Brewed by Kombolcha Brewery (BGI Ethiopia)
Style: Pale Lager
Kombolcha, Ethiopia


on tap

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
anders37 (19331) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity grainy aroma. Fruity malty grainy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Koelschtrinker (12645) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 7, 2011
Leicht säuerlicher Apfelgeruch. Milder Antrunk, leicht getreidig, säuerlich. Angedeutet hopfig, dies wirkt aber ziemlich billig. Erfrischend, im Abgang getreidiger und plörriger. Test vom 12.8.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,6,6,6,9,6 - 6,35

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bierkrug (2132) - - JUN 2, 2011
On tap in the Airport in Ethiopia. This was better than most African pale lagers. Pours a gold with a small head. Aroma has some good notes to it as well Taste is a bit corny but over all it is not that bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2011
Pale golden pour. Fresh pale malt. Low bitterness but the malt is fairly expressive. Light and simple, but not terribly bland. Softly sweet. It works for what it’s intended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Powertrip (1000) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 1, 2011
Single bottle purchased from Silver Springs Wine & Spirits in Calgary, AB on 02/28/2011. Colour: Dark yellow with medium height but quickly fading and spotty head. Nose: Pear and apricot immediately, yeast develops and then more fruit. Honey late. Taste: Light sweet, light bitter, light sour. Delicate and quiet. Some vanilla notes float about, and even a trace of green olive...but other then that - characterliss. Decent nose led to nothing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4420) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle. Golden beer with a strongish frothy head. The aroma is gently malty, and the flavour is nicely dry witth a hint of yeast. Overall a reasonable lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jcr (2346) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - FEB 7, 2011
Bottle. Clear medium yellow with a short, fizzy, white head rapidly diminishing. The aroma is malty sweet with notes of grain and toffee. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Medium body, watery texture and moderate carbonation. Not a lot of taste, but there is some bread and corn. Finishes dry. Not terribly offensive, but not a lot to this beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3781) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2014 Bottles in Gambella & Fenote Selam, Ethiopia. Pale yellow colour, good head. Malt & corn aroma & flavour. Bitter aftertaste, quite sharp. Average lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (7996) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2010
Bottle, as part of a "beers of the World"variety pack. Once again, I’m a sucker and buy an 8-pack of beer that I’ve already had, except for one weird one like this. At least Harviestoun Old Engine Oil was part of the pack too. This poured a standard golden lager with a foamy white cap. Sweet grainy aroma and flavour, light corn. Not bad for a cheapie lager from across the world.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2010
Crisp gold. Thin partial white head. Thin light grain scent. Sweet flavour, slightly rough and grainy flavour. You could get used to it in the sun but...

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