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Brewed by La Brasserie de Tahiti (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 1.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
drdisque (495) - Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2013
From a bottle in Moorea. Flavor is very light and thin. Refreshing. Less sweet than Hinano. Not worth the higher cost than hinano if you’re in French Polynesia but worth having one for the tick.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
fsbw21086 (328) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Better than Hinano. Drank this more for a week than Hinano. Add a lime, make sure it's cold and drink 10 of em ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mabel (5371) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2013
[5131-20130222] 330mL clear bottle. Burnt corn nuts aroma. Clear, yellow orange body with a medium-lasting bubbly white head. More toasted corn and plastic yeast in the flavour. Light body. Terrible. (3/2/2/2/6) 1.5
(w/ blankboy, GregClow, HogTownHarry, jerc)

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jercraigs (7348) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 11, 2013
2013-02-22. Crisp yellow body, small white head. 3+ Grainy sort of sweet industrial grain. 6+ Flavour is similar, sweet grainy cereally pale malt. Average bodied palate. Meh. About what you’d expect really. Bottle from Tahiti c/o my Mom

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Oakes (11812) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 4, 2013
Ahhh, the forbidden beer. Dull colour, no lasting head. Smells very appley and sweet. Tastes very sweet. Gluey and hopless, this was lagered for what, a day? Unrefined. Is the Tabu brand for botched batches of Hinano?

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Imaena (1703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle. Just as bad as Hinano. But when in rome...plus its drinking this or paying a fortune for something else.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
blankboy (5798) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle [330ml] shared with HogTownHarry, GregClow, jercraigs & mabel --c/o j&m. Pours a clear pale gold with a large lasting foamy white head. Some minor lacing. Aroma is mostly grain along with vegetal notes, grassy hops and some fusel. Flavour is grainy along with light grassy hops and a hint of fruit. Light bodied. Not as horrid as I expected but not good either.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
drpimento (2103) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 9, 2012
Not neary as good as its sister product Hinano. Poured with a foaming agent type, white head that soon settled to a light cover and a little lace. Color is a clear yellow no bubble trails. Aroma is adjunct beery, hint skunk/hop, grain. Flavor is like nose, but bland sweet, with little carbonic tang. Body is dull and a bit flat. Finish is like flavor and long on sweet. Bleh.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (13360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2011
14th September 2006
Warning! Early amateur rating! Bottle in Tahiti. Crisp and refreshing, hint of citrus. Not bad.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JorisPPattyn (7716) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2010
Yellow beer with a metallic sheen; medium, dense, disappearing head. End of bottle with a strange sludge. Dull malty nose. Bit of honey, and some leafiness. Short bitterish spike, then unform honeylike sweetness, straw-like. Bit lightstruck - small wonder in the clear glass abomination. Grist slickness, dull and flat. Usually, this type of exotic brews get defended by quotations as "Tastes ideally under the palms in the sun on the beach, etc. etc. " I doubt this could be invoked with this sweetness overload. Poor Stef, where were you, if you had to content yourself with this... palmtree... beach...?


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