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


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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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.

burzzum's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
burzzum (12) - hell, - MAY 30, 2013
bread, alcohol, golden, cloudy, minimal head, lightly sour, fizzy, astringent,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21227) - , 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!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
sjogro (2193) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2016
0,5L can from Romanian Nightshop in Brussels. Clear pale golden with thin white head. Sweet malts, lager bitterness. Puffed rice, cardboardiness. Light sweet, light bitter. Under medium body, stale finish, light fizz. Very plain.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maakun (3089) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2016
Can from Romanian shop next to Cantillon. Clear light golden with fluffy white head. Light sweet malts, cardboard, light cane sugar, very light herbs. Under medium sweet and very light bitter. Light bodied. Standard industrial lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DanielBrown (4343) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2016
Can from WB Stores, West Brom. Very pale, very thin and fizzy lager. Bland and pretty tasteless, but gave good buzz, so fair’s fair.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
midovark (331) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - MAR 24, 2016
0.5 l can. Had this one before joining RateBeer. Entry from noted points only.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (17801) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SarkyNorthener (3888) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Can from Wb stores, West Bromwich. Golden beer with large foam head. Aroma of light malts and floral. Taste is floral, some spice and light cereal grain. Good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WingmanWillis (122) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2016
Can shared at Ken’s 20k tasting. Thanks to Chriso for sharing. Pour clear gold with a white head. Aroma of grass and bred. Malt and grassy taste. Whelming at best

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
The_Osprey (5550) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Can shared at Chriso’s for Kenny’s 20K. As ’Brașov Ciucaș, brewed in Brasov, 4.6%. Very pale yellow, clear, small foamy white head, light lacing. Aroma is papery, airy, corn. Body is light, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is paper, dry, peppery, rusk, corn. Basic and drinkable. A bit too papery for my taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Theydon_Bois (16262) - 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.

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