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La Virgen Jamonera

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Brewed by Cervezas La Virgen
Style: Amber Ale
Las Rozas, Spain

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pinball (11517) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2015
from palma. clear yellow slightly orange, fluffy offwhite head. yeasty, malty, sour sockey aroma. not really very pleasant. Flavor is malty, caramelly, slightly nutty, practically no hops, a very malty brew. Also not very interesting.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamaty (1328) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 7, 2015
Ambar, turbia. Muy escasa espuma. Aroma escaso. Suave en boca, algo aguada pero cremosa. Carbonatacion baja. En boca equilibrada entre dulce caramelo y lupulo frutal, lago de naranja y melocoton. Buena.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
alomtnez (202) - SPAIN - MAY 10, 2015
On tap at La Camarilla. Hazy coppery colour. Weak aroma toasted malts.Weak flavour: some toasted malt with a slight hoppy bitterness.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
degargon (5) - - APR 3, 2015 does not count
Suave aroma, toque de ciruela y con toques de ciruela pasa. Toques cítricos.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jpkeskinen (383) - FINLAND - FEB 3, 2015
Drank from a bottle. Quite ok. There isnít that much taste but for that reason it works nicely with food.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (1345) - SPAIN - DEC 5, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color dorado. Sabor a malta, muy ligeramente citrico, a levadura. Refrescante.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
migajos (302) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 12, 2014
On tap at La Buena Pinta, Madrid. Aroma: fresh, fruity, citrusy. Taste: again fruity, citrusy, drnkable, light. Beautiful head. Not too bad for amber ale (not my favorite style).

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
janubio (538) - SPAIN - NOV 6, 2014
Golden colour, small head that vanishes too soon, no lace. Smell is salty, smoked, maybe some hints of fruits and caramel. Light body, correct carbonation and watery palate. Thin palate. Taste has some hints of caramel and fruits too. I guess if you try hard (and knowing what it is about) you can say it pairs with spanish jam, Ií ve tasted it on its own and I canít find nothing special, being the second time Iíve tried it.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eRock_2013 (333) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2014
The Spanish have taken their passion for jamon to a new level, designing and naming a beer to complement a serving of Iberian ham. I've sampled this with and without the ham accompaniment, and this beer successfully stands alone and pairs well as recommended. From the bottle, this amber ale pours a light brown amber-accented color, not the most interesting but average. Smell is on the weaker side but is malty with caramel notes. The flavor is what struck me as most impressive, a rich warm toasty caramel maltiness that is exceedingly sabroso, very straightforward and not complex but enjoyable as it is. Some hoppy bitterness in the finish. Light bodied, but not watery or weak. Good subtle carbonation. Not a sophisticated brew but well done.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
yiannnos (1150) - , CYPRUS - OCT 16, 2014
Light amber colour, light maltiness and some caramel, light bodied, not too exciting


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