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RATINGS: 1056   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered
Brewed in Kenya since 1922.
Ingredients: Malt, Sugar, Hops, CO2, Permitted correctives and stabilisers
Medium alcohol beer that is a favorite choice for many occasions.


1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Miguel (1181) - Saint-Ours, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 26, 2006
Robe blonde très pâle transparente surmontée d’une mousse blanche épaisse qui persiste. Arômes inexistants. Saveurs de métal et de céréales. Houblon de soutien. Comme de l’eau!

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
pstorvik (60) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 26, 2006
To start with the bottle was slightly out of date and of course spent prob the majority of its life in non-ideal conditions. Half liter bottle poured with minimial white quickly dissipating head to a pale straw color. No detectable hop aroma and some vegetal, staling aromas discerned. Taste is watery with the stale vegetal taste. Might have been refreshing if it were fresh. If I can get a hold of another fresher example I’ll re-rate.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Numenor (871) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 24, 2006
Light gold body with a large white head that diminishes quickly. Bland aroma of corn and light malts. Fair taste and body, some minimal hops and malts are evident. Clean ending, though that should be expected from a beer that’s mostly waterl.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2006
a light yellow color with a very light foamy head. has a low average taste with nothing that really sticks out about it smooth with slight bitter taste.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
johninmelb (1127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2006
Light fruit on the nose. Pours freakishly clear with a white head that is gone ... now. Mouthfeel is thin and flavour is insipid and a bit carboardy, although there is a tiny bit of mild fruit in there that adds something, but not much at all. Disappointing.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eaglefan538 (3017) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 3, 2006
Not bad, not great. Malt hop balance wasn’t bad, but everything else was just a tad below an average beer. Neat to have one from Africa, but other than that, this isn’t worth seeking out at import prices. Refreshing light beer with more flavor than American swill.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BeerBlockaid (683) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 13, 2006
Pours a water gold with a white head. Dissapates to a malty corn nose, stagnent water type of deal. Taste is essentially the same with a little bit of black pepper emerging later. They should hop this thing up and then send it on over.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
biz82 (1328) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2006
LIghtly hazy pale yellow with a nice foamy white head. Worrisome little particles in suspension. Malty sweet with some tartness in the aroma. Fairly nice malty flavor with some honey notes. Has a bit of sourness with a metallic finish. Perhaps not well kept between here and Kenya.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MoritzF (9224) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2006
(bottle) Clear pale golden colour with a short white foam. Moderately sweet grainy malty and slightly papery aroma. Very light bodied with crispy to fizzy carbonation. Malty, not too sweet taste, minimal hoppy and grassy, slightly bitter and adjuncty finish. Might be quaffable in Kenya.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dorqui (2174) - Brescia, ITALY - MAY 9, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2007 Bought at Borough Market (London).
Compact but not much long-lasting head. Yellow pale color, rather bubbly and limpid one. Lean and decidedly light scent; grass, straw and cereals notes. Medium prickly taste, little alcoholic and with a modest bitter. Little pleasant body, much gaunt and above all on the end.


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