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


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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JPDIPSO (5318) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 17, 2010
Straw color with a wispy white diminishing head. Flour, dough grass and grain aromas. Sweet flavors dominate. light herbal hops help just a little in balancing. Actually fairly dry in the finish. Just a bit of cardboard in the end. Fairly thick feel, but some acidity cuts in at the end. Certainly not the worst pale lager, but still far from the best.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
LazyPyro (337) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2016
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pale golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma is light malt, grain. Light flavour of sweet malts, grains, mild herby notes. Mild bitterness to finish. Watery texture. Not great but I did mainly try this for the unusual country rate.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cimbasso (620) - - APR 18, 2016
Sampled from a bottle from Beers of Europe. A golden lager, with little aroma and a taste of malts and corn syrup. Some herbal notes and a hint of coriander.Better than some hot-climate lagers - it is actually quite drinkable, with a light to medium mouthfeel. Not very much bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mzaar (2571) - Varberg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2016
Flaska. Klar orange-gul med ett medelstort vitt skum. Dofter och smaker av säd och majs. I sig inte oäven eller dålig, men det är klart att det är roligare att ha fått landet Etiopien än just den här ölen.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mansquito (4865) - Nueva York, New York, USA - APR 9, 2016
Bunna Cafe, Brooklyn bottle: pours pale hold with a white head. Aroma is grainy corn grain. Tastes and smells like a cheap lager. I really prederred most of the other Ethiopian beers that I have had.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Arve_Christian (4536) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2016
ON bottle from Drinks of the world, Zurich. Clean golden color, ok foam. Low aroma intensity; cabbage, some boiled vegetables and a little stale cardboard. Light body & complexity. OK bitterness and balance. Pretty poor stuff

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cousin_Larry (778) - - JAN 13, 2016
Pour from a bottle at Animal Kingdom. Good thing it was ice cold. Corn and sugar - thats it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sdg (148) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 25, 2015
Golden color, clear; frothy white head of which a layer remains. Aroma is malt, grains, bread, corn syrup. Taste is light to medium sweet, getting slightly bitter towards the finish. Light body, slick mouthfeel, average carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TychoJames (894) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2015
Flaska på restaurang meskarem, NYC. Ljusgul kulör. Brödig och aningen söt doft med gröna äpplen. Fruktig smak med klen beska. Säd, honung och äpple

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GarageBrewer80 (245) - SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2015
Öl köpt från Meskerem i New York. Klar, ljusgul öl med vit skumkrona. Lätt doft av ljus malt. Söt, blaskig kropp. Smak av blöt limpa, honung, ljus malt och lite äppeljuice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FunkyF (706) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2015
Flaska i new york. Ljust gul med vitt skum. Lite skumbanan i doften. Maltbaserad smak med en del sötma.

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