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Cerveja Cristal Preta

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Brewed by Unicer Bebidas
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Balio, Portugal

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
camoes (210) - PORTUGAL - NOV 17, 2014
Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 4C - Schwarzbier). Bottle 33 cl - Batch L2617S43. AROMA: clean lager background with mild sweetness and roasted notes with almost burnt character. APPEARANCE: very dark color and almost opaque. dark ivory head with low retention. TASTE: light malt flavour with light roasted notes. low bitterness with an aftertaste that dries out through time. some residual sweetness. clean lager profile. PALATE: light body with moderate carbonation. OVERALL: a schwarzbier that lacks body and some bitterness. it could also drop the food coloring.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (2387) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2014
Smooth and soft beer, with some notes of malt and caramel. Nice, but nothing special.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mangericanito (12) - Lisboa, PORTUGAL - DEC 15, 2013
Nao é a melhor bujeca do mundo mas fico contente quandovsei que tenho uma no frigorífico

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ruigo (1247) - PORTUGAL - DEC 4, 2013
I drunk it a while ago. A dark beer with some caramel and coffee notes. Drinkable but not remarkable, but good for Portuguese standards.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (5900) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 17, 2013
Bottled 330ml. -from Jumbo Cascais. Brownish coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, light caramel nose. Light roasted malt, some light caramel and brown sugar with nutty notes in rather short finish. Pretty average.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (9935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Bottle in the hotel Cascais, from Jumbo Cascais, 12/09/13. Pours mahogony brown with a good light tan head that soon dissipates to a covering. Nose is toasted malts, brown sugar, grain, fruits. Taste is caramelised sugars, bready malts, woody tones, brown bread, nutty. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation with a touch of spritz, toasty bready finale. So so - good by Portugeuse standards!

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
McNeillR (1325) - SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2013
Black with glint of ruby body, tan-ish head that lasted about ten seconds. Burnt toast and mircowaved chocolate nose. Very tinny/mettalic initial taste that isn’t shaken by a maltier middle and roast finish. Fairly poor.

Bottle, random grocers, Porto

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with excellent duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are caramel, molasses, malt, grain and hops.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (10782) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle. Frothy off-white good mostly deminishing head. Dark amber colour. MOderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Week fruity notes. Light bitter flavor. Short light bitter finish. Watery palate.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdamJackson (2875) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 21, 2012
AirForce Hops..you’re good people. 12oz in an HFS wine goblet. Dark nutty brown, hints of amber ont he edges. off white head that fades slowly. Very light, toasted and roasty. Sort of a cheap scent. Taste are hints of caramel and other sugars. Sort of creamy. There’s some hint of fruits like pears and apples. It’s not terrible. Weak and very much a BBQ beer.


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