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

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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.42   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ElDesmadre (1716) - Mikołów, POLAND - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. It might be a bit corny and a bit watery but it’s certainly not bad, especially for a pale lager. It’s slightly malty with perfectly discernible hoppy notes. Goes down quite easily. Ok.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
vipinvelp (2361) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2014
Clear yellow with white foam head. Aroma and taste are regular pale lager, nothing more, nothing less. (Milano 201403)

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
hens (534) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - MAR 11, 2014
0.33L bottle. Clear golden, very small foam. German pale hop and light vinegar aroma. Metallic, sour vinegar, watery, raw peanut flavors. Quite tasteless and watery. Disturbing metallic aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomer (1803) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle, small stable head, clear deepish gold colour, light malty flavour, honey bready flavour with a light to medium bitterness. Boring, but quite drinkable and without fault.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
AtronSeige (704) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 4, 2014
Aroma: Sweet pils, sweetcorn, bread, butter, Appearance: Clear light gold body, medium white head. Lacing. Flavour: Sweet grain, medium-light bitterness, medium sweetness, dry finish, crisp, light hop flavour Palate: Medium-light body, medium-high carbonation. Overall: Another pale lager. Nothing special, but drinkable. 330 ml bottle, poured. 2C. Classic American Pilsner

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
markextrae (1318) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2014
shared 33cl bottle. poured a golden yellow clear colour with a white head. Grassy light hoppy aroma with some hints of citrus. bit of a sweet taste weak bitterness. refreshing beer but there is nothing special going on

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tabernarius (34) - Pisa, ITALY - NOV 21, 2013
Beer connoisseurs will admit their moderate appreciation for Menabrea as being one of the best industrial pale lagers in Italy; I personally never quite found the difference between this and more infamous labels, like for example Moretti Baffo d’Oro. Stays on the drinkable side, but a Eurolager indeed.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
marksolinski (19) - ITALY - SEP 30, 2013
La Menabrea non mi ha mai convinto del tutto. Slavata e con un finale amarognolo che non riesco proprio a farmi piacere.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
worldbeertaste (1693) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2013
Medium gold with a lasting, lacy, white, thin head. Smells of flowers, hay, malt, grain and toasted bread. Medium thin body with soft carbonation. Tastes of sweet pale malt, butter, light fruit with a bitter corn, dry slightly ashy finish. Enjoyable but not that refreshing on a hot day.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ogivlado (5900) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 2, 2013
Bottled 330ml. -found somewhere in Italy, rated in Portugal. Pale golden coloured, medium sized white head, cardboardish nose. Slight malty, cardboard and weak cereals with bitterish watery finish. Not good as I’ve expected.


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