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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Pale Lager
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3329   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Stella Artois is one of the world’s best-selling beers and is enjoyed in more than 80 countries. Its full, characteristic flavour and high quality is assured through a superior brewing process and by using the finest ingredients available.
The UK version is brewed, filtered and kegged at Samlesbury. Batches are sent to Magor for pasteurising before being canned or bottled.

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joet (2603) - Wilsonville, Oregon, USA - JUL 18, 2001
Almost Mexican tasting in it’s malt and near-spicy bitter. Prone to skunk. Not entirely bad for a macro.

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Nagash (207) - Paris, FRANCE - JUL 11, 2002
Watery, no taste. I was not able to really to appreciate it. Need to re-rate.

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Erol99 (24) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2002
Primium? I couldn’t taste anything. Sure it looks nice goes down easy, but a little too easy. Very timid.... Its a weak drink.

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mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2002
I’m sure the original stella(if there was one) tasted exactly like this. they must have had boring lagers in the 1300’s.

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duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2002
This time i’m having one brewed by New Zealand breweries in Auckland, NZ, i think this is a bit blander than the Belgian version, sweet, with a slight bitter edge on the finish, better than most macro lagers, similiar to the Belgian brewed Stella, not too much difference.

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Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2001

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lucy99 (21) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 7, 2001
no comment.

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pilsnerrogge (2932) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2002
UPDATED: APR 18, 2011 Bottled:
Pours a golden colour with a lacing head. Aroma is sweet malt, glue and grass. Grainy flavour with some citrus notes. Dry finish.

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OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2002
On tap at Brussells airport. Well I decided to try it one more time before I left Belgium especially when someone recommended trying it on tap. Visually its the same pale gold clear but this time under a large medium lasting white head and faint lacing. Served too cold to discern anything other than s faint hop straw aroma. Same old thinnish watery body and faint bitter palate. From what I can see there’s no real difference between on tap and bottle versions of this beer.
First rating 6/17/2002 2.1 Bright gold clear colour with almost zero head. Faint malty corn syrup and hops aroma. Thin watery body and light bitter hops flavours. Faint bitter hops and soft sweet finish and wimpy aftertaste. Fortunately I only have to drink this once (for rating purposes only) while living in beer heaven - so for now it’s back to the strong Belgians.

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Aesir (130) - Tustin, California, USA - SEP 21, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2010 Well, it was advertised as the best selling Belgian beer, and if that’s the case, that’s a shame. On the other hand, it’s pretty drinkable. Not bad for a yellow beer, but it could definitely use some more... something.. On a positive note, the paper wrapper that goes all the way up to the cap is as classy as classy gets.


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