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Brewed by Damm
Style: Pale Lager
Barcelona, Spain

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 981   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is the jewel in the crown of Dammís century-long beer-brewing experience. Since 1876, when Alsatian August Kuentzmann Damm founded the company bearing his name, numerous generations of master brewers have perfected this lager until it has become a landmark in the world of beers.

This lager beer with a universally appreciated character and taste is ideal for drinking at any time.

Its high quality is due to the finest selection of raw materials and the meticulous brewing process. It stands out for its creamy hops-flavoured froth and refreshing taste.


chickenflea's rating

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Bottle: Poured a very pale yellow lager with a large pure white foamy head with fair retention and some lacing. Aroma of lightly sweet malt. Unfortunately, there is also on off-putting skunkines there as well. Taste is somewhat light with light malt with no distinctive notes of adjunct and some light dry hops presence. Body is a little heavier than I expected for a lager. Good carbonation. Except for the funky aroma, the beer was not as bad as the rating it has been getting. I will bet in a blind taste test, this beer would fair much better.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maracuja05 (554) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2016
[backlog] 31-08-15 // bottle at Besitos Mainz. Clear golden colour. Clean and crisp taste. Nothing special.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fisler (396) - Bamberg, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2016
SchŲnes Gold im Glas, nicht zu hell, stabiler Schaum. In der Nase malzig, maischig, im Trunk malzig, leichte SŁŖe, hinten bitter. Hohe Drinkability, gut fŁr ein Industriebier.

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Bierdimpfe (327) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2016
Bright pale yellow color with a small cloud of fat bubbles. Faint frothy white 2 finger head, lasting around 5 minutes, with faint lacing. Flavors of skunk, roasted sweet grains, corn and syrup. Slick medium body with excessive prickly carbonation. Light finish with a short lingering thick syrupy feel, roasted malts, and faint noble hops. Overall this is crap. Watery flavors, too much sugar and low quality ingredients. Not fresh and flat. Boozy smell and filled with bad corn. The mouthfeel is slightly better than the average adjunct.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Larry_Duffman (374) - - SEP 17, 2016
I had it from the bottle. The taste is caramel malt, corn, and grain. Itís sweet but still pretty crisp and refreshing. This was better than expected. This is better than the average pale lager.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerRenter76 (831) - Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2016
Estrella pours a standard lager yellow body with decent carbonation and a thin white cap. Aroma of grain and barley some metallic notes as well. Flavor was similar to the aroma with the metallic bite fading quickly and grain/ grassy flavor taking over later. Overall a pretty standard beer, probably tastes better in Barcelona. Originally rated on 11/24/08

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Rhombic (111) - SPAIN - SEP 3, 2016
Bottle and draught. Clear pale golden colour with a decent head. Aroma is malty, paper-ish, OK but, as with most lagers, not really amazing. Flavour is malty and sweetish, quite nicely balanced, lacking a bit of complexity but otherwise fine. Body is medium, thin texture. There are worse lagers around.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Knelson24 (10) - SPAIN - AUG 30, 2016
Tried every format repeatedly. Donít trash talk the battle beer of Barcelona. Itís light and nearly flavorless, maybe a slight taste of barley or maize. Very light bodied. Itís refreshing and enjoyable on a hot day. Itís a consistent, mass produced beer and as long as itís cold and fresh I never think itís unpleasant tasting. Nearly interchangeable with sparkling water. Maybe slightly worse than sparkling water but it does contain alcohol.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bitek (439) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 27, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2016 Lekkie, słodowe, dość mocno wysycone. Na finiszu lekki kwasek. Goryczka delikatna.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madchemist83 (255) - USA - AUG 12, 2016
Great refreshing beer. Not sure what all ya smokin, you probably getting old ass bottles or your taste buds got destroyed by obscene amounts of hops and alcohol. Donít get me wrong I love IPAs but this is a great refreshing beer. Better then shit Budweiser or some Coors. Educate yourselves before giving bad review.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Quick3Beers (944) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Pours an apple juice color from a bottle, sweetbread and rice pudding aroma and flavor, but in an almost sour skunky way, not a comforting way. Flavor is similar, very sweet. Nope.


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