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


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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (38083) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
Bottle 500ml. @ home.
[ Trade by yngwie ]. Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grtain, corn, peas ? Flavor is moderate malt sweet and light to moderate malt bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091026]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (34321) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2007
50 cL bottle thanks to my colleague Daria for bringing me this! Pours yellow clear with a little white head. Mild malty and hay aroma. Flavour is slight grainy and grassy, but okay with a decent bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ungstrup (29989) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2007
Can. A golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet alcoholic and metallic. The flavor is metallic malty, leading to a bitter metallic finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2005 (Bottle 50 cl) Fully golden colour, practically no head. Sweetish with a rather full body. Pronounced bitterness in the finish. In style this reminds me of a German "Export" or perhaps "Extra". Presumably from the oldest brewery in the Baltics. 020104

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
oh6gdx (22073) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2005
Bottled. Pale yellow colour, small white head. Clean hayish malty aroma with some hoppy hints. Sweet hoppy flavour with weak metallic hints. Watery and boring.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (20676) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2002
Pale yellow. Some apple aroma. Medium bodied, sweet, clean, less than average bitterness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (14868) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 26, 2010
Can. Itís a clear, pale golden beer with a small, white head. Fruity, slightly grassy nose with some syrupy sweetness and corn. Sweet, corn-like flavor with a grassy, fruity touch and a faint bitterness. Medium body. Not much bitterness in the finish. Drinkable, but it needs to be cold. 091018

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (14842) - 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. Itís perfectly fine. Why itís only got a score of 6 I donít know. Not sure Iíll go all Leighton over the score, but Iíve had many more worse beers. OK premium lager. Oh and love the little foil cap on the top that protects the ring pull. Iíve dropped my initial score from 2.8 as it got a bit too cerealy and pukey towards the end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
saxo (14455) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration.Color is golden. Aroma and taste are bready malt, grain and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (14046) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle, 5.2%. Almost clear golden colour. small white head. The flavour is a little bit papery. Tastes unfiltered, and also looks it a bit, I suppose. But not bready or yeasty in the good way.

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