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Brewed by Cesu Alus Daritava (Olvi)
Style: Pale Lager
Cesis, Latvia

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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The history of Cesu beer can be traced back to the thirteenth century when a beer brewery was founded right in Cesu castle. The chronicles of the year 1590 present evidence for the popularity of the particular beer brewery at the time. Due to the new factory in Cesis the new beer corresponds to nowadays demands while preserving the flavour of natural beer.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
ectuohy27 (520) - ESTONIA - NOV 3, 2012
Bog-standard European PL, with decent foam but a severely corny aftertaste. More hoppy than usual (on tap in Riga)

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
deanso (4662) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2012
50cl can @ hotel in Riga. Thin head. Clear golden pour. Not a bad pilsner.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (5042) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2012
Can @ Hotel, Liepaja, Latvia. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, corn, grass, light alcohol. Flavour of malt, sweet corn, herbs, grassy hops. Medium body, lively carbonation, fairly bitter finish. 270912

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
halapablo (71) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 5, 2012
puszka hipermarket na Łotwie (chyba Maxima) nie moja bajka całkowicie słód jakiś sztuczny pojawiający się na końcu, smak bardzo mineralny. Decyzja jednoznaczna - więcej nie kupować!!

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tommann (2484) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2012
500ml can. Pours light gold with a thin, frothy head. Aroma is really strong corn with a tiny bit of lemon. Taste has a minerally start with corn on the bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle from the Baltic Supermarket on the Narborough Rd, Leicester. Gusher- unusual for a clear-bottled lager. My Latvian isn’t too clever, but I think this is also unpasteurised. Brilliant gold with barely a bubble of carb and an uneven tuft of foam. Decent hay and pine on nose; hutch, a little lemon jelly. Pleasant grassy lager with soft condition, bread stick and beeswax notes, rubber hints. Slightly pilsener-like in the finish with a bitterness that lingers. Has that slightly mineral edge I remember all draught Latvian beer having in Riga, irrespective of style. Decent lager.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kiwianer (3315) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 5, 2012
The taste is a bit sour, malty. In the aftertaste bitter, sweet, watery. boring -/8/7/7/7/7

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rauchbier (3559) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2012
Can, from an ethnic foodstore in Scunthorpe. Gold, thin shortlived white head and low condition. Low trace malt in the nose, gentle grainy sweetness tinged with a slight tinny note in the mouth, some melon fruitiness and a lingering hop bitterness in the finish.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Furseth (1927) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2012
Can: Clear yellow colour, with a white creamy head. Aroma is dominated of sweet maltynes,,citrus, cooked vegetable. Flavor had a mild, thin mouthfeeling of sweet maltynes, and, grainy,Iron,short bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DanielBrown (3625) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2012
Bottle from shop on Rookery Rd, Handsworth. Perfectly pleasant pale lager. Crisp and refreshing with a few herbal notes. The odd moment of plastic corn, but generally hit the spot.


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