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RATINGS: 997   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shadow (12) - Oakford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2004
Had this beer at the Disney Animal Kingdom lodge. I guess keeping with the animal theme of the lodge and the surrounding park they felt compelled to allow the guests to sample what the animals get to drink.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
DanielBrown (4069) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2004
Bottle at Curry Fever, Leicester. Appalling Lager - not because it tastes unpleasant, but because there is hardly any flavour at all. Exceptionally pale, with no aroma. Sweeps across the palate with gay abondon, caring little for the troublesome business of having anything about it at all. Scores 4 overall for having the refreshing qualities of water - ideal when eating a spicy dish.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 19, 2004
Better than I’d expected, especially after seeing it pour out as a sickly pale yellow color with a large bubbled white head. The aroma is mildly sweet and a bit grainy. It’s got some decent, sustained carbonation. The taste, somewhat watery, but good balance between malt & hops. Clean crisp finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
donvitozou (141) - memphis, Tennessee, USA - DEC 15, 2004
from bottle. i went from drinking an anchor porter to this, so there was a slight taste difference, to say the least. pours with a fair amount of head, clear inviting yellow color, clean and translucent. initial smells were muted and bland. the taste did not change much. this was similar to any generic industrial american beer, without all the scuzzy badness. it kind of tasted like africa.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dorwart (2425) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2004
Large white fluffy head. Decent carbonation. Light malt, rice and corn aroma. Color is a medium gold. Flavor is light and clean. Fizzy in the mouth. Some vanilla which is nice. Soft mouthfeel. Finich is clean and smooth. Not as bad as I expected.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tiggmtl (4545) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2004
Herbal, lightly spicy hop nose is clean and refreshing. Clear golden colour with decent white head that recedes to thin cover and ring. Bland, watery and fairly flavourless. Vaguely sweet. Perhaps thirst-quenching on a hot day or after a spicy meal but not much for a tasting session. Bottle enjoyed with the ever-gracious muzzlehatch... Shucks Barry, thanks. I feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
muzzlehatch (4420) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - DEC 7, 2004
500 ml bottle provided by and shared with the ever-generous tiggmtl. Small herbal-hoppy nose...very light and clear...little flavor, bit of sweet honey-lemon, very clean (and un-skunked!) but dull and watery. The best Kenyan beer I’ve had yet!

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
desurfer (1246) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2004
Not bad; I was expecting a really crappy lager. It’s light, has some hops bitterness with a tinge of skunk, and there’s also some sort of fruity note as well.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2004
Read in a beer book that this was interesting due to a lemony note to the taste. Bad book. Bad beer. Probably good if you’re baking under the hot sun in the wilds of Kenya and on the verge of dehydrating.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
crizay (1050) - Brook Park, Ohio, USA - NOV 11, 2004
This was average, but for the price of it I should’ve gotten a lot more, it was just like a budweiser and way too pricey. It went down fine but I won’t get it again didn’t impress me at all.


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