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

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.82   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ComradeK (1071) - The Vale of Dundas, - OCT 19, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours a clear medium gold, with a moderate white head, which lasts fairly well, but does not leave much lace. Grassy hops are the most prominent aroma, backed by sweet, grainy malt. Uncomplicated grass hops up front give way to white bread and some grainy malt. The finish is quite watery. An uninspiring but fairly inoffensive lager.


1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
alex_leit (684) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MarkoNm (1746) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 16, 2015
Pours a clear, golden color, topped with a medium frothy white head. Malty aroma, grainy, not much else. Taste is slightly sweet with mild final bitterness. Slightly metallic as well. Nothing out of the ordinary, just a typical average macro lager.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TorbenJensen (831) - Valby, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2015
Sakara Gold was the second of the two beers that I tasted during my brief visit to Egypt. Like Stella Lager is a completely ordinary lager that tastes exactly like a Heineken. Sakara Gold is slightly more foamy than Stella Lager and it’s a bit more hoppy expression. However, only such a small difference that one would hardly find it in a blind tasting.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
YantarCoast (511) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUN 24, 2015
500ml bottle in Hurghada. Pours gold with a soapy white head. Grainy aroma, with a bit of metal and some malt. Taste is sweet with low bitterness. Better than the unnamed beer that came with the all-inclusive ticket in the hotel.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
AWS9 (563) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle. Faint gold pour with no head. Straw, brewing cereal, general boring-ness. Finish is a little off, but not wretchedly so - I was able to finish it. Really wasn’t expecting much; expectations met.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rgf001 (218) - München, GERMANY - MAR 28, 2015
Grainy malt and flowery hop aroma. Perfect appearance with abundant head for a 4% lager. The bitterness is not perfectly clean, oxidized? Hops. Below this bitterness one can taste grainy maltiness. Dry finish. Some astringency from this odd flavor. Not as bad as the scores would suggest.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
adamnase (184) - Kronoby, FINLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Draught @ hotel in Sahl Hasheesh, Egypt. Pale yellow with a small to medium white head, not lasting. Aroma with hints of straw, sweetness and some adjuncts. Flavour of sweetness and fruits. Straw and some bread, Watery, quite thin bodied. Finish is sweetish. well an OK one in the heating sun

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tmoney99 (12075) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Shared by phaleslu. Poured clear golden color with a small frothy white head that diminished with little lacing. Light aroma. Light body with a thin texture with soft carbonation. Light sweet flavor with a light Sweet finish of short duration. Worth having once.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
DrSilverworm (8711) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Thanks phaleslu for sharing. Clear golden color. Good off white head. Leaves decent lace, it looks like. Corn, bread, water, kind of funky. Lighter carbonation, kind of soft, bit rough and biting. Some metallic. Awful mild sour taste, light sweet, and bite. This is the fifth in a series of foreign beers we are tasting, and they’re getting worse.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
alexsdad06 (7110) - Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2014
500 ml can shared by phaleslu. Pours a pale yellow/light gold color with a medium sized fluffy white head. The aroma and flavor have pale malts, metallic notes, grass, minerals, with light earth, watery, somehow a little better than the Croatian beer we had just before. In the end it is what it is.


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