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Brewed by Photos Photiades Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Nicosia, Cyprus

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Leon beer, the first Cyprus brew, is relaunched 4 decades after it was last produced and traded in the market of Cyprus. Based on the original Leon recipe that was used in 1937, Leon is a pure all malt beer characterised by a rich and strong taste and aroma.


tmrmwel's rating

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tmrmwel (856) - Bergen, - JAN 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours light yellow, with a finger thick head. Aroma is very slightly bitter, with some not too nice notes of cardboard and grass. Flavour is sweet with caramel and orange, as well as some spicy hops.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Bragesnak (5346) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2014
Cyprus. Tap, 150414. Pale yellow with white head. Aroma of some malt. Flavour thin.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markschiedon (179) - NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2014
Drinking from a 650 ml bottle. No special aroma, maybe some bitterness. The clear golden beer has a white head that slowly disappears. A medium bitter taste, like you would expect from a pilsner. Medium carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Renobob (566) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
Bière basique plutôt maltée. Peu d’intérêt au-delà du fait qu’elle rafraîchit bien à Chypre !

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Grumbo (525) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle brought back from Cyprus by a colleague. Clear yellow colour lager with an average sized white head. Aroma of grain, grass and hops. Drinkable on a warm day.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cunningham (4324) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2013
Appearance: Clear golden color with a frothy big white head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Mild malty and mild hoppy.
Palate: Medium light body. Moderate sweet and a moderate bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Mild caramel malty, some metal and light hoppy.
Overall impression: Oh no!
Personal stats: Can from a trade with Rasmus40
Holvannet 13

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (3875) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle.Tried in Cyprus September 2013. Bronze with a medium head. Quite malty and a bit more distinctivel than the normal Euro Fizz. Probably the best beer in Cyprus but that’s not saying a lot.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Dzhigga (111) - Kirov, RUSSIA - NOV 11, 2013
Some bitter in the taste, light amber color. Brewery tried to do something different than KEO, something more difficult in taste. But they failed. Wan’t buy again.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle 630ml, bb 30-05-2014, cheers to my neighbors for hauling this one back from vacation. Couleur dorée claire, col moyen blanc. Arôme est comme souvent faible avec juste qcq notes de malt pâle pour y donner vie. Le houblon reste très discret. Palais, profil typique des pale lagers sur un accent malté plus disctint. Houblonné modéré qui ajoute juste ce qu’il faut de houblon pour donner un semblant air de bière. Pétillance moyenne avec une fin de bouche offrant qcq pointes de citronné. Reste ok, Eur lager typique et probablement plus sympa à déguster le long de la mer sous le soleil plutôt que ici en Belgique.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jorn69 (813) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2013
@ Sandy Bay, Cypern. Burk från lokalt minimarket. En del maltdoft och maltsmak finns där, men den är ändå på det stora hela alldeles för tunn och vattnig.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Theis (13284) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2013
Can at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear yellow - white head. Light malty, thin can (metallic/aluminium), some light bitterness, cardboard notes, grainy notes. Thin and boring.


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