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Stella Artois - Stella Artois

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BA SCORE
71
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4,531 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,531
Reviews: 1,429
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 20.45%
Wants: 59
Gots: 836 | FT: 0
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-13-2000

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Ratings: 4,531 | Reviews: 1,429
Photo of MakenziMantey
2.78/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The color of this beer is a dark yellow. The aroma you get is a little leafy smell and is kind of strong. Tasting this beer is very bland and has a light, feathery texture.

Photo of dukeandduke
3.43/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

4/16/15 (Draft - Finley Dunnes Chicago) - Nice golden pour, generous carbonation and head. Pleasant hops and malt scent. Enjoyed the taste, crisp and clean texture, easy going down, good mix of hops and lemon / floral taste. Overall good offering.

Photo of capilial
2.39/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Very simple pale lager. Its smooth and refreshing when cold but turns skunky very quickly.

Photo of WineGuy3000
4.32/5  rDev +40.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Quick review. I love the smell of some fresh Stella. Drinks skunky, light & totally refreshing.

Photo of Dustin9421
4.6/5  rDev +49.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Classic. Always enjoyable and always smooth.

Photo of Beeeeeerman
2.5/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Just OK for me and nothing outstanding. Find at lots or bars and restaurants

Photo of dbtossi
3.02/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not full in flavor, not full bodied enough

Photo of Austin32
3.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I understand in the pantheon of great beer this does not rate....but that being said with a plate full of fresh seafood, specifically oysters....a ice cold tap stella is pretty amazing.

Photo of BubblyTime
3.47/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A perfect simple lager -- light but not unrefined, a great go-to drink with any meal. My only problem with Stella is that the bottle is small and it's easily drinkable -- meaning it goes too fast. The only beer I need to of to finish a meal. Otherwise, a great drink.

Photo of kbernthal
3.87/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

light in color and smell, taste is pretty bland

Photo of RonJensen
1.1/5  rDev -64.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer is overrated and way overpriced, there's nothing special here. For about the same price you can buy much better beers, like Heineken, Carlsberg, Samuel Adams, Beck's or for an even lower price, you can buy some American pale lagers, like Schlitz and others like it.

Photo of Pmellen210
3.84/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light refreshing taste, no taste overload

Photo of Michelleluw
3.84/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stella is a great beer to start off with in life. It's light, approachable, you can drink a handful of them. I love Stella because it's great with everything and it's hard for people not to like. If you're looking for a mind-blowing beer, don't buy Stella. But I like it!

Photo of priwen
3.71/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear, light straw appearance. Foamy white head that dissipates slowly. Shows good carbonation. Aroma of grassy hops and bready malt with some corn in the background. The flavor is much like the aroma - i.e., hops, malt and some corn. Mild flavor overall. Light - medium mouthfeel. Clean and crisp finish. Semi-sweet. Overall, a solid beer. Nothing really stands out about this beer good or bad.

11.2 oz bottle
Best Before End: 01.2016
Served in a Pilsner glass

Photo of Ivan815858
3.95/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Tastes big brand. Sure have this if you want bland but cheap.

Photo of Harrastelija666
3.84/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Fucking tasty beer. I enjoyed it.

Photo of DaftDrinker
3.96/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of my favorite beers. A standard everywhere. The smell is alright but I can see some not enjoying the skunkiness. Still a classic though.

Photo of hophugger
2.87/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

rated from previous tasting notes

Photo of DevAJ
4.5/5  rDev +46.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is my go to beer because most places have it on tap and it's usually the best thing on tap. This is one of the first beers that actually allowed me to start to appreciate beer (along with Heineken). I tend to lean more toward the European beers though, so to each their own.

I would say that Stella and Heineken are both very good entry level beers for people who think they don't like beer. I started with those two just a year or so ago and now I'm learning to appreciate the Gulden Draaks, the Pauwel Kwaks, the EKU 28s, and the Samichlaus type beers. This is why I still like it a lot and it's my go to because most places aren't going to have the previously mentioned beers.

Photo of KF_MSU
3.9/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Good Belgian beer. Very light, subtle aromas. Smooth and refreshing taste.

Photo of redinge7
3.95/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very light in appearance as well as taste. Nothing stood out in terms of taste.

Photo of amelek
4.56/5  rDev +48.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Smooth delicious summer beer. Honestly it's the best for summer BBQs

Photo of TopherBreski
3.83/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Great belgian but I never noticed before this app that there is no smell. Only bad feature.

Photo of Jonjaciuk3
4.16/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good beer with great taste smooth finish and best when on draft

Photo of SenorElRaz
2.73/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This stuff isn't bad, but it is not nearly as good as it needs to be to justify its high price. I'd honestly rather drink Pabst than this, and it'd cost me much less. Overall, it's ok but WAY overpriced.

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