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Brewed by Efes Karaganda
Style: Pale Lager
Karaganda, Kazakhstan

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 2.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 20/20
Travlr (24002) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 5, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2014 I met Ed at Churchkey about three years ago. He retired from the FAA, as an examiner I think, years ago, and now spends his time seeking out interesting beers, the bars that serve them, and the people that drink them. In other words, a man after my own heart. He is generous to a fault: whenever I see him, his first words, after a warm greeting, are, "Wait right here, Ill be right back." He then retrieves from the trunk of his car some amazing bottle hes acquired along the way, more often than not from Casey of Maxs. He doesnt have a cell phone or a computer, so he doesnt use the internet - so you can only find him by searching his favorite bars. He has a hand written list of more than 13,000 beers hes reviewed. Anyway, three years ago, Ed told me he had rated beers from 91 countries, but was stuck, and unable to find any more new countries. He gave me a list of countries hed tried beers from, which I still carry in my wallet. It took me three years, but tonight I was able to share with Ed beers from countries #99 (Bosnia) and 100, this one. I am proud to call you a friend, Ed, and it has enriched my life to have known you. I wish you all the best in your search for your next centennial, whenever that may be. Oh, and the beer was a tasty enough lager, a little bit papery with an edge of cardboard, but a shining bright gold color, like Eds heart. As Ed graciously described it, "a good hamburger beer, on a hot day." Heres to you, good sir.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (4323) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2013
Clear light golden yellow with white foam head. Aroma is not too strong, barley. Taste is nice bittersweet pale, somewhat high carbonated, but real refreshing nice tasting. Short bittersweet aftertaste. A clean, fresh beer. (Pavlodar 201202)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madsberg (11761) - Sborg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
Canned. 4,8%. Thx. Rustam for bringing this to DK. Pale yellow coloured. Small dense off white head. grass, sweetness, light fruits in the aroma. flavour of sweetness, grass, light spice. Medium bodied. Light sweet and fruity end with a light touch of bitterness. Clean and lean.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GhostS (295) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - FEB 16, 2017
Aroma - malt, old straw, some wet leaves, ammonia and yeasts. Taste - slightly sweet, a lot of malt, straw, some fresh grains, yeasts.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (36928) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2010
Can. A light golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw and malt, leading to a metallic and lightly bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2010
Bottle at Papss - Thanks. Can (50cl.) Clear golden - white head. "Flot dse" - Citat Ungstrup. Hay, dryness, metallic, light hay, light hoppy, candlewax. Plain.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
artemb (850) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - DEC 21, 2016
Look: clear golden with strong white head. Aroma: grainy, malty, acetaldehyde, some fusel. Dry with harsh spicy bitterness. Another cheap lager like other Efes lagers.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
YantarCoast (1280) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 25, 2017
500ml can found in the Kyrgyz Republic. Pours clear gold with a medium-sized white head. Aroma is grain, malt. Taste is malt, grain, light breadiness. Weak bitter finish. Typical ex-USSR pale lager from one of the beer giants. Drinkable at best.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
Can 50 cl. Courtesy of madsberg. Pours a clear yellow with a lacing white head. Sweet malty nose. Medium body, sweet malts and some brewing cereal. A little cardboard. Hardly any hops. Quite drinkable actually. 221110

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
dnicolaescu (2477) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - DEC 18, 2016
CAN 50 CL. Clear golden, white head. Malty, grainy. Similar taste, grainy with an ugly grassy bitterness.


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