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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 372   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.33   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Filtered.
Ingredients: Malt; maize; hops.
A well-balanced beer with a marked floral fruitiness coming through from the aromatic yeasts used in its production. Pale yellow appearance; moderately light bodied; mild bitterness.


2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dornoy (701) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2004
White head, pale yellow colour, flavour is good for thirst, but no more. Standard bitterness, it that means anything. Not bad, but overall, this beer struck me as pretty ordinary.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2004
Pretty standard lager - the only other Italian beer I can clearly remember trying is Birra Moretti and this seems pretty similar. Pale yellow with plenty of carbonation. Aroma of light hops and flavour of light malts - relatively dry, somewhat fruity too.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - AUG 30, 2004
(on bottle)Apart from the pale, hazy yellow, it is surprisingly good beer. Very full, barley nose and a steady foamy head. Tha palate is very mild, not at all gassy or irritating. Very mild (and at bit sherryish?)finish.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2004
Golden color, light hoppy aroma and taste with some maltynes, light body, light dry fruity finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Crockett (1005) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2004
Pours light gold with a little white head. Very fizzy. Light hop nose, with a whiff of skunky apple. Lightly bitter wandering burnt notes. Dry finish with apples coming in a bit. Never liked this one.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rauchbier (3592) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2004
Tap, DBF 2004. Gold, thin white head and low condition. Low fruity malt in the nose, more malt and a slight chalky hop note in the mouth and a bitter finish with a faint fruity tang to it.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 16, 2004
Sparkling clear apple juice body with big white head. Aroma is grainy/cereal, some grassy, light apple. Taste is medium sweet, grainy, some grassy, apple, light grassy bitterness in the finish. Light body. No surprises, nothing special, nothing offensive.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Goodfella (60) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 8, 2004
nice light italian beer. Hop filled taste with a slight bitterness. A decent lager other than its pale pee color.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2004
Clear golden colour with ok head. Aroma is malty and lightly hoppy. Flavor is also malty with just hints of bitterness.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Eructoblaster (2949) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2004
Golden and moderately carbonated body. Its head is thick but fades quickly. Malty aroma with some skunky hints. Relatively strong taste unfortunately characterized by metallic flavors. Honest bitter palate. Nothing more than an average eurolager, and not very different from most of the italian lagers.


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