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Brewed by Anadolu Efes
Style: Pilsener
Istanbul, Turkey

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RATINGS: 1118   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jmichael (640) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 30, 2008
pours a clear gold with full white head. sweet sour corn malt aroma. sweet mild fruit front with mild finish. better that aroma may suggest. good session, not too bad.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2008
Thanks to Brewfiend for sharing. Pourrs a very light straw yellow. Smells almost like a Turkish gutter, with some sweet corn. Flavor is pretty rancid! A very offensive beer.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
as (174) - Belgrade / Hamburg, - JAN 18, 2008
Serbian version.0,33 l bottle. The Turkish original that used to be available here wasn’t bad - quite crispy and refreshing actually, but this version is awful, very bland with a foul and sour lemony taste.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gam (3815) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 13, 2008
Light gold in colour almost lemony,head not lasting carb was okay.Aroma very mild grain a sweetness,flavour very different watery at start with the finish grainy mourishing and making you want more.A bland beer to me for most of the duration.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
harleytodd (6) - Tennessee, USA - JAN 9, 2008 does not count
I thought this beer had a bitter taste. It’s appearence was a slight yellow, not any golden color to speak of. The warmer it got the worse the flavor and aroma got. It was below average at best.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
themightyomega (92) - New York, USA - JAN 6, 2008
Can from Israeli supermarket: Clear yellow fizzy water, smells like nothing in particular. Sweet flavor with a wiff of corn chip and a bit of chemically bitterness. However, suprisingly un-bad (not saying it’s good, just not as rank as it could be), went well with potato chips. Or I’m just desparate in a land not known for its beer. By the by, in the homonym department, "efes" is Hebrew for "zero".

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
screigh (559) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 5, 2008
Macro golden color. No head. Sweet adjunct smell. Thin macro taste but more like an Iron City then and AB. It amazes me that countries that have no history of quality brewing try to emulate the worst style (and I mean bad pilsners...Miller Lite, ect). This is bad and you probably couldn’t even get your Coors buddie to drink it because the bottle looks too imported. Turkey...stick to making fake LV, Prada and D&G.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
GTown (127) - New York, USA - JAN 1, 2008
Part of a Christmas Beers of the World pack. Flavorless and overall watery. Perhaps a country that is over 99% Muslim should not be brewing beer...

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
MrBunn (2633) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2007
Bottle. So, wondering what beer in Turkey is all about, I bought this on a recent road trip. Aromas and pour are reminiscent of corn flavored fizzy water. Flavor is more of the same. Pretty dull and largely unimpressive. Most of this went down the drain.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2007
Bottle. Clear light yellow color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is light malty, toasted, bread, moderate cardboard. Flavor is light to moderate sweet with a short to average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. (101107)


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