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Bavaria - Cervejaria Kaiser

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BA SCORE
66
poor

28 Ratings
THE BROS
61
poor

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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 2.54
pDev: 32.68%


Brewed by:
Cervejaria Kaiser visit their website
Brazil

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Shiloh on 03-29-2003)
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Barraclou

Quebec (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev +49.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Lots of beer drinkers fellows seem not to like this brew, but I consider A Marca Bavaria not that bad for Macro marketed beer. Also, I gotta give a mention for their Ads campaign here.

Appearance: A little too pale for being really golden. It is still looks cool. A tall neck of foam.

Smell: Fruity. I like it.

Taste: A very good light tasted beer for summertime drinking.

Mouthfeel: Better than expected. Fun to drink and taste it. Interesting aftertaste.

Drinkability: Better than expected. An interesting alternative to Corona or Molson Canadian.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2005 21:34:50 | More by Barraclou
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diablo14

Australia

1.08/5  rDev -57.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

beutifully well presented brazillian beer, but like the infamous 'boys from brazil' appearances can be deceptive and all is not as it seems. just another ho hum lager of absolutely no distinction whatsoever.

clear embossed bottle with the great green and gold colors of brazil around the neck. unfortunately the beer is insipid looking once poured, very corona like. and like corona, its no good without a slice of some kind of citrus in it. at the end of the day, that says it all.

my first brazillian beer and a totally forgettable one at that. not really worth the try if the chance arises. just unfortunate brazillians dont seem to brew beers of the same flair as their soccer teams.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2004 11:38:14 | More by diablo14
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pootz

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 4

Came in a clear embossed bottle. Pour was pretty much as was on display in the bottle....pale straw color small head that disappears quickly to a light ring...overly carbonated...Smell was promising...slight skunk like a Beck’s with corn/veggie smells under the hops. Started too fizzy from far too much carbonation...malts are vaguely detectable, corn dominates...some saaz hops tastes...finishes fast with a slight mustiness and no after taste...Molson’s is pumping this as a beach beer so I suppose it will do well with the kiddies...it’s fizzy and bland enough that a lime slice and a dorky drink umbrella just may improve the flavor....what there is of it.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2004 20:53:14 | More by pootz
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

1.68/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bottle: Poured a bright yellow colored beer with almost no head. Aroma is quite weak with a faint smell of skunkiness. Taste is very light, almost watery with a touch of corn syrup and again that feeling of skunkiness. Won’t bother with this one again.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2004 17:03:24 | More by Phyl21ca
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putnam

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Roughly the equivalent of Miller High Life, down to the plump fruit and steamed corn flavors.

The aroma is evident right away and offers ample, doughy green banana and fermented hay notes. On the palate it delivers clean, succulent pastry and fruit flavors reminiscent of stollen. It is dry with a snappy, tangy finish supported by the merest powder of hop tannin.

Quite drinkable and suitably balanced for hot-weather drinking.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2004 20:15:02 | More by putnam
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Gusler

Arizona

1.95/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

This was a beer I sampled at a recent beer fest, and as I’ve not seen many Brazilian beers, thought it worth a try.

The beer pours a prototypical Pilsner limpid gold yellow, the head average and white, the lace satisfactory, with the nose the standard crisp and clean sweet malt. Start is malt and lightly sweet, top cadaverous, and the finish hop to style, dry aftertaste and a totally forgettable brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2003 17:56:16 | More by Gusler
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IronDjinn

Alberta (Canada)

1.23/5  rDev -51.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

It seems to me that the skimpier the women are clad in a beer commercial, the worse the beer actually tastes. In that case A Marca Bavaria should be in the realm of soft core porn already, as opposed to the goons already ogling the string bikini clad vixen teasing on the beach.

Was served in a clear bottle, with a stemmed glass sporting a lime on its rim. I set the lime aside for the pour. This beer appeared a pale, watered-down yellowish tinge. The aroma is industrial, of adjuncts and chemicals, and made me recoil as I was caught off guard. The flavour was like licking hot dusty blacktop, not refreshing at all, made me feel like I was in a factory or stranded in the middle of a desert. I had to stuff the lime into the glass in order to finish this, since I put down my cold hard cash at the bar for this, and there was no sink available to dump it down (plus it was part of an event put on by the establishment, so I had to finish it to make it count). The mouthfeel and drinkability is like being taken hostage by South American guerillas. I feared for my life. If I get out of drinking this bottle alive, I promise never to go back, I've learned my lesson.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2003 01:52:16 | More by IronDjinn
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TerryW

Ontario (Canada)

1.65/5  rDev -35%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Short twenty second head that reduces to a thin film and leaves some rings of lace early on.

Pours utterly pale yellow, rather insipid to look at. Nose is slightly skunky, weak malt. A little sharp on the tongue, a hint of hops and then nothing. Absolutely zero. Very thin and watery.

They can throw as many bikini-clad women in as many TV spots as they'd like. It's still an uninspired, rather tasteless beer. Being greedy I figure one should be able to enjoy bikini-clad women and a decent beer at the same time.

