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Brewed by San Miguel
Style: Dunkel/Tmavż
Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines

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RATINGS: 416   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cerveza Negra has roasted malty notes which extends to its taste. It is full-flavored and full bodied. Bitterness is moderate but still smooth.

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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ludwig (60) - USA - APR 10, 2003
This is a very, very average dark lager, from some of the ratings I was expecting much more. Average dark lager.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bocaxio (2) - - MAY 11, 2017 does not count
Light and Crisp, with aroma of baklava, with chocolate caramel flavor... great for bbq ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fajry (2019) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 4, 2017
Bottle on Boracay. Tmava cierna farba, bez peny. Vona sladova, sladka, ovocna, karamel. Chut sladka, karamel, ovocie, trpka cokolada.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JohnRMurdoch (4786) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2017
Tap @ The 1925 Microbrewery & Restaurant, Singapore as San Miguel Negra. Very dark brown, good head. Sour vegetable malt aroma. Sour milky toffee flavour. Smooth and creamy. Not a good beer. I just took it as I havenít yet rated a Philippines beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Luneylane (143) - Taipei City, TAIWAN - FEB 12, 2017
A bottle from Jasonís near NCCU, drunk at home. Aroma: sour, bready, some molasses. Appearance: opaque, oxtail soup, minimal lacing. Palate: rather light-bodied, oily, soft carbonation. Noticably malty at the finish, but nothing spectacular. Taste: malty, quite flavoursome for its ABV. I would happily drink another, though I think Iím going down with a cold.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (14770) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 25, 2017
Draft - Molasses and dark sweet malts. Deep mahogany with a frothy light brown head. Sweet mollassses and dark malt. Dark sweet and malty.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (10040) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - JAN 23, 2017
Bottle at the Queen bee, Bangkok. Thin off white head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Not bad

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
colui72 (938) - HONG KONG - JAN 6, 2017
Reason why Iíve tried this beer besides coming from San Miguel: I found it at Wellcome (one of the more local and Chinese oriented supermarket). Which confirms my prediction about the Chinese beer market switching to dark beers soon, and now itís an invasion! And Iím very happy about this! Coming to this beer itís actually a surprise: nice appearance, dark brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, quite flat. Taste is the surprise: roasted malts, bread, molasses, caramel, ripe fruits. Absolutely decent! The rise of craft beer has helped the improvement of crap beer! Well done!

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JFGrind (2038) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2016
Picked up a bottle under its Cerverza Negra alias. Dark brown, light bodied, chocolate malts, reminds me of its Mexican Negra ícousiní.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (5392) - Michigan, USA - OCT 4, 2016
330 ml bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours crystal clear dark reddish brown color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Nice spotty lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toasted dark bread, brown sugar, and nuttiness; with lighter notes of molasses, toffee, coffee, dark fruit, slight herbal/grass, and roast/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop/fruity yeast notes; with solid strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toasted dark bread, and nuttiness; with lighter notes of molasses, toffee, coffee, dark fruit, slight herbal/grass, and roast/toasted earthiness. Light herbal/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toasted dark bread, brown sugar, nuttiness, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light dryness from hop/roast bitterness as well. Fairly clean on lager flavors; some light fruitiness and minimal off flavors. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, creamy, and lightly sticky/chalky balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5%. Overall this is a good dark lager style. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; very smooth and easy to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Maits (346) - ESTONIA - AUG 9, 2016
Dark brown clear beer with some head. Malty and caramel in aroma. Taste is roasted malt and slightly bitter. Quite Ok to drink, body is light.


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