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

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 18, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2012 In short: A salty version of our North-American macros. A notch below boring
How: A few times on tap and bottles when travelling through Romania/Transylvania, because in some small villages this was sometimes the only beer to drink
The look: Clear blonde body topped by a small white head
In long: Nose is typical bland macro. Taste is a variation of those bland macro beers, which in this case means some kind of high-fructose corn syrup mixed with Seven-Up™. Whatever… The difference here is the many times I had this shitty beer is always seemed salty. Maybe the salt goes away a and blends in for people who drink this beer less fresh outside Romania but coming from someone (me) who had it numerous times on location I can tell you that there is something in the water over there and a fresh Ciuc Premium is abnormally salty. This beer sucks. Drank many of these (unfortunately) while travelling Romania with my Romanian wife. Why did I not marry a Belgian woman again?

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cuso (5690) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle from a friend Golden color with medium white head. Malty aroma and taste with light hoppy bitterness.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jmgreenuk (5612) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle at Dean’s Pale Lager tasting, Den Haag. Poured a light straw colour with no life at all. The aroma is weak malt. The flavour is medium bitter. Light bodied with a short bitter finish.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kappldav123 (5369) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zita (5341) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2013
light bread aroma,yellow,white foam, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, light watery dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (5323) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle from Imro - with many thanks for my new country tick! Pours out in a clear golden colour with low head and medium body. Nose of hops and hay. Taste of mild hops, mild malt, apples, hay and greens. Sweetish finish. Absolutely easy to drink, refreshing and nice. Solid Lager.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (5287) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2013
Thank you cuso fir this one. Classic lager with no surprises. Bit thin and pissy but quite quaffable. Very easy to drink with a bit malg and sugar in the back. Nice.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Skyview (5283) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2008
Sampled at Cellars Wine & Spirits in St Paul, MN with joebrew and brewfiend. Pours a clear golden pale brew with a fast dissolving white head that dissipates nearly clean with no film or ring. Aroma of sweet corn adjunct with a light citrus zest. Taste is light bodied, light carbonation with a sweet corn and grits flavor with some citrus hop character. Finish is sweet and a little gritty that quickly disappears with hardly no aftertaste. Not sure what to make of this brew except it is a sweet beverage with some stale citrus hop character.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2012 Can from supermarket in Cyprus. Pale yellow with small head. Inoffensive and fairly clean swill, even if tasteless and boring. 3-2-3-2-6 = 1.6/...........re-rate in Brasov, Romania. Standard gold, slim stable head Aroma has hint of lemonbalm and the flavors have solid pale malts and finish with brisk, nicely bitter hops. Highly drinkable 3.5.3.6.12

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Erzengel (5078) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2014
Thanks to Ciocanelu for this beer.
0,33l screw-crowntop bottle. BB 06/11/14, P3309642A 17:33
This beer starts mild, slightly grainy. Pale Lager typical. The mainpart is a bit grainy, slightly malty. In the end slightly bitter
A typical Pale lager. Easy to drink but nothing really distinctive! --> 8/10/7/8


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