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Brewed by Shumensko Pivo (Carlsberg Bulgaria)
Style: Pale Lager
Shumen, Bulgaria

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Shumensko has been brewed since 1882.
Ingredients: Water, malt and hops.

Note: Formerly Shumensko Spetsialno Pivo.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gunnfryd (10201) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, grass. Flavour is metallic, fruit, malt, grain, grass. Boring beer.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerhunter111 (6776) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2014
Can: Goldgelb mit minimaler Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig süß, metallisch. Geschmack wässrig, malzig, minimal herb.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (13108) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle. A clear, golden beer topped by a small, dense white head. The aroma is mostly fruity, all weak, with some pale malts. Grassy too. It’s quite dry on the palate, pleasantly carbonated, and with medium body fullness. Some metallic notes in the flavor, but mostly it’s fruity and grainy. A faint bitterness too. Well, nothing impressive going on here, but except for the metallic notes it’s quite flawless. 131228

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Meilby (7203) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle 500ml @ gunnfryd
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, metal, corn and floral. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with a metallic finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Geokkjer (5538) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle.Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of corn, malt, some herbal notes and pear. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some herbal notes, corn and some metallic notes.Medium body, average carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
darioklc (506) - Karlovac, CROATIA - NOV 10, 2013
The beer is a pale gold, typical of euro pales. Sweet character in the nose with a touch of grain. Slight metallic twang. Maybe a touch of canned corn. A bit of floral hop, but then covered up again by sweet character.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vulchica (1) - BULGARIA - NOV 3, 2013 does not count
One of the few Bulgarian beers, that still hold their ground. This beer will take you not only through a mouth journey, but a journey through Bulgaria’s history and taste...

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevnic2008 (7575) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - OCT 20, 2013
Pours a gold color with a fizzy white head. Aroma is a corny, malt mix. Taste is weak malt and some corn.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Bamsen78 (2888) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2013
Can. Pours clear pale golden with quickly disappearing white head. Faint aroma of yeast, malt and skunk. Hardly any taste whatsoever, save maybe for some sparse, skunky and estery notes. Very watery and unutterably boring. I am glad to make it my first Bulgarian rating, but if this is representative of beer from that country, I am afraid it will not be soon before I venture another rating from there.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2013
50cl can, BB 16/02/2014. Can mentions brewed by carlsberg Serbia for Bulgarian import. Dorée, col blanc moyen. Arôme reste centré sur les malts, le tout étant assez faible, houblon fleuri et herbacé pour une effluve amer très discrète. Palais de malt pils cara moyen, note de houblons procurant qcq pointes de citronné. Le tout garde une certaine douceur en fin de bouche. Reste très typique pour ce style de bière, fini amer voire métallique avec une pointe houblon épicé. Sans plus.


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