Brewed by Les Brasseries du Cameroun (BGI)
Style: Pale Lager
Douala, Cameroon


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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.95   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A local version of Pierre Castel's "The Queen of Beers".

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
FatPhil (9508) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 24, 2014
330ml bottle - thanks VastActive and the crowd from Hel!
Simple grainy aroma. Simple papery pale lager taste. Dull, but competently brewed. Aroma gets way more papery quite quickly, a bit too starchy too.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Marduk (2885) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 24, 2014
330ml bottle (tasting @VastActive place, thanks). Clear golden color. Medium size, white head, stays. Shit, malty, papery aroma. Grainy, papery, sweet, hop extract in taste. Bland. Typical macrolager. Never again!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
tiong (3936) - Espoo, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2014
330ml bottle

Pours clear pale yellowish orange with a small head. Aroma of wet cardboard, starch and hints of malts. Taste is watery, cardboardy and starchy with metallic notes. Finish is sweet and starchy. Not very good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mjs (4742) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2014
(Bottle, 0.33 l - BB 17/08/14, courtesy of VastActiv, 20141122) The beer poured very pale golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had paper, cardboard and sweetness. Palate was light bodied with high carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, paper, cardboard and bitterness. Aftertaste was papery and bitter. A poor pale lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
VastActiv (3035) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at home, Helsinki. BBE 17/08/2014. Colour is clear pale with very small white head. Aromas and flavours: Hints of grain, paper, some sweetness and hints of malts. Totally tasteless.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
laiti (5900) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2014
33 cl bottle @ VastActiv, BBE 17.08.2014
Aroma is musty with wet paper and some grain. Also hints of honey. Flavour has grass, some mint, grain and hints of malt. Feels a bit leathery. Not as bad as I expected, got worse at the end of the glass though.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Erzengel (3439) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2014
65cl bottle from an African restaurant in Wuppertal. Smooth grainy beginning. Fresh, easy to drink, but not deep. Grainy, sweetish, hints of corn. The aftertaste is smooth, sweetish, not too deep. Slightly bitter, grainy. Not too bad...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MarkoNm (678) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUN 21, 2014
Poura a clear golden color, topped with decent white head that completely disappears in a moment. There is a very mild malty aroma and slight dust. Not much there. The taste is sweet, light and slightly cardboardy, but it has some nicely bitter finish and sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
vipinvelp (2319) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2014
Clear yellow with white lacing, lasting foam head. Somewhat high carbonated. Aroma is barley, tastes as a decent mass produced lager. Somewhat sweet aftertaste. Glad I found this though. (Paris 201402)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Martinus (3014) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2014
Pale golden colour, white head. Aroma of malts, hay and straw. Sweet malty flavour, corn. Finish corn, light hops, quite sweet. Another country, another tick.
(From 65cL bottle @ RBBWG III, Tim’s place. Thanks for sharing, Tim!)

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