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Brewed by Shumensko Pivo (Carlsberg Bulgaria)
Style: Pale Lager
Shumen, Bulgaria

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Shumensko has been brewed since 1882.
Ingredients: Water, malt and hops.

Note: Formerly Shumensko Spetsialno Pivo.

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1.7
gnoff (10711) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2009
50 cl can from my uncle. BB 20/07/08. Clear pale straw yellow color, small white head. Grainy, malty, sweet scent, also sugary. Vegetable and sugar taste. Medium to thin mouthfeel, low bitterness.

2.5
sebletitje (10096) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2013
50cl can, BB 16/02/2014. Can mentions brewed by carlsberg Serbia for Bulgarian import. Dorée, col blanc moyen. Arôme reste centré sur les malts, le tout étant assez faible, houblon fleuri et herbacé pour une effluve amer très discrète. Palais de malt pils cara moyen, note de houblons procurant qcq pointes de citronné. Le tout garde une certaine douceur en fin de bouche. Reste très typique pour ce style de bière, fini amer voire métallique avec une pointe houblon épicé. Sans plus.

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JorisPPattyn (10026) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2009
My can actually brewed @ http://www.ratebeer.com/brewers/brewer name/2151/ Medium white head, fast gone over pale metallic golden beer. Grassy, grainy nose, vegetable, faintly rotting as well. Sweet, bit corn-like malts taste. Adjuncts quite possible, white sugar. Again +/- grassy. Slightly spritzy (compared to the Zagorka...), Very light body. Very late in the after’taste’, harsh metallic component. Bo-o-oring. Thanks to Stefaan for bringing them over!

1.6
gunnar (9231) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 13, 2014
2,2 liter Pet Bottle from a cornershop in Rethymno. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of sweet grains and corn. Taste is moderate sweet carbonated water, nothing less, nothing more, did I say boring?

2.5
Cuso (8734) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 21, 2013
Can as Shumensko Premium from my colleague. Country #90
Golden color with thick white head. Strong malty aroma. Malty taste with almost no bitterness. Forgettable beer.

1.7
kraddel (8366) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2014
Can ( 0,5 l ) at Barely Legal Tasting Room . Drank from the can so no info on the view . Smell is sweet and metallic . Taste is weak, sugary , chemical ( a light bitter aspect ) , light carbonation . Below average ...

2.9
ogivlado (7871) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 21, 2004
Sampled draught in Luciano’s, Sofia, Bulgaria, -golden coloured, medium head, light roasted malts, spicy finish

1.1
Sigmund (7662) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2010
500 ml brown glass bottle with tear-off cap, as Shumensko Premium Beer. ABV is 4.6%. A gift, BB date seems to be 13.12.08. Extremely pale yellow colour, huge white head. Sweetish aroma with strong "chemical" notes, vile stuff. Soft mouthfeel. Bland and boring flavour with just a hint of sweetness and minimal hops, but not totally undrinkable.

1.9
Geokkjer (7627) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle.Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of corn, malt, some herbal notes and pear. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some herbal notes, corn and some metallic notes.Medium body, average carbonation.

2.5
Borresteijn (7275) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2015
50cl Can from a Bulgarian shop. ABV is 4.8%, label only mentions 1882, no Premium whatsoever. Clear golden colour, dense white head that diminishes fast. Aroma is not so nice, skunky, cheap, ugh.. Flavour is way better, soft, medium sweet, light malty, touch of honey, fruity, very light-bitter finish. Light-bodied, smooth. Went down well, but smells awful.


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