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


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RATINGS: 471   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.
Cerveza Especial / Premium Lager
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, maize and hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MullMan (1099) - New York, USA - MAY 1, 2005
bottle, at a fancy tapas bar in NYC called ~n, where they think this is a special beer. pale yellow color, white foamy head and sudsy lacing. aroma is dead grass, metallic. flavor is dry straw, metallic. lots of carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - APR 28, 2005
I am going against the grain here by stating that I enjoyed this beer. I found it to be well presented in the glass as most beers tend to be but the nose and flavour were surprsing. Goodmaltiness and a real crispness that surpassses most of the Euro pale lagers. Subtly dry in the finish and the sort of beer that would be a welcome accompaniment to a barbecue or some fresh shellfish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hotstuff (4303) - Indiana, USA - APR 23, 2005
Bottle. Poured a small sized white head, sparse lacing, fine-small sized bubbles, cloudy, carbonated, and a straw yellow hue. Malty, hoppy, sweet aroma. Flavor was malty. Tingly mouthfeel. Light body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ancherrera (162) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2005
Just a regular lager.,.. from Spain. Hoppy, lots of carbonation. Not much malt. Light, refreshing, if you like Bud/Coors/Miller you can drink this and pretend you like real berr... hell it’s from Europe isn’t it?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bluevegie (3063) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2005
Yes presentation is fine but it doesn’t get any better after that. I don’t know what selected hops they chose to put in this cos all I can pick up is the malt and the maize.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2005 This is a fine looking brew, but then you’re left with your basic dead skunk in the middle of the road, and it’s stinking to high heavens.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hendo (110) - Sint Anthonis, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2005
This probably tasted better for me because I was drinking it in a Tapas Bar last night. But yeah it’s not very inspiring,however you can taste the maize in it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiulijn (15378) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 12, 2005
Blond color. Some malty aroma and bready taste, quite high bitterness. Ordinary and not particularly interesting. Sweeter than the average South European Lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
motelpogo (7054) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 20, 2004
bottled. just typical bland, pale, cardboardy,dryish, flavourless spanish beer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
skaughty (650) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 30, 2004
Yep. We have a (paper bag) dry and mildly hoppy lager here. As far as adjuncts go, I’ll take the corn in this one over rice any day.

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