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Ciuc Premium - Miercurea Ciuc (Brau Union Romania)

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BA SCORE
69
poor

48 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 2.81
pDev: 19.57%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miercurea Ciuc (Brau Union Romania) visit their website
Romania

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-23-2003)
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Reviews by sfprint:
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sfprint

Germany

3.48/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Dull golden yellow. Small head.

S: Barely maltier than hoppy. Hints of flowers.

T: Sour lemon, dirty in a nice way, neutral.

M; Sandy, grainy, with a medium body.

D: Inoffensive, I found nothing wrong with this beer, yet it's not outstanding at all.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2010 02:47:46 | More by sfprint
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1.58/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Bottle: Poured a low yellow color lager with a medium size pure white foamy head with medium retention and some light lacing. Aroma of grainy cereal with some overcooked vegetable notes. Taste is dominated by some unrefined cereal notes with some overcooked vegetables. Body is light with good carbonation. Weird notes of overcooked vegetables don’t really help me enjoy this beer.

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3/5  rDev +6.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -19.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -11%

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3/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.21/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

500ml can poured into pint glass 12/10/13, cheers Liam for sending the country tic

A clear straw yellow, saturated with bubbles that feed a long lasting thumbs width of bone white foam leaves lots of random lace, no problems in this department

S grass and dried hay, a little honey and cardboard, and some faint floral notes, nothing special but nothing offensive

T a little grainy compared to the nose, again its basic but drinkable, just a faint hint of citrus

M light bodied, somewhat crisp, a little grass lingers and the bubbles give it some life

O better then I expected but still a pretty standard brew, nothings wrong with it but nothing stands out other then the look

probably the lowest rated beer I've ever traded for but country tics are getting harder and harder to come by. something you'd drink if in the region or if your like me and just need to taste a beer from every country, your socks wont be knocked off

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Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -11%

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1.6/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

A half finger of head on a clear, yellow colored body. Poor head retention.
The aroma is grain and a stale clover honey. Weird.
The taste is quite bitter with a high level of dryness and pucker factor. Not good.
The texture is crisp with a ton of carbonation and light body.
There's too much going against this beer.

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thehyperduck

Ontario (Canada)

2.55/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Half-litre can from the LCBO; best before January 2013. Another day, another European country to scratch off the list - with yet another pale lager, of course. But I am a little picky with Czech pilseners, so we'll see how this goes.

Pours a pale golden yellow, completely translucent, topped with two fingers of frothy, soapy, sparkling white head. It sticks around for a few minutes, leaving in its wake some smears of lacing on the side of the glass. It certainly looks the part, although the aroma doesn't. It's mildly grainy with some grassy hay-like qualities, but much too faint to make out anything much more specific than that. At least it smells fairly clean.

Acceptable flavour, but pretty bland for a pilsener. The flavour is mostly grainy malt sweetness and white bread, with some grassy, vaguely floral hop notes toward the end of the sip. A little metallicity (especially in the aftertaste) is not really appreciated, but not a serious detraction either. It has no real noble hop presence - no lemony zest, no crisp/spicy goodness like in real Czech pilseners. Relatively creamy mouthfeel for a pale lager, with noticeably mild carbonation. Light-bodied and highly watery.

Final Grade: 2.55, a forgettable C-. Call it whatever you want - a rather lame pilsener, or a decent-to-mediocre Euro pale lager - Ciuc Premium isn't anything special, and there aren't many reasons to bother drinking it beyond the low price (or in my case, the fact that it is from Romania, and thus a rarity here). BAs with no interest in pale lagers might as well skip this, because it's mediocre at best.

Serving type: can

06-20-2012 07:05:43 | More by thehyperduck
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

2.8/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A random single I procured at the local LCBO. Part of my new mission to sample all the random imported cans they get.

A - Pours a very pale golden colour, thumb of light fluffy head with decent retention and some sporadic lacing.

S - Very mild, light grassy hop notes, biscuit and bready malt.

T - Much like the nose with the grassy hops, and bready biscuit malt. The finish is almost non-existent with little flavour lingering, though a unique citrus hop bitterness does come through.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and wet.

O - A decent pils, easy drinking, though could use a bit more on the flavour profile. Worthy in a pinch, but there's better options available.

Serving type: can

05-06-2012 20:29:52 | More by andrenaline
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Ontario (Canada)

3.28/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured a two finger fluffy white head upon a uric hued body, little retention but nice sticky patchy lacing.

Smell and taste is Grassy hops, hay, mineral water,cardboard. Faint lemon note.

Light bodied, some carbonation, very smooth creamy mouthfeel for the style. Slightly bitter without too much sweetness.

Much better than I expected. Always the risk of that pale euro trash lager taste when it comes from a can at the lcbo, however this brew was a pleasant surprise although it is not spectacular by any means.

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03-02-2012 20:33:44 | More by Stocean1
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Illinois

3.35/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Green 12 oz. from a wraparound cardboard six pack. Best by 04/05/12, so it's still in code.

Served in a narrow fluted stange glass.

High clarity pale gold, languidly rising champagne streams of carbonation, dense layer of creamy whipped foam that lasts for a good five minutes, and leaves webs of lacing in the glass.

Lightly sweet biscuit and dry hay aroma, spring water minerals.

Crisp and light, a vague noble hop grassiness lending a flash of bitterness in the aftertaste. Fairly smooth and supple in the middle, barely there flavors of cracker, honey, and dried field grasses. It's crisp cleanliness is the best thing going for it, the flavor is just average with no flaws for the style.

First Romanian beer I think... nope, Timisoreana was.

Serving type: bottle

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Ciuc Premium from Miercurea Ciuc (Brau Union Romania)
69 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.