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

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Η ΒΙΟΣ είναι η πρώτη μπίρα στον κόσμο που συνδυάζει τα πλούσια γευστικά στοιχεία απο 5 δημητριακά -κριθάρι, σιτάρι, σίκαλη, καλαμπόκι και ρύζι- για να δημιουργήσει μια απολαυστική, μεστή γεύση.

Βιοs 5 is the first beer in the world that combines the rich flavor components of 5 grain- barley, wheat, rye, corn and rice- to create a delicious, full flavor.


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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
NosirIwont (1939) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear straw yellow with a diminishing white head. No lacing. Weak aroma; sweet, fruity and grainy. Flavour is watery with cereals and a metallic overtone. A bit grainy as it warms. Grassy notes in the background. Bitter cereal finish with a lingering dryness. Slightly oily palate. 26.08.11.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DruncanVeasey (7098) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2011
Bottle on balcony. Some initial hints of fruitiness on the snout giving way to the usual cocktail of beachmat, cardboard and glue as the head subsides- which is quickly. Rotting fruit taste, maybe banana, smothered with envelope adhesive, cracker crumbs. Bright gold. Poor.

1.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
greenclansman (734) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - AUG 20, 2011
No taste at all.... The color and the aromas kinda saves the case, but still are not enough to consider this thing as a beer.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mixos (151) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - AUG 7, 2011
You need to drink 5 bottles of Bios5 to feel that you drink beer. No aroma, no taste at all! Boring, watery beer for someone that walks in the desert under 50 Celsium degrees!

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 6, 2011
Dull gold and no head. Smells very swilly, grainy with no hop. Grainy taste is bland, lifeless and fairly unpleasant. Seems like they’re trying to market industrial swill as something wholesome. Not sure how I feel about that, but this is pretty poor beer.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
gunnar (5105) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2011
0,33 l bottle. Pours light straw coloured with a thin white head. Aroma of grainy malts. Taste is sweet light fruity, with a tad of bitterness at the end.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ElDesmadre (1475) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUL 28, 2011
Bottle. Straw yellow with a quickly dissipating head. Aroma is sourish macromalt with some grassy hops, some apples and the sharpness of rye. Medium carbonation, soft, macromalty taste finished by a light bitterness. Yet another boring macrolager, quite a let-down.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
meerbier (1468) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2011
Bottle@Hotel. Grainy aroma. Dark yellow, off-white head, fair lace. Grainy, malty, cereal, bitter, sweetish. Medium body. Different from other Greek lagers but it doesn’t make it much better...

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rune (7760) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2011
300ml bottle from Rethymno, Crete, thanks to Frau Eva. Bright golden with a shade of amber. Decent white head. Malt accented beer with bread-like aroma followed by mid-sweet malts with hints of caramel. Subdued hops in the ending. Soft in the mouth. Alright (shared with Eva at home in Tromsø, 13.07.2011).

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
humlelala (948) - DENMARK - JUL 10, 2011
(33 cl bottle from Minimarket in Myrties, Kalymnos, Greece) Pours a clear golden with medium, white head. A very faint, malty aroma. Oily on the palate. Thin-bodied, above average carbonation, short and sweet finish. Refreshing taste characterised by malty, grainy flavour with a subdued hop bitterness. Girlfriend says: "Not too fond of this cereal taste."


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