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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Pale Lager
Leuven, Belgium

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2922   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
mkgrenwel (564) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 13, 2007
Grainy and sweet. A good amount of sourness. Balanced by a fair amounf of hops. Not an enticing, enjoyable hop character though. Full body; much fuller than other pale lagers. Decent beer for the style. Far better and more complex than the average, but still not actually a beer I like.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ChuckP (8) - Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2007 does not count
Draught. Outside of the pretty glass this beer doesn’t have much to offer. Skunky nose, pale color and little body. If you see someone drinking this beer at a pub, most likely they like the pretty glass. Common consumers are Eurotrash and Eurotrash wanna be’s.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ubamartian (155) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 25, 2007
Draft. Pours light golden with smallish white head. Aroma of skunk, and some corn. First sip, a bit skunky, then hoppy, then finishing with corn on the cob. Feels very carbonated, and watery. After the corn flavor disappears, not much left. I knew I should have tried the miller light instead.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
CanIHave4Beers (3142) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JAN 20, 2012
When 2pac said "i dont mind it. got a gay fucken name but." he expressed both a mild satisfaction with the beer and a general distaste for the name of the beer, notably his rating ends mid sentence leaving his outright conclusion of the beer to be determined by the reader leaving only his numerical rating as a indicator of his general assessment of the beer.

The beer pours a very pale yellow color with a huge tight white head.

The aroma is initaly the skunkiest thing I have ever smelled other than a skunk, this is the sort of beer Loudon Wainwright III would be compelled to write a song about. Leaving it for a minute results in less skunk and more odd lightly moldy malt and mild spiciness. Geeze this doesn’t smell nice on any accord.

The flavor is clean, fairly sweet and malty with some mild grassy hops. The beer is lightly spicy and I kind of like the crisp malt character.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 23, 2012
pours yellow colour thin head aroma of straw and flavour is a little skunky but nothing different then all the there pale lagers

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Chipalsa (1307) - Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2012
The scent on this one is almost musty with a strange hop twang to it. While the taste is a light on the hops and malts, the finish is rather crisp and accompanies a heavy meal quite well. On it’s own this beer is simply to weak to enjoy.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
schweinhund (30) - Racine, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Bottle form Pick N Save. Here is a beer with an ego. Pours bright yellow with disappearing head. Hop nose up front, very mild malt taste. While refreshing, it’s hype has more foam than it’s actual head. Grolsch is similar and better and costs about a buck less a sixer!. Here, for that extra buck you get the paper collar around the bottle cap - a Roman Collar, if you will, for something less than priestly from Belgium. Belgium has some great beers - this is not one of them! Save money and opt for Grolsch or a good German lager. You want a lager from Belgium? Watch an old Audrey Hepburn movie! Prosit!

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ret12 (450) - Maryland, USA - JUN 28, 2012
This was like an over priced bud light, a little bit smoother with a subtle hop flavor overall not to good.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
beerproject (129) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Aroma is extremely lacking. Taste is way too light and a bit skunky. I’ll drink it in a pinch.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Can. Poured golden with a thin white head. Very subdue aroma and flavor of grain and corn. Light body. Crisp.


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