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Original - Antarctica (Companhia Brasileira De Bebidas)

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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 2.68
pDev: 25.75%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Antarctica (Companhia Brasileira De Bebidas) visit their website

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: soper2000 on 06-18-2004

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Ratings: 30 | Reviews: 8
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2.24/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2/5  rDev -25.4%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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2/5  rDev -25.4%

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5/5  rDev +86.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

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3/5  rDev +11.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -44%

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2.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev +21.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -16%

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2.25/5  rDev -16%

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2/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of FLima
2.17/5  rDev -19%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Almost six months for expiration date (this is key for those pseudo pilseners). Pratically made no head. Faint hop aroma. Good carbonation with small bubbles. Refreshing taste but with a watery ending. This one did not present a bad aftertaste (started a little as it warmed up). Those beers are like child Kinder eggs, in each bottle a surprise. There is no standard, it suffer mutations according to sell volumes, or industrial processes and economics. This time I was lucky. A few years ago this was a good beer, specially for summertime, then Ambev took advantage of the good brand to mass sell it (and adapting its formula to the overall public).

Photo of eduardolinhalis
2.11/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

600ml bottle served in a traditional Brazilian "copo americano" (American glass in free translation).

A: Pours a pale golden in color, perfectly clear, forming a huge bubbled aired white head. Low retention but a very thing layer remains forming some lacings in the surface but not much in left in the glass

S: Very light in the nose. Sweet grains and corn mainly. Lager yeasts

T: Following the nose, sweet grains, corn. Disgusting cardboard taste with metallic notes. Hoppy bitterness is simply imperceptible, a shame, really. It doesn't really worth mentioning it...

M: Extremely light and watery body. Good carbonation. Cardboard aftertaste :S

O: Just another large scale Adjunct Lager produced in Brazil. Produced with low quality adjunct malts, this type of beer has to be served extremely cold to hide the annoying rice and corn taste and flavors. As it get warmed, it becomes difficult to drink. Well, in a nutshell, a "beer" to avoid...

Photo of emerge077
3.69/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Rated to style. For an industrial lager, this is exceptionally clean. Pale gold, racing trails of fizzy foam, thin cap of foam on the surface. A ring of lacing appears after the first few sips.

Clean aroma, light apple and grains. Nothing off about it, clean and simple.

Crisp and light bodied, finishes dry. No astringency or off flavors detected. Quaffable in larger gulps or sips, still pretty smooth. Quenching on a hot day... not much else to it, but there is apparent craftsmanship here. The subconscious kind where all the details become seamless and the end product simply performs effortlessly. Simplicity continues to be underrated these days.

Obrigado Paulo e Duda!

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1.75/5  rDev -34.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +39.9%

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3/5  rDev +11.9%

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3/5  rDev +11.9%

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