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Casablanca Beer - Brasseries Du Maroc

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BA SCORE
67
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130 Ratings
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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 2.82
pDev: 19.86%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Morocco

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: PhantomVodoo on 05-11-2003)
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Photo of TerryB
4.25/5  rDev +50.7%

TerryB, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of hotstuff
3.85/5  rDev +36.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

For once, a Lager that I really enjoyed drinking and rating because of the flavor. When poured into my glass, it had a medium sized white and creamy head with fine-medium sized bubbles. The body had a lot of lively carbonation and it was cloudy. The hue of this beer was yellow-gold and it left a good lacing on the sides of my glass. The nose was lightly malty, hoppy and fruity. The flavor was hops and it was also smooth. The mouthfeel was tingly on my tongue and somewhat thin. The more I drank of this beer, the more I liked it.

hotstuff, Jul 27, 2003
Photo of dcperilli
3.75/5  rDev +33%

dcperilli, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of ZimZamZoom
3.65/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

According to my label this is now brewed by Brasserie De Tanger. Name changed to Casa Beer and says original Beer from Morocco instead of Casablanca.

Light golden color with a pure white head. The head rises fast and settles somewhat slower. Looks pretty nice and very refreshing.

Aroma of some pilsener malt, a little adjunct sweetness maybe, and some mildly spicy hops. The flavor is very mild, some sweet malts and just a touch of bitterness in the
finish. No sign of any adjuncts, tastes like an all-malt (I'm honestly not sure whether it is or not). I love the nice hop flavor that comes out toward the finish before going bitter. It does finish fast though and very clean.

I like this beer, no idea of it's style, typing this up in notepad. It is not a lighter beer, though the appearance might fool you into thinking it is. Good medium body and very light on the carbonation. I could drink a few more.

ZimZamZoom, Mar 12, 2009
Photo of PhantomVodoo
3.63/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Orange hued golden color. White to off-white head.
Aroma of malts and hops.

Crisp and refreshing. Balanced. Fairly clean. Finishes good.

Light to medium body. Good mouthfeel.
Good drinkability.

I found this in the Morocco section at Epcot. I wasn't expecting much, but was pleasantly surprised. A solid, refreshing lager.

PhantomVodoo, May 11, 2003
Photo of AtLagerHeads
3.63/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A surprisingly good lager from an unexpected source. This brew pours slightly hazed golden yellow with an enormous head of white foam. The head is decently retentive and laces quite well down the glass.

Aromas of Saaz hops and malt. This follows in the flavor with a decently hoppy bitterness following the malt. Good feel from the highly ample carbonation. The is a reasonably dry finish. Highly drinakble for a pale lager.

AtLagerHeads, Jan 18, 2004
Photo of beerluvr
3.58/5  rDev +27%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at the Moroccan Pavillion at Epcot, it poured with an average white colored head that settled over deep golden/amber liquid. Some lightly toasty and sweet malt with light hops in the nose. The taste is medium-dry maltiness balanced by some out of place ale-like fruitiness and a pleasant hoppy flavor. Finishes slightly sharp and bitter, very interesting flavors in this beer.

beerluvr, Oct 19, 2003
Photo of AdamBear
3.55/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in Morocco at Epcot.

A-pale gold with white head that disappears

S-honey and grains. medium strength

T-comes in with herbal grains and some honey then a bitterness with a bare adjunct after-taste with some peppercorn. not bad actually. much crisper and more full than any BMC beer.

M-medium creamy carbonation with a creamy finish

O-quite enjoyable! wasn't expecting to enjoy this but its refreshing and slightly complex. i could drink this a lot when i just want something easy going

AdamBear, Dec 23, 2011
Photo of marshmarsh
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

marshmarsh, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of LagerCognoscenti
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice appearance with good lacing. Good aroma of sweet malts with honey notes. Taste is light with notes of diacetyl lemon and honey. Very refreshing and good quality lager. Not terribly remarkable but appears to be made without adjuncts and has a crisp and decent lager flavour. Nice sweetness. Noy so much bitterness or lingering falvours. A decent offering and better than typical mass produced lagers. Great bottle with palm trees and 1940s movie style lettering!

My mark out of one hundred would be 73.

LagerCognoscenti, May 11, 2014
Photo of NumberNone
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

NumberNone, Nov 02, 2012
Photo of Lovely85
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

Lovely85, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of wrightst
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

wrightst, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of BRYeleJR
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

BRYeleJR, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of 1Sundown2C
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

1Sundown2C, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of slitherySOB
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

One of those plain, simple lagers that is likeable, but not lovable. Pours into the mug with ample carbonation, leaving a pristine white head atop a maple gold liquid. Strings of lace were left on the glass, which slowly crept down to meet with the beer. Fruity, citrus hop smell, with a bit of malt on the front of the nose. Hmm, nice taste. Somewhat complex. Sweet malt, citrus hop, bitter hop, lime, oranges, almonds, pecans and something uniquely else, something unique. Some sort of African grass? It was grainy/grassy, and bitter. Whatever it was, I like it. Crisp, biting mouthfeel that leaves the tongue and cheeks refreshed. One of the best pale lagers I've had. Highly drinkable. If I can find this back home, it'll be a staple in my fridge.

slitherySOB, Mar 02, 2004
Photo of Campodog
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

Campodog, Nov 07, 2012
Photo of ViveLaChouffe
3.48/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a pale gold with a creamy snow-white head. Lacing evident. Smells of pale malt and lightly bitter. Slightly metallic aromas.

