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Saint-Omer Starberg Lager

Brewed by Saint-Omer
Style: Pale Lager
Saint Omer, France


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 1.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
NallePalle (511) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2016
Can, 50 cl. Decent lager, not particularly good, nor bad. Went well with lasagna.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zilb (172) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - APR 1, 2016
Bue en pression dans bar (pot Alya). Bière de soif standard industrielle lager. Légère amertume, et se laissant boire facilement.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Calisky (2492) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 11, 2015
Couleur jaune dorée, légère mousse blanche. Nez leger malté et vieux fruits. Gout leger d’orge et eau... Aqueux et très rapide. Vraiment nulle.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GoufCustom (1615) - HONG KONG - MAR 21, 2015

500 ml can at abv 4.5% bought at CR Vanguard in Pratt Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Clear dull golden colour; Less than one-quarter head and soapy white foam which fades in 20 seconds; Small lacing with quite fizzy carbonation; Very light aroma of malt, with icing sugar, glucose, lemon soda, corn, light yeast and faint grass; Mid to light sweet taste of thin malt, with light cardboard, light corn, lemon soda, shandy, light lemon, very low bitter hops and faint grass; Mid to light body. Fairly slick palate; Mouth feel is a bit thick and sluggish soda or shandy with macro Pale-level thin maltyless. Some chemical, light corn and wet paper in background, though not that annoying. Otherwise shandy-like all the way. Very empty… Hoppiness is very light lemon and grass in nose, with a bit more of both in taste. Bitterness is close to negligible for a cornish, slightly teeth-rotting sweet finish; Slightly dry after taste, Soda-ish and fairly easy to mouth.

Comments: As a Macro Pale, this is better than Biere Blonde de Luxe and Blonderbrau, but it still bear the hallmarks of Saint-Omer’s mediocrities – malt is minimal, sluggish body, dusty teeth-rotting hidden sweetness, and no hops or finish. Easily drinkable, if only in a slightly marginal sense.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevnic2008 (11353) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2014
Can. Golden with white head. Lager yeast aroma, dust. Taste of lafer yeast, boscuit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jaghana (5491) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 30, 2014
Can 50cl, a clear yellow beer. Nose is on wet paper, aroma is watery, light barley touch, no hops, medium sweet, very boring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
zacgillbanks (4454) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2014
4.8% can from B&M, Team Valley, Gateshead. Pale straw coloured with a very light toffee and grassy flavour followed by a thin, fruity and dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ManVsBeer (8679) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Can. Droll, dry tasting lager without much flavour, Golden-peach in colour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Harding999 (4) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2013 does not count
Nice cheap budget beer! Far better than other cheaper end brands. Taste reminds me of summer holidays!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tammyscott (1) - scarborough, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2013 does not count
A great budget lager. Similar to carling except for more flavour and doesnt send you to the loo every 2 minutes. Excellent for summer

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