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Brewed by Olympic Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Ritsona, Euboea / Schimatari, Boeotia, Greece

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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A famous Greek beer, reintroduced by the Hellenic Breweries of Atalanti in the 2000s after 16 years.
Production moved to the Hellenic Microbreweries/Olympic Brwery in 2009.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sdmmb (792) - USA - DEC 21, 2013
Drunk from 33cl bottle in ouzerie, Ixelles. Pretty bland standard lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gegwilson (1026) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
Quite an amber coloured lager. Little head and little carbonation. Some sweetness. Fairly enjoyable for a lager.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
arsol (533) - NORWAY - DEC 6, 2013
Lys brun/gul farge med tynt hvitt skum som forsvinner raskt. En helt ordinær lager. aroma: noe malt... medium med kullsyre. Ellers ikke noe å berette om denne.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TBone (12538) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle 500ml (Athens)
Clear golden color, small white head. Harsh malty aroma. Light to medium-bodied. Harsh, sweet malty, some citric (tart) notes. Not much hops to talk about.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Niksko (322) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 18, 2013
Pours a light golden with a thin white head. Nose is very slight citrus and a bit of a lactic tang. Taste is citrus and cardboard. Not great, but actually not horrendous.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Byrovios (1) - Athens, GREECE - OCT 26, 2013 does not count
Πολυ καλη !!! Το άρωμα της δεν σου μένει τόσο καθώς μιλάμε για μια λαγκερ αλλα η γεύση της ειναι υπεροχή !!! Γιαυτο κιόλας Heineken kai Amstel ειναι πια χαμηλά στις προτιμήσ&# των ελλήνων !

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
djoeye (1380) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
330ml can from a superfriend Rune ratebeer Tromsø. Quite tall head, "deutschhh", pale straw body. Foam fades and leaves some dots inside the mug. Some hay and cardboard scents. Tastes lots of grains and alcoholic malts. Some bitterness in the mouthfeel, so I guess there is some hops. Faint malts at the end, and a bitter twist of hops too. Not too bad, but I would look further.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 23, 2013
[330ml bottle] One of the ubiquitous lagers available on Crete. See-through golden pour with multitudinous rising carbonation. Faint whiff of grass on the nose, some floral element to the taste, but mostly a grassy, corny lager finish. Knock ’em back, is my advice (or go for the dunkel, which is pretty good) [03102013]

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
olliejobbins (767) - Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2013
330 and 500ml bottles. pours a pale, clear yellow with pillowy head. aroma is of grass and not much else. taste is a lot better thank mythos - no soapyness. very faint hops but not much else. drinkable enough though.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
daje (2146) - NORWAY - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden with a low white head, high carbonation. Grainy aroma with old hops, taste is sweet with mild hops, low bitterness, malty aftertaste. A pretty boring standard lager.


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