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

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Marduk's rating

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Marduk (3840) - Tallinn, - FEB 5, 2013
500ml can. Pale yellow color. Head disappears instantly. Papery, malty, grainy notes in aroma. Papery, cardboard, grainy flavor. Never again.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tarmok (375) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 3, 2015
Pale golden lager with frothy white head. Aroma: hay, caramel. Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour. Palate: light body, thin feel, soft carbonation,

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (14997) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
Can from Prince International Supermarket, Ashford. Clear pale gold colour lasting white head. Sweetish cereal aroma. Touch of cardboard. In the mouth the flavour is not awful, some cereal. Some lemon. It’s perfectly fine. Why it’s only got a score of 6 I don’t know. Not sure I’ll go all Leighton over the score, but I’ve had many more worse beers. OK premium lager. Oh and love the little foil cap on the top that protects the ring pull. I’ve dropped my initial score from 2.8 as it got a bit too cerealy and pukey towards the end.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
berkshirejohn (5093) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2015
50cl can from my local Londis. A bright straw colour, with a loose white head that vanishes immediately; sweet grainy aroma, but also some sweet apples giving a cider like quality; sweet corn syrup taste; with a reasonable grassy bitterness; and a sticky finish. Just another dull lager.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
SarkyNorthener (2918) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2015
Can from déya, Burton. Golden beer with large foam head. Aroma of sweetcorn and some malts. Taste is same. Drinkable.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Senka (882) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 24, 2015
From the Germany trip 2010: Same as A Le Coq Pils. Not bad. Not good, Just a hoppy lager.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kevnic2008 (9571) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - NOV 8, 2014
Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, grainy. Flavour is malt, grainy. Medium to thin body. Boring beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RuneStumo (2373) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2014
17.10.2014. o,5l Can. From Riga, Latvia. BBD 10.10.2014, so Im a little late. Straw yellow colour with white head. Sourish straw flavour of grassy hops. Weak malty aroma with rather thin body.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jann3 (182) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Pours pale golden with a big white head. Aroma is mostly malty. Taste is very light and watery, dominated by sweetish maltiness. A hint of bitterness at the finish. Soft CO2. Very simple bulk lager. (1 pint can, best before 7 apr 2015)

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Grumbo (858) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle from Rasputin’s, Ipswich. Pours a pale golden colour with a decent sized white head. Light hoppy aroma. Medium sweet, average carbonation. Slight bitterness to finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brainiac (189) - Riga, LATVIA - AUG 1, 2014
0.5l aluminum can. Weak aroma, some head but probably because of carbon dioxide injected although its weak on tongue. Weak hop sensations on tongue, but some strong feelings of it in medium lenght aftertaste.


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