Brewed by Al Ahram (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Giza, Egypt


on tap


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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Sakara Gold is a very smooth-tasting and refreshing lager beer Sakara Gold is particularly suitable for Egypt’s warm climate Eye: Golden Yellow Nose: Fresh, flowery Mouth: Very Smooth, full-bodied, refreshing, light Alcohol: 4% of Vol.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerBiker (1413) - Odense, - MAR 20, 2010
[Can from Kjell bought in Cairo.] Can @ Odense Tasting, Feb 2010. Noisy brew, but it was the best "overseas" beer that eve. Watery and corny.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackHaddock (5387) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
500ml can brought back from Egypt last year after a holiday. Poured three times into a Pilsner glass at home on 30th Jan 2016. Very pale golden body, full snowy white head on each pour. Mild grainy and grassy nose, slight malt flavour, refreshing but really tasteless and bland. It is what it is, a weak Lager for drinking in the sun.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
RobertDale (4732) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 5, 2016
500 ml. can. Thanks Nikos! Pours a pale golden yellow with a decent white head. Aroma of malt and grain. Taste is corn and malt. Very thin. Drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Holmen2 (2463) - NORWAY - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle shared with JMD 01.11.15. Clear pale straw colour. Diminishing off-white head. Moderate aroma of pale malt, and unfresh fruits. Some bitterness. A standard eurolager. Not particularly good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Holmen1 (4123) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2015
Flaske (takk til Pascal L!), delt med Ovesen: klar lys gylden med kort hvitt skum. Halvvissen aroma, daff smak av malt og kokte grønnsaker. OK karbonering, så den er nok lettdrikkelig i skyggen av pyramidene.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (11843) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle [thanks to my former neighbour Ad for bringing this from holiday] @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear golden color, average sized off-white head. Smell and taste malts, a decent bitterness. Not much more to tell but I quite like it actually. Easy drinkable and nicely bitter. Better than some of those sweetish grainy pale lagers you often find.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DutchDrebus (5275) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle @ benzai. Clear golden with a medium sized white head that doesn’t last long. Smells malts, grains, slightly cardboard. Tastes malts, grains, maybe corn or rice. Screw the haters, beers like this shouldn’t score below a 2.5. Thin to medium body, nice crisp carbo.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ianwelby (870) - SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2015
Clear golden lager with a thin white head. Not much aroma, flavour is a pretty basic slightly watery lager. That said if I’d rated it last night fresh off the plane in 24 degrees it might have been pushing five stars!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
DrNosha (1028) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2015
0,5l Flasche auf dem Nil. Säuerlicher metallischer Duft. Süßlich getreidig und herb. Deutliche Fehlnoten im Abgang. Schmeckt nur auf dem Nil.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
rouhlas (1965) - GREECE - SEP 27, 2015
500ml can at home. Clear yellow golden color with nice white head. Malty aroma, grainy, light straw. Sweet and light bitter taste. Light thin body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
alex_leit (1167) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle. Pale golden color. Aroma: sweet corn and malt. Taste: watery, not very clean, corn. Refreshing drink even if the heat. Unpleasant.

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