Brewed by Athenian Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Athens, Greece


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RATINGS: 398   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
ΑΛΦΑ ΖΥθΟΣ. Traditional Greek. 100% Greek barley.

Alfa Hellenic Beer is a lager beer, with 5% alcohol content with it’s authentic Greek name and origin, that make it more familiar to Greeks and non-Greeks around the world. It is refreshing, easy to drink and brings to ones memory the authentic taste of Greece!

Alfa’s unique light gold color and rich foam is the ultimate pleasure-maker. It is made of high quality natural ingredients (water, barley malt, hops and yeast) and its packaging is distinctive, with the bottle being a more modern version of the original Alfa bottle.

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crossovert's rating

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
crossovert (14134) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Green bottle, obviously if you don’t want it so smell and taste like donkey piss get it fresh, even then it sucks pretty hard.

heavy (2911) - Split, CROATIA - DEC 9, 2017
Dec. '16. A 0.5 l bottle, thanks Marko for sharing! It poured a pale yellow body with medium sized head. Wet hay - grainy and dusty aroma. Flavor was pretty light, neutral, if I have to choose I'd say sourish to sweetish honey to egg grainy, with fine herbal note. Medium body. Finished long, dusty and even earthy herbal, where that hoppy note saved it from a disaster and made it actually quite fine for what it is.

dzenkalpic (95) - TURKEY - NOV 14, 2017
Serin koku. Çok rahatsız etmeyen malt tadı. Soğuk içildiğinde tadı güzel oluyor. Alkol tadı alınıyor.

Aurelius (5658) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 4, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2017 Green bottle, pedestrian label. Sweet, malty lager aroma with a slight molasses cast. Low bittering, straw notes, fairly sweet. Average. Bottle, George & Louie's Restaurant, Thomasville.

styl (16) - - OCT 28, 2017
Had an apha bottle beer at many different occassions in Greece. Aroma of malt and weak hoppy notes and flavour mainly bitter. Medium carbonation. Was a much better beer before Heineken bought this greek alpha brewery... ;-)

mike5326 (1788) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2017
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, minimal head. Sweet corn aroma. Light body with a sweet corn flavor and a mild bitterness in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

s_hartshorne (2840) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2017
Bottle golden beach bar falaraki Rhodes. Golden ok head. Pale sweet malts aroma and taste too much sweetcorn. Not much hops. Not the best.

fridayy (5) - VATICAN CITY - OCT 3, 2017 does not count
alcohol, pale, sparkling, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, thin feel, light body,

pumpmaster (1446) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2017
330ml bottle at Athens Airport 9/21/2017 for 3.70euro . Not bad when thirsty.

heman (1267) - Tychy, POLAND - SEP 21, 2017
Aromat i smak totalnie nijaki, zbliżony do wody. Uboga słodowość, wyskie wysycenie, goryczka niska.

Cybuch (622) - Muszyna, POLAND - SEP 19, 2017
W aromacie nic się nie dzieje, lekko owocowy. Barwa złota, klarowne, piany brak, kiepsko nalene z kega. W smaku wodniste, słodowe, wysoko wysycone. Wytrawne. Przypomina mi Tyskie. Goryczki brak. Typowy eurolager.

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