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

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Imaena (1805) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Bottle and Draught. This is the most popular beer in Ethiopia and the football team they sponsor is the league leader. If you are traveling to the land of injera and shiro brace yourself for the dragon slayer.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Grzesiek79 (3148) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 5, 2013
Średnie piwo, ale jak na egzotykę w miarę ok. Piana tworzy się i ma aspirację do trwalszej jej obecności na piwie. Finisz trochę wytrawny. Chmiel się także nieznacznie wyczuwa

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JAN 10, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks DSG. Pours shiny yellow with a small head, aroma of honey, butter, corn, flavor of malt, nice bitterness, a bit bizarre, light bodied

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
nickd717 (3470) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 7, 2013
12oz bottle at the awesome Ethiopian restaurant Ghenet in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY. Seriously, if youíre in the area, go. Clear golden color with a nicely formed white head and some lacing. Honey, grass, and grain on the aroma; rather typical. The flavor is standard, with average sweetness and mild bitterness. Crisp mouthfeel and fairly light body. A fine enough beer for what it is, but come on, Iím a beer snob and I canít drink this. At least I ticked a rare new country.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CH-303 (1369) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Shared with Nordcore:
Appearance: Yellow light golden, clear. Minimal, white head. Aroma: Sweet, some malt, no hops. Maybe honey. Taste: More sweetness and malt, not much else. Info: 330ml bottle, 27/12-2012

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nordcore (1009) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Clear golden with minimal head. Aroma of malt and honey sence. Light bitter taste with a short honey end.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
tomer (1647) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - NOV 17, 2012
At a tasting, thanks DSG, a little hazy gold colour, sawn wood and cardboard with a hint of spice, coarse bitterness but otherwise quite diluted with a light sweetness and a touch of nuttiness. Just bad.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DSG (5658) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Clear golden. Sweet cerals aroma. Sweet grainy flavor. Light-bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GTAEgeek (1164) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 8, 2012
33 cL bottle at the Animal Kingdom. Pours gold with a thin, off-white head. Smells of wet grass, corn, and caramel. The flavor is sweet and mildly bitter. The mouthfeel is light to medium, smooth, and clean. Overall, this is a surprisingly flavorful lager, and relatively easy to drink. Not that bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerbarella (343) - - OCT 27, 2012
330 ml bottle. This beer is mild and not very flavour intensive. But itís still good, very enjoyable


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