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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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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10780) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5814) - .....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!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1253) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3960) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle. Slightly cloudy bronze appearance. Strange aroma upon opening.. Poured with a small head and was pretty flat. Nice modern label which was more interesting than the beer.

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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (9467) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jolo (907) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - JUN 15, 2011
Bottle. A light amber colour with a high light tanned head. Not that long lasting. Fruity, spicy and a little sweet aroma and taste. A medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AtronSeige (562) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 4, 2013
Aroma: sweet grain, light toast, Appearance: Clear copper body, Thin off-white head. Taste: Toffee, crisp but still soft, dry, bread, Palate: Medium high carbonation, medium light body, medium bite Overall: I like it! Very well balanced. 500 ml bottle, poured.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7144) - NUNEATON, Top 23, 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1502) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2013
bottle, Rehills, Ncl. Bready sweet aroma, with toasted sweet malt flavours. Has a fine fruity palate, with the faintest chalky hints and more pleasant bread notes in the finish. Mid brown amber colour, this is an easy drinking, tasty brew.


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