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style
Brewed by Kronenbourg (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Obernai, France

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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A light bodied european lager.

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2.8
mmmbeer (1425) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2008
What does $100 USD (roughly 65 Euros) buy you in Paris, France? 2 bottles of French wine and 3 beers (ratings when I feel like it), with this brew as the fill gap for the remaining amount of money- many thanks to my friend Gary. 75 cl screwtop green bottle poured into shaker- poured transparent thin golden yellow, paper thin white head that actually had some lacing, very little carbonation. Strong aroma of wheat/barley malt, some sourness in the nose. Hits the mouth with a thin body, malt comes through cleanly, little if any sweetness which is wonderful, finish has a mild bitter note but otherwise is clean and rather refreshing. Very nice for the bottom end of my 3 brews... and a pale lager at that!

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khatley (1) - USA - JUN 2, 2008 does not count
Best beer I have had and I have not been able to find it for years in texas...sucks...if anyone knows where I can get it please let me know.

2.1
shrubber85 (11411) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Can. Slightly sour barley malt aroma. Golden yellow color with small head. Slightly sweet barley malt flavor. A standard pale lager - nothing unpleasant.

2.3
Dedollewaitor (16171) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 9, 2008
25cl bottle. Pours pale clear yellow with a white foam. Grassy & grainy malt flavor. A bit of sweetness. Thin body with a medium carbonation. Very decent pale lager. Used to drink this right from the bottle when I was younger!

2.9
presidentchaos (21) - Worthing, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2007
I figured that a Kronenbourg was the same, no matter what the label. This version is distinctive with its metal smell & taste, despite being in a glass bottle!

1.2
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 31, 2007
My first though upon opening this can was, "well, that’s an unfortunately strong aroma." Powerful metallic smell along with half-blackened banana peels, bubblegum (still in the wrapper) , stale baguette and granulated white sugar. Medium golden hue, perfectly clear with no head to speak of, just a transparent, white foam on top of the beer. The flavour isn’t nearly as monstrously terrible as the aroma, thankfully. Grainy, with some bananas up front, and it fades into a slightly peppery finish. Eh, there’s a little bit of banana peel-like astringency in the finish, though...and some aspirin aroma/flavour as it warms. Light to medium bodied with a texture that clings just a little too long in the mouth. Moderate, harsh carbonation. Riddled with flaws, no truly redeeming qualities expect for it’s lack of retch-inducing aromas and flavours. 50cl can, Duvel tulip, bbe 06/2008, listed @ 4.2% abv.

1.1
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 25, 2007
Can. Aroma is cheap hops and tin can. Quite possibly worse than the 1664. Flavor is dishwater and old pennies.

1.6
jbuzz (831) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 13, 2007
Not much here. Light with no real head. Very smooth (as water is) Looks better than it tastes.

2.5
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2007
Light amber coloured beer with some small white head and little carbonation. Somewhat sweet herby malty aroma. Medium palate. Finish is light bitter, herby. Not bad.

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AWS9 (704) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2007 Can, Paris. Became very obvious to me that France is a wine country rather than a beer country. Take big gulps at first, as once it loses its carbonation, a real beast of flavour hits you. Awful beer.


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