Sierra Blonde | Ozzbeco (K) Ltd. (Sierra Premium)

Sierra BlondeSierra Blonde
BA SCORE
2.69/5
4 Ratings
Sierra BlondeSierra Blonde
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ozzbeco (K) Ltd. (Sierra Premium)
Kenya
sierrapremium.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jazzyjeff13 on 11-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
4
pDev:
16.73%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by jazzyjeff13:
Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.18/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A 330ml bottle with a BB of Feb 2012. Purchased at a supermarket in Nairobi while I was there on business. Not much info on the label, although it features a stylised image of an ostrich (took me a while to realise what it was).

Poured into a Sam Smith's pint glass. A clear light-golden colour with good carbonation. Forms a large head of white foam that lasts for a couple of minutes before subsiding to a surface layer. Aroma of light, grainy malt with very faint notes of stewed hops and yeast.

Tastes of light malt with a mild, dry finish. Subtle notes of grain and stewed hops, with yeasty esters discernible in the background as it warms. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly; the body is light but good for the style. Leaves the palate slightly dry, with a faint malt aftertaste.

An OK lager - nothing amazing but better than most of the adjunct-filled offerings available in Kenya. The all-malt character helps set it apart. Would go down nicely in a hot climate. Props to the brewer for taking on the big breweries and introducing micro-brews into what is probably a difficult market.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Phyl21ca
2.03/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bottle: Poured a bright yellow color lager with a small foamy head with good retention and limited lacing. Aroma consists of light adjunct with some semi-sweet notes. Taste is not the most complex with light notes adjunct and a semis-sweet finish. Body is quite light with good carbonation. Another pale lager from a Kenyan brewery though this one might have a slight edge over most of the other ones.

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Photo of Rhettroactive
2.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of phattman073
3/5  rDev +11.5%

Sierra Blonde from Ozzbeco (K) Ltd. (Sierra Premium)
Beer rating: 2.69 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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