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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.


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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5108) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2008
33oml bottle from my local East European shop. A shimmering pale gold beer. Soft, watery, bland malt of minimal character - some mineral quality perhaps. Noticable hop bite and finish, typical of East European lagers - though the malt is a little blander than normal.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
charlotte (3946) - rødovre, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2008
Golden colour with small head,Taste is malty and grainy,feels metallic and thin.some hoppy finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
shrubber85 (6975) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 19, 2007
Bottle. Corn and barley malt aroma. Medium yellow with moderate head. Slightly sweet-sour barley malt flavor with a hint of hops. Not horrible, not great.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerBiker (1412) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2007
Bottle from Christian Nielsen, the Vampyre. [Odense Tasting.]
Well, here is some of the fluid which runs into the black sea, but maybe not this summer, when the degrees hit around 45 C. Good in the heat!

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
conor23 (110) - Elgin, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2007
Slightly skunky aroma. Overall watery taste with a hint of hops. Not horrible tasting, but not much going on here.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2007
Yellow with a small white head. Thin grainy aroma. Watery sweet flavour that actually leaves an impression of malt.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2007
Clear piss yellow with an off white head. Thin watery palate. Corn, cloying & nasty.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
thewolf (10767) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2007
Bottle @ ChristianScheffel tasting. [thank you, BeerBiker]
Pours pale golden with a little white head. Hay-like sweet aroma with a citric bitter hoppy edge. Thin mouthfeel. Flavour is limited, lightly sour citric bitter. Not fantastic, but there is a certain elegance to it.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rlgk (9365) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2007
Not sure if this is the right beer. My bottle (360 ml) said ABV 4.6 and my searches told me this was really a pilsener. But anyway: Pale golden color, small white head. Butterscotch aroma, fruity notes and toffee. Bready flavor, malty and with some hops.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
kseecs16 (1182) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2007
Sweet mother of mercy, this was awful - maybe it lost something in the trip over but I doubt it could lose that much. The bottle procured from the local ethnic grocer poured out a predictable pale yellow with no head. There would be no lacing here. Smelled a little metallicy, vaguely hoppy in a miller lite kind of hops way. Flavor was just plain bad, mettalic a little sweetness but the malt and hops seemed absent must be largely adjunct in this bad boy. Carbonated dishwater best explains the feel of this one in the mouth.


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