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RATINGS: 1067   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bricks (991) - Delaware, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Weak smell, hints of metal, piss, and barley. Appearance is nill, almost like water. Faint, smooth, malt and grain taste.. maybe some paper. Palate is smooth, but thin like water.. and a strange after taste bite.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dimeon (60) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 13, 2016
A: Light straw with a medium white head N: Grain, faint sweet note T: Grainy, with below-medium bitterness P: Thin mouthfeel, in keeping with the lager style O: This beer is drinkable insofar as it doesn’t taste like much. Very similar to White Cap, which comes out of the same stable, but less sweet and slightly more bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LazyPyro (598) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2016
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Clear golden yellow colour with a small white head, good retention. Aroma: malt, bready, hint of grass. Taste: light bready malt, slight sweetness, some hops but almost no bitterness. Slick mouthfeel but a bit on the thin side, light-medium body, moderate carbonation. Nothing special but certainly one of the better lagers from Africa.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Maits (179) - ESTONIA - SEP 2, 2016
Clear golden beer with little white head. Aroma is very light sour and metallic. Taste consists a little herbs and aftertaste is light bitter. Overall drinkable pale lager but nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
onceblind (7518) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2016
Clear pale golden with a thin rocky white cap. Light stickiness. Thin crackery and fresh baked bread on the aroma. Crisp light flavor that’s clean and bright, though near flavorless, and a light crackery tone. Fine and clean, but flavorless and bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
PietS (183) - Bergen op Zoom, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2016
A nice pilsener. Taste is a bit grassy and malty. A little bit of bitterness. Not a great beer, but a good choice in East-Africa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
JStax (5476) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Bottle poured into a footed pilsner glass. The beer is a clear gold aith a white head of foam. Good retention. The arom has a bit of corn and dried grass. Some subtle spice comes through as well. Mildly sweet. High carbonation, spritzy mouthfeel, light body.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
car13many (224) - POLAND - AUG 19, 2016
Bardzo kiepski lager. To chyba wszystko co da się o tym piwie napisać.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gyllenbock (8003) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2016
Bottle at Internationales Berliner Bierfestival 2016. (my first one from Kenya) Clear light golden with a white head. Aroma of grass, bread and light spices. Similar taste. Sweet and light. Almost no bitterness in this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerRenter76 (834) - Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Originally rated on 10/1/08. Aroma is slightly sweet corn, and a little malt. It pours a pale yellow body with good carbonation, and a thin white cap that leaves decent lace. Average mouthfeel, flavor of grain and a very slight metallic taste emerges as it warms. Overall an average beer, I drank it fast when it was very cold and it was o.k.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thellgren (830) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2016
0.355 l bottle from World Beer Museum store, Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo. Pale clear, nice head. Well, well, taste is better than I expected. Not the usual tropical adjunct lager, but almost like Czech lager. Taste has malts and hops nicely balanced. No wonder this is the most popular beer in Kenya.

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