Brewed by Martens
Style: Pale Lager
Bocholt, Belgium


on tap


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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
jacobwennbom (357) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2006
This beer looks actually not all that bad when poured up in a glass. Brass-ish in color with a white (suprisingly long lasting) foam. Aroma is grainy but thin. Except for a sticky metallic smell. Taste is hardly anything but metal. I guess I also sense some floral hoppy flavors when I flush the beer around in my mouth but since doing that is quite repulsive it’s not likely to happen anyway. The mouthfeel is very thin and even though this is a 3.5% beer, I still sense a small sting of alcohol. I suppose this is much like what iron and water (in holy matramony) whould feel like. Martens 3.5% Lager might very well be the worst beer I’ve ever had. However, that won’t stop me from having it again. It’s extremely cheap where I live, and nothing get’s me in a better mood than crappy beer for a small amount of money. At least on some days. Cheers!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
hammenlind (737) - Sundbyberg, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2006
Pale golden, thin, bubbly white head. Grainy, buttery, malty nose with some metallic hints. Carbonated mouthfeel with a little sweetness. Slight malty finish. Thin bodied.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
TBone (14785) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 15, 2006
Can 500ml (BB 10/2006)
Golde color, decent but mostly vanishing white head, lace. Metallic aroma with boiled vegetables and herbs. Very metallic flavor, thin, light malty. Close to water.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
oh6gdx (23682) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 15, 2006
Canned. Golden colour, big foamy white head. Skunked and acidic hops in aroma. Flavour is malty, cartboardish and metallic. You have to love this one....atleast for being a good example of what a lager should not be like...

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Keeper (252) - Milano, ITALY - DEC 17, 2005
Very light, little acid, it only like of water...and Is this one Belgian beer?!?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2005
(Bottle 25 cl) 2,7% ABV in my (Belgian - not Swedish) version. Pale golden with a lovely, creamy head. Nice malt in both nose and flavours but it suffers from an almost complete lack of body, no fullness, no alcohol - and very watery. 190999

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Dorqui (2154) - Brescia, ITALY - JUN 5, 2005
Canned. Adherent and light foam. Limpid yellow color and much effervescent one. Watery and metallic scent. Light and unpleasant taste, artificial and aluminum aroma. Little long-lasting and bitterish finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
veronika (410) - SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2005
Pale yellow, ok white head. Malty aroma with boiled vegetables. Watery hoppy flavor, thin and with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rlgk (15322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2005
Yellow, quite nice white head. Weak honeyaroma. Not much flavor but with some bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
larsniclas (6245) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2004
Canned. Pale golden with a frothy head. Some metallic aroma. A lot of carbonation, almost no flavour, extremely thin and watery. Maybe a bit maltiness.

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