Bomonti | Anadolu Efes Brewery

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Brewed by:
Anadolu Efes Brewery
Turkey
efespilsen.com.tr

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BlackHaddock on 07-23-2010

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Ranking:
#42,949
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
50
pDev:
21.33%
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Ratings: 50 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of kylehay2004
2.89/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of kojevergas
2.19/5  rDev -27%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

"Bomonti". On-draught at House of Hops and Barley in Istanbul in May 2016.

D+ / NOT RECOMMENDED

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Photo of jlindros
2.58/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to a coworker/friend for bringing this back from Turkey for me to try.

Light fizzy head fades fairly quickly, little lacing, crystal clear golden chill hazed light pilsner color.

Nose light euro pilsner, light macro lager, some pilsner malt, light hint of saaz like hops, light mineral filled water,

Taste starts with a Euro pilsner, light and slight unhappy lager almost skunk, little bad lager, light sweet adjunct sugar additive, hint of bitterness more from bad lager than from the light hops, hint of lager fruit and pilsner. Finish has more light bad macro lager flavors slight skunk like and light sweet lager but fairly dry.

Mouth is lighter bodied, decent carb.

Overall meh, not a great beer but better than most trash pilsner beers, but not too bad.

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Photo of dcmchew
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of rudzud
2.61/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to JLindros for sharing this bottle.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a crystal clear piss yellow hue with a one finger white head that leaves thin wisps and a halo.

S - Aromas of strong malts and cereal grains.

T - Taste is similar to the nose with lots of malts and heavy grain. Very one dimensional.

M - Mouthfeel is crisp and clean with nice light carbonation.

O - Overall this isn't a bad euro pale ale fairly average. Glad I got to try!

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Photo of BlackHaddock
2.65/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Brown 50cl bottle poured into a pint handled glass in my hotel room on a very, very hot day in Ovacik, Turkey.

This is a supermarket beer (I assume) because I didn't see it in any bars while out in Turkey.

Looks and smells like a regular lager/pilsner, golden, bright, clear and more or less odourless.

The flavours were poor and weak, a watered down Efes Pilsner in all aspects. It was boring and had no redeeming features at all.

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Photo of aztraz
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of buzzy
2.49/5  rDev -17%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of flyingpig
2.43/5  rDev -19%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

330ml bottle as a gift from Turkey:
Clear, light golden & topped with a 2cm, bubbly white head that recedes fairly quickly to leave a tiny amount of lacing around the circumference & nothing else.

Light on the nose with some corn, straw & grassy hops. Some sweetness appears but it's quite bland overall with not all that much going on other than some bitterness towards the end.

Sweet with some corn and various hops, mainly grassy ones with some Saaz too. It was light tasting following on from the nose & a few grains come through from the middle on.

Light with moderate carbonation & some grain. It was easy enough to drink & it's inoffensiveness is probably one of it's best part. There's some light fizz on the tongue around the middle as well but for the most part the beer is quite bland.

My memory is a little hazy but this one doesn't seem all that different from Bomonti Filtresiz to me, it's basically the same type of beer with both coming across as typical, mass-produced pale lagers although this one doesn't seem quite as good as it's predecessor if I'm honest. Not one worth looking out for I'm afraid.

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3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Oidmoe
3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KevMo84
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of rarbring
2.08/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A clear straw colored beer. A high white head with no lacing and no curtains.

Smelling of boiled vegetables and some non-specific sourness. Very weak.

Tasting sweet sugar, some alka-seltzer and alkaloid.

Medium high carbonation, a fresh texture. A small body with an un-dry finish.

An uninteresting experience, probably easy to drink for an uninterested drinker.

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
2.93/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A gift from my cousin who just holidayed in Turkey. 500ml bottle. Pours a pale golden colour with a clear body & a big foamy white head. Aromas of grains, grass, bread & malt. Tastes of grains, grass, bread, honey & sweet malt. Aftertaste is sweet, grainy & malty.

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Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Wer34truh
2.11/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Sixpoint
2.87/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dcbeers
3.05/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of mscudder
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of 4ster
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
2.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kingmaker
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of der_meister
2.59/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of I3eer
3.57/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Bomonti from Anadolu Efes Brewery
Beer rating: 3 out of 5 with 50 ratings
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