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Brewed by Martens
Style: Pale Lager
Bocholt, Belgium

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.51   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Traditionally brewed premium pilsener. Brewed and canned by: Brewery Martens Bocholt, Belgium. Imported by MHW LTD. Manhasset, NY. Pilsener Beer. 4.8% alc. by vol. Product of Belgium.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
jsmerig (1208) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Pours a clear pale yellow with a white head. Aroma of pale malt. Taste us sweet with a peppery bite at the finished followed by a not so good earthy note at the end.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lesifflebiere (1207) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 7, 2013
Blonde bien dorée, presque ambrée, couche de mousse blanche qui disparait rapidement. Mince, en nez elle offre des relents de sucre et de maïs. Aqueuse, peu pétillante, elle est trop sucrée et devient rapidement lassante. C’est une blonde qui allie le côté mince et peu savoureux d’une pilsner, avec le sucre costaud d’une belge, et le mariage est plutôt raté.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
degbert (1073) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Can. Pours a very nice gold with a high, fine-grained, pillowy, lacy head. Nose is bread, apple, a touch of metal. Mildly sweet on the tongue, with just a touch of roastiness and a bit of a fennel or anise-like herbal note. Finish is clean. Pretty tasty for just plain drinkin’ beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Derek881 (997) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Poured from a tall can into a trumpet glass to drink. The beer had a very clear light gold color with a good-sized foamy white head that had average retention, but fairly good cling and lacing. Its aroma was a blend of straw and grassy hops, with some lighter floral and citrus tones, and a bit of grain. The taste had a light straw-grainy bitterness with bits of herb and grass, and light touches of sour grain. Its body had a crisp, lively feel with medium-high carbonation and fizz, and was fairly dry with a fairly full mouthfeel. Thanks for sharing, Dad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Can. Pours gold with a large white head. Slightly sweet aroma with grain and grassy notes. Slightly sweet malt/grain flavor with some light grassy bitterness. Not too bad for the style.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
shorlin (636) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - JAN 23, 2014
Colour is a rich gold with a rocky white head. Actually kind of nice looking. No lace though - foam slides like soap. Aroma is a little grainy. Taste is metallic with a strange emptiness. Not good.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
ADesenberg (561) - Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Can: pours a gold color with a big frothy head. Aromas are of sweet sugar and grasses. It tastes like a cheap, sweet lager. Fake tasting is the best way I can describe it.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (535) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 20, 2013
Bière de couleur dorée avec un col mince blanc pas vraiment résistant. Nez de malt blond et de céréales. En bouche c’est une pilsener assez classique un gout assez doux de céréales. Rien de très complexe, ce bois bien. Bonne qualité prix mais rien de très extraordinaire, une bonne bière commerciale...

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bunget (506) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2013
500ml can. Pale yellow body, small white head. Aroma of grains, wet cardboard, cooked vegetable, herbs, a tad metallic. Tastes a little better and drier: grains, some grassy hops, mineral tones. I definitely had worse than this one.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dandeman (491) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 6, 2013
Tasted in August 2011. Aroma is hoppy. Appearance is clear blond with long lasting head. Attack is hoppy with a slight bitterness. No other particular taste was noticed. Very ordinary and common pilsner.


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