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Iceberg Extra Strong Beer

Brewed by Himalayan Brewery
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Godavari, Lalitpur, Nepal


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.33   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Iceberg Extra Strong Beer is specially brewed for the pleasure of having inclination towards providing a little kick. The brew is aimed to produce to give high percentage of alcohol than common strong beers. This beer will certainly satisfy your taste buds as well as delight of having a pleasant kick. The beer is brewed with the blend of choicest Indian and Australian malt plus the best German Hops. Certainly, it has a super-strong character in terms of alcohol, bitterness and colour. The beer is brewed with the natural spring water of Kunakhola and is fermented with the German yeast. The beer is matured for minimum seven days after fermentation. The beer is a blend of strength and character.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (8478) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle 650ml @ My parents
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain and grass. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rameshharibhat (2) - - AUG 14, 2014 does not count
one of the best beer of nepal,i like it ,aroma is good,i used to drink regularly, can find all over nepal at any where,can easily introduce our friends,

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
DeanF (1746) - Nunavut, CANADA - JAN 4, 2010
Found in Bandipur, about 125km northwest of Kathmandu. You don’t even see advertising for Iceberg until you’re past the halfway point on the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway. This is highly localized stuff! Pours darker-yellow with barely any head, and I tried to get some foam out of this one but it just wouldn’t bite. Aroma is all metal, water, alcohol, completely unappealing. Flavour is a corn mix with hints of lemon water, and just a little bit of grain in there to remind you you’re actually supposed to be drinking beer. Weak mouthfeel. Perhaps there’s a reason this beer isn’t more widely available.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
madsberg (10531) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2009
Bottled in Pokhara. Light golden coloured. Clear. Very small off white head. Rye, malt and light spice in the aroma. Flavour is ryebread, sticky sweetness and again some spice. Thin bodied. Sweetish and alcohol dense end. Actually think this is more of an malt liqour or european strong lager, but anyway same brewer same name.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerBiker (1413) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2007
[Sampled locally in Kathmandu.] Between all the "overseas" beers such as Carlsberg "&" Heineken we had to taste something local, which was ok to some spicy food. Why drink your own homeland brew when your are away from home? Act local, when you travel...and leave only footsteps!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Roddy (14) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 1, 2005
Reasonable, somewhat sweet Nepalese lager with slight lingering bitterness, best drunk with the smell of lit incense and a monkey sitting on your head.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 25, 2002
Very mild and drinkable. But nothing to write home about. Perhaps they should brew a Titanic Ale as well.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aubrey (3479) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2002
Shiny-golden hue with a bubbly white head - quickly diminishes. Interesting, spicy aroma. Saffron maybe? Flowery flavors in this beer would go well with Indian food, I’d suspect (don’t know why, it just reminded me of something I tasted at an Indian restaurant once). Moderate mouthfeel has a smooth and weighted texture. Strange, musty off-flavor; but that could be from the beer being out of date.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2002
A Nepalese beer, first for me. Not bad, soft body, very malty for the style.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ernest (6483) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2002
Head is initially small, fizzy, white, fully diminishing. Body is hazy medium yellow, dense particles ranging from tiny to medium size. Aroma is lightly hoppy (flowers, perfume). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation. The hop aroma is strangely similar to the heather in Fraoch, but much much lighter here. Sweet with almost nothing else for balance.

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