Taste is creamy and grassy. Lightly fruity of all things. Hey, someone hopped this euro-style lager! Nicely hopped for the style but not crisp like a pilsner. An odd combonation that makes for a nice flavor. Mouth is creamy vs. crisp with a bitter hoppy aftertaste. Very smooth and tasty. I, like others, had this at the Moroccan area at EPCOT and was pleasantly surprised. Tasty and easy to drink.

ViveLaChouffe, Feb 23, 2004
Photo of WoodBrew
3.45/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I was able to taste a Casa Beer whilst walking through the Morrocan village of Epcot amusement park at disney. Casa Beer has a nice amber color with white foamy head. There are slight hops on the nose and in the taste. The smell and taste are predominately powered by grain, but it is very smooth and drinkable. Definitly worth a taste.

WoodBrew, Jun 11, 2011
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.35/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Casa, as it says on the label, is a Morroccan lager and has the appearance of dirty gold with a light foamy head.

Aroma is of creamed corn primarily with some malty touches.

Flavor follows the nose, light maltyness paired with a corn/grainy character. Has a sweetish finish.

Light bodied and fairly smooth drinking, I would reccommend this to a macro drinker who wants to try something new. A very decent brew for what it is.

Stinkypuss, Oct 29, 2009
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.35/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazed straw gold with a white head that leaves a pretty fair amount of lacing on the way down. Nose is barely there with a dried lemon tone and a bit of grain attribute as well. Flavor is slightly bitter citric. A touch of metallic edge to it. Feel is standard with carbonation. Drinkable, I guess. Nothing to really write home about. If I were in Morocco, I am sure my choices would be limited, so it would have to do. But for here in the U.S., no great shakes (but a little bit better than I had expected).

RblWthACoz, Dec 30, 2007
Photo of Getinthevan
3.33/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I had never heard of this stuff before and I was in an import mood, specifically from different countries not from Europe.

Appearance was a mild yellow with barely any head. It looked like a typical lager.

Smell was mild in spices, but nothing too fancy.

Taste was good however for a lager. This was pretty refreshing and contained a subtle bitter bite towards the end. It tasted just like Red Stripe. Not a bad lager at all.

Mouthfeel was pretty watery and basic. Nothing too special, but not awful either.

Drinkability was pretty top notch. It's a good lager, not great, but not terrible either. An average beer with a cool bottle.

Getinthevan, Jun 26, 2008
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.3/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber with a half finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of sweet biscuit and bready malt with grassy hops and a slightly stale vegetable component. Flavor is sweet, mild biscuit and a hint of toasted malt, finishing with faint malt and slight hops. There is no evidence of the odd stale part of the the aroma. Medium, surprisingly slightly creamy body. A pleasant slightly sweet malty lager and with more character than most macros and Euro pales. I wouldn't hesitate getting another bottle of this in Morocco or a restaurant.

LiquidAmber, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of therica
3.3/5  rDev +17%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Very surprising, found in a nice Moroccan restaurant in La Jolla CA.

A= nothing special, a larger-bubbled modestly foamy off-white head which dissipated quickly. Hard to see the color in the dimmer lighting.

S= surprising appeal, rather inviting, nothing offensive.

T= nice malt, yeast, mellow and yet a richness to it.

M= great, nothing to offend, great with a meal.

D= wish I could find more of this stuff!

therica, May 04, 2007
Photo of matjack85
3.28/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Found my first Moroccan beer at the Binny's in Glen Ellyn, IL for $1.99 for a single 330ml brown bottle. My label looks the same as the one in the picture except that mine says Casa Beer instead of the entire word Casablanca.

The beer poured a clear, pale yellow color and made a half finger of white head that quickly settled down to just a thin rim. The rim lasted several minutes and surprisingly it left some spotty lacing down the sides of the glass.

The smell is malt, grain, and grass - nothing special. It's a pretty typical macro lager smell. No whiff of camels or any other skunky smells.

The taste was a bit of a pleasant surprise. Malt, grain, and a touch of honey-like sweetness, but then also a noticeable touch of hop bitterness for balance. It's nothing great, but a lot better than I expected.

It's light bodied but not watery, and the high carbonation keeps it crisp and refreshing.

This is very drinkable stuff. I'd have no problem drinking these at the oasis.

matjack85, Jan 13, 2010
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Casablanca Beer from Brasseries Du Maroc
67 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.