Brewed by Menabrea (Forst)
Style: Pale Lager
Biella, Italy


on tap

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2007
Corn seems to be the key aroma, pale yellow,large short lived white head. Watery corn taste, thin, poor. Thank you Jon Walker.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (18566) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2007
Pale golden yellow colour, light fresh simple and clean, soft lager better than most.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (8073) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2007
Bottle. High withe creamy good looking and lasting head. Clear yellow body with a good deal of carbonation. Surprisingly distinct barley malt aroma with a bitte of apples (I guess). Barley malt flavor with a suitable amount of hops bitterness. Low carbonation and a relatively long aftertaste. Better than expected.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Maria (10190) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 2, 2007
Golden with a nice head. The aroma is neutral with weak notes of sour malt. The flavour has weak notes of malt (a bit sour), hops and light sweetness - plain boring IMO. 1760

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 9, 2007
Bottle. Clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma of malt, bit grainy, Flavour of malt, some hops, little sweetness, little citrus, bit dry. Some bitterness in the finish. A nice refreshing pale lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GRM (3426) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 3, 2007
Brown bottle, 330 ml, gift from Bill, drank in the conference room at work, best before 27.07.07; eye: straw, light effervescence, clear, white head; nose: malt (grain), malt and malt, light corn; mouth: all in malt, light corn, really light caramel, finale in malt (grain), medium body, grainy texture, really slight astringence, average carbonation; overall: better than what I expected FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 330 ml, 4, cadeau de Bill, bue dans la salle de conférence au bureau, meilleure avan t27.07.07; oeil : paille, légère effervescence, claire, mousse blanche; nez : malt (grain), malt et malt, léger maïs; bouche : tout en malt, léger maïs, très léger caramel, finale en malt (grain), corps moyen, texture granuleuse, très légère astringence, carbonatation moyenne; en résumé : meilleure que mes attentes

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DrnkMcDermott (2934) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2007
33 cl green bottle from Binny’s. No date on this one, but there’s a pretty skunky pour. Pale lager color under a thick bubbly head. Skunkiness dwindles once it has room to breath. Taste is immediately corny, with a little note of biscuity or Pilsner malt. Some fusels, too. Really can’t dwell on this too long, though it shows traces of having been more interesting if it were only fresh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Borup (8980) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2007
Bottle. Pale golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma and flavour of hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MoritzF (8926) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2006
(Sample #3 [bottled] at the first Biertest-Online Gathering, Düsseldorf, 29.12.06) Clear, pale golden colour with a short foamy white head. Sweetish and grainy nose, shy herbal hops with a touch of grass. Moderately sweet and slightly bitter flavour, light bodied, medium carbonation. Grainy, slightly corny and papery taste; sweet-bitter finish with traces of grassy, metallic hops. Uninspiring brew, but still drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
blankboy (6787) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2006
Bottle shared with the gang at Decemberfest 2006 -- courtesy of Jon. Pours a very light, clear pale yellow with lots of bubbles and a small diminishing white head. Aroma: Oh, I’m not fond of that! Sweet, sugary and grainy with faint stale hops -- yuck. Watery flavour starts with a weird stale hop taste followed by grain and corn and a very light bitter finish. Light bodied. Not good at all.

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