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Brewed by Nigerian Breweries PLC (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Lagos, Nigeria

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.98   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Cold filtered STAR LAGER BEER is brewed using the finest ingredients and techniques to ensure a smooth tasting, bright and clear beer with the ever rich foam head.

That is why STAR has remained Nigeria’s number one Lager beer.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
HampshirePhil (188) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
600ml bottle - Good overall lager nothing to bad but nothing to write home about.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (1135) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle from Lambert’s, Bedford. Lagers yellow, maybe a bit deeper than others of its ilk. Aroma isn’t bad: citrus, grass, a bit of spice. Taste is foul. Euch. Sick and chemicals. But... hold on... it rounds up into an almost pleasant sweetness. All in all, I’ve had worse. The disgusting initial flavour fades quite quickly to the point where I stop noticing it. So not a drain pour but I’m glad I’m sharing it. I won’t be in a hurry to try another.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MisoW (2072) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle at work by Miso. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma is malty, grainy, some corn. Taste is medium sweet, malty, grainy. Pretty boring lager.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Desverger (2793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle from Tesco, Streatham, London - (my first Nigerian Rate) golden pour with a white head. Aroma and taste comprises corn, grass, cardboard, grainy malt, not great.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MoritzF (8676) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 5, 2014
(bottle, 65cl) Clear, golden colour with a blond medium-sized foamy head. Slightly papery corny, somewhat malty aroma with hints of rubber. Moderately sweet flavour, light to medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Doughy and corny taste with shades of grassy hops; mildly sweet finish with a restrained level of bitterness. Poor. 01.IX.14

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bov (10072) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 1, 2014
from Otto’s - golden beer, clear and with a little white foam left; grainy and with notes of paperboard, light spicy; medium-bodied, some sweetness and tartness, light earthy and corny malty finish

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MarkoNm (1034) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 17, 2014
Pours a clear golden color, topped with quite some white head which settles down very quickly. The aroma is malty with some grains also picked up. The taste is light, watery, mostly malty and quite grassy. OK, but nothing special.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Herzog_Wilhelm (24) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 11, 2014
Bought at Tesco’s. Big bottle, looks nice. It tastes a little bit soapy, but not too bad. (Hard to say if other nigerian beers are better). Somehow typical industrial Lager Beer, hop character misses almost completely.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Erzengel (4745) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2014
The beer starts smooth, malty, not too thin, easy to drink. The mainpart is malty with nutty-herbal hints, fresh, smooth. The aftertaste is medium, not too watery, slightly sweet, slightly grainy, fresh-malty. Nice! 10/12/8/8

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
deanso (6103) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2014
60cl bottle from an African shop in the Hague. Thin white hjead. Clear golden pour. Pretty boring lager


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