Skinnyviking (6221) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
JanVittrup (243) - Křbenhavn V, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma as expected - lager.
Bottle and drink looks excellent for summer and cafe.
Taste is fresh. A little hop, and a little sweetness. Ends sweet.
Palate is fresh and watery.
Great for summer and cafe.
Purchased at IDAs harbour cafe.
Leighton (8617) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the Freedom Traveller, Rome. Pours clear yellow, effervescent with a fizzy, pure white head. Cereal and crispy corn on the nose. Nice flavor, some biscuity, buttery malts, straw, light bitterness, not too sweet. Light bodied with mouth filling, cloud-like carbonation. Decent finish, more crispy, cereal malts and some faint metallic zing. Not bad stuff.
afksports (16) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks go out to a couple dear friends who brought some beer back from Italy for me. This was one of them. A pale lager, Menabrea e Figli’s Bionda pours like lacey straw, sticking to the glass and sustaining a nice head. It smells of lager yeast primarily, and maybe some pale malt besides that. No hops to speak of, except a little grass that come through at the back of the palate upon tasting it. It’s sweet and citrusy, and the beer is light.
I don’t think the brewer’s necessarily wanted this beer to be anything overwhelming. They made a pale lager for easy drinking. I had it with pasta and enjoyed it for what it was. More flavor, aroma, substance, and a richer feel on the palate than many pale lagers. If you’re a fan of light beer, this bottle will not disappoint. That said, it’s hard to rate it much more highly, because the style itself doesn’t pack the same wallop as others - like Pale Ale - that I much prefer.
Cheers and thanks again, guys!
weaselkenievil (1094) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared with my mate Matt watching United. Cheers. Clear gold with a medium white head. It’s just a pale lager but a fresh clean tasty one. Nicely carbonated, quite drinkable. Malts, grainy notes, some herbs, some fruits, hint of vanilla. I rate presents too high as I’m a nice guy ha ha! Sure it was nice enough tho...day time drinking with football can get messy
johndoughty (3528) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden apperance poured from a bottle with a classic label design.Sounds very promising but it turned out to be bland with no distinctive taste.Probably quite refreshing on a warm day but so is a cup of tea.
Embrouille (2774) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 15, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 33cl. It pours a clear pale golden beer with a lacing white head. Some saaz hops accompanied by boiled milk and pale malt in the nose. Strong bitterness in the taste with pineapple, carrot and dried apple showing up. Biscuity pale malts. Reminiscent of Budweiser Budvar. Long dry grassy hoppy finish. Surprisingly good with a great saaz hop profile.
rozsoma (357) - HUNGARY - OCT 1, 2010
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Na végre, hogy rátaláltam. Ez volt a legjobb sör amit az olasz út alatt találtam. Gyöngyödző, buborékodzó, frissítő, egy kicsit gösseres. Finom. Ennyi.
Keeper (233) - Milano, ITALY - OCT 31, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 33cl. Golde, white foam. Good Supermarket’s lager.
Sweet malt in aroma, light bitter in the end.
Bov (8805) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 25, 2001
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
transparent golden colour, fine head, medium hopped, creamy, slightly dry in the finish