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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Pale Lager
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 2960   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Stella Artois is one of the worldís 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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Poodu99 (5) - Exeter, - APR 4, 2002 does not count
Itís okay, but after the first pint you start to wish you hadnít started. After a number more you wish you werenít born.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillyTheFrog99 (31) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - APR 1, 2002
A light and tasty Pilsner, a nice offering from Interbrew. Bubbly and crisp, and served with the foil on the bottle like champagne. Mm-mm.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
aracauna (3084) - Georgia, USA - APR 1, 2002
Not bad for a Pilsner. First sip actually pretty good, but it got blander the closer I got to the bottom of the glass.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
heykevin (1276) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - MAR 28, 2002
Vaguely skunky megaeuropils. Served on draft so being lightstruck is not an excuse. Marginally better than Heineken Iíd say, but that isnít really much of a compliment.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ToadMan (559) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 25, 2002
I guess I just dont like Pilsners, I would only put this half a notch above Bud.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 25, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2006 Not-quite hazy yellow/amber body with a fast moving head. Light flowery aroma, crisp, clean, and ends slightly bitter. Old rating: I tried to find a bottle without dust, or under a light or covered in slime, but it tasted horribly lightstruck. Eh. It beats the hell out of about 90% of the beer drank in America, but as you all know, that ainít saying much.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbier (3610) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2002
Sold as a premium brand here in the U.K., but all that means is it costs more and is strong. To the average U.K. drinker 4.5% abv is strong. Aroma and flavour is muted although hints of hop are apparent. The head lasts about a nanosecond. Overall the beer is probably worth of the ípremiumí tag as it is far superior to any English lagers. It has a soft smooth palate and aftertaste and doesnt have the nasty aftertaste of many other stronger lagers that just seem to have a couple of bags of brewing sugar thrown in to boost the alcohol.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DubbelO7 (42) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2002
Good beer for the money... at least here in Western Canada ... I moved up to here from the Eastern U.S. and never was willing to pay what was being charged for it in Pennsylvania. It seems to be a beer of choice here, cheap cheap and cheap again . reminds me of Heineken etcetra yet not as caustic.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kwik-lime (1310) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2002
UPDATED: JUN 22, 2013 Ubiquitously popular, relatively well-hopped but somewhat grainy and overly gassy lager. There are worse out there.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
neilrichards (191) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2002
A good, crisp lager. The drink of choice in most, city center pubs. Enjoyable at any time.


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