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Sagres Cerveja Preta (Dark) - Sociedade Central de Cervejas

Sagres Cerveja Preta (Dark)Sagres Cerveja Preta (Dark)

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48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 16.56%


Brewed by:
Sociedade Central de Cervejas visit their website
Portugal

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 09-22-2002)
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Reviews by Augustiner719:
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Augustiner719

New York

3.03/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Poured from an 11oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Dark syrupy looking with carbonation rushing to the top yielding a large head that dissapates very quickly.

Smell: smells like caramel and dark malts. A little bit one dimensional but nice.

Taste: syrupy with dark flavors of cherrys and brandy. A little bit boozy tasting with leads me to find a very fake malty component.

Mouthfeel: thin for a dark beer but syrupy to the point where it sticks to your cheeks. Not my cup of tea.

Drinkability: Average beer, nothing memorable. I'd rather drink this over budweiser any day and its the same price at the liquor store... 4.99 a six pack.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2008 03:08:35 | More by Augustiner719
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kwjd

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -10.7%

02-22-2014 14:27:48 | More by kwjd
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naturallight1

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-11-2014 15:12:43 | More by DamageCase76
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Rasmon

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

10-17-2013 23:58:09 | More by Rasmon
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Qbdoo

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +13.6%

09-02-2013 02:36:47 | More by Qbdoo
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2/5  rDev -35.1%

08-05-2013 03:42:09 | More by ygtbsm94
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cadaugherty

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -18.8%

05-08-2013 02:00:28 | More by cadaugherty
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mitlinks

Switzerland

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-26-2013 10:20:27 | More by mitlinks
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-22-2013 17:02:00 | More by mick303
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jmccraney

Washington

3/5  rDev -2.6%

02-23-2013 08:26:44 | More by jmccraney
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Beerstorian

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

02-16-2013 03:22:30 | More by Beerstorian
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +13.6%

02-09-2013 00:30:33 | More by BigTrubble
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.45/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a pint.

Appearance: Dark as the night, brown tint to brew with little tan head maybe 1/8"

Smell: Light malty scent, that's really it.

Taste: much better than the scent, malty, and light sourness that reminds you of rye. Hops are there but not too strong just enough to offset it with the right bitterness.

Mouth: medium and smooth. Light bitter after taste but still sticky and feels toasty.

Overall: Complimented with a medium-rare steak this beer is even better. Straight and simple. Salud

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 21:41:34 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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rickyleepotts

Arizona

2.48/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I have no idea what this beer is about. I see this all the time at Total Wine & More, and I didn’t realize it was a Heineken product. But I have seen the logo somewhere… I just don’t remember where. Besides Total Wine that is. Perhaps it has something to do with soccer. When I was in Poland, we went to a few soccer matches. Maybe that is it. Not sure… but I am excited to drink this low ABV beer. Especially when the tasting notes mention caramel and sweetness. I love my sweets! Let’s see what this cerveza tastes like.

In the Glass: It pours thin, but very dark. Black, really. The thin head is in fact tan, but is gone quickly. There is little to no lace, as well. I am hoping this beer smells as sweet as they say!

Nose: Yep. It does! There is a ton of sugary sweetness in the aroma. Not really smelling caramel, but I love the sugars I am picking up. Not having had this beer before, I have to assume (based on price and the thin lace) that this should be drank cold. Or is it drunk cold. Either way, drink this beer cold. We pulled this from the fridge and are drinking it as cold as we can. Let’s see if that sweetness carries over into the flavor.

Flavor: It does… a little. But this beer smells WAY better than it tastes. There isn’t much flavor here until the aftertaste. We will get to that. Not sure why I had higher expectations, but this beer is really disappointing. There is no caramel in the flavor, and what sugars I get are toward the end. Those sugars taste burnt and over saturated. This might be OK on draft and in a huge cup during a sporting event, but I wouldn’t order this at a bar. I am not even sure food would help this one.

Mouthfeel: There is a ton of carbonation going on here. It kicks off and stays full of bubbles until you swallow. The beer is also thin (as it appears in the glass) and goes down smooth. This is nothing to write home about.

Aftertaste: This is the best part of the beer. As soon as you swallow, what sweetness there was is gone. However, you get some burnt sugar flavors that rest easy on the tongue. If you like that taste, then you will want to finish this beer every drink just to experience those flavors.

This beer might be nice for those living in Portugal, but my palate is more advanced than this. Not trying to be a snob here… but man, this is just not a good beer. Glad it was a small bottle! Oh, and the burp provides more of those burnt sugar flavors. Now I want to light up some sugar and see if I can replicate that flavor.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 21:14:41 | More by rickyleepotts
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.38/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Black with a thin and bubbly white head on top that has some light tan tinges through it. It starts about half a centimetre think before reducing to about half of that and staying the same after that, managing to leave some light lacing on the sides of the glass too.

Slightly darker, rich malts and a little bit of chocolate that is well-balanced and not too overpowering. There is some roasted barley and a little burnt sugar along with some light coffee notes.

Barley and darker malts along with a little chocolate and coffee. There is some cocoa and sugar in there too and overall the taste is a rich but sweet one.

Smooth for the most part with only a tiny bit of grain present. There is a dark and rich feel to the beer but also a sweetness throughout. There is a good balance also and whilst nice, nothing is out of the ordinary.

An okay beer and a welcome change for the scores of pale lager Portugal has to offer. This one is by no stretch a fantastic beer but it is a pleasant enough one and definitely worth a try if you're in the country.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 21:47:12 | More by flyingpig
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -35.1%

11-22-2012 01:31:22 | More by cfalovo97
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jmtpi

France

2/5  rDev -35.1%

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XmAjOX

Germany

2.5/5  rDev -18.8%

09-01-2012 17:10:12 | More by XmAjOX
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sfprint

Germany

3.15/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

exp: 12/2012
A: Jet black, but with a huge 4 finger head and lots of little streams of rising carbonation.
S: Toasty, wall plaster, acidic.
T: Toasty with a bit of sour fruit. Or perhaps just sour, implied lemon. But quite ok. Very plain, but easy to drink. Chocolate.
M: Not exactly dry, but alters the inside of your mouth in a funny way.
O: Decent, unexciting but very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2012 01:00:56 | More by sfprint
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JMSiefer

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-26-2012 18:01:34 | More by JMSiefer
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-18-2012 14:30:30 | More by bpfrush
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Burt

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -2.6%

11-29-2011 16:29:43 | More by Burt
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Thehuntmaster

South Africa

3/5  rDev -2.6%

11-15-2011 09:33:08 | More by Thehuntmaster
