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Stella Artois - Stella Artois

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3,700 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,700
Reviews: 1,305
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 19.87%
Wants: 21
Gots: 269 | 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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wyonono

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +62.9%

12-10-2011 23:55:43 | More by wyonono
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BierStein711

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into shaker

Stella Artois is a solid beer contrary to others' opinions. I am not a fan of pale lagers, but this is a treat.

The beer pours a quickly fading four finger head if poured properly. This yellow beer is well carbonated. The smell is grassy and malty, some hops. The taste is similar to Carlsberg. But, this is not quite its caliber.

The mouthfeel is the shortcoming to this beer, it is just a little too watery.

I think I'll have this again.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 22:52:42 | More by BierStein711
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bobhits

Kentucky

1.1/5  rDev -64.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Another pale euro lager to the bone. Light and sweet through yellow body, marginal head, and marginal lacing to boot.

Smells like some artificial sweetener and grain. Nothing good about this.

Much like the nose, this is sweet and nasty stuff. I don’t often just say a beer tastes like shit but damn this one is king! This is just awful. The grains and the body are ok but the sweet flavor at the front is just beyond off putting.

To add insult to insult this one is over carbonated and is hard to drink as a result.

While this has more flavor than a bud or bud light the flavor here is just terrible. This is not as bad as a miller chill but damn it is bad!

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 16:18:15 | More by bobhits
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Joestradamus

Washington

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-10-2011 04:21:28 | More by Joestradamus
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cdrogers

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle to tulip-style glass.

Appearance was a nice golden-clear with a small white head, typical of the style of lager.

Very light floral hop aroma, very subtle.

Taste was nothing exciting. Little citrus and a little bitterness from the hops.

Was smooth and quite thirst-quenching. Nice carbonation.

Overall, this was nothing spectacular. It hits the style on the nose but reminds me too much of the big name lagers.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 21:13:30 | More by cdrogers
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Dirtyrat91740

California

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-09-2011 21:03:30 | More by Dirtyrat91740
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-09-2011 13:31:49 | More by JohneHoodlum
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rab53

Washington

2/5  rDev -34.9%

12-09-2011 04:13:00 | More by rab53
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WritersBlock

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +14%

12-09-2011 03:14:00 | More by WritersBlock
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cantfindme

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -34.9%

12-09-2011 01:25:50 | More by cantfindme
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valkyre65

Texas

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-08-2011 18:18:28 | More by valkyre65
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frankiep77

New York

4/5  rDev +30.3%

12-08-2011 16:38:24 | More by frankiep77
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kornkid8600

California

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-08-2011 07:48:10 | More by kornkid8600
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headyhopzhead

Indiana

2/5  rDev -34.9%

12-08-2011 06:20:56 | More by headyhopzhead
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thatruth

Washington

2.38/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours a nice smooth silk screen champagne color, 1/2" head that lingers. Frothy yet slippery lacing. Not too bubbly, damn near transparent straw-golden body.

Smell smells like France. Floral, hoppy, grainy, and the Metro.

Tastes flat, uninviting, slightly salty, and warm. Not in temperature but mouthfeel.

Quizzical and overpowering on-bringing to a super dry, sharp finish that never really, well, finishes. Grainy at the bottom of the mouth and throat aftertaste

If you've ever been to England, you know the story and reputation of Stella. It's only fun and and taboo to drink over there. Trust me.

**Best before 26 07 12

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 06:13:15 | More by thatruth
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jheezee

Texas

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-08-2011 05:53:58 | More by jheezee
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McStagger

California

2.98/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Green bottle!

A: Pale, extreme clarity. White head. Dissipates rapidly, heavy carbonation.

S: Skunk, cooked vegetation, little bit of sulfur, some skunk. Light breadiness...more like a cracker smell, really.

T: Malt, cracker flavor (again), slightly phenolic taste with a tiny bit of hop presence. Finishes cleanly, but really never had much flavor to begin with.

M: Light bodied. Fairly carbonated. Better than the BMC crowd, but not by a whole hell of a lot.

O: This really may be the most average beer on the planet. Straight meh all the way through. Nothing offensive...but nothing at all redeeming, either. Oh, I guess it goes down easily enough.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 09:15:15 | More by McStagger
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eye2

Texas

3.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

An excellent choice as your everyday or secondary beer.

A: Typical dark yellow or light orange. A little darker than everyday American brews. Looks clean. Looks good. Looks inviting.

S: Ingredient scent is slightly to moderately stronger than it's American counterparts.

T: Tastes good and clean. A little more bitter than normal American lagers.

M: Very refreshing. Slightly harsh.

Overall: Excellent for drinking indoors or outdoors in little or large quantities.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 00:51:04 | More by eye2
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-06-2011 18:24:06 | More by Rochefort10nh
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MHedish

California

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-06-2011 18:02:01 | More by MHedish
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tobelerone

Connecticut

2.53/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A perfectly acceptable, perfectly bland Euro lager without a whole lot of taste. Very pale yellow color, decent head and lace. Crisp and fairly refreshing, with good carbonation, washes down a meal just fine. But why?

A watery body and very little aroma at all. Taste is mild, faintly sweet and malty, with just the smallest touch of grassy bitterness. Slight citrus and vegetal flavors. Fizzy and boring; grainy and often a little skunky as well.

Heavily marketed with Bern Stern photos; obviously trying (and likely succeeding) at making this an “upscale” choice for those who don’t know any better. Skip it.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2011 17:31:07 | More by tobelerone
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-05-2011 21:54:53 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

3.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured this European lager from a bottle into a pint glass. This lager poured a slightly hazy pale color, produced a nice white frothy head. Decent retention and decent amount of lacing left behind. The aroma of this lager consisted of sweet malted grain and a afterthought of hops. Light in body, this brew is sweet, dry graininess, and finishes with a bitter broccoli like finish that most european lagers are known for. Decent for a european lager, i have had worse but not something I would ever pay for again.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 19:25:41 | More by GossageBrewery
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UpperDecker

California

5/5  rDev +62.9%

12-05-2011 02:52:52 | More by UpperDecker
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Brown120

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-05-2011 01:00:49 | More by Brown120
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