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Brewed by South African Breweries (SABMiller)
Style: Pilsener
Sandton, South Africa

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Grzesiek79 (4000) - Radom, POLAND - SEP 4, 2012
to ma być pilsner? nawet daleko mu do średnich lagerów. Zwykłe i tanie piwo na słodzie kukurydzianym. Dobrze gasi pragnienie ale to zadanie przydatne tylko w południowej afryce

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wim (3664) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
on holiday in cape town gold blond colored sparkling body with a small white head a sweet spicy hop aroma a spicy hop wattery bitter taste with a bitter finish

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2006
Ligth yellow colored, little white head. Lively carbonation. Sweet, fruity and mildly lemony aroma. Thin to medium bodied. Very light flavored: some citrus sweetness in start, thin Saaz-hops come up in aftertaste.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
maneliquor (3483) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 25, 2013
Nothing out of the ordinary. About as plain as they come. Very bland and stale. But really sure what sets this apart from all others

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bluevegie (3071) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2004
Decent hop aroma, colour is a bit pale, head is compact but lasting and the taste had a touch of dryness and also a bit metallic, but not a lot of flavour to go with it .

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
PriorL (3069) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small white rather stable head, NOSE: grains some hops, little bitterness. TASTE: grains, but mostly very neutral... Though little bitter aftertaste

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - SEP 7, 2007
Can obtained from Grahmstown, South Africa from my girlfriend: Pours a very pale yellow with a white film for head. The aroma has a very mild saaz hint and a bisquity malt touch. Very thin body, and a mild flavor. However it’s crisp and has a subdued saaz touch. Not much body or bitterness, but it’s refreshing, clean and very decent for a canned South African lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2895) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 18, 2011
Medium gold, dull and seminally hazy (chill haze?). Lots of eddying streams of carbonation, adorned by a snow-white, resilient and tight head of foam. Dusty, herbal Saaz nose, lightly spiced, peppery and zesty, very clean. Very light, delicate and obscenely crisp on the swallow. Assertively bitter, herbal and grassy back end, a lot of pepper and palest, dry malt fill out the rest. This is as clean as a whistle. Nothing to whinge about per se. A very easy drinking colonial pilsener. (34cL, no date stamp, Thirsty Camel, Butler)

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Holmen2 (2873) - NORWAY - MAR 15, 2015
From bottle at Buffalo Bills in Jo’burg railroadstation 15.03.15. Pale and clear straw colour. White head and lacing. Aroma of maize and old malt. Similar taste. Unfresh. Mouthfeel and bitterness of artificial sweetners. A sheit eurolager.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 11, 2005
Bottle best before 21.06.05 drank on 11.5.05: Clear light orange with a light head, light flowers in the aroma with a thin white head, light body, skunky taste, dry finish.


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