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

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RATINGS: 286   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Mjp12's rating

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mjp12 (1269) - York, North Yorkshire, - AUG 4, 2014
Much better than the other widely available lagers in Greece , quite a clean taste, not too sweet or malty.


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hauxe (290) - Butzbach, GERMANY - MAY 29, 2016
Pours gold from the bottle with a white crown that fizzes away. Weak malt aroma. Taste is lightly sweet with hints of sourness. No real bitterness. Faint floral and sour apple notes in the finish. Nothing grabs the attention here. Drinkable enough, but no reason to buy another.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
anstei (940) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle on Lesbos. A rather boring macro lager, but at least not with off tastes. Watery and thin, okay carbonation. Sweet-ish, not quite refreshing. Drinkable.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
WillemsUrenkel (1328) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2016
0,33 l from a Lidl brought by my wife proud home. Clear golden in the glass, fast leaving white head. Low grainy on the nose. Tast starts grassy, some malt, smooth. Metallic in the second part. Low bitterness. Thin stuff.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Arve_Christian (4601) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2016
On can in Crete, served ice cold. Golden color, good foam. Low aroma intensity; boiled vegetables, some malt. Light body & complexity. Feels crisp and refreshing on this beatiful summer day. I don't wanna ruin it by letting it heat up. Better then expected ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Salwal (285) - GERMANY - MAY 23, 2016
From the bottle poured into white wine glass. Skunky Lager nose, malty, wett hay... Not more. Taste is light bitter, watery, malty. Finish is light bitter hops but only faint. Meh..

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Thomas_W1 (415) - Rastatt, GERMANY - MAY 17, 2016
Flasche 0,33l: Golden, glasklar, kräftiger stabiler feinporiger Schaum; recht würzige Nase, frisch, trockene Hopfenaromen, leichte Röstaromen, leichte Säure, Getreidemaische; leichte Würze im Körper, malzig, Getreide, cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, leichte Säure, etwas flach; eher trockener, leicht säuerlicher Nachgang

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jenznett (49) - GERMANY - MAY 14, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2016 Tiefgoldene Farbe. Geruch metallisch und leicht hopfig. Weich und aber nicht wässrig, schöne Konsistens. Nicht sichtbare Carbonisierung, aber reichlich Prickeln auf der Zunge. Geschmacklich angenehm pilsig, mit schönem hopfen und leichtem malzaroma.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
enidlesim (61) - - MAY 13, 2016
Nice refreshing beer but nothing special. Probably best drunk on a Greek beach after a lazy day in the sun rather than at home. Nose is pretty tinny and cardboardy. Taste is surprisingly sweet, like a boiled sweet, with only a hint of hoppiness. But the aftertaste is quite satisfying with a nice maltiness which belies the light golden colour. Probably 3.5 rating if I was in Greece with a plate of fresh fish :) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike_77 (4935) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2016
Golden colour with no head. Soft texture, quite easy to drink. Light , sweet malts. Fairly fresh and pleasant for a lager.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jack1611 (30) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2016
Aroma: Licht zoetig Appearance: Donkergeel, nauwelijks schuim Taste: Zoet Palate: Prikkelend, plakkerig Overall: Drinkt lekker weg


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