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Collective São Gabriel
Brewed at Arcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus

Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
CapeTown, Western Cape, South Africa

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our unfiltered amber lager is an old, rare, and rather unique German style. Wholesome and buttery, with toasty, bready malts and hints of caramel and toffee, Berne is a smooth and naturally cloudy beer with grassy hops that deliver subtle balance to the palate. Malty, yet dry, simple yet elegant.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (9492) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 24, 2014
courtesy of Ingmar Küsel - hazy red-amber beer with a persistent beige foam; spicy hoppiness with light notes of red fruits marmalade; medium-bodied, fizzy and pretty tart; long spicy and caramelish aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2014
500ml. Muddy particulated red with a dense slender lid. Good German-accented heady unfiltered lager aroma confusing shrub, sesame, thistle sap and banana. That flavour alive with the perfume of a Munchen summer evening beneath the chestnut boughs. Better than their other beers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1318) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Label has it as Bern Stein. Hazy amber. Thin, lasting, white head. Bready and sweet toffee. Taste is dry and fruity. Overall, though, this tastes artificial. Mouth coating saccharine thing going on.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JDD (7) - SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 5, 2014 does not count
Usher hum duc is. Idea ok. Somdbsjoso. Didn't. Is so. will who. Oenvvjdol. Role spoof. Of my klebejlld nnd ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mark_Eck (686) - - APR 8, 2014
Pours a clear copper color. Aroma is sweet caramel. Taste is sweet with caramel and sugar.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1349) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Hazy amber colour decent off white head and lacing. Aroma is toffee bread malts. Taste is simlar some sweetness slight biiterness well balanced. Medium body + carbonation. Not your usual amber larger but still nice good stuff.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
aleksander9 (423) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2013
Cloudy amber with medium carbonating head. Aroma is some spice and malt. Medium Palate with high carbonation. Aftertaste is some spice and roasted caramel. Overall: Well brewed. But, a little boring.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (20308) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Bottled. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is grainy, some floral, mild crystal malts and floral. Flavour is very similar. Quite non-inspiring and basic bulky thing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (2825) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle 0.5l, thanks to Pade. Best Before 06 08 14. Colour is cloudy light brown. Aromas and flavours: Grain, some sweetness and malts.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (1783) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle from the St Albans Beer Festival 2013. Poured a hazy amber with a rapidly dissipating off white head. Aroma of berries, caramel and hint of spice. Very heavy carbonation. Lager malt flavour with hints of orange peal and sherbet. Finish was soft fruit, grass and toffee.


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