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

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevnic2008 (8246) - 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.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rune (8223) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2009
500ml bottle picked up in a supermarket in the old town of Nessebar, Bulgaria. Filmy white layer over a clear, straw coloured body. Lighter aroma of grass. Sweet grassy fruits in flavour. Very short lived bitter aftertaste. Clean tasting. Nothing special for the style, no strange taste, however (18.07.2009).

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JorisPPattyn (7983) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2009
My can actually brewed @ http://www.ratebeer.com/brewers/brewer name/2151/ Medium white head, fast gone over pale metallic golden beer. Grassy, grainy nose, vegetable, faintly rotting as well. Sweet, bit corn-like malts taste. Adjuncts quite possible, white sugar. Again +/- grassy. Slightly spritzy (compared to the Zagorka...), Very light body. Very late in the after’taste’, harsh metallic component. Bo-o-oring. Thanks to Stefaan for bringing them over!

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gnoff (7942) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2009
50 cl can from my uncle. BB 20/07/08. Clear pale straw yellow color, small white head. Grainy, malty, sweet scent, also sugary. Vegetable and sugar taste. Medium to thin mouthfeel, low bitterness.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerhunter111 (7910) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2014
Can: Goldgelb mit minimaler Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig süß, metallisch. Geschmack wässrig, malzig, minimal herb.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Meilby (7904) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
shrubber85 (7804) - 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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crossovert (7609) - Illinois, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Branded as Shumnsko Beer in the US. 360ml embossed bottle. It pours a clear gold with a foamy white head. The smell is sweeter and breadier than usual, slight grassy hops. Flavor is typical EPL. I guess it has a bit more character than most. It has a mild soapiness, some mild bitterness, herbalness, a nice sweetness, and some fruity notes. Reminiscent of a czech pils melded with a polish lager.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sebletitje (6830) - 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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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DSG (6162) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 20, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks eyes_wide_shut. As Shumensko Premium Beer. Clear golden. Grainy aroma with a bit of paper and faint hoppy hints. Sweetish grainy flavor with a slightly bitter finish. Light-bodied.


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