bridge (659) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 9, 2005
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Very middle of the road beer. In fact, this beer became progressively worse every mouthfull I took, so I had to average it. With an effort I got a nice medium sized head that disappeared faster than you could say "not another crappy so called ’premium’ lager". The initial aroma was full of hops and honey, with a touch of malt. However, it seemed to saturate the nose and became barely evident after a while. The flavour seems to have it all - sweet, salt, sour and bitter all rear their (sort of) ugly heads. The alcohol was a little too quick to separate itself in the mouth, causing the full-bodied palate to seem a bit strong. Despite the bagging I have given it, it’s not too bad a beer - just not worth the effort to finish a 500ml bottle by yourself!!
yayforbeer (753) - Orange Park, Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2005
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Sampled at Broudy’s Beerfest, Jacksonville, FL 9/03/05. An OK lager. Slightly sweet, a little fruitiness, and some hops. Not bad, but not my style.
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2005
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Canned. A fairly typical mass produced lager, fairly refreshing and soft with a slight sweetness and little bitterness. Has the typical flat feeling of a canned lager. Average for the style.
DuffMan (9538) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 29, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gold, clear, moderate head, no lace. Solid malty nose, palate is malty, a little sweet, hint of vanilla, mildly bitter hopped finish. A decent pale lager worth the little extra in price.
scotty (1149) - SCOTLAND - AUG 23, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Good malty lager, smooth and rounded, hops noticable on the finish. I liked this, it reminded me of Tatra pils. Lloyds No1 bar,Edinburgh.
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2005
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Draught. Golden colour, small head. Sweetish malty aroma. Sweetish malty flavour with hoppy touch in finish.
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - AUG 21, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle: Poured golden yellow with a thin white head. Head subsides quickly. Light fruit and hop aroma. Flavor is mildly frutiy and hoppy with a touch of coffee and grain. Mild cardboard. Decent beer.
thehipone (197) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 20, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours out to a clear golden color with a thin white head. Light grainy notes and european hop character in the nose. Grainy flavor followed by a light, refreshing bitterness.
Not a world beater, but a somewhat tasty pilsener.
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 16, 2005
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
330 mL bottle. Pours pure gold with a faint white edgy film and some thin lned lacing. Sour malt (corn, grain) and yest (dough, horse blanket and sweat) aromas. Malt and barley, yeast combined flavor with and acidic sour hop finish and creamed corn notes. Fizzy and burpy light bodied palate.
LordBurnden (3) - London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2005 does not count
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
The draught version is very refreshing after a hot day’s work in the Warsaw. The canned version is deceptively strong @5.6% - better than UK Stella but not as good as Budvar.