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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Pale Lager
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 3077   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Stella Artois is one of the world’s best-selling beers and is enjoyed in more than 80 countries. Its full, characteristic flavour and high quality is assured through a superior brewing process and by using the finest ingredients available.
The UK version is brewed, filtered and kegged at Samlesbury. Batches are sent to Magor for pasteurising before being canned or bottled.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sfontain (832) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2004
Ehh, who let the skunk loose? Light yellow, lots of bubbles, decent, white, foamy head. A little hops in the aroma to accompany the skunk. Flavor is just weird...I guess some malts, but a pretty good hop hit. Thin; watery. Will never buy again.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ALyseen (42) - DENMARK - DEC 3, 2004
Tap. fresh malt flavor. a boring lager. and a bad belgian. one is enought of those.

2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerandrugby (210) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 3, 2004
A little boring, but refreshing. Too thin. I wouldn’t have it again. I don’t see how lagers are becomming so popular in the southern UK when there are quality ales on draft and usually cask!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tplindler (37) - California, USA - DEC 3, 2004
Solid lager. Slightly bitter but not overwhelming. Best when served quite cold. Watch the sell by date. The closer the bottle is, there’s a tendency to get quite bitter and unpalatable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hmright (101) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2004
Hyped as some sort of crazy alcohol content super beer. Not really that impressive. Kinda sweet, with a bitter finish. Hoppy with a honey hint of flavor. Not looking forward to taking the next sip, but had to choke it down for the price.

1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
barenada (211) - Georgetown, Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2004
(draft) I asked for a Belgian and got this awful thing. I don’t like lagers, and this was a pretty bad lager. Bland mixed with boring.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Burner (78) - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 28, 2004
Nice lager if you care for the full bodied bitter type. Sampled at Ferryman’s Pub at the waterfront in a gold rimmed girlie lager glass!! Nice medium bodied flavour for a draft with a fantastic hoppy taste hitting you half way through a mouthful. Have had it out the bottle as well, which seems to have a higher ABV 5.6% i think, if it’snt chilled it is quite bitter. but none the less a nice beer to drink on any ordinary occasion

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dorqui (2125) - Brescia, ITALY - NOV 23, 2004
Shining color. Compact foam but not much long one. Bitter with flavor of malt. Balanced.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AlphaOne (142) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 23, 2004
Light golden colouration, pretty standard appearance. Floral hop and light honeyish aroma, some lemon detected. Flavour, light malt, drying bitterness and floral, citrus hoppiness. Very average

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fidemaster (282) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2005 Stella is an ok beer but I find it bland, and boring. I know in Europe it has a great name, but i think its just average.


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