RateBeer
overall
41
84
style
Collective São Gabriel
Brewed at Arcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus

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

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pinball (10773) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
cloudy brown, small white head.aroma is malty, slightly herbal. flavor is malty ,sweet, slightly dry, slightly herbal.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10772) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2012
Bottle at home in London, shared with Lyoli after a long day of cleaning, cycling, Kernel and London Fields. Pours cloudy amber with a fine, filmy white head. Nose holds lots of doughy toast. Medium sweet flavor, some toasty cereal, toasty sugar, some toasty dough. Yep. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Mild sweet finish, more of the same toasted malts, toasted dough and cereal, very mild toasted hay bitterness. It’s a fine dark lager. Quite refreshing overall, with very few faults - if any. I like this.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madsberg (10144) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. Aroma. Caramel, bread, sweetness, herbs. Flavour: Sweetness, fruits, caaramel, sugar. Thin bodied. Ends sugary and sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (9443) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9281) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 25, 2011
Bottle (?, London)
Slightly farty eggy aroma. Deep hazy amber. Bread in the aromas too, and grainy. Taste is also grainy - sweet barley. A touch husky. Finish is a touch husky too, but with a pleasant biting bitternesss laster. Fresh hops in that, in fact, and certainly an approvement on the inauspicious start.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (8240) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2010 Bottle at Pilsner Pete’s RBSG. Pours a muddy unfiltered brown. Nose is toasty malts, some caramel and toffee. Taste is hops, lightly roasted malts and buttered toast. Very good for the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8037) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle. Cloudy brown with a cream foam. Aromas are toffee, caramel and rains with pear and hints of banana. Yeasty with chocolate. Lightly spiced with herbal notes. Flavours are sweet weetabix and toffee with autumn fruit and light citrus. Yeasty on the finish. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7142) - NUNEATON, Top 13, 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5813) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Last beer of the visit to &Union .. . Pours a dark murky tan brown, murphy brown?? .. . wow, an easy drinker here .. . the session beer of africa i say .. . yebo!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2010
.5 liter bottle shared by EDA at PPRBSG 2010. Pours a light amber with a thinning head. Aroma is toasted malts, old caramel, oxidation, mineral, light metallic, and some grassy hops. Flavor is toast, biscuit, some crystal malts, pils, light cola taste, earth and stale oxidation. Meh.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50