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Brewed by Birra Malto
Style: Pale Lager
Tirana, Albania

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Premium Pilsner Kuqalashe". Translates as the "Red Beer" version of Tirana Beer.

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1.3
thejackpacker (477) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2017
Bottle from supermarket in Ksmail. Really not very pleasant to be honest. Eek

2.6
jrh2254 (120) - burton-on-trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2017
50p on an Albanian supermarket. Clean pilsner type lager. Thirst quencher on hot summer days. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
Nekronos (4174) - Xalapa, MEXICO - AUG 16, 2016
Quite enjoyable even at not so low temperatures. Creamy and atrong. Drink with preacuton.

2.8
Gangstergafje (1144) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2016
The beer is just a golden pilsener. The color of the beer is a nice golden yellow. The beer is crystal clear. A small amount of foam forms, that collapses quickly. It looks good. The smell is just pilsener to. There is a nice hoppy bitterness and a good malty sweet touch. The balance of the beer is quite nice. The taste is pretty much the same as the taste. Nice bitter and sweet balance. The beer is quite fresh and easy drinkable. Nice.

2.4
Cunningham (8069) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2016
Appearance: Clear golden color with an ok white head. Dotted lacing.
Aroma: Caramel malt and mild herbal.
Palate: Medium (light) body. Moderate sweet and a decent bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Caramel malty, some grain and mild herbal hoppy.
Overall impression: Not that bad for a pale lager at 4%. But nothing to recommend either. Surely ok at 35 degrees Celsius at an Albanian beach. Not fit for Norwegian summer.
Personal stats: Bottle from Torbjørn

2.1
mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 8, 2016
[8072-20160226] 330mL bottle. Burnt caramel syrupy grains and wet wort aroma. Clear, yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Sweet toasted grains flavour. Medium body. Fair. (4/2/4/2/9) 2.1
(c/o blankboy, w/ him, GregClow, jercraigs)
Overheard: "Don’t pick it if you don’t know it’s good."

1.6
jercraigs (10527) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 14, 2016
2016-02-26. Dark yellow body, small white head. Aroma is a bit odd, sweet pale malt, caramel notes, possibly a bit of oxidation. Flavour is similar, muted caramel notes, lightly rough grainy notes. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. Not very good. 4/2/4/3/7 Bottle shared by Blankboy.

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blankboy (7702) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2016
[My bottle (330ml) shared with GregClow, jercraigs & mabel] Pours an oily-looking yellow-gold with little to no head. Aroma is malty, grainy, grassy and buttery -- could be worse. Flavour of caramel malt, a touch of fruit, grain and light grassy hops. Light to average bodied. Not good but not as bad as I feared.

2.9
biir (1397) - Berlin, - OCT 13, 2015
Nice, refreshing lager for hot summer days in Albania. Without any edges, good or bad ones.

1.5
mlady (352) - Prievidza, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 6, 2015
0.33l bottle in Tirana,clear pale golden,mid sized head,not a good lager,even by Albanian standards.


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