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Brewed by General Investment Company
Style: Malt Liquor
Amman, Jordan

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 2.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Our heavy brew, based on strong alcohol reaching 8%. Unlike other beers of its type, Petra maintains a rich flavor and is available in different packs and sizes to cater for the diverse export markets.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
patricks110 (1620) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
I sipped a few of these on the beach at the Red Sea so the experience and surroundings made this beer all the better. In general though...what a crap brew. Pours a pale urine yellow with a sickly looking soapy head that dies instantly. Nose and flavour of light, cereal grains and mild pinch of hop that adds nothing. Overall, a cold thirst quencher but not much else.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
5th November 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Clear gold beer with a small white head. Smooth palate. Fairly sweet malts. Whisper of citrus. Mild minerals. Finishes smooth and dry. Pretty inoffensive with no big off notes. Hides the abv well. Really not bad!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scopey (6726) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Can from Kenneth. It pours hazy gold with a small white head. The nose is sweet, doughy, icing sugar, candy and sweet apple. The taste is quite sweet, icing sugar, corn, cereal, apple and pear. Medium body and fine carbonation. Straight-forward, smooth and sweet. Quite clean actually. For a malt likka this is top notch!

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3071) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 6, 2013
Can at Bruce’s. Cheers Ken. It looks like a lager should. Doesn’t smell like much but I wouldn’t say that’s a bad thing. Taste is like a clean easy going malt liquor. Not bad by any stretch at all. More malt liquors should be like this awesome big silver can bad boy

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10861) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2013
Can at Bruce’s in London - massive thanks to Ken for sourcing this beast. Pours clear gold with a fine, foamy white head. Rich sugary bread in the aroma. Medium sweet flavor with dry bread, some corn, cereal. Medium bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Sweet finish, slight metallic notes, bread, cereal. Pretty well balanced for a malt likka. Not at all cloying, not boozy. This is what a malt liquor should be.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
stoutchap (416) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Pale golden pour with a fizzy quick dissipating head. Malty but metallic nose. Sweetness and alcohol on the tongue. This beer has no subtlety. It’s not as bad as everyone else says .... it’s not great by any stretch of the imagination, but it’s not totally offensive. Not being an expert on malt liquors - maybe it’s ok according to style.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BOSSbrewer (1600) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Horrible Jordanian macro lager. Needs to be drunk by anyone in Jordan. But it ill not be enjoyed. No malt. Corn. Alcohol. Yuck.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (4439) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2013

Appearance: Golden color with fine white head. Some lacing.
Aroma: Mild fruity, some alcohol and caramel malt.
Palate: Slightly sweet medium body with some bitterness. Moderate carbonation.
Flavor: Slightly sweet and mild fruity. Light alcohol and caramel malt.
Overall impression: My girlfriend wondered….aint that a muslim country. It is not allowed with alcohol there? Well I do not know. I am not religious. Absolutely a decent Malt Liquor. Mild and very easy drinkalble. Far better than the ones I have tasted from my neighbour country Sweden.
Location: Bottle from a trade with Visionthing

Country #87

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bierkrug (2133) - - OCT 6, 2012
500 ml can picked up at the Cozmo Supermarket in Amman, Jordan. Pours a clear gold color with a very small fizzy head. Aroma is a malt and sweet alcohol. Taste is very mellow for a Malt Liquor and not offensive at all. Not bad for a beer of this type.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MaartenRF10 (1586) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 3, 2012
Low expectations of course of this brew, being a malt liquor and having read earlier ratings. It looks decent, clear orange with a fine off-white head. Aroma is mostly sweet malt, nothing special. Body is very watery for an 8% alcohol beer. Taste is somewhat sweet alcoholic, not very nice but certainly not thát disgusting!


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