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Brewed by Birra Malto
Style: Pale Lager
Tirana, Albania

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Premium Pilsner Kuqalashe". Translates as the "Red Beer" version of Tirana Beer.


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
omhper (19308) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2013
Bottled, from Shkodër. Clear pale golden, mid sized head. Fruity corn aroma. Mid sweet with light body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. The most evident flavours are compost heap and boiled vegetables. Low bitterness. Not a good lager, even by Albanian standards.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TBone (12538) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle @Sarande sand bar 11.7.2013
Golden color, clear color, small white head. Light notes of diacetyl in the nose, sweet maltyness. Light-bodied. Buttery notes, sweet malty, hints of bitterness and metal in the finish. Slightly unclean.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 30, 2012
Straw colour. No head. The aroma is a bit appley. Taste is diacetyl and acetaldehyde...now that is a winning combination.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (10435) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 2, 2011
Milder Beginn, z.T. Kurz wässrig. Im Mittelteil steht die Herbe allein und wirkt ein wenig ruppig, kurz darauf trocken. Bitterer, weiter trockener Abgang. /8/7/8/9/8

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
JorisPPattyn (7879) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
Good dense just off-white head over deep golden beer. Raw grain/s, sweetish, and, well, unrefined. Sweet grains and malt and a raw, grassy finish. Bit milky. Light to medium bodied. Leaves a dirty, sticky lining in the throat. Really. My second Albanian . Txs to Stef, unfortunately, the tastes leaves to be desired.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Quack-Duck (7793) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 27, 2011
bottle from Kölschtrinker - thanks! Clear golden colour, mid-sized white head. Mild malty flavours, shy hopp touch.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ogivlado (5666) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 19, 2012
Bottled 330ml. -Courtesy of heavy, shared with him and Marko. Supposed to be red but it’s bright yellow coloured with small white head and wet cornflakes nose. Wet cornflakes and something similar to boiled vegetables in the taste with rather dry watery finish. Not good.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Bottle in Shkoder. Gold and lame head. Aroma is sour, and the flavors are worse with terrible array of sourness from green apples to soured milk. Awful and too highly carbonated to gulp the pain away.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cuso (4384) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle shared by MisoW, many thanks. Pale golden color with medium white head. Unpleasant malty aroma. Malt, cooked vegetable, harsh bitterness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4230) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle at some bar in Tirana. A medium bitter pils with a little malt in the palate. Quite refreshing and no strange flavours in the finish. Probably the best pils I have had in Albania.


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