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Brahma - Companhia Cervejaria Brahma

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BA SCORE
59
awful

191 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 2.39
pDev: 25.94%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Companhia Cervejaria Brahma visit their website
Brazil

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: soper2000 on 04-28-2005)
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Shadman

Alberta (Canada)

2.38/5  rDev -0.4%

should score points on the ergonomic bottle design

average looking lager...bone white head that receded quite quickly to a very thin white ring. Weak lacing

not getting a lot nasal wise..some weak grainy malt and some adjuncts...maybe corn..?

faint bready malt and sweetness from corn adjuncts no doubt. Found the finish to be fairly dry.

thin and quite watery mouthfeel

Did I mention the cool bottle? Good. Because that's about all this beer has going for it vs. the cost. No wonder Molson had to climb into bed with Coors after they bought into this dog.

05-07-2007 05:02:26 | More by Shadman
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Kulrak

Australia

2.4/5  rDev +0.4%

Pours a golden color with a small amount of creamy white head that fades away pretty quickly but does lace the glass. Smells slightly yeasty, and that's about it. The taste is about the same, slightly yeasty, and that's about it. I can't taste any malt or hop flavor in it. Mouthfeel is a little heavy, and slightly tingly, but mostly watery. Overall, it's pretty drinkable, as it makes no statements.

08-12-2007 10:34:29 | More by Kulrak
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giblet

Ohio

2.4/5  rDev +0.4%

another in a long long list of bbq/lawnmowing beers. you can find better, you can find cheaper, you can find better and cheaper. if i was in south america i would get it again. here there are too many better alternatives.

that being said it is not bad. adjunct. poured golden with good carbonation. decent smell of grains. taste is much the same. nothing to write home about. no lace.

suckem up and movem out.

giblet

05-28-2009 22:08:54 | More by giblet
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Northsider

Illinois

2.42/5  rDev +1.3%

Overall I was not impressed with Brahma. I must say I do prefer the Brahma Extra (whatever that means) to this one. Really this beer has no smell or taste, if anything it's bread flavored water...and a carbonated alternative to soda on hot days in Brazil. I really can't say much more other than this stuff is EVERYwhere...there's no escaping it's blandness.

If you must drink Brahma, try to go for the "Extra". Extra what though?

05-21-2011 13:26:33 | More by Northsider
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scottoale

California

2.45/5  rDev +2.5%

12fl.oz.clear bottle pours gold with a disappearing white bubble head, lace= none. Not much in the way of carbonation, a few bubbles rising.

Sweet grainy pale malt nose with a green, grassy hop hint. Smells a bit like piss.

Bready malt, faintly sweet with yeast and green grassy hops that bitter your tongue in the finish. Flavor is ok, but very short lasting.

Light body with a rather thin, watery mouthfeel and that fizz on the tongue thing.

Very much an American macro, not much going on with this one.

05-16-2006 05:05:24 | More by scottoale
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thespaceman

Connecticut

2.45/5  rDev +2.5%

I tried this after work tonight since my boss lives and dies by it.

Presentation: Drank from 12oz bottle

Appearance: Besides the cool shaped bottle, theres nothing here to jump out of your chair about. Standard "tint yellow" appearance, little to no head, no lacing, why was I expecting that?

Smell: Your standard macro smell here, nothing pops or stands out here at all, grainy and lemon smell, similar to a Corona

Taste: This beer is as meek as all it's other characteristics, this is basically a more watered down Corona, the taste is bearable but not exciting. Strong lemony earth taste as it hits the back of your throat, but thats about as much excitment as this beer can muster

Drinkability: Very drinkable, just wouldn't be able to drink more then 2 since this beer leaves nothing to make me buy it again. Plain, average and boring is the best 3 words I can sum this beer up with. Although it's a good choice for a decent macro, I wouldn't go out of the way to drink this, stick to Corona with a lime.

10-14-2008 20:40:43 | More by thespaceman
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

2.48/5  rDev +3.8%

I remember the launch of this a number of years ago, and the feeling that it was just a thinly-veiled addition to the BMC club, with a Latin marketing edge. Let's see about that.

The bottle is admittedly pretty cool, its contoured swoopiness fits in the hand quite nicely.

This beer pours a clear golden colour, with minimal white head. The smell is mild sweet grain cracker malt. The taste is sweet grassy malt, with an acrid astringency. There is a bit too much carbonation, and it has a dry finish, with a slight skunkiness. A bit better than average for the category, but one is still more than enough.

01-31-2009 23:29:07 | More by biboergosum
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innominat

Ireland

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

09-19-2013 18:14:30 | More by innominat
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fionn13

Ireland

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

06-04-2012 15:22:32 | More by fionn13
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MikeThumel

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

06-26-2014 19:39:30 | More by MikeThumel
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JamFuel

Sweden

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

07-03-2014 20:34:50 | More by JamFuel
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

06-15-2013 18:05:52 | More by TheBeeraholic
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

07-12-2013 21:21:42 | More by DenisKolkin
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

11-24-2011 02:24:57 | More by oldp0rt
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NOLANDMAN

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

05-09-2013 05:24:50 | More by NOLANDMAN
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CesarG

Dominican Republic

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

06-21-2012 14:23:19 | More by CesarG
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phreak1983

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

A- Gloden and lot's of bubbles, even a little head.

S- Smells like grain and cardboard

T- Not much taste at all, watery grain with a metallic aftertaste

M- Watery

D- Easy to drink except it's boring and overpriced. I paid $2 for a bottle but I won't bother buying it again.

11-23-2008 16:54:15 | More by phreak1983
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ssgunbond

Belgium

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

06-26-2014 02:24:39 | More by ssgunbond
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sephyrott

Spain

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

06-17-2014 15:12:21 | More by sephyrott
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

03-14-2013 19:43:57 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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jasewaaang

California

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

10-04-2012 04:16:43 | More by jasewaaang
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Loco_Joe

New York

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

04-03-2014 21:14:59 | More by Loco_Joe
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markgoodman10

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

10-04-2012 03:19:49 | More by markgoodman10
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estevaom

Brazil

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

04-10-2012 20:06:39 | More by estevaom
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Luka

Slovenia

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

07-30-2014 07:26:41 | More by Luka
Brahma from Companhia Cervejaria Brahma
59 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.