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Balashi Chill - Brouwerij Nacional Balashi

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BA SCORE
67
poor

26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 2.52
pDev: 29.37%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Nacional Balashi visit their website
Aruba

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: medic25 on 04-25-2011)
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Reviews by ThinkAgain:
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2/5  rDev -20.6%

ThinkAgain, Oct 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev -20.6%

TimoP, May 28, 2012
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2.63/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Drank from a can in a taxi on the way back to the airport in aruba. Bought a six back of these for an inflated price and it was definitely a bad idea XD

A amber clear. 3

S. 2.5 or 3. Rotten malt

T 2.5. If I don't drink cold it's awful. Metallic aftertaste

M 3.5 appropriate. Light body

O 2.5. Didn't ever enjoy it.

Dave128, Sep 27, 2013
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2/5  rDev -20.6%

civicm87, Nov 12, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Not as good as Bright. Ok if there is a special.

Billybrewboy, Sep 14, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

kevgod, Feb 03, 2012
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2.42/5  rDev -4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Overall: Brand-new 2011 beer from Balashi, Aruba's national brewery. If Corona Lite had sex with Miller Genuine Draft Lite, this beer would be their progeny. Not at all worth it.

A: bottles are only like 10oz! WTF? Bottle appearance is of a underfed, pasty Corona. Very, very thinly yellow colored "beer". Medium carbonation.

S: just like Corona. Lemony grass, sour-smelling.

T: JUST like a cross between Corona and Miller Genuine Draft. Both Lites. This is not a good beer by any measure.

M: is their one? No taste = no aftertaste.

Medic25 is absolutely spot on the money: this beer is frantically YELLING for a lime wedge or Something to give it flavor. Yikes & yucks! Get it whilst you can, this "beer" won't be around long...

ProfessorHomer, May 27, 2011
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3/5  rDev +19%

schaffer9252, Nov 16, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -30.6%

ygtbsm94, Aug 29, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -40.5%

MartzMimic, Aug 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev +19%

smartassboiler, May 02, 2014
Photo of medic25
2.78/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A new offering from Aruba's national brewery. The marketing seems geared towards a Corona-type vibe, and the taste corresponds. Color is a clear straw yellow with a clean white head. Slightly sweet aroma. Taste is very clean and light, a very bland corn flavor with the slightest bit of bitterness. Finishes very cleanly, since there was little flavor to start with. This beer is calling out for a lime wedge.

medic25, Apr 25, 2011
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3/5  rDev +19%

AlexHess, Dec 27, 2013
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2.31/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Another smuggle from Aruba, and another 7oz bottle. Poured in a shaker pint, the beer is an extremely pale, yellowish coloring, with slow carbonation bubbling in the body, and a wisp of white on the surface. This looks limp. Aromas of nothing. Literally, nothing. At most, if I really dig in there, I can catch a hint of roasted corn, but that is a stretch. Flavors are toasted corn forward, with an almost astringent aftertaste immediately after you swallow. Musty notes, and a couple of off esters in there, too. Yikes. Light, watery body, with a grainy and semisweet aftertaste. The finish is non-remarkable.

GarthDanielson, Sep 28, 2014
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2/5  rDev -20.6%

Mikecap, May 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +98.4%

Brandon_Jachimski, May 18, 2014
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1/5  rDev -60.3%

VALIS666, Feb 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev +19%

Boone757, Aug 14, 2014
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2/5  rDev -20.6%

Ktmktm01, May 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +29%

Bnoise11, Jul 12, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +9.1%

Cardmarauder, Feb 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +9.1%

vande, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of Huhzubendah
2/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Thanks to Darrell for bringing this back from Aruba for me. The beer is light golden and clear with virtually no head. Sweet corn, malt, adjuncts aroma. Sweet and cloying. Good thing it comes in a small bottle. Syrupy yet light on the palate. Artificial sweetness. A beer for the masses to be consumed at the beach. A fun tick, but that's about it.

Huhzubendah, Jun 12, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Screper, May 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +29%

GTB, Jun 08, 2014
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Balashi Chill from Brouwerij Nacional Balashi
67 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.