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Brewed by Hijos de Rivera
Style: Pale Lager
A Coruña, Spain

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RATINGS: 524   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Cerveza Especial / Premium Lager
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, maize and hops.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUL 17, 2007
Thanks Dad! Had this one bottled. Poured a clear, straw yellow with a nice thick, bubbly head, slightly sweet, corny nose which carried into the flavor. Corny malts and very slight hoppiness. Finish was clean but bland. This was my first Spanish beer and I’m a bit disappointed.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
dwyerpg (4904) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 8, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2008 I have to say that my first rating may be a sign that it was a hot day. I had this again and it was very skunky and bad. Smelled and tasted terrible. First score 2.8 This was a pretty decent lager. A crisp flavor and an okay finish, it goes well on a hot day here in Vegas, and just glad I came to this tapas restaurant - surprised to find a new beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SSSteve (3972) - - JUL 7, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2008 cloudy dark gold with a thin filmy head. aroma of stale hops and cider. this may have gone bad. flavors of caramel and stale hops. not really hoppy but the caramel flavors cover it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
morrdt (715) - Dirty Mo’, North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2007
Single bottle from a mix pack I made at World Market. Pours a light yellow color with a fizzy head. Aroma is non existent. Taste is a little sweet with a bit of bitterness on the end. I’ve had a lot worse than this, and this was okay.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2403) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2007
AAAAHHHH YES! NEW YEARS EVE 2004 AT THE ANDALUCIA 9TH AVE NYC! MY BEAUTIFUL WIFE OF 25 YEARS, WONDERFUL SPANISH FOOD (SEAFOOD OF COURSE) AND A DECENT SPANISH BEER. YEAH, THE FOOD WAS BETTER THAN THE BEER.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - JUN 5, 2007
My best friend just returned from Spain and while there he said that the two most popular beers in Spain were San Miquel and this one. So in an effort to see what the Spaniards are drinking, I popped the top on this and gave it a go. Aroma was lightly skunked, corn flakes and suprisingly a hop aroma (albeit very weak). Appearance was yellow, clear and fizzy. Mouthfeel was light, clean. Flavor was mostly corn and malts. Nothing bad, but I don’t see the appeal. Well, I do see the appeal because it’s inoffensive, nearly tasteless and reminded me of the BMC swill here in the States. So this must be the Swill of Spain. Yea for me.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybercat (4088) - Georgia, USA - MAY 28, 2007
I poured this into a glass to better appreciate it. Color is a nice golden with a very thick head. Aroma is strong and malty, but not complex - rather typical of a lager. Flavor is mostly malty and fairly bitter; finish is smooth. Not an exceptional or exciting beer, but worth a try.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 22, 2007
Bottle. Clear golden colour. Bit sweet and slightly fruitish aroma, wwhich appear a little bit more in the flavour and with a bit more caramel. Simple but ok beer.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
hopscotch (10144) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2007
Bottle... Hazy, light golden lager with a small, fluffy, white head. Decent retention. Honey and herbal hop nose with a flavor to match. Leans far onto the sweet side of balance... medium sweet and lightly bitter. Medium-bodied and almost creamy with moderate carbonation. Sweet, watery finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
toulstrup (15) - Maalov, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2007
Bottle. Clear golden color with a small white head. Aroma is floral, hay and slightly hoppy. Flavor is light sweetness with a medium bitterness in the finish. A pretty standard lager, but would do good as a summer thirstquencer after gardenwork :-)


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