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

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewed at the Macedonian Thrace Brewery in Komotini Greece with the finest malt & hops available in the world.

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2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gws57 (1276) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Had this one bottled at Greekfest at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles, Illinois. Clear, medium yellow pour with a thin white head, nose is typical of the style, corny and lightly malty. Sweet maltiness and a bit of hops in the flavor. Not terrible, and certainly great with some great Greek food.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
spikester (606) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAY 17, 2008
Poured pale gold with a modest head, no lacing. Aroma is a bit corny. Taste is slight sweet malt with just a touch of hop bitterness. A clean refreshing copy of American macro lager. A little less carbonation than them. A pretty good beer to order next time you are in Greece. Just dont expect too much. Code date is 12/13/07.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Illini08 (542) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 8, 2008
Had a couple bottles of this at The Parthenon Restaurant in Chicago. Pale yellow color. Very grainy and somewhat sweet flavor. Very typical pale lager, but now I can say that Ive had a Greek beer.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
stavros (3) - Glyfada, GREECE - NOV 3, 2007 does not count
Pale yellow and thin. Sweet with no hop tatse. Light bodied. I like lighter beers with greek food but notthis light.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Kiwano (17) - USA - AUG 5, 2007
Also had this beer at a greek restaurant in the US. Was told it was like Heiniken but it was much lighter and had less flavor. It didnt contrast with what I was eating and was pretty innocuous. Went down light and smooth but not interesting or flavorful enough to have again

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tangentrider (144) - Alabama, USA - JUL 15, 2007
Very light malt aroma. Slightly bitter with some malt flavor. Fairly long bitter finish. Its an okay lager, but it went very well with the lamb souvlaki--so its all good.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 20, 2007
Deep straw/light gold in color with a large white head. Aroma is a bit of sulphur and veggetables/corn. Flavor is sweet,spicy, hop bitterness is assertive for such a light beer.Thin body , finishes dry.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
holdenn (2113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2007
Hillas from Greece, ..... 6 overall, ..... yep thats the one. Got a bottle of this at The Greek Islands, Chicago. The waiter told me, its like Heineken. Ok whatever, Im more in the mood for this than a heine. Straw yellow in color, clear, tiny bubbles rising to a white head. Grain aroma mixed with old. Like they probably bought 100 cases of around 2001 and theyre still selling it. Flavor reflected the aroma. Not much really to say grain, initially sweet going to a dry grain "old pale lager taste". At least its Greek and at least my boss picked up the tab.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
valpoaj (742) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - JAN 31, 2007
Ummmm, this one is tough to comment on to be perfectly honest. Aroma was non-existent, a bit of skunk and a bit of a grassy nose. Flavor is very weak with some sweetness, but notice a very dry, cardboardy aftertaste as well. Very easy to drink with little body; Ill stick with Miller Lite when I need a quick drinking beer

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BitchesBrew (716) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 20, 2007
Pours a clear, yellowish color. Aroma hardly anything at all. Flavors are not too offensive, but not all that tasty, either. Corn sweetness, almost cloying after a few sips. Not something I ever need to drink again.


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