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Almaza Pilsner Beer - Brasserie Almaza S.A.L.

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BA SCORE
67
poor

206 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 2.82
pDev: 21.99%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Almaza S.A.L. visit their website
Lebanon

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-27-2002)
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2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

Had at Disney. I thought it was a good beer.

jwilliams606, Aug 25, 2014
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geaux750, Aug 17, 2014
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T-34-85, Jun 24, 2014
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2.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

It's difficult enough to locate a Middle Eastern beer, but Lebanon has a different culture which allows beer to flow a little more freely. It comes in a green 330 ml bottle, so I'm hoping that skunkiness comes at a minimal. On to the beer:

Pale, somewhat washed out golden colored in the body with visible small bubbles running from bottom to top. At the top rests a rocky, foamy head which slowly drops and leaves a few big spots of lacing. After a stinky first impression with the aroma, much of it withers away to a nose with sulfur, vague fruity esters, dry grain, and husk. In fact, it's not too terrible, though don't confuse it with good.

After so many different national lagers, many of them start to run together. I would draw Almaza closer to Heineken with a few bruises from a long journey than a Budweiser. Slightly sweet, minerals, touch of sulfur, and a light body with little crispness makes the character of this beer.

Not too bad as it is. In the part of the world where it's from, it could easily be worse; there could be no beer at all! (Ironic, considering beer was created in said region.)

DoubleJ, Jun 21, 2014
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Almaza Pilsner Beer from Brasserie Almaza S.A.L.
67 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.