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Brewed by Photos Photiades Breweries (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Nicosia, Cyprus

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Leon beer, the first Cyprus brew, is relaunched 4 decades after it was last produced and traded in the market of Cyprus. Based on the original Leon recipe that was used in 1937, Leon is a pure all malt beer characterised by a rich and strong taste and aroma.

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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tmrmwel (1900) - Bergen, - JAN 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours light yellow, with a finger thick head. Aroma is very slightly bitter, with some not too nice notes of cardboard and grass. Flavour is sweet with caramel and orange, as well as some spicy hops.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
LazyPyro (735) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2016
33cl bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma: malt, grainy. Taste: lightly sweet grainy malts, slight metallic note to it more noticeable in the aftertaste, low bitterness. Fizzy carbonation, crisp, light.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Grzesiek79 (4131) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 12, 2016
Beers from BOE. Slabienkie, oj slabienkie piwo. Piana jak na lagera nawet nawet i zdobi szklo. Kolor jasny, bez zapachu. W smaku troche metaliczne, kukurydziano slodowe i z lekka domieszka chmielu, pewnie granulowanego. Brzydka etykieta i zielona butelka. Na goracym Cyprze nie jest to zaleta.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
FunkyF (1047) - rebro, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2016
Flaska frn Tychojames. Gul med lite vitt skum. Maltig doft av brd med lite citrus. Lite citrus i smaken, vldigt lttdrucken.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TychoJames (1162) - rebro, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2016
Flaska inhandlad av grannen Jocke p Cypern. Gulaktig vtska med vitt skum. En mycket brdig doft med lite lv och kartong. Ltt smak av ljust brd och grs p en diskret maltbdd. Aningen vattnig

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
arsol (1029) - NORWAY - JUL 1, 2016
Gul klar farge med hvitt skum. Lukter mildt korn og en anelse krydder. Mild vannete med litt krydrete smak. Leskedrikk. Passer under den kyprotiske sola.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Erzengel (8172) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 26, 2016
On tap in Cyprus 🇨🇾 Awful stuff! The nose is like a toilet someone used for vomitting. The beer starts like old cardboard with metal. Hints of metallic grain, not much bitterness. Awful aftertaste... dont know what happened to this beer - or does it have to taste like this?

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Fatehunter (2408) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAR 21, 2016
Pours a finger of head on a clear straw body. The aroma is lots of dry grains. The taste is sharp metallic bitterness and bit of malt sweetness. The texture is crisp but too fizzy. The higher carbonation and unremarkable flavor define this brew.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nausicaaonacids (50) - PORTUGAL - JAN 30, 2016
Drank tap, Cyprus. Average lager, bitter and well-carbonated. No distinctive characteristics.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (6629) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
33cl bottle on 30th Jan 2016: the first beer on one of my random International tasting sessions with myself. Poured into a stemmed tulip glass at home and shared with no one. Bright, clean and clear golden body with a full white crown on top. Corn/grain in the nose, taste is more bitter and hoppy than the aroma suggests. Refreshing and surprisingly good, crisp and sharp feel to the brew: ideal on a sunny beach I bet.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2015
250ml bottle my dad brought back from Cyprus. Pours a clear gold with thin white head. Aroma is grass and wet straw. Medium carbonation, watery and grassy taste but not bad. Better than how I remember Keo by a long way.


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