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Brewed by Cervesa Artesanal de Xativa
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Xativa, Valencia, Spain

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Brewed with sea water.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cagou007 (459) - FRANCE - MAY 23, 2015
Pours cloudy yellow with medium white head. Nose is yeast and citrus. Aromas are citrus, yeast, herbal hops. Very discrete salty note. Creamy texture, medium carbonation. Medium salty and sour finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (8853) - Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2015
500ml bottle. A pleasant suprise here, just enough "sea" character, super easy to drink, good summer ale.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cuso (5719) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle kindly shared by Roman. Light orange golden color with medium white head. Malt, oranges in aroma. Taste, malt, oranges, herbal notes, salt.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gurthnar (2762) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle. Aroma strong lemony and sweetish grainy malty. Hazy yellow colour. Taste is somewhat sourish, pasteurised astringency. A bit salty but no big deal.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NachlamSie (2918) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 3, 2015
bottle from that shop in The Source. I saw this bottle once, looked at the label quizzically and passed it up. Then the thought of how weird sea water beer probably is kept creeping in to my head. To settle my own curiosity, I went back and purchased this bottle. I am disappointed in the fact that this is not a weird beer at all. The pour is pretty cloudy, looks like they used a low-flocculating yeast. There isn’t much head retention either. The aroma is yeasty with hints at bananas and a touch of phenolic spice. I’m about finished with my glass and I get only the slightest salinity. It’s apparent more by the effect it has on the other flavors of the beer and finally becomes noticed as I lick my lips. It’s evident that these guys desalinated the water. The yeast choice is nice, it adds pleasant fruity esters throughout. The malt body is light and basic. This is not a bad beer at all, but I wish it were a little more interesting just because of the odd choice to use Mediterranean sea water. That being said, I do not understand the rating of 21 on this site. It’s not "bland" which people seem to gripe about a lot and there are no flaws or unpleasant qualities. The beer is certainly decent at least.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Teran (133) - Belgrade, SERBIA - APR 11, 2015
Cloudy grey orange colour. They announced this beer as the beer with sea water. But, I can not notice anything of that definition: salt, iodine, chloride, etc. Almost without nose, taste and aroma. Just another fraud. Butm it is witthout bad aftertaste, at least. it is a kind of the common politics of so called artisanal beers: let us make an interesting commercial, let us make a nice label on a nice bottle, and let us make the cheap beer without any taste. And earn some money out of that. Our world is full of that thinking. If they put just a half of all that energy to simply make A BIER, the result will be completely different.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
elbernays (796) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 4, 2015
Bottle from mchughs. Pours cloudy orange. Grainy, sea, light banana aroma. Flavour is sweet banana bread with hint of salt. Medium body.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
markoijelena (995) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle 0.33l from Beerville Beer shop Belgrade Serbia.Ciao Vlada! Pour it hazy yellow color with small white head.On the nose banana, apricot.Taste and aroma of malt, grains, banana,peach on the end also bitter but texture very light.Nothing special

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Salmoniform (1199) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Poured from bottle to glass. Straw hue with creamy white head. Aroma is straw, banana, bubblegum, mineral. Mouthfeel is nice with a light body and crisp carbonation. Taste is dry with an estery finish. Overall this beer is so so.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fugitive (1566) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle. Color cloudy yellow with small white head. Aroma fruity, malt. Taste grain, citrus, herbal. When is more warm a touch of salt.


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