Brewed by Meta Abo SC
Style: Pale Lager
Sebeta, Ethiopia


on tap


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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (31467) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2014
Bottled. A golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has niotes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, and metal, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2007
(Bottle 33 cl) Pours a clear, deep golden with a tall, dense and fairly stable head. Discreet, malty aroma with a touch of metal. Medium-bodied with extremely and stickingly sweet malts. No bitterness. Sticky and out of balance. Tasted at The Axum Cafe in San Francisco. 210307

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Travlr (17671) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 11, 2011
Bottle at the Bierborse fest in Koeln. Above average for an African lager, very malty.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Rasmus40 (14810) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle from Ambrosetti, Berlin. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and buttery. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. Watery. 261013

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Oakes (13913) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2011
Bottle from an Ethiopian grocer in the Jerusalem market. Slightly amberish golden colour. The aroma is fairly heavy on the adjuncts. Light grainy taste. Thins out at the end. Otherwise, an ok macrobrew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bhensonb (12957) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 16, 2011
Bottle from Big Star in Seattle. Pours brassy gold with a big foamy white head. Aroma is warm, sweet, corny. Flavor is sweet and lightly corny. Itís not bad compared to Bud, but itís sweetish and a little bready. Wash down food - yes. Drink for enjoyment - eh!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Benzai (11358) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Dutchdrebus. Clear golden color, small white head. Smell lightly malts, raisins somehow and weird fruityness. Taste lightly malts, again some weird fruityness and fruitpeel. Donít really know what to think about this. Doesnít taste like any other pale lager Iíve ever tasted. Weird, though not necessarily bad.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 28, 2015
Dammit ibrew2or 3! This is some wonderfully awful beer. Just stank and sweet and gross. Not even a new country tick. Dammmmmmit.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUL 4, 2009
330 mL sweeet bottle into pint glass. Sampled at Dukem in DC. Pours a pale yellow with a small, temporary white head that dissipates quickly but leaves some good lacing at parts. Aroma is apple cider vinegar, apple juice, white sugar, and a huge wallop of clover honey. Taste is very sweet: tons of raw cane sugar, clover honey, and some metallic/grainy malts. Cloying sweetness overtakes everything eventually. Went great with the spicy Ethiopian food though.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
DSG (9318) - Tel Aviv, - JAN 23, 2011
Bottle at a tasting. Thanks eyes_wide_shut. Clear golden with no real head. Aroma of cereals, sugar, alcohol, honey and carob notes. A rather sweet flavor of weird cereals and honey. Light-bodied. Strange and unpleasant.

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