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Brewed by Heineken Romania
Style: Pale Lager
Miercurea Ciuc, Romania

bottled
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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kappldav123 (4596) - Nordhausen, GERMANY - DEC 18, 2007
A friend of mine brought this beer from Romania. The bottle looks good. The beer tastes in the beginning like a bockbier, but much to dry, it really turns nasty. Not good.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Boutip (4509) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 5, 2014
Bottle: Poured a low yellow color lager with a medium size pure white foamy head with medium retention and some light lacing. Aroma of grainy cereal with some overcooked vegetable notes. Taste is dominated by some unrefined cereal notes with some overcooked vegetables. Body is light with good carbonation. Weird notes of overcooked vegetables don’t really help me enjoy this beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
badgerben (4364) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2008
From Joebrew. Pale yellow with no head. Sweet corn aroma and taste. A little stale hop in the flavor. Very sweet and sugary finish.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kermis (4293) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2013
Can shared at Deans pale lager tasting. Pours clear golden with a small off white head. Aroma of grain, light malts. Flavour is light sweet and bitter. Light bodied with moderate carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zita (4280) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2013
light bread aroma,yellow,white foam, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, light watery dry finish.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
charlotte (3962) - rřdovre, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2009
Can.Pale yellow colour with small white head.Aroma is hoppy and bitter,feels metallic and gassy with light body overall a bit boring.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rickgordon (3841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2009
Bottled, sampled at Bierhaus, Timisoara/Temesvár, Romania. Clear colden colour, creamy head. Sewer, plug-hole aroma and old flowers. Oily body with thin mouthfeel. No malt or hop features at all. Old plants and stem here. Low bitterness and somwhat papery.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cuso (3823) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle from a friend Golden color with medium white head. Malty aroma and taste with light hoppy bitterness.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Marko (3797) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 23, 2008
0.5l can (5%, 11.5°) courtesy of a friend who lugged it halfway through the Balkans from Romania (huge thanks, Krešimir!)
After two beers of dubious "quality", this. Poured a pale, slightly gilded yellow colour with a small white head that went away fast. The nose was a bit better on this one, dusty malt, light hop and alcohol. The taste started out as light and sweetish, subdued, with pretty much nothing there except some grainy malt. And then the skeletons started coming out of the closet. Corn, alcohol, metal, acidic appley hopiness, all showing up at times and then disappearing soon leaving the maltiness to fight with the next off flavor. It developed a bitter aftertaste at a point but hey. This mess couldn’t be saved by anything. Crap. After three beers of dubious "quality"...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DanielBrown (3629) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2012
Can from Istanbul Supermarket, Smethwick. Notes of cinder toffee. Other notes of cellophane wrapping, perhaps enclosing some flowers, which are being taken to a brassy paramour at work. Always a bit risky making a move on someone at work. Anyway, this Romanian lad is friskily fizzy, urbanely crisp and sheet ice-like; coupled with a hesitation of coco malt. The flavours are confidently low-key (i.e. there isn’t that much flavour). But blow me, this is delicious - it tastes like that beer in Ice Cold in Alex - well earned. 3000 rates is nonsense of course - a meaningless milestone. And yet, oh and yet, it’s also a chance to reassess one’s life progress. And this is where I am - live tweeting a can of Romanian Lager. Whisper it, but I think I just might have ’made it’. Top of the World, Ma.


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