Stella Artois
Stella Artois

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Stella Artois
European Pale Lager
Ranked #151
Ranked #28,689
3.1 | pDev: 20.32%
Monday at 02:09 AM
Sep 13, 2000
With its wonderful floral aroma, well-balanced malt sweetness, crisp hop bitterness, and a soft dry finish, Stella Artois is the perfect beer to pair with food and friends. Winner of the 2019 World Beer Award for World’s Best International Lager.
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Rated by ElijahLep from Ohio

2.7/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Very slightly above average tasting beer. Has the taste of a standard lager with prominent grain notes.
Monday at 02:09 AM
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Reviewed by BeerDuff69

4/5  rDev +29%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Take this as a "casual" review. I'm by no means a connoisseur, but this is my go-to beer in terms of common "cheap" brands you can find everywhere. My friends have started asking for it anytime we drink together. They seem to like it more than me. It's quickly becoming a staple for us.

Don't expect anything crazy because it is just a cheap beer found everywhere. That said, this is great for what it is and the fact you can find it everywhere helps. Bring this to social gatherings instead of Coors or Bud. People will probably enjoy it.

NOTE: For those that care, this beer is owned by Anheuser-Busch and InBev, the parent companies that own Bud Light.
Sunday at 08:23 PM
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Reviewed by Robo67 from Nevada

3.14/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Disappointing considering where it's from. However, It's better than Budweiser, Coors, Miller and many others at the same price point. 12 pack on sale at Smith's (Kroger) $9.99 which is reasonable. I'm not going to waste my time giving a full review because this beer is just slightly above average. If you like s subpar lager that's good on a hot day to quench your thirst for under a buck a beer than this is not a bad choice. But if you are buying this because it's from Belgium and you are expecting something great then you will be disappointed. I'd rate this beer no higher than a 65 out of 100. I think the 65 is actually a spot on overall score. I'd rather be seen with a long neck bottle of this in my hand than a long neck Budweiser or Miller!
Nov 14, 2023
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Reviewed by LeinenkugelDrinker from Nevada

3.37/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
Not great, not bad either, just ok. Slightly watery. Way better than that skunk-ass Heineken. Drinkable and refreshing but not something to regularly buy.
Nov 08, 2023
Rated: 3.67 by Taenim from Maine

Oct 29, 2023
Rated: 2 by JoshuaPerraton from Ireland

Oct 17, 2023
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Reviewed by Death_Adder from South Carolina

4/5  rDev +29%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Cool looking bottle, tastes a lot like a Heineken, but it lacked a bit of that Heineken bite, so I’d probably just pick that one up instead. Also while the bottle is cool looking the paper around is a bit annoying when drinking it, also the bottle is only 11.2 oz which always disappoints me.

Style: European Pale Lager | Tap/Can/Bottle: Bottle | Abv: 5% | Rating: 4
Oct 07, 2023
Rated: 3.1 by AndyGG from California

Oct 02, 2023
Rated: 4.02 by Timmo__

Sep 28, 2023
Rated: 2.49 by mltobin from Connecticut

Sep 22, 2023
Rated: 3 by BrisLoganite from Australia

Sep 18, 2023
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Reviewed by Cathartes from Massachusetts

3.12/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3
22 oz bottle acclimated to 40°F and poured into a footed pilsner glass.

Pours a clear, slightly vibrant yellow gold, with a 1.5 finger sudsy head, lasting a decent while and leaving about average lacing.

Initial aroma is marijuana with cumin oddly enough. Smells yeasty and almost salty but really boring else noticable. After agitating I smell a clear bread smell.

Initial taste before swallowing is skunky with a mellow sweet yeasty background. After swallowing I get a big hit of breadiness I quite like, which dwindles into the aftertaste but remains. Appearing somewhere in the middle is a hop presence you'd expect from a lager, not strong, herby, being slightly dry and olive green, and a little spicy/peppery and floral. Through the entire process exists that skunkiness and it just isn't pleasant. It's more bitter than I would expect, but not enough to slow down my process.

Mouthfeel is actually impressive, definitely has enough body to it to feel substantial. I don't think I'd say creamy but there's a little richness, seems as though it glides.

Overall It's about where I'd expect, solid but not great. I must say I was surprised how skinny it was, which really subtracted from the experience, but the other flavors present were nice. The mouthfeel was pleasant and made it easy to drink where the flavor put me off a little, nice average beer I'd say.

Not likely to buy again but I could be convinced if it's cheap, don't remember how much I paid for it.
Sep 17, 2023
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Reviewed by Outdoors02

3.91/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25
Don't be fooled by its look or it's smell (nothing extraordinary there). The canned version of this beer is remarkably smooth without being tasteless. It pairs great with a meal. In my opinion it's a solid beer for its price.
Sep 16, 2023
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Reviewed by Father-of-two from California

3.76/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Presentation: 12 ounce bottle poured into a beer stein.

Look: light golden color. Moderate carbonation. Frothy head that lingers longer than expected.

Smell: primarily smells grassy and flowery. Moderate hops aroma. Minor fruity aroma.

Taste: it has a well balanced taste with a variety of flavors. It tastes hoppy, grassy, flowery, and even a bit Smokey.

Feel: smooth velvety mouthfeel.

Overall this a good beer. Very easy to drink but also flavorful. Very refreshing on an hot day. Apparently it’s brewed in Saint Louis and not in Belgium now which is sort of disappointing. I would recommend this beer to anyone who’s looking for a flavorful lager without any frills. This beer is easily better than other European import beers, and it’s readily available at most stores.
Aug 25, 2023
Rated: 3.28 by charger88 from Texas

Aug 17, 2023
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

3.21/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
25oz can. Date code stamp on can bottom - '03MAY24'.
Clear, straw colored body. Two fingers of white head, and this reduces slowly. Leaves behind partial lacing webs.
Aroma of barley grain malts and floral hops.
Taste is mild caramel malts and floral/fruity hops with a slight bite. Mostly early sweetness with mild bitterness at the end.
Medium mouth feel. Clean finish, with some drying. Excellent carbonation.
Has enough flavor to pair with food, and provide enhancement, but without stepping on toes.
Aug 12, 2023
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Reviewed by JohRvs from England

2.7/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Look: Pale straw colour.
Smell: Barley malt tart smell.
Taste: Mild malty hoppy flavour.
Feel: Refreshing fizz of a lager.
Overall: Bland fizz lager with little to encourage me to buy again.
Aug 12, 2023
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