Coop Birra La Bionda Lager - Castello Di Udine S.p.A.
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2.08/5 rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2
66cl bottle poured into a shaker pint.
Appearance: The cap is pretty funny -- it has a picture of hops on it. No, I'm serious. Aggressive pour turned out to be a bad idea, as half my glass was filled with foam, the other with the beer. Perfect clarity. Pale yellow. Super bright white head.
Smell: Actually not too God awful. I swear I actually get the tiniest hop aroma in there, but it's quite muddled due to the insane amount of corn sweetness and grain. Sweet. Corny. Definitely an adjunct lager.
Taste/feel: I was thinking that this might at least be a serviceable adjunct lager, but it isn't. It's a mess. A LOT of sweetness from beginning to end, with a very corny aftertaste. Watery, as I'd expect. Carbonation is actually a bit low as well, which doesn't help with drinkability.
A piss poor beer, even for an adjunct lager. The excessive sweetness with fairly mild carbonation makes for an unenjoyable drinking experience.
Serving type: bottle
01-15-2014 15:18:24 | More by Alextricity
2.29/5 rDev +5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2
Purchased for cheap at a COOP store in Venice. I took a photo but haven’t had a chance to upload it.
I believe this is contract-brewed by Castello de Udine for the COOP stores, as their address is the same as the one listed on the can I had.
This pours a clear yellow with some foam. There’s a distinctly musty corn aroma to it. Ugh.
Flavorwise it’s crisp while cold but off-putting. Fizzy yet musty. Clearly, this isn’t good beer. Cheap and forgettable. I’d call it a headache in a bottle but that might be too generous..
Serving type: can
05-14-2013 07:15:36 | More by elNopalero
Coop Birra La Bionda Lager from Castello Di Udine S.p.A.
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