base.6+
Flavor/Palate : Soft bodied , fairly dry. Leafy bitters ,fruity , citric hop character. Softer finsh with fruity hoppy top. Light malty body with interesting blend with citrus of hops. Overall bit dry and mineral. Felt bit unfinished yet with nice profile given from hops.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
robinvboyer (3254) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2009
500ml can from my local LCBO. Wow big aroma of corn, and cooked veggies, with some dry straw. Flavor is quite bitter, and loaded with cheap corn, and grains, wow, this is a mess. Corny, and quite bitter with nasty corny, sweet veggie after taste. drain pour.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JesseM (1151) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2009
500mL can from the LCBO. Nice looking can. Pours a pale gold with a huge white head. Aroma is largely just pale malts and corn, vegetal, tinny floral hops, nothing too revolting. Flavour is mostly empty malty sweetness with a strong off flavour of metal. Not much in the way of vegetables. Peppery hop characteristic in the aftertaste. This really isn’t anywhere near as bad I was expecting. Keller is the name of the guy who originally brewed it, so just don’t expect it to be an actual Kellerbier.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2009
Can from my local ’BO- A very pale straw pour with a bleached white cap. Nose of corn, pale malts, vegetables, grains. Tastes sweet, and of grains. A bit of biscuit and bread comes to the front, but it is really quite vegetal. Prickly carbonation, weak finish. I wonder which asshole approved this for sale?

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
pootzboy (1596) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 23, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2009 500ml can: Pours a crystal clear pale gold lager in the stein. Puffy 2 finger white cap, good retention and lacing, small bubbles. Aroma is relatively fresh and unpretentious; pungent breadyness, wet hay and a light sulfurous mustiness from lager yeast. Nicely hopped but malts are weak and mouth feel is thin. Fast watery finish with the unmistakable dextrin sting from malt extracts. A cheap partial extract brew sold at import prices from a commercial Belgian high gravity contract brewer. Not bad, not good either. Too pricey for this cheap brew, buy a Wernesgruner for the same price.


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