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Brewed by Samoa Breweries (CUB)
Style: Pale Lager
Apia, Samoa

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 1.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.81   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Light gold in colour, Light head


1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ciaranc (800) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 3, 2012
Pale watery yellow, fizzy head that lasts no time. Extremely thin, watery body. Slight chemical taste. Terrible.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tderoeck (4447) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2012
21/IX/2012 - 355ml bottle @ home - BB: 26/X/12 (2012-1060) Thanks to Thomas and Annelies for the bottle!

Clear pale yellowish beer, big creamy white head with some irregular bubbles, unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: corn, rice, grains, bit metallic, hay, slightly spicy touch. MF: ok carbon, light body. Taste: carbon sour first, then sweet sugary, grains, overripe fruits, little bitter. Aftertaste: medicinal bitterness, bit metallic, watery. Meh, another country tick, right? ;-)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fletchfighters (1041) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 21, 2012
A-- Poured a clear straw color. Lots and lots of little carbonation bubbles with the pour. One finger bright white head. Good head retention and body to head. Looks better than the Fiji stuff I have had. S-- Crisp aroma. Little bit of hops and a good malt body. Grassy smell, with a touch of spicy and floral. Smell like a European lager. T-- Bread, grass, a little floral, and a little bit of a hard mineral taste. Nothing too offensive though. M-- Clean, crisp, long lasting grass feel. has a bit of a hard sparkling mineral water feel with the metallic mineral taste but a better feel than others. Spicy and prickly carbonation. Clean and refreshing. O-- Maybe I have been in the South Pacific too long. I liked this. Easy to drink even warm. More of a sparkling mineral water taste warm but if I like this warm. Would be really good ice cold on a hot, humid day. Better than a lot of the Aussie beers in this style.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (14496) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2011
9th September 2006
Warning! Early amateur rating! Bottle in Raratonga. Unusually sour citrus in this lager but overall has a watery body. Refreshes well though.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madquacker (1030) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2010
First time I has this was like a bad VB, but grew on me over the two weeks I was in Samoa. Like Fiji Bitter in Fiji, somwhow it works in Samoa. That said was very chemically and the Samoans don’t seem to know how to serve this sort of beer very cold all the time.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jarow (237) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 13, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear straw color. There are some light citrusy hops, not much maltiness. Overall not a lot of flavor, but certainly better than most U.S. macro pale lagers. After living for a total of two years in a place where this is the only beer available I have come to both love and hate it. It’s extremely drinkable but certainly not the most exciting.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
greenhorn1 (803) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JUL 25, 2009
12 oz bottle. The large bottle increases to 6.7 ABV and much better tasting. Pours straw and it is your typical boring pale lager. Not much flavor, slightly skunky, and grassy. Very light. However, there is not much else to drink in American Samoa, except for coors light, so I would welcome this beer anyday.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
donfardz64 (538) - Wellington, New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 28, 2008
750ml bottle. Colour is too pale, looks like watered down lager. Was expecting this to be terrible but is quite palatable. There’s a hint of some hops, dominated by malt. Could drink this all night if I didn’t care what the beer tastes like.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Theis (13288) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2008
Bottle at ØLbaren - thanks Yespr... Clear light yellow - white head. Oxidation, metal, straw, hay, knækbrød, boring/bad.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
yespr (30755) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2008
35.5 cL bottle, thanks to Papsoe. Pours clear and golden yellow with a lacing white head. Dry cornish and slight grainy aroma. Acidic and slight citric initial flavour followed. Cornish. Citric and sourish finish.


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