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Stella Artois - Stella Artois

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71
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4,439 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,439
Reviews: 1,388
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 20.45%
Wants: 52
Gots: 727 | 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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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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2.47/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

APPEARANCE: Poured from a bottle into a pilsner glass, this beer produces high carbonation and a fizzy white 1/4" or less white head that dissipated very quickly leaving very thin head lacing. It had a clear, sparkling straw colored body.

AROMA: Very little aroma -- maybe a little corn and a very light touch of lemon, but that's all.

TASTE: Grainy with a bit of very lightly skunked hops flavor and a tiny bit of lemon.

MOUTHFEEL: Light body with a thin, watery texture, lively carbonation and thin body lacing that dissipates almost instantaneously. Virtually no taste up front and a very lightly bitter, short finish.

DRINKABILITY: This beer was crisp and refreshing (in the sense of thirst-quenching, not flavor). This is industrial beer -- flavored water a European version of Bud or Coors or Miller. I could drink a few of these -- particularly after working outside during the summer, I suppose, but there are so many other beers out there that are better than this.

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of phenomenologian
2.33/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

poured out of the bottle into a wine glass. It pours with a thin white foamy head thats not really even a finger thick. the body is golden color and bubbles rise to the top.

It smells faintly of hops. not a strong smell.

It tastes of hops, and maybe of malt. It has a certain sweetness to it that makes it not what I really want in a beer. i want in a beer robust character that is hoppy and bitter in a good way. this beer is just sweet. the hops don't come in too much in the taste and its not a bitter beer at all. Not too into it.

The mouthfeel is good. Its drinkable and carbonation isn't too harsh. If you want a step above the adjunct light lagers, this is a good one to try.

Overall its not what I like, but for those who like this kind of beer its for you. For me though, it wasn't all that great or enjoyable. I would rather have me a nice stout or IPA. something exciting to taste.

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4/5  rDev +29.9%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +29.9%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.7/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a light gold with a frothy white head that dissipates quickly. Carbonation bubbles seen rising to top when held to light. Taste is good, very crisp, with a mix of citrus and some fruity sweetness. Again, it is a smooth and very drinkable beer and does not have some of those skunky overtones seen in other euro lagers.

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5/5  rDev +62.3%

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4.15/5  rDev +34.7%
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.

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1.1/5  rDev -64.3%
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!

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.11/5  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.

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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71 out of 100 based on 4,439 ratings.