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Brewed by Simonds Farsons Cisk
Style: Pale Lager
Mriehel, Malta

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RATINGS: 261   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Can, keg & bottle: Filtered
Cisk was launched in Malta in 1928. It is a golden-coloured lager with a distinctive and well-balanced character. Its rich hop aroma and pleasant bitterness, combined with a mild astringency, make it an outstanding thirst-quencher. Its alcohol content is 4.2%.

Cisk Lager was awarded top prize in the International Lager Category at the 1995 Australian Beer Awards and was presented with the Pfizer Food Science Trophy for the lager obtaining the highest number of votes in the same competition. 10.5°


0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
fullvedo (4) - BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - SEP 18, 2016 does not count
The worst beer I have ever tried. Keep away from it you will just waist your time and money ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (6317) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2016
Shared 330ml can with Mat (cheers minutemat) on 7th Sep 2016. Had this on tap in Malta a few times (many years ago), so half knew what to expect: a semi-decent Med Lager. Golden, clean and clear, short lived white head. Fairly sweet throughout, grainy/corny and not unpleasant. Hot weather beer. Scored objectively.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
minutemat (4272) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2016
330ml can @ monthly tasting, Chez Sophie, Sep 16, courtesy of myself. Bought from Discount Supermarket, Cardiff. Pours clear gold, thin white head. Sweetcorn aroma. Taste is highly oxidised with tired malts, sweetcorn, dank cardboard. Not great, but it is a Malta tick.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerxellos (94) - POLAND - SEP 8, 2016
Typical eurolager but without noticeable disadventages. Everyone in Malta drink that stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rozsoma (817) - Gyõr, HUNGARY - JUL 30, 2016
A máltai halászok mindennapi betevője, a majesty, ministry of holy gozitan life.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
artemb (656) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 23, 2016
Look: clear yellow, white head with average retention. Aroma: malt, white bread, grain, some grassy hops. Taste: dry, light sweetness, light lager acidiy. Slightly oily palate. Good macro.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (984) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 16, 2016
Sydney’s suburbs are a great source of random country beers....Malta! 330ml bottle into schooner glass. Slightly hazy pale amber beer with two finger white head. Medium carbonation, tiny bubbles. Soft aroma of cardboard and honey. Sharp bitter taste, bitter finish with earthy hops and nettles. A little sweetness sits right at the end of a lingering finish. Certainly is astringent! Maybe too much.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (1969) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 12, 2016
SAMPLE at a tasting. Clear yellow golden, white head. sweet malts and bread, grassy, solid herbal bitterness. No industrial harshness. A top-notch macro-lager.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sunstoneale (69) - MOLDOVA - JUL 10, 2016
Amazingly clear appearance. Aroma of cardboard and some dank hops. Tastes like wet grains, has some muddy white bread and dank hop bitterness. A nice beach lager when consumed cool on a hot day.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maersk (152) - MOLDOVA - JUL 10, 2016
Medium fuzzy head. Clear golden. Smells wort, malts, no hops. More grains in the taste, some hoppy bittetness. So-so. Not refreshing


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