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Brewed by Cape Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Paarl, South Africa

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A craft Pilsner with a strong hop aroma and nice bitter finish.


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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Melker (243) - Varberg, - SEP 7, 2013
Clean lager. Aroma of grain, corn, lemon and bread. Some sweetness, pretty low bitterness.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Svesse (6911) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2015
(Bottle, as "CBC Classic Lager") Golden colour, slightly hazy, with frothy white head, leaving traces of lacing. Malty nose with notes of bread, citrus, honey, grass and hay. Malty taste with bread, citrus peel, honey and a gentle grassy bitterness in a dry finish. Medium body, quite dry. Well made and tasty. Quite a decent pilsener.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChewyBeer (155) - SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 24, 2015
Pale clear colour. Not much head. Slightly Bready nose. Medium mouthfeel and balanced bitterness. Not bad

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (7879) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Sample at KØ 15. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, fruit and hops.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
HenrikSoegaard (11478) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle. Frothy White good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy bready aroma. Light bitter bad bready flavor. Short light bitter finish. watery palate.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
chrisv10 (12641) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle @ DØE as "CBC Classic Lager". Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel and grainy. Flavour is malt, fruit, grainy, hop, grass, medium sweet and a little bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (14447) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle at KØ15 as CBC classic lager. Lagery aroma. Almost clear golden colour. Small stable white head. The flavour is nicely bready. Has a good chalky mouthfeel. Low to medium bitterness. Bready finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bamsen78 (4395) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle, KØ15, as CBC Classic Lager. Pours clear golden with airy white head. Clear aroma of malt, with estery and hoppy touches. Bitter, hoppy flavour wit notes of malt and touches of yeast and metal. Bitterish aftertaste. Okay.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
QKraft (6) - SOUTH AFRICA - APR 11, 2015 does not count
Very light in aroma, pale, clear, with tan foam, decent head. Medium sweetness, decent bitterness, with a slightly unpleasant aftertaste. Decent mouthfull but slightly oily feel, lively carbonation with a lingering bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NallePalle (286) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle, 44 cl, The Queen’s Head, Stockholm. (Labelled CBC Classic Lager). Overall decent, not too carbonated.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GarthT (13) - - DEC 25, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2014 On tap at CBC Spice Route. Clean and fresh though not a lot happening. Would prefer a stronger hop punch. But very easy to drink.


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