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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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cuso (4378) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 21, 2013
Can as Shumensko Premium from my colleague. Country #90
Golden color with thick white head. Strong malty aroma. Malty taste with almost no bitterness. Forgettable beer.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Swaroga (1303) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2013
50cl can. Golden with small head. Nose : bread , sugar. Sip : low carbonation, water body. Metallic background. Bread. Awful beer.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
satanda (425) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 17, 2013
Bulharske pivo vyrabene v srbsku a vlastnene karlsbergem. Jake asi muze byt? Ano, hodne slabe. Plech v bulharsku.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle at the Crimean. Really uninteresting. Band-aid, citrus, sweetness, light, and ugly.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
foxo82 (683) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2013
500 ml can from bulgarianfood.co.uk. The fact this is brewed by Carlsberg Bulgaria hightened my expectations to the point that I almost lost control of my bowel movements. This is a blonde lager à la Carlsberg. Oh yes, it has that musty, sickly sweet, rancid honey malt aroma, like a bee keeper’s armpits on a hot day. Rough, bubbly feel. The taste at least has some metal to avoid being just another sweet malty thing. Its bitter saltiness grew on me. Gassy. Very gassy. Ok but definitely not very spetsialno.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (2116) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2013
Clear golden yellow with White foam head. Aroma is slightly bittersweet. Taste is fresh, smooth pilsener, nice actuatly. Aftertaste is short, bit bitter. (Burgas 201303)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JAN 10, 2013
NIce and refreshing golden one. NICe foam and some fine aroma. Nasty bottle if you consider the plastic appareance.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2012
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity grainy aroma. Fruity malty grainy flavor. Has a fruity grainy weak dusty finish.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
birindeo (2) - Sofia, BULGARIA - JUN 23, 2012 does not count
One of the best bulgarian beers! Known as Shumensko Premium Beer you can drink it mostly everywhere in Bulgaria.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
zvikar (3371) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 9, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks eyes_wide_shut. As Shumensko Premium Beer. Pours yellow with no head, aroma of malt juice, mushrooms, flavor of mushrooms, malt, light bitterness, light bodied


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