Brewed by Cervejaria Backer
Style: Pilsener
Belo Horizonte, Brazil


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Extreme series, lager-style beer, with strong American hops in addition to Brazilian Brown Sugar (Açucar Mascavo) a raw material naturally rich in potassium, calcium and iron.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
philippem (105) - Montréal, Quebec, - JAN 1, 2012
BOTTLE: at first, the aroma is not so bad; there is a shy but nice for what-it-is perfume of saaz hops, quickly replaced by an awesome fragrance ofjaritataca (skunk that is) and some hints of honey and there is a nice kind-of-pilsner color: blonde. yup, blonde. there you go: a real, true, authentic brazilian american pilsner. the thing is that there is no bitterness per se, it’s more about the very unpleasant acridness (a problem with the preservation of the bottle maybe? the sticker says best before august 30, 2012 thought and i bought it in mid-december, 2011... but the environment of the shop where i bought it could have been a problem; no air conditioned inside and it was more than 40°C outside and it was not stocked in any refrigerator). to me, it’s just another problematic brazilian beer, that was brewed with very good intentions. it’s why i always feel bad rating those beers. they do try to be different, but they just fail at it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4411) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Flying Scotsman, Stockholm.
Appearance: Clear golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, grass, hops.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, fruit, grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
denisconrado (23) - Montezuma, BRAZIL - FEB 1, 2015
Aparência: rótulo com design diferenciado, além de ser em vinil, bom pra gente colecionar; espuma média; coloração âmbar claro translúcido. Aroma: nunca tinha sentido algo assim, lembra mato depois de roçado. Paladar: destaque para o amargor do lúpulo, bem mais equilibrado com o malte do que uma IPA, por exemplo. O que salva é o preço aqui em Minas, porque reparei que em outros Estados é bem custoso. E eu ganhei o kit com as 4 Extremes + caldereta; obrigado meu caro Kell! Feliz 2015!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity grainy grassy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grainy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy grassy hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3803) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2014
Sample at Örebro Öl & Whisky 2014. Light and flowery smell. Similar taste. Strong bitterness, short and sharp. Clean with a strong bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (20449) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2014
Bottled at Bishops Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Clear deeo golden, small head. Fruity, grassy dusty nose. Mid sweet with medium body and clean crystal malt profile. Interesting toasty, dusty flavours. Mid bitter finish. Well made, elegant modern style lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eduardovl (999) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 350ml bottle served in a pokal glass. Bottle art looks like a reference to the American Flying Dog brewery beers. This beer is part of the "extreme series" produced by Backer, a brewery located in the state of Minas Gerais - Brazil. It’s a 5% ABV American style Pilsen brewed with "açúcar mascavo", brown cane sugar. A: Pours an orange clear color forming a medium, thin bubbled white head. Medium retention forming a lot of thing and lingering lacings in the glass S: Extremely grassy and piny in the nose. Sweet and malty. Crispy. Strong notes of Pilsen and pale malts. Good combination of flowery aromatic hops T: Sightly sweet upfront. Great malty backbone. Good combination of American and Czech hops (Good notes of piny hops). Great bitter end (well applied 31.5 IBUs). IMHO, the açúcar mascavo not only improves the hops bitterness, but also orchestrates, somehow, the combination of malts and hops adding some light sour notes to the final taste M: Light body. Good carbonation. Sweet malts, piny hops and some sour notes in the aftertaste O: Good drinkability. Unique, refreshing and pleasant Pilsener. Another Três Lobos quality beer [ BA Review @ 8/15/2012 ]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
digopossobon (319) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 20, 2014
Amarelo dourado. Creme amarelado bem formado, com bolhas médias. Ótima persistência. Aroma doce, herbal. Lúpulo fica ausente. Boa intensidade. Bom amargor. Lúpulo mais forte. Bastante leve. Retrogosto mais pronunciado, amargo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aloiscarvalho (68) - - AUG 16, 2014
Amargor acentuado, baixa espuma, cor amarelo escuro, bem lupulada, um pouco acida.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
floydian1 (1103) - FNQ, Australia, - JUL 3, 2014
355ml bottle (exp 30-3-15). Dark golden pour with average sized white head. Soft aromas of honey, grains and a hint of orange that is also reflected in the taste. Not much hop bitterness for a pilsner. Sweet malty palate with flattish carbonation. Not really a pilsner but still OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dwyerpg (4734) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Another okay beer, seems more like a pale lager than a pils. Nothing memorable.

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