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Stella Artois - Stella Artois

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BA SCORE
71
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3,872 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,872
Reviews: 1,308
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 20.13%
Wants: 27
Gots: 352 | FT: 0
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-13-2000)
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Reviews by dippy:
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dippy

Massachusetts

3.18/5  rDev +3.2%

Not a big Stella Fan, but I think that I will give them a better shake than half the reviews out there.

POured a nice pee yellow with 2 fingers of pillowy white head. Left great lacing on the glass.

Smell is grainy. Light malt.

Taste follows suit with the smell. Grainy and light malt. Crisp beer.

This is a good session beer. If I want a refreshing beer, this would work well. Not my style at all, but do able. I will buy again (because my wife like them)

11-19-2008 14:35:27 | More by dippy
More User Reviews:
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oberon

North Carolina

3.13/5  rDev +1.6%

At the place I went and had this the yuppie folk were buying this up left and right,I guess its the sheek beer around here.Poured into a fancy glass a straw yellow color with pretty nice head,smell was nothing in particular maybe a little hop?Taste was nothing spectacular a little malty with some thrown in at the end.Belgian Budweiser maybe?Anyways not offended by it but nothing to write home about.

05-07-2003 10:50:28 | More by oberon
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RoyalT

Ohio

2.42/5  rDev -21.4%

Appearance – This one poured a bright yellow in color with a huge, foamy head that left clumps all over the inside of my glass.

Smell – This Belgian skunk has a bit of grain to it, but mostly it just reeks. I can hardly sit here and type with this thing two feet away from me.

Taste – The light grain, nasty hop grass, and dead skunk make up this flavor profile. The finish is vomitish in nature and literally made me gag.

Mouthfeel – This is light-bodied with good carbonation.

Sinkability – I couldn’t finish this one if my life depended on it.

01-20-2005 02:31:25 | More by RoyalT
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

3/5  rDev -2.6%

09-28-2013 22:55:48 | More by cam477
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +21.8%

10-25-2012 14:36:27 | More by beerhunter13
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DanGeo

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -18.8%

07-06-2014 17:34:06 | More by DanGeo
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tectactoe

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -26.9%

07-13-2012 06:10:02 | More by tectactoe
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MadScientist

New York

2.98/5  rDev -3.2%

Poured into a large Ommegang fute from a can that is best by 02/2013.

a: Brilliant clarity with a straw color and a frothy white head the quickly dissipated leaving a little ring of foam floating around the edge. There was a huge collection of large bubbles lining inside my glass.

s: Right after the pour there was a moderate yeasty aroma that went away quickly leaving little else. There is a faint graininess and a low spicy hop aroma with a slight green apple aroma.

t: There is a low malt sweetness with low levels of spicy hops flavor and a moderately low hops bitterness. The balance slightly favors the bitterness with a crispy dry finish. There is that slight acidic characteristic from high carbonation levels.

m: This is a medium-light body beer with lots of carbonation.

o: There isn't a lot going on in this beer but there isn't supposed to be much with this style. It's a decent example and a good thirst quenching beer but it's kind of flat and lifeless. The nose is clean with out any defects but it is so faint while there is a bit more substance to the flavor it's not by much.

07-19-2012 02:24:29 | More by MadScientist
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brownbeer

Missouri

3.48/5  rDev +13%

Pours a pale straw color with a small, white head.

Aroma isn't too bad, though a little skunky. It has a honeyish malt character with a hint of herbal hops.

Taste is malty, slightly grainy with a kiss of lemon, making for a pleasant note.

Not great but it has enough flavor and body to justify its exsistance. I imagine this could be better on-tap.

01-23-2010 02:11:10 | More by brownbeer
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JudgeRoughneck

Louisiana

2.7/5  rDev -12.3%

This beer looks like a classic pilsner with a head that is very thin but hangs on for the long haul. It gives a musty bread and soap aroma. The taste is a light bodied cracker-tasting malt base and opening lemon-lime sensations have light berry notes that grow to an overall impression of a mouthfull of cheap gummy bears before they are all drowned in a forcefull metallic bitter. In other words, this shit is funky. It has none of the clean, crisp characteristics I look for in this style. I syrupy mouthfeel with stingy carbonation don't help matters, but this is a refreshing brew inspite of itself.

06-07-2006 04:56:38 | More by JudgeRoughneck
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wesbrownyeah

Florida

3.03/5  rDev -1.6%

A- Pours a very clear light yellow liquid that is followed by a fluffy quarter inch head that leaves behind nice mild lacing.

S- Smell is mostly metallic scents, malts and maybe even a little yeast hints. Smells very similar to a Heinekin.

T- First taste is a bitter corn flake flavor followed by malty kicks and finished with a very mild barley there hop bitterness.

M-D- Very dry on the taste buds and rolls over the the tongue very smoothly with no real problem. This beer is drinkable in every way but the price. Good beer but i've had better.

05-04-2009 04:15:07 | More by wesbrownyeah
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-16-2013 15:12:25 | More by tbryan5
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GameOfBeers

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -10.7%

08-07-2014 00:36:56 | More by GameOfBeers
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Shakerman

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -10.7%

07-12-2012 00:06:02 | More by Shakerman
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SkiBum22

New York

2.5/5  rDev -18.8%

10-23-2013 00:26:39 | More by SkiBum22
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SIRIUS2

North Carolina

3.15/5  rDev +2.3%

Pours a crystal clear light golden yellow color with minimal head. Lacing hardly present. The smell gives hints of light malt but otherwise uneventful. The initial hit to the palate is an interesting hop bitterness that gives way rather quickly to something a touch sweeter, but still a bit on the dry side. Carbonation is relatively light and the finish is quick, leaving an interesting linger of just a touch of some sort of sweetness.

The body of this one a tad more than light but definitely not "medium". I found it mostly average but it has it's limited charm.

02-03-2008 03:26:45 | More by SIRIUS2
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jdg_0887


3.28/5  rDev +6.5%

08-16-2014 21:20:00 | More by jdg_0887
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otvomadeut

Maryland

2/5  rDev -35.1%

01-09-2012 03:07:59 | More by otvomadeut
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MikeC144

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -2.6%

04-09-2014 15:15:00 | More by MikeC144
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markallmon

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +54.2%

03-25-2012 00:36:40 | More by markallmon
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fmrl


3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-21-2012 20:01:21 | More by fmrl
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newcastleme

Ohio

3.58/5  rDev +16.2%

This is a very drinkable beer with a solid mouthfeel. It's very good with a nice dish featuring fish or chicken. I appreciate the history of this beer and the craftsmanship. (Even though some consider it a macro beer.) It's also a good studying/relaxing beer.

07-20-2010 03:17:43 | More by newcastleme
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jonny1138

Tennessee

2/5  rDev -35.1%

06-21-2014 23:51:24 | More by jonny1138
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-28-2014 03:49:06 | More by FadetoBock
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RoninBirdman

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -18.8%

10-15-2013 18:29:07 | More by RoninBirdman
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