superspak (5871) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2017 ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rated 3/16/13. 12 oz bottle into a Samuel Smith pint glass.
A: Pours a lighter straw color with a good bit of translucence to its body. The head is a two finger white shade. Bubbly as can be, it fades away quickly, and doesn’t leave much lacing on the glass, either.
S: Grains and light maltiness, about what I expect from a Mexican lager. Oh, and some noble hops. Gee, imagine that, noble hops in a lager! Whodathunkit? I also notice some tart lemon/lime qualities.
T: The lime tone in the aroma moves down to the tongue, supporting a sweet malt base and faint yet zesty hop bite. Adjunct notes are thankfully kept in check. Simple as can be, but it just works so well with what it has.
M: Light and crisp. Carbonation isn’t overbearing, and it’s superbly drinkable.
O: This isn’t just good for a Mexican lager - it’s a legitimately good beer, period. Merely drinking this makes me think about 78F sunny days laying on the patio without a care in the world. This beer has just given me A) a go-to in Mexican restaurants, B) something to buy for non-beer-drinking guests when hosting a party, and C) something to actually enjoy besides margaritas should I ever end up vacationing in Cabo San Lucas.
12 ounce bottle into lager glass; bottled on 9/2/2016, best before 9/2017. Pours slightly hazy pale golden yellow color with a 1 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of cracker, white bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light pepper, and herbal/grassy earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of pale malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; with solid strength. Taste of big cracker, white bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light pepper, and herbal/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate herbal, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of cracker, white bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light pepper, and herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and balance of pale malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from bitterness. Perfectly clean on lager flavors, with zero yeast notes present. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp/clean, bready/grainy, and fairly sticky balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 4.7%. Overall this is a delicious pale lager style. All around nice robustness and balance of pale malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink with the modestly bitter/drying finish. Very flavorful for the low ABV. Clean pils malts with balancing earthy noble hop flavors. A very enjoyable offering, and spot on style example. More hop presence than most imports. Paddycairns (64) - - SEP 17, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2017 Most flavoursome of lagers ive had whiles staying in mexico for 2 weeks, very refreshing in the humidity. suitable hoppy flavour usually found in pilsener style lager but corny and straw. Almost dry tightslice (1397) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 7, 2017
Bottle from Margaritas in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is seltzer, paper pulp water, some corn and apples soaked in water. Taste is cardboard soda. Refreshing on a hot day. User134089 (1644) - - MAR 31, 2017
Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Clear 15.25-oz. pilsner
From: Left over from the in-laws
Purchased: N/A; Received March 12, 2017
Consumed: March 13, 2017
Reviewed as: German Pilsner
Misc.: Best by July 2017
Has vaguely heard of Bohemia beers, but the Gellar’s left it with a bunch of others after my daughter’s fourth birthday party. Beer Advocate calls it a German Pilsner. Going with that. Not expecting much.
Poured a light yellow clear color with 2-to-3 fingers of frothy white head. Lots of bubble streams coming up from the bottom of the glass as expected. Decent watery foamy lacing. Outstanding retention. (Sight - 4.00)
Smelled usual notes of grass, hay, sweet corn, wheat, honey, cereal and bread. Really good though, true to the style. (Smell - 4.00)
Tasted not nearly as good as the smell, but still decent. Got hay, corn, honey wheat, grass, cereal, sourdough bread and spoiled grapes. There was also a slight peppery spice lingering on the palate. (Taste - 3.25)
Light body. Thin texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Abrupt, slightly spicy finish. (Feel – 3.25)
Wow, I was scared early on that this was going to be good. It was not, but it was decent. (Overall - 3.25)
3.42 78 B-
sccp1910 (279) - BRAZIL - MAR 18, 2017
Uma lager de sabor marcante e envolvente, bem maltada e saborosa. Precisa ser reavaliada quanto aroma e aparência, pois foi tomada em long neck.
snoworsummer (5956) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2017
Bottle. Tastes like corn, straw, grassy, and doughy malt. Light body and low/medium carbonation. migwell (366) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 28, 2017
Somewhere I picked up a list of ’100 Beers to Try Before You Die’ and this one was on that list, which is otherwise more interesting and to the point. I suppose if you had a bunch of other Mexican beers and Asian beers, Bohemia might stand out... but world class it definitely is not. Grainy corn aroma, mildly unpleasant metallic flavor along with the maltiness, some hay, light on the tongue and at least it has a clean finish, no lingering unpleasantness. Ice cold, on a hot day, this would be passable. sonnycheeba (6259) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 14, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear gold. Not bad for what it is; pale malt, light yeast esters, faint sweetness, and some adjuncts. Light body. BlackHaddock (7562) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2017
12 fl oz bottle on 12th Feb 2017: into a Corsendonk stemmed tulip at my Son-in-Laws, bought in a local supermarket in Laguna Niguel. Looked like any other Pale Lager: clean, clear and bright golden, the head a fast fading white affair. Sadly the aroma and taste were not as good as the looks. Slight malty, grainy, corny nose and flavour. Had worse Mexicans. ZxWx (87) - MEXICO - FEB 5, 2017
Aroma: caramel, herbs, bread
Appearance: golden, clear, minimal head, white foam,
Taste: lightly bitter, light sweetness, bread, cereal
Palate: light body, thin feel, lively,