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Quilmes - Cervecería y Maltería Quilmes / Grupo Bemberg

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336 Ratings
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Ratings: 336
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 2.66
pDev: 22.93%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería y Maltería Quilmes / Grupo Bemberg visit their website

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-11-2002)
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Reviews by n0rc41:
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1.9/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

props to "womencantsail" on the review I am again going to steal some of his review being we both obviously got the same beer case (congrats brother on the case of shitty beer lol I am enjoying it myself)

Another "Beer of the World" tastings from the 12 packs my girl got me from world market

A: out of a brown bottle, didnt see much of the beer, came out yellow though if that helps.

S: While the primary aroma is grain and corn sweetness, there actually is a bit of a spicy hop component to this. ( I agree but the smell is still of some cheap cheap bud light tecate like my last ed hardy beer, they smelled alot the same)

T: Like the aroma, the taste is actually not bad (especially considering what it could have been). A surprising amount of spice and hop character to go with the sweetness.( I agree it has more taste but I dont see the spices in it. I see more cheap beer "D" its plain horrible still.)

M: The beer is still light and fizzy, of course. (ditto)

D: Really not a bad little lager. I'd much rather drink this than Bud or Coors or Miller. (I agree)

Serving type: bottle(yup)

beer overall in my opinion is still a "D" if not "F+" either way STAY AWAY!

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2009 10:48:51 | More by n0rc41
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A brilliantly shining medium gold, this beer produces a purely white head that maintains what I would consider the exact median in height, retention and lacing, a mixture of spotting and patches splattered here and there.
Grainy, yes, but this beer's nose produces a malts base that comes off as strong compared to many like it, bready and less dry than most but with an accompanying sweetness that isn't too cloying (or too much like corn syrup, for that matter).
It's actually slightly less grainy on the tongue, though somewhat, with malts holding the base as a light must, sulfuric note and mineral element come through into the middle and finish it out with a kiss of grassy leaf.
Crisp, yes, moderately clean and even with some smoothness to it, this beer is just unoffensive all the way around. If you have your choice of pale/adjunct lagers, this will be better than many of your other (albeit limited) options.

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2.75/5  rDev +3.4%

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United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.85/5  rDev +44.7%
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While Quilmes doesn't have the best appearance or smell, it does the job on taste and on my buzz. I usually have these at the local Argentinian restaurant here in Miami. This goes great with the churrasco steak and the other dishes they serve. I have found it best to be enjoyed when the bottle is nice and cold. I usually take a sip from the bottle before pouring it into a chilled glass.

The appearance isn't anything out of this world, neither is the smell, but the taste is amazing. Very smooth and no nasty after taste. Great for on the beach or at home, give it a shot.

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1.94/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear straw color. The head is actually fairly respectable, at two fingers high with a white color. Retention, on the other hand, is poor. There are small amounts of lacing left behind.

S: There's something unpleasantly vegetal about the nose. Otherwise, it ticks the typical macro lager boxes well enough: some cereal grain, a touch of diacetyl, and even a malty hint. I just can't shake the cooked vegetables at all.

T: It tastes like...well, an AAL really. There's a little corn sweetness to open it up, while the finish is actually somewhat bitter (all relative, of course...) I'd enjoy the bitterness a lot more if it weren't so damn vegetal tasting. All in all, the stereotypical crappy macro lager.

M: Remember that bitterness I talked about earlier? It narrowly prevents this from being a sickly sweet mess - instead it's only kind of sickly sweet. It's still drinkable, though: this would be solid in hot weather...but uh oh, Argentina isn't known for its blistering heat. Hey, at least it's not overcarbonated!

O: Welp, I just ticked Argentina. Granted, the tick was just another lame macro lager, but who cares?! I ticked a country I never thought I would be able to relatively soon. I'd never want to drink this again, though - even among similar AAL's it blows chunks.

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S: Not much nose. Cereal & light fruit aromas that are quite faint.
T: Bready sweet fruity flavors. Very watery and lacking much taste.
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I find Quilmes a great beer, even though it is mass produced and distributed. It pours light golden, with little fizzle bubbles, and medium/average head. it has a hoppy taste, with hints of tropical fruits, citric, and rice,. It drinks smooth, with a mild edge, and mild aftertaste. It leaves the plate refreshed and wanting more. It is widely sold in the United States.

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Quilmes from Cervecería y Maltería Quilmes / Grupo Bemberg
63 out of 100 based on 336 ratings.