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Stella Artois - Stella Artois

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4,302 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,302
Reviews: 1,326
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 20.45%
Wants: 36
Gots: 554 | FT: 0
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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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3.4/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from a 22oz bottle.

Went to Fred Meyers and couldn't decide what to buy... hey a Stella Artois - haven't had one of those in quite awhile and at $2.50/bomber my wallet agreed with the choice. This was poured into a snifter.

A> Nice appearance for a lager, decent head with less than spectacular retention. Golden hue, strikingly clear, little streams of bubbles are present in several locations of the glass. Nothing memorable but really it's a pretty nice looking beer.

S> Sweet grain, skunky funk, fresh cut grass, smells like a euro lager.

T> Not much different than the smell, sweet grain, the classic euro skunk, very herbal/spicy hop profile, a little bit of "fruit" from the yeast. Nothing mind blowing but everything is tight and solid, also quite delicious.

M> Light and refreshing, which could be a nice way to say a bit watery but it's a lager. Nice carbonation. This beer just feels nice in my mouth. Good but not great for the style.

O> It's hard to say anything bad about Stella Artois, however I don't have anything really great to say about it either. To me, Stella is a solid choice for a euro lager. There are better out there but there are also WAY WAY WAY worse lagers. This blows American macros out of the water. What this beer lacks in character it makes up for by being easy to drink and having a pleasant flavor that could be enjoyed and even appreciated by most. This is a beer I won't buy very often, but if it was offered to me at a gathering I'd be very pleased. Infact I'd probably every compliment the host on their excellent choice of beer.

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2.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pretty nice pour, bright gold color with a very nice off white head.

Aromas are skunky and doughy. Not terrible, but not good either.

Taste is better than the nose. Fairly clean, mineral like, dry, and doughy. Finish is crisp, and faintly bitter.

Mouthfeel is not bad. Decent body, with pretty good carbonation.

Overall, a decent Euro Lager, but it's not worth a premium price.

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Pale golden color, with one finger head that dissipated fairly quick. Aroma quite faint to have a concrete saying, mildly hoppy.
Sweet taste from cereals (corn, rice?), with a mid zesty flavor and mild bitterness, with practically no ending or aftertaste.
Interestingly that the first ones that arrived to Brazil tasted better and then went to the common ground. I though that would follow an international standard. I guess Inbev cares mostly on the short term life span of its brands. Hope they keep Laffe, with a good taste for what your buck is worth it.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a medium golden straw with a decent bubbly white head that slowly dissipates. Smells of pilsner malt a hint of spicy hops and a touch of skunk. The flavor is crisp and clean. Bready sweet pilsner with just enough spicy hop to try to provide some balance. Medium to light body with a spirited level of carbonation and a spicy bubbly mouthfeel. Meh. Serviceable pale lager that was my best choice at dinner, but really nothing special.

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72 out of 100 based on 4,302 ratings.