Diogène (1058) - Mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 25, 2006
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2009 Bottle from LCBO. Clear pale blond with a huge white head. Aroma is malty and grassy. Tastee is well malted, with grassy notes and a slight bitter aftertaste. Wel balanced.
larsga (5823) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 16, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Small white head; pale yellow body with some ongoing carbonation. Grainy, smoky aroma. Taste is deep smoky grain with strong grassy notes, quite bitter. Harmonic, with fruity, citric notes. Chalky, bitter aftertaste. Quite a lot of taste, but still light, drinkable and refreshing. Good! (0.5l bottle.)
rdelljh (155) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 10, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pale yellow body with a white head. Flavour is light, with a bit of hoppy bitterness.
radiomgb (2143) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2006
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2006 500ml bottle from the <a href=http://www.lcbo.com/ target=blank>LCBO in Peterborough, Ontario. Light golden-straw in colour, lasting white coloured head, great lacing. The aroma is grainy, crisp, lots of grassy hops, light sweetness. The flavour is grainy, herbal, grassy, light pale malts, very crisp with a moderate sweetness. Bitter mouthfeel, light body, high carbonation. Finishes with a lingering light bitterness. Another typical Eastern European pale lager that is present at the LCBO.
Production Date 03/03/06.
IMtheOptimator (1161) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - JUN 26, 2006
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle on a boat trip in Kiev, Ukraine. Pale yellow with a fizzy white head. Faint corn and grass aroma. Flavor is light but there is some clean grassy noble hop essence to it. Could have been worse, considering it was given to us warm.
LadyCooper (100) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 11, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pale yellow, little head. Not much in the way of aroma, taste is a bit hoppy, little wheaty, but not very strong. Not great but perfectly drinkable.
paco (527) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 16, 2006
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
This was a pleasent surprise. Hoppy aroma with a hit of apple. Golden yellow pour with a nice white head that disipates to a film. Hoppy bitterness combined with slight fruity notes make this an enjoyable drink. Finishes with a nice crisp bitterness.
Damage (77) - London, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2006
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden pour with a slight corn syrup nose and a hoppy bready flaour. (500ml bottle)
DuffMan (5824) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 19, 2006
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Golden yellow, generous head, fades to leave a trace of lace. Slightly sweet with mild green hop aroma and character, this was an easy drinking and well balanced lager. Pretty good
Cornfield (5274) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pale yellow with a soon dead head, this has a sweet grainy aroma, a bit bready, and a bit metallica. The bready malts are more than matched by an herbal hop bitterness that somehow turns into a corny metallica once more in the finish. Drinkable.
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