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Brewed by Brașov (Ursus Breweries - SABMiller)
Style: Pale Lager
Brasov, Romania

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed from an original recipe which dates back to 1892, Ciucas beer bears the name of the mountain from which springs it’s most vital ingredient, pure mountain water.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
fonefan (43243) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2012

Can 500ml. @ PBF2012.

ABV: 4.7%. Clear light to medium yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, vegetables, cardboard, cereal notes, light hoppy, dusty grass. Flavour is light moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20120728]

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
oh6gdx (24856) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2012
Canned@PBF2012. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is some mild herbal and mild herbal notes. Flavour is sweet malts, mild floral notes as well as some slight grains.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (22991) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2007 Draught at a mountain hotel south of Braşov. Pale golden, rich firm head. Grainy nose. Dryish and lightly grassy, clean flavourwise. Low bitterness. Possibly a top choice in Romania.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21549) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2016
15th January 2016
That’ll be me 20K then! @ ChrisO’s. Can thanks to Dan the Man. Bright clear paleish gold beer, good pale cream colour head. Palate is light, semi dry and crispy. A fairly floral lager with a nice touch of lemony citrus. The light dry finish brings a touch of citric peel . Not bad at all!

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Travlr (20866) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Can from a supermarket in Timisoara. Crystal clear pale yellow color, thin white head with fine lacing. Not much aroma, with might be a good thing, maybe just a bit of dusty straw. Taste is bitter straw. Thin body.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (18010) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2016
Can shared at Kenny’s 20K tasting - London. Pours with almost no colour, just a slight yellow tinge, and a creamy, white head. Lightly sweet, with notes of dried cereal and straw. Light in body with average carbonation. Drying on the finish, with some papery notes, hay, cereal. Quite basic.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (16927) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2015
Can from Prince International Supermarket, Ashford. Pale gold lasting white head. Some lemon on the aroma. Bit thin in the mouth for sure. But no off aromas or flavours. It’s very light, bordering on the light lemony water. Not any real bite on the finish. Nothing wrong with it, perfectly fine. Creamy mouthfeel.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Can split at Madmitch76 20K tasting, warm up act thanks to Danny, 15/01/16. Pale golden blonde with a decent white covering. Nose is pale malt, grain, lemon rind, grass. Taste comprises much the same, pale malt driven, lightly toasted bread, touch papery. Medium bodied, spritzy to prickly on the tongue @over carbed, semi drying close. Ok for style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (16422) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 19, 2011
Süßlich-getreidiger Antrunk. Leicht würzig, frisch. Im Mittelteil angenehm herb, mild aber noch ok. Im Abgang bitterer werdend, pricklend und grasig. Das Bier ist hier kräftiger, mittel-würzig aber eher weich. Im Abgang weitet sich der Hopfen etwas aus. Ein normales Pils, für Rumänien ziemlich gut! Test vom 13.8.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,9,9,9,8,9 - 8,85

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TBone (15904) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2008
Bottled (BB 11/2008)
Pale yellow color, small white head. Corn-malty, skunky nose. Fizzy. Corn, skunky hops, grainy notes. Not much else, a bit like a tropical lager.


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