Boring, but not hurtful. And it hasn't been around long enough yet to breed that contempt that comes with familiarity which burdens Corona.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2003 23:26:16 | More by TerryW
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

2.9/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Crystal clear straw gold body with a thin cap of bright white froth that drops readily to a razor-thin surface covering and bib-bubbled collar. However, some wide swatches of thin lacing are still left at the outset. The nose is a touch earthy over some minor maltiness. The body is light and crisp. The use of adjunct is clear in it's light malt flavor and no hop flavors are to be found although there is a slight bitterness to it. It finishes short and dry. A well-balanced and refreshing beer that's simply lacking in character.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2003 15:06:34 | More by NeroFiddled
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PiratePete

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.23/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A thin but refreshing beer. Not much of a head. If its a hot day and the A Marca Bavaria is cold its refreshing. It has a resonable taste. Not offensive. It is certainly easy to swallow 'cause there is no aftertaste to speak of. Nothing really special. Its the kind of a beer that you are not going to serve but you wouldn't mind drinking it if it were offered to you.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2003 00:53:09 | More by PiratePete
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slitherySOB

Ontario (Canada)

2.38/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Even though it's cheap crap, it's pretty good for cheap crap. Pale, almost clear colouration. Sort of like looking through a cheap pair of sunglasses. Small head, but it left rims of lace around my mug. Slight skunk smell. No surprise, it is a clear bottle. Sweet smell, very malt dominant. Sweet, refreshing taste at first, followed by sour patch candy.. Somewhat citrusy, but with more lime and even oranges and grapefruit than lemon. No bitter aftertaste. In fact, no aftertaste whatsoever. After the swallow, any indication that their was something liquid in your mouth is gone. Typical thin mouthfeel. Slight crispness. It's drinkable as a cheap session beer, but not a beer to be enjoyed for greatness. I was happy I tried this. Expecting a Corona ripoff, I was pleasantly surprised that this was good.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2003 23:16:36 | More by slitherySOB
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importguy

British Columbia (Canada)

3.1/5  rDev +22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Tried this on the weekend. It was served very cold and went down nice and easy. Unfortuantely when a beer is served cold it is usually trying to hide it's poor quality.

It remined me of corona right off the bat , but it had a much more fruity taste to it. Superior to Corona but still a run of the mill yellow fizz.

Even a great marketing capmaign can't hide the fact this is a mass produced weak beer. But, still not a bad cheap refresher for the summer months.

Better than Corona.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2003 10:25:30 | More by importguy
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canadianbarman

Alberta (Canada)

3.33/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

--I decided to drink this one out of the bottle, strictly for the 'added lime wedge' taste. Like 49degree said in his review, I tried the first sips without the lime wedge. To me it tasted similar to Corona...similar but better.
I must admit that the first thing that attracted me to it was the television ads featuring a bikini clad girl!!! I could see me and the boys sitting on an outdoor patio on a hot summer day. They usually make me order first and they then follow suit. I will make them order their rounds of Corona and then I will slip in a Bavaria. I can see their faces now.
Anyway...this was a nice beer that I will drink again on a hot day.
Thx

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2003 21:26:29 | More by canadianbarman
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49degrees

British Columbia (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev +50.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On March 13, 2003, Molson Inc began importing A Marca Bavaria into Canada. Having purchased the Brazilian brewery in 2002, Molson has now set its sights onto extensive market penetration with this brew aiming it for a Top 5 position within the Canadian import brew market.

Since the Bavaria's Canadian debut just over a month ago, this brew has become a hot property throughout the local bar scene thanks to a hearty advertising budget, strong promotion, and setting itself directly in the face of all those Corona drinkers.

I've never been a fan of Corona, and while Bavaria offers little more in that brewing style, it does far outshine Corona's offering. Served in a clear embossed bottle with a heavy weight neck label that wraps up over the cap (and gets in the way when drinking, so be sure to rip the label back) after you're served. As expected, it Includes the perverbial lime wedge jammed in the top.

I pulled the lime to take a few sips and was pleasantly surprised. Clear, clean and refreshing, quite fruity in flavor (but lime remnants probably aided in this arena) and well rounded malt blend. Thankfully, this one isn't plagued by the skunkiness often found in Corona. Staying in tune with what the night was about, I jammed the lime into the bottle, did a traditional bottle flip and slammed back the rest. It worked rather well -- far better than a lime masked Corona.

While not a particularly stunning beer, I can certainly picture this as being an easy drinking session beer in the hot summer months, or when hanging with friends looking for something pretty standard for all those 'macro-beer' drinking friends that I'm still slowly converting from the "dark side."

[ STATS:>> 12 oz bottle / ABV: 4.5 % / PRICE: $ 3.50 CDN ~ $ 2.55 USD ]

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2003 21:40:18 | More by 49degrees
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Shiloh

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +57.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I find this to be a very nice brew and it would make a nice addition to my beer cellar(if I had one).A mid golden hue and very clear with a thick head of large bubbles. The nose is yeasty but not overpowering. The body is medium and the taste well balanced and smooth.
The only knock I have on this brew, other than its packaging(clear bottle) is that the taste is short lived.
I liked it...recomended.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2003 11:09:01 | More by Shiloh
Bavaria from Cervejaria Kaiser
66 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.