Brewed by Cyclades Microbrewery at Tinos Island
Style: Pilsener
Tinos, Greece


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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
The first Greek beer to be awarded a silver European Beer Star (2014).

Edgy and refreshing, with a perfect mouthfeel, this balanced and exceptionally full-bodied Pilsner tantalizes the taste buds and leaves you wanting more. The liquid quintessence of Aegean island living and Cycladic magic… in a bottle.

NISSOS Pilsner pours crystal clear with a rich golden color, a spicy, fragrant, herbal-citrusy aroma and subtle malt flavors, rounding off with a pleasant hoppiness at the finish. 12°

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lagerette (30) - - JUL 14, 2013
500 ml bottle with interesting story on a nicely designed label. Pours clear amber with nice white head that keeps well. Nice lacing. Aroma has a good balance of bready grain and more than one hops, and also citrucy and floral undertones. Tastes a good balance of sweetness and hop bitterness. A full bodied beer with medium carbonation, light texture with a crisp and interesting finish. A very good Greek pilsner from an island microbrewery. I will certainly enjoy it again at Tinos or Syros...and pair it with Greek food.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Silvan7 (1081) - Samarate, ITALY - AUG 11, 2016
Bottle in milos. Giallo paglierino, riflessi dorati, limpida, schiuma bianca non molto fine ne troppo persistente. Aroma poco intenso e non troppo fine. Floreale, malto, cereali lieve agrumato di scorza di limone. Secca, amara, erbacea, leggermente maltata. Poco corposa, non molto carbonata, lievemente spigolosa. Poco calda. abbastanza equilibrata non del tutto amonica

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DSG (11505) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at Tom L’s place. Thanks tomer. Clear golden. Aroma of corn and cardboard. Sweetish flavor, corny, with a bit of honey, cardboard, and a slightly bitterish finish. Light-bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tomer (2877) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - AUG 7, 2016
At a tasting, many thanks Panayiotis, smallish bubbly head, clear deepish yellow , vanila, candy aroma with some paper, fruity honey flavor with a hint of oxidation and yeast. Drinkable but a bit old.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nisse666 (6148) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2016
Bottle from Sivota cons 2016-07-26 Greece AR: bready, bread syrup AP: coppery, frothy ofwhite head F: bready syrup, dry, grass

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedE (930) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2016
From Mr. Liquor, Clemton Park. 330ml bottle into schooner glass. Kind of a slow gusher, ending up with large frothy head on a hazy highly carbonated amber beer. A tiny bit of sediment visible. Aroma of grain and hops. Fizzy and sweet, light body. The grainy hops and some pepper come back right at the end. Drinkable old style Pils.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
King_Alex_II (1181) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 3, 2016
Golden color with foam ring. Ambery malt nose. Amber, wet malty light sweet taste with a little butter. Sweetish aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
anstei (1051) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle. A slightly buttery, but otherwise quite okay pilsener. Has the air of slight amber without really going there. Quite sweet. Okay, works well with Greek food.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nevalainen (577) - FINLAND - JUN 11, 2016
Clear pale/orange color with tiny white head. Aroma is grainy and malty. Taste is medium bitter with notes of sugar/caramel. Nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (15253) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle, 5%. Very weak caramelly aroma. Clear light amber colour. Small unstable white head. The flavour is caramelly with a little paper. Not sweet. Low to medium bitterness. Clean enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (5009) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear amber with small off-white head. Clear but faint aroma of malt and yeast, with some hoppy notes. Bitter, hoppy flavour with sweetish notes of malt and yeast and mild touches of grass. Bittersweet aftertaste. Not bad.

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