nimbleprop (6338) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 12, 2011
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Billed as 100% malt brewed. All this means is that they havenít added cornstarch like they do with regular Tusker. 12oz bottle pours a totally clear, very faint yellow with a foamy head that fades fast. Nose is vaguely sweet, a little grass, some faint yeast, a little honey, white bread. Flavor is fine, lightly sweet but not sugary, some light bread, some light yeast. Fairly straight forward. Watery finish. I like that this doesnít have an artificial sweetness to it, but that said, thereís isnít alot happening anyway.
jrallen34 (3499) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Surprise present from my dad. I saw that it was a Kenyan lager and I almost didnít even want to try it. Being the ticker that I am, I gave it a shot, and this is exactly why we donít judge a beer by its location...Appearance nothing to note...Aroma is light and sweet, corn, but youíd expect tons of skunk and none is present...The aroma is light and sweet, not at all a typical lager. This isnít a great beer but it exceeds expectations for a lager and a Kenyan beer.
Bierkrug (2130) - - JAN 26, 2011
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
330 ml bottle in Kenya. Color is a very light yellow with good carbonation and a light head. Aroma is a light sweet malt scent with a hint of skunk which is most likely from being in a green bottle.Taste is sweet and malty. Starting with medium body that goes down with creamy feel. The finish is a sweet malt flavor backed by a light bitterness. Itís got a common taste, like most of these types of lagers.
rubbishystuff (2109) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2010
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2015 This was much better than I thought it would be. Much better than the regular Tusker as well. A little bit of sweetness. Serving: Bottle
nicosaya88 (9) - USA - APR 28, 2010 does not count
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Itís an average beer. Whatís awesome about it is the fact that comes from an exotic place...
DeanF (1939) - Northwest Territories, CANADA - AUG 31, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at a restaurant in Nairobi. Has a sweet scent of hops and sugar, a little alcohol and some maltiness. Looks like any other light lager, nothing special there. Has a refreshing taste of hops, and though quite watery, has a dry finish. Itís a decent lager but not exciting by any stretch.
HenrikSoegaard (12044) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2009
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Bought in Kenya. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and lighthoppy aroma. Bready and citrus notes. Light itter flavor. Average light itter ok malty finish. Watery palate. Not that bad.....
saxo (15393) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2009
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Nice head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich sweet malt, hops and straw. Oily palate.
stouby (4149) - Holbśk, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2008
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle at The Stanley, Nairobi.
Light yellow with a large white head. Aroma moderate malty (caramel) and hoppy. Flavor light/moderate sweet and light bitter. Light/medium body. They have used the finest malts from around Mt. Kenya.
blankboy (6781) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 9, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle (300ml) shared with HogTownHarry -- courtesy of garthicus. Pours a clear pale gold with an average size diminishing white head. Aroma of grassy hops (saaz?), sweet pale malt and corn. Flavour follows the aroma, is a bit watery and has a light bitter finish. Average bodied. Not bad, if I were somewhere with a poor selection of Lagers and this were available Iíd choose it.