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Cerveza Rio Bravo Pilsener

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Brewed by Cervecería Mexicana
Style: Pilsener
Tecate, Mexico

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.36   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mexico’s famous Rio Bravo lager brewed only with water, two row barley malt, hops and yeast.


1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
TedE (447) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 23, 2015
355ml can into glass. Says ’lager ’not pilsener but identical otherwise. Sweet corn chemical nose. Pours with a massive white foam head. Slightly hazy yellow with a few trailing bubbles. Tastes of cardboard, and old cardboard at that. Strange sour aftertaste that becomes aspirin bitter. Weird and unpleasant.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Ngejo (553) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - DEC 7, 2014
Can. Pale, clear, frothy, white foam, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, fizzy, & astringent finish.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
ALLOVATE (2592) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2013
Yellow gold with soda-pop carbonation and grossly lacking in the head department. Rice pudding, apple pulp and creamed corn nose with a subtle manky fruit peel note. Similar in taste. Very starchy with fruit esters that have run amok of what I’d imagine their goal ’beer’ was. Featherweight body with a sprightly effervescence. Dry, crisp and short in the finish (Thanks!!). Soapy lather upon the tongue seems harmful. No hops, a fleeting touch of sun-drenched grain seems a hidden reward for drinking, Nothing to like here. Can’t say the heat of Mexico would call for beers of such low-strung calibre. I just couldn’t continue. BAD! (12fl.Oz can, BB 07/05/14, Cellarbrations Carlisle)

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jkwood04 (4649) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 3, 2013
12oz bottle in a footed pilsener. Pours light golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of pale malts and light hops. Flavor the same, with a little tin in the finish. Average to light texture. Not bad but not great.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mezcalmannen (395) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2012
The colour of this can is bronze, head is white. Plenty of malts on the nose, biscuits and light fruits as well. I like the flavour, it has a strong malt base and a good tantalizing finish were the hops come out, pretty good this one.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 13, 2012
Pours light golden with a thin off-white head. Notes of sweet pale malt, biscuit, and light herbs. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
shrubber85 (8836) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2012
Bottle. Slightly sweet barley malt aroma. Golden yellow color with large white head. Slightly sweet barley malt and light hint of herbal hops. No bad flavors - a decent enough beer, just not much there.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAY 12, 2011
Bottle: Clean gold color with a sturdy white head. Solid toasty flavor with a light crisp bitterness and limey freshness. Nice clean finish, full flavored mouthfeel. Tasty!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3742) - Xalapa, MEXICO - APR 22, 2011
Surprise, surprise. Not another awful mexican lager. I would had bet it was going to be disgusting. BUt it has very nice features: color, yeast, hops’ aroma. Very nice aftertaste and awesome shape.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Braudog (5999) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Bottle. Pale straw colored, as you’d expect. Initially poofy topped, this is somewhat musty with a lemon twist. Creamy mouthfeel. (#4093, 3/19/2011)


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