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Brewed by Harar Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Harar, Ethiopia

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 128   ABV: 4.25%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ethiopian beer.


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CTwriter (34) - USA - FEB 27, 2006
Found by the bottle at Addis Red Sea, an Ethiopian restaurant in Boston. It was crisp and good with the restaurant’s spicy lamp. High in carbonation, there was little aroma. It was a great palate cleanser and tasted better as the meal went on. Not one I’d drink by itself; a little too selzer water for me.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3657) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 25, 2006
Pale gold, small white head. Light sweet corn nose. Slightly sweet palate, mildly hopped. Better than expected

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dornoy (701) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2005
Bottle bought in Paris at an African shop. At first I was a bit skeptical: beers from hot countries usually do little more than quench your thirst. But I was pleasantly surprised by the slightly sweet taste. Quite a good mouthfeel actualley. This beer deserves to be better known !

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - NOV 2, 2005
33cl bottle at Ethiopian resturant in Paris’ latin quarter. Sweet honey and spice. Hits the tonuge sweet like bread and honey and finishes with a bit of hops. good mouthfeel. A nice beer. went great with my food, although I hear that etiopian honey wine is even better.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12640) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 22, 2005
(33cl bottle) A hazy golden body with a white head. Aroma is medium sweet, bread, honey, some spice. Taste is medium sweet, bread, caramel, light spice, light bitterness, line. Light-medium body. I imagine my rating is inflated somewhat by my expectations being exceeded, but I would order it again.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 15, 2005
Attractive looking Pale Lager. Gold with a frothy head that stays around for a bit. Not much for aroma. A hint of vegetable-like hop in the flavour and additional bitterness finish. Takes a little getting used to the flavour but not difficult to drink.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Braudog (6115) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 10, 2005
At the Brickskeller, Wash DC, 9/2/05: Hazy yellow with a thin bubbly head. Extremely biscuity and sweet-malt based. Silky finish. Cookie in a glass. Not as bad as I’d feared.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2005
I thought this smelled kind of strange, my cousin said it smelled like rice. Thin and bready sweet, overly carbonated, the lingering bad tasting finish caused me to make that "bad beer face". Bottle at the Brickcellar, D.C.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheBeerGod (5757) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2004
Got this in the discount bin at Chevy Chase. Pours gold with a splash of orange. Small white head. Aroma is bit better than expected. Aroma is honey and alcohol along with malt and perhaps some sugar. Taste is more honey and malt. Nice sweet taste. Surprisingly good! Mouthfeel is a bit sweet and carbonated. Finish is semisweet. Surprisingly good beer and rather sweet without being corny.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AustinMilbarge (681) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2004
I was very impressed with this warm weather lager. Much more complex than your Crystal or Red Stripe. Hazy. Light on the palate, a little yeasty. Went well with spicy ethiopian food.


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