RateBeer
overall
7
75
style
Brewed by Apatinska Pivara (MolsonCoors)
Style: Pale Lager
Apatin, Serbia

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Jelen Pivo is the leading core lager brand in Serbia-Montenegro. It is carefully brewed in Serbia’s leading brewery, Apatinska Pivara, in the town of Apatin, located on the Danube, in a most fertile area called Vojvodina, where the quality of the barley is known to be one of the best in the region. Jelen Pivo (5 ABV) is enjoyed in cans, bottles, Q-Pack bottles, and kegs, and is within hand’s reach of all beer lovers in the country. 11.85°


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jofke_partizan (6) - Bijeljina, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - APR 2, 2016 does not count
Dobro pivo, jake gorcine i dosta gazirano. Lijepog izgleda i postojane pjene. Posebno dobrog ukusa iz staklene ambalaze, dobro ohladjeno. Zivjeli

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
nephirem (220) - CROATIA - MAR 2, 2016
Pours clear golden color with medium white head. Typical lager smell. Thin body with high carbonation. Watery texture. Not really sure what to say about this one. It’s your usual lager. Taste is slightly bitter while aroma is somewhat lost due to the watery nature of this beer. It lacks definition, so to say. However, I wouldn’t mind drinking this as a quick refreshment during summer. Smooth and refreshing despite being a bit boring and generic.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
midovark (507) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - FEB 15, 2016
0.5 l can. Pale golden color with no head. Medium bodied, softly carbonated. The usual lager aroma & taste. Boring.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Krigla (186) - SLOVENIA - FEB 10, 2016
Bottle, 0.33l. Clear golden colour with nice white head. Average carbonation. Typical pale lager aroma and taste. Overall nothing to remember.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
koshack (1303) - Gdańsk, POLAND - JAN 23, 2016
Złote, klarowne. Piana biała , drobna, ale szybko pojawiają się duże pęcherze. Szybko opada, ze śladami na szkle. W aromacie po otwarciu butelki pojawił się chmiel, ale szybko zniknął. Po przelaniu do szkła tylko słód, który tez szybko zszedł do mało wyczuwalnych nut. W smaku lepiej, jest słodowe, ale nie słodkie. Lekko wytrawne. Gdzieś w tle nawet lekka goryczka. Typowy, przeciętny lager.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Alengrin (4458) - BELGIUM - JAN 22, 2016
Standard pale lager from a 33 cl bottle claiming it contains 5% ABV and having been brewed at Trebjesa (property of SAB Miller) in Montenegro; either this beer should be updated, or I have a slightly different version, but since I cannot be sure of either and the label is the same, I’m going for this one. Medium thick, only very lightly lacing, fairly stable, off-white head over a cristal clear and pure golden blonde beer with no visible fizz. Unexpectedly strongish aroma of sourdough, damp kitchen towels, old and moist newspapers, green apple peel without its refreshing effect, iron, rotting garden weeds, stale sweat, soggy corn. Sourish grains and sweetish corn in the onset, strong carbo with minerally and souring effect (the latter reinforcing the graininess), light and supple, metallic yet oily mouthfeel, while the grainy sourishness and corny sweetishness continue with the first being prevalent over the latter; finish is neutral, with only a very faint and brief amount of simple grassy hops added, but low bitterness, so that the play of dull sourishness and dull sweetishness can go on, fading to nothing after a few moments, though I can still taste a light grassy bitterness of the hops all the way in the end. Light metallic and minerally effects linger too. Feels very industrial and the sweet-and-sour graininess bothers me from the beginning onwards; clearly a macro pale lager of low class, probably not the absolute worst one I ever had in this style, but certainly not among the better ones either. Poured most of it down the drain.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
alex_leit (2115) - Minsk, BELARUS - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle 500 ml. Clear golden beer with good white foam. Malty aroma, light acidity, slightly spicy hops. Taste: malt, a little bitter, corn.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenWesthof (196) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2016
A good Eastern European lager. Nothing too special, but it is very smooth and drinkable.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gopherfan99 (1248) - CROATIA - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle; pours clear gold with a white head; aroma of malt, cardboard, and grass; taste is sweet malt with a hint of grass and cereal; finish is light bitter and a bit wet; another pale lager.....

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (1483) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 2, 2016
Can. Pours clear golden with medium white sticky head. Aroma:malty, hay. Aroma is weak but not unpleasant. Taste is malty, some bitterness, yellow berries. Taste is also weak. Thin body. Easy to drink. Actually a good Lager- theres nothing in there but nice to drink.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 31


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50