Brewed by Hijos de Rivera
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
A Coruña, Spain


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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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1906, Reserva Especial, culmina una tradicion cervecera iniciada en el ano 1906 con una cerveza ideal para los que prefieren un sabor y caracter mas acentuado, su elaboracion se realiza a partir de maltas tostadas y lupulos aromaticos equilibrandose tras una guara prolongada hasta alcanzar su especial color, aroma y sabor.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ronaldtheriot (1369) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JAN 31, 2013
1906 Reserva Especial has a thin, white, soapy head, a hazy, orange-golden appearance, lots of little orange chunks floating about, some streaming bubbles, and a decent amount of lacing left behind. The aroma is bold and rich. One picks up medium-roasted barley malt, some alcohol sweetness, and brown bread. Taste is of all those, plus some bread crust, a slight hop bitterness, and even a fruitiness (figs?). Mouthfeel is medium, and 1906 Reserva Especial finishes mostly dry, fairly refreshing, bold, and strong. This is more of a sipper, really. Overall, I think it’s a really delicious beer. RJT

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilverfoX (469) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
smells mildly coffeeish, drank straight from the bottle but its gold we know that, taste is actually quite smooth with a lingering refreshing wateryness, does that make sense? been a heavy weekend!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luegomeloacabo (50) - A Coruña, SPAIN - JAN 7, 2015
It’s the best of Hijos de Rivera’s beers. More tasty than Estrella Galicia. My favourite spanish industrial lagers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rondphoto (2371) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 9, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear medium amber with a full beige head cover, thin streaks of lace. Aroma of malt and maybe a little corn(?). Taste is malt that grows sweeter as it enters the palate, then adding mild floral hops on the swallow, both sides glide through a short finish. Reasonably good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
didierlewallon (163) - ponferrada, SPAIN - DEC 7, 2014
Cerveza de color ámbar con una cabeza de color blanca. Aroma a malta tostada, caramelos y lúpulos. Sabor dulce, a caramelo y notas de hierbas. Cerveza normal, nada mas que decir.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Drake (9264) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2014
11.2 ounce bottle from Beer Run, Reserva Especial label, opened 11/5/14. Pours a clear pale amber with a large foamy white head. Fair head retention. Skunky aroma with notes of nuts and caramel. The taste is caramel, cherries, skunky finish. Thin bodied. Not much here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cerbier (310) - - NOV 19, 2014
0,33l Flasche. Goldbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Kaum Aroma. Schmeckt erst bitter, herb. Zum Schluß kommt ein Caramel Geschmack hinzu.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EddyBeer1 (949) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2014
Ambrée claire, effervescence moyenne-légère, quasi aucune bulle, col blanc fin disparaît rapidement. Principalement maltée, un peu de caramel, petite amertume, légèrement aqueuse. D’une banalité sans nom.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holmen1 (2866) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2014
0,33 flaske på La Gran Taberna i Granada (som 1906 Reserva Especial): flott maltkropp med mye kjaramellsødme. Lett bitterhet, kanskje litt i ubalanse. Men den smakte godt i muntert selskap på denne kjempekoselige tapasbaren.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (513) - Xiamen, CHINA - NOV 4, 2014
330ml bottle from Tasty Life, Xiamen. Pours dark amber with a thin white head. Metallic malty aroma. Sweet alcoholic finish. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
milewide (1593) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Fine body and more hop bitterness than expected. A malt forward, slightly sweet, brew.

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