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Stella Artois - Stella Artois

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BA SCORE
71
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3,725 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,725
Reviews: 1,306
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 19.81%
Wants: 22
Gots: 283 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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 estlinska:
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estlinska

Arkansas

3.4/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

I have had this beer multiple times in my life, usually from the bottle. I usually order it when the choices are fairly slim. This review is from a draft pour as I feel reviewing out of the bottle can be problematic given that it is a green bottle. Perhaps that alone calls for major negatives, but I try to be unbiased.

Pours a deep golden color a little like mildly tarnished gold jewelry. There is a pile of thick frothy head on the top and leaves delicate lacing to the glass. Both the head and the lacing is quick to dissipate. There is lots of good light penetration and just the ever-so-slight chill haze to it. This is the best attribute of the beer. The nose, however, is just average. There is sweet corn smell to it, processed white bread smell reminiscent to when I lived next to the Merita bread factory in downtown Birmingham. I'm not sure if they actually use corn adjunts, but I definitely get that whiff. There is the ever so slight smell of a spicy or herbal hop to the beer that comes and goes. The sulfur smell is slightly more prominent than I would like, and borders on skunkiness, but not quite. Just when I think it smells skunky, it goes away. The taste, like the smell, is just average, but the sulfur notes are much less prominent. The white bread dominates with a tight acerbic bite from the carbonation. Hops are very subdued and slightly spicy; I would assume they are of Noble origin. The mouthfeel is crisp, dry, carbonated and rather refreshing overall, like a premium lager should be. Overall, this beer is average. On tap it is a fairly good lager when the options are limited, but it certainly isn't a world-class lager.

Serving type: on-tap

04-16-2013 14:44:12 | More by estlinska
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

2.4/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured into a cervoise glass.

Look: Clear golden body. Film of white foam after head recession. A few spots of lacing.

Aroma: Lots of skunk. Some roasted corn.

Taste: Very bright and sour to start. Subdued skunk. Toasted grains, I guess. Not a lot of real beer flavors here.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, dry.

Overall: Ridiculously overpriced. I bought one bottle to review. This beer is a skunk bomb.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2014 00:18:23 | More by JuicesFlowing
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