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


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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
reebtogi (4513) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 1, 2012
330ml bottle poured a pale straw color with a small white head and almost no lacing. Aroma is cheap grains and hops. Light malty sweetness with an unpleasant hop bitterness that lingers. Light body and little carbonation. No good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeanF (1746) - Nunavut, CANADA - JAN 28, 2012
Slight bready aroma on the nose, drank from the bottle but it looks like any pale lager. Flavour is light maltiness with a semi-dry finish. Drinkable and okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdjuice (388) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - JAN 5, 2012
A halfway decent lager with that unique Ethiopian sweetness to it. Always get the Ethiopian beer at the Ethiopian restaurants.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2011
330ml Bottle. Golden with white head. Malty aroma and taste, some corn , a bit grainy. Your typical average lager for any country.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RobertDale (3913) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 6, 2011
33cl. bottle. Pours clear pale yellow with a small white head. Mild aroma of malt and corn. Taste is sweet malt and corn. Just passable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jsquire (3637) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Sampled out of a bottle. Pale golden beer with a loose, white bubbles for a head. Light sweet grain nose. Standard macro lager taste with some corny sweetness, a faint metallic note, and a hint of something bitter in the finish. I expected worse, but this is still something best left to the Ethiopian restaurants.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
seymour (1558) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - OCT 20, 2011
Tasted from bottle into standard pint glass at Ethiopian restaurant. Poured a clear straw color with creamy white foam, somewhat lasting, little lace. Typical mass-produced light lager aromas and flavors. Fine, better than most American adjunct versions, but not great. I will say it goes great with spicy African food, though!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
SSSteve (3891) - - AUG 28, 2011
11oz bottle. clear white with small white head. incredibly pale nose. flavor is also pale, light. dry finish. really fluffy and light like cottonballs. hint of sprite. cool dragon slayer label. lighter, crisper, snappier and more refreshing than most of the american macros.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
freekyp (1557) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2011
Putrid corny pale macro lager. Clear golden. Slight white wispy head. Aromas of corn, grass. Cooked vegetables. Finishes lightly sweet and sicckly vegetal.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiulijn (15702) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 29, 2011
Bottle from Le Nil Bleu, Ethiopian restaurant in Lausanne
Blond color; poor head. The arom ais very light, with some malt and cereals. The body is weak, the mouthfeel is dry; there is very light flavor; the bitterness is quite low. The final is a bit metallic and corn-ish. Poor.

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