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Brewed by Cyclades Microbrewery at Tinos Island
Style: Pilsener
Tinos, Greece

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The first Greek beer to be awarded a silver European Beer Star (2014).

Edgy and refreshing, with a perfect mouthfeel, this balanced and exceptionally full-bodied Pilsner tantalizes the taste buds and leaves you wanting more. The liquid quintessence of Aegean island living and Cycladic magic in a bottle.

NISSOS Pilsner pours crystal clear with a rich golden color, a spicy, fragrant, herbal-citrusy aroma and subtle malt flavors, rounding off with a pleasant hoppiness at the finish. 12

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lagerette (30) - - JUL 14, 2013
500 ml bottle with interesting story on a nicely designed label. Pours clear amber with nice white head that keeps well. Nice lacing. Aroma has a good balance of bready grain and more than one hops, and also citrucy and floral undertones. Tastes a good balance of sweetness and hop bitterness. A full bodied beer with medium carbonation, light texture with a crisp and interesting finish. A very good Greek pilsner from an island microbrewery. I will certainly enjoy it again at Tinos or Syros...and pair it with Greek food.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
utter (10) - GREECE - NOV 25, 2016
from bottle, what taste what aroma? this beer is on par with the bad macro "beers"

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (12840) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2016
(Draught) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of bread, citrus, and straw. Flavor of grain, bread, and minerals with a dry, bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (6550) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2016
33cl bottle on 7th Oct 2016 (BBD 6th May 2017), poured into a tall glass in a holiday studio in Corfu: bought at a local supermarket in the resort of Ipsos. Deep old gold in colour, off-white head. Malty in nature and fairly sweet for a Pilsner, some bitterness in the finish: decent and a good start to my two weeks on Corfu trying to find new beers.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Manslow (1179) - Warsaw, POLAND - OCT 19, 2016
Butelka 0,33l Kolor bursztynowy, aromat i smak warzywa gotowane z lekko trawiastym posmakiem, trochę słodw.Goryczka średnia, słabe piwo. Dzięki Wojtek, przywiezione z Krety.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maracuja05 (796) - Mainz, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2016
15-10-16 // 330ml bottle, thanks to a friend. Clear godlen beer. Light hoppy note.Taste of sweet grains, with a nice light fruity hop note. Light honey sweetness. Low carbonation. Quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (2174) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2016
Bottle 33cl. poured into a lager glas, from local AB supermarket, Nafplio. Clear deep golden, small frothy white head, good retention, fair lacing; aroma malts, caramel, light bready notes, grass; smooth taste, medium sweet and bitter, malty, grassy, hint of citrus; mild sweetbitter aftertaste, dry finish; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; very nice, clean and fresh. Rated 12/10/16.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
patricks110 (2456) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 29, 2016
Greece 2014 travel Journal notes - Samos One of the better Greek beers Ive had. Pours a bright golden and slightly hazy colour with light carbonation in the body. Light straw flavour, cereal, grains, mild bitterness. Well balanced, truly refreshing, crisp and clean.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sigmund (6896) - Tau, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2016
500 ml bottle, from a supermarket in Rhodos. ABV is 5%. Golden colour, slightly hazy. Moderate white head, nice lacing. Very moderate grainy aroma. The flavour is moderately malty but also surprisingly fruity, medium dry. Moderate hops in the finish. Very drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cimbasso (808) - - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle at our holiday hotel in Crete. Pleasantly surprised to find a half-way decent beer on the menu. This is a clean tasting and pleasant Pilsner, with a good appearance, caramel notes and subtle hints of spice and pepper. Refreshing and with a medium bitter finish. Not bad at all.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Silvan7 (1145) - Samarate, ITALY - AUG 11, 2016
Bottle in milos. Giallo paglierino, riflessi dorati, limpida, schiuma bianca non molto fine ne troppo persistente. Aroma poco intenso e non troppo fine. Floreale, malto, cereali lieve agrumato di scorza di limone. Secca, amara, erbacea, leggermente maltata. Poco corposa, non molto carbonata, lievemente spigolosa. Poco calda. abbastanza equilibrata non del tutto amonica


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