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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.


1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 30, 2009
bottle, pours light gold, no head. Strong malt aroma with a light skunk in the background. Light bodied, very watery, some hay flavors and a buttery finish with next to no hop presence. Very bland beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
heavy (2161) - Split, CROATIA - FEB 8, 2011
21/01 0.5 l bottle courtesy of Marko, thanks for sharing! As Shumensko premium, but it had also 4,6% ABV. It poured golden body with small head. Corn, cornflakes and honey malt cloying aroma. A bit better flavor, had some notes of herbal hops, but it’s generally sweetish, dusty, grainy, crude at moments with lot of honey malt. Still boring. Medium in body with short corky and dusty finish. Blah.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Gurthnar (2161) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle thanks to Dohny. Aroma light malty honeyish, very light hoppy. Clear golden colour. Taste is highly astringent, metallic, bad.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2008
360 ml bottle, bought in Bulgaria by my mother. Golden color, ok lasting white head. Grainy aroma. Flavor is malt, hints of fruit and some bitterness. Thin stuff, as expected.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
davidm (1942) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle at the Crimean. Really uninteresting. Band-aid, citrus, sweetness, light, and ugly.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MisoW (1786) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle shared by Dohny, thanks. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, honey. Taste is medium sweet, malty, corny.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ElDesmadre (1716) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUL 18, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2013 Draught. Straw yellow with a frothy, quite durable head. Faint malty-hoppy aroma, watery malty taste that is very low on bitterness. Nevertheless it is quite drinkable, especially when fresh on tap.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Swaroga (1445) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2013
50cl can. Golden with small head. Nose : bread , sugar. Sip : low carbonation, water body. Metallic background. Bread. Awful beer.

2.4
   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!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
estpiwo (1289) - ESTONIA - NOV 9, 2009
Bottle. Golden color, nice head. Malty aroma. Flavor is malty, some hoppy tones. Better than svetlo?


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