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

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RATINGS: 459   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Cerveza Especial / Premium Lager
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, maize and hops.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
PeterA (340) - - MAY 13, 2009
Bottle. Malts and corn in the aroma, light yellow color with a thin head. I noticed the corn in the flavor, but not in an off-putting way. It quite refreshing and went well with the pizza I was eating at the time. I think this could be a good session beer on a hot afternoon.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
AL3XIO20 (1) - - NOV 19, 2014 does not count
As a joker of the game I have to say Estrella Galicia is well above the Jack, Queen, King and Ace. It brings back long memories of the Kingdom of Galicia and the Condado Portucalense - Paradox reference. Unfortunately the Oliver lad does not find this beer to be a treat at all. Overall 20 escudos out of 20

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Chopper925 (176) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle. Clear straw yellow color, small, white, lingering head. Aroma is fruity, grassy, nice. Taste is light sweet, with a decent bitterness and a light sour note. Medium to thin texture, with a fresh carbonation. Aftertaste is somewhat bread, malt and grass. Quite drinkable, not bad at all, also nothing special.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bursprak (708) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle. Golden pour with a frothy head. Hay, corn, wheat, sweat, hay, grass and metal. Meh.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Abio (1628) - Waasland, BELGIUM - OCT 30, 2014
A plain pilsener. Nothing to get excited about, but in my opinion slightly better as a lot of the Belgian macro Pilseners.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brainiac (159) - Riga, LATVIA - OCT 21, 2014
0.5l can from The province of Galicia. Usual pale lager aroma. Little bitterish on the tongue. Fairly long aftertaste for a pale lager, its cool.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GuideDogSaint (402) - Xiamen, CHINA - OCT 17, 2014
330ml bottle from Tasty Life, Xiamen. Pours golden with a thin white head. Aroma of lemon with some malt. Finish is on the bitter side. Overall better than I was expecting.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
edgallow (2272) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 16, 2014
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, toffee and grass. Taste is malts and straw.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mbranco (1) - PORTUGAL - OCT 5, 2014 does not count
1986 Red, its best edition. Definitely, no other spanish beer is better than this one!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PapaVillum (493) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
33 cl, flaske, 5,5 % ABV, købt i SuperBest ved Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads på Østerbro, 30. september 2014. Gyldenbrun og filtreret/klar Pale Lager med 1 1/2 cm offwhite-farvet skumtop. Aroma: rugbrød (rug), malt, kælderaroma, hø og skunky. Overraskende god smag omend vi er ovre i pilsner-type øllet. God balance mellem sødme og bitterhed med en tydelig rugmaltssmag. Opsummering: let til middel sødme, middel bitter og zero sur. Kroppen er middel fyldig med en oily konsistens. Øllet er karboneret på et medium niveau. Afslutningen er medium bitter og middel af længde. Helt klart én af de bedre spanske øl, jeg har smagt, og på ferie ville jeg ikke være skuffet over ad- og tilgangen til denne.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TampaTim (10) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2014
bread, resin, dough, pale, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, fizzy, astringent, thin feel, light body,


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