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Club Premium Lager - Accra Brewery Limited

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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 2.59
pDev: 30.89%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Accra Brewery Limited
Ghana

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 08-01-2002)
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Reviews by mjw06:
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mjw06

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Overall just not a good beer. A very unpleasant adjunct stale, malty, astringent bitterness that hits you as soon as it hits the palate, although it doesn't necessary last through the finish. The one bright spot of this brew is the appearance and smell. Nice sized head that left some nice scum and the smell wasn't necessarily good, but it was full with a few pleasant notes.

Tried to support this beer when I was in Accra because its the original Ghanaian beer. However, if you're looking for a lager, go with Star. It's brewed by Guinness in Ghana, but its actually good and refreshing in the West African heat.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2010 21:09:10 | More by mjw06
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3.2/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Decent beer, probably depends on where you are in the world and how hot it is while you are there. You may even be willing to say it is the greatest thing on earth depending. I consumed a fair amount of this and other like brews while spending 2 months in West Africa. Honestly I think it is pretty hard to tell Club and Star apart, may depend on how cold the establishment was able to serve the particular beer. Nice gold color, pretty good head, nice aroma (you know it is beer). Neutral but refreshing taste, a bit of skunk. Light body and low price make this very drinkable when you find yourself in that part of the world. Not something I would search for at home.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2010 22:20:24 | More by bishopgary
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Nickls

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2.58/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

(From notes - on tap in my hotel in Accra)

A - Pours a watery clear light yellow color; solid finger of white foam that held a little better than other brews I had in Ghana

S - Light hop bitterness; some light maltiness; pretty generic and akin to all adjunct lagers. No terrible skunkiness, luckily as having it on tap must have helped

T - Actually fairly dry and the brief hoppiness is more akin to other European macro/pale lagers, which is saying a lot. Not good, but not the worst brew while in Africa

M - Lightish; very soft carbonation

D - I am giving this average drinkability as it was better drinking than the other brews (save Guinness) while I was in Accra

Not the worst brew in Accra, and found it more drinkable than the others offered in the city.

Serving type: on-tap

11-22-2009 19:04:34 | More by Nickls
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3.1/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer has a bright clean yellow color with very little head that is gone before you can blink.There is a light grassy and sweet aroma that can be detected. The sweetness does not assert it self in the taste. Instead the flavor is a smooth and bitterness with a nice crisp clean finish. This might be a good lawnmower beer. Should be refreshing on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2004 12:32:06 | More by ybnorml
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

1.85/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

A cheap caricature of Heineken. Imagine a beer that embodies all the worst characteristics of adjuncty, green-bottled eurolagers and downplays or distorts all the decent traits of the style and then you will get "Club". Packaged in green bottles and green and gold foil labels, it looks better than a Heinie, until you open it and pour. The skunkiest beer I have ever had. It's as if they forgo the hops and use genuine skunk ass. Large bubbles due to overcarbonation and a sudsy, vulgar head. Skunky flavor/aroma and an exaggeratedly dry, parching finish. Nothing distinguishable in between but bland, cheap beer flavor. If you find yourself in Ghana and this is all that is available, it's better than nothing. As far as why anyone would want to import it is beyond me. (Have people actually developed a taste for skunk spray?)

The brewery's name is Accra. The name sounds like the beer smells: acrid.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2002 11:17:08 | More by EagleTalon
Club Premium Lager from Accra Brewery Limited
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