Brewed by Martens
Style: Pale Lager
Bocholt, Belgium


on tap


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Brandman (2850) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2013
Clear yellow body, white head. Aroma is urinal, grass and burned malt. Flavour has plastic, cardboard, wet malt. Pretty bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2013
50 cL plastic bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small to fully gone head. Aroma is dry toasted malty and caramelish. Bitter and toasted. Dry malty and breadish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gunnfryd (14188) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 9, 2012
Plastic bottle. Pale golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, grass. Flavour is fruit, malt, grass, hint of hop. thin body. Thin beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
McTapps (6502) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - SEP 28, 2012
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. Clear yellow-golden in colour with steady head. Taste of grass, grapefruits and sour bonbons.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (6472) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - SEP 28, 2012
Plastic bottle shared with McTapps. Nose of a bit hops mixed with an aroma of malt and tobacco. Again - a nithugg saying cheap "gold" beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
BeerSkull (1374) - SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2012
(Bottle). Damn! Unpleasant smell of acidic urine, diacetyl, butterscotch, wet grass and malt. Strange taste of grainy malt, some citrus and grassy hops with a dry and rough bitterness in the finish. Completely undrinkable!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tulle (369) - DENMARK - JUL 30, 2012
pale, golden, clear, minimal head, white foam, hay, toast, citrus, leaves, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, average carbonation,

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
TorbenH (1053) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2012
golden, clear, white foam, herbs, bread, hay, cereal, medium body, oily feel, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edpeg (892) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 30, 2012
PET plastic bottle 0,5l. Pours pale yellow clear body with white medium rocky head. Aromas include citrus, hops, malts, grains. Texture is watery, crispy, with medium lively fizzy carbonation and mouthfeel. Taste is mild, balanced and malty. Finish is slightly floral, citrusy hoppy, hints of dryness. For price and quality very good. No off-flavours etc. Better than normal Maternus pils.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5634) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Bought each of these half-liter Maternus beers from an Aldi for €0,29 plus a €0,25 deposit - it’s a first for me that the deposit almost exceeded the list price. Plastic bottle with a plastic screw cap, pissy pale golden, tiny white head. Nose is lightly grain but not sweet, lightly grassy and stale. Medium body is flattish, surprisingly dry with just a touch of rubbery bitterness coming on at the end. Surprisingly good hops for a German lager, burps remind me of some of Victory’s pales. Perfectly suitable choice for camping or sporting (because of the container), mild and inoffensive. Had to up the rating, I would totally buy this in volume.

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