Brewed by Macedonian Thrace Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Komotini, Greece


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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Vergina Beer is a lager of premium quality whose brewing process includes many specialized stages that are all supervised by distinguished specialists in brewing in order to maintain the best possible beer quality.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mullet (849) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2005
It turns out that I am immature and filthy-minded enough to buy a beer just because it almost has a funny name - God knows thereís really little else to recommend it appearance-wise. The label looks real cheap and frankly Greek beer doesnít have the best reputation. Despite all this itís actually quite a nice beer. It probably has enough malt character to warrant classification as a Helles, really. Nice spaghetti, biscuity, German-style maltiness in the aroma. More light biscuity fresh malt flavour with only enough hop to balance. Pretty light-bodied but it works well. Simple but really drinkable, though even VB tastes good after playing bball.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2005
Might be my favorite Greek brew. Nice effervesence, beading goes on throughout, tickles the tongue and throat, and soon itís gone and you need another one, if only to extinguish the flames on your waiterís head as his thick black hair catches fire while serving saganaki to the table of tourists from Indiana next to you.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JPDIPSO (5124) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 10, 2005
Hugh off white head atop a straw colored body. Lot of lace. Rivals many a pils out there. Light pale malt aromas and hint of floral hops in the background. Sweet flowery flavors from the start that get more perfumy as it lingers on the palate. Slightly grassy and bitter in the finish and a touch of husky malt. Actually, a lot better then most pale lager made in the States.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Braudog (6024) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2005
Bright yellow and calm as a still mountain lake, but poured with a massive mountain of a head. What little aroma I could get smelled like dirty socks, but that may have been me, so I discounted it. The flavor is exceptionally sweet for a lager, highly corned, maybe a hint of syrupy fruit, kinda like those canned fruit cocktails.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
thegreenrooster (3566) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 5, 2004
Pours a yellow with a small head. No real aroma and the flavor is super sticky and sweet. I mean really sweet! Kind of like one of those honey beers. Why is this so sweet? Not very good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Sigmund (5799) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2004
(33 cl can, bought in Greece). Pale golden colour, low head. Weak aroma, weak "neutral" flavour. Poor, but not offensive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6425) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 9, 2004
Bottled(500ml). -this is the only bottled beer(except Mythos) that I found in shops and supermarkets in Athens, like other greek beers there is nothing special to said about this lager, malty aroma, too much carbonated, bitter finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2004
This pours a nice golden, bubbly drink with a decent head. Itís a tad sweet for my liking with a heavy hand on the sweetness. It does fill the mouth nicely but finishes on the sour, winy side.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2004
Golden color, light weak aroma and taste, super light watery body, light watery finish. Water !

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2004
Bright gold w/ dense white head. Sweet, malty aroma w/ some yeasty fruitiness (pineapple?). Light, creamy feel (thin?). Light sweet malt flavour w/ a hint of fruitiness. Harsh, bitter finish.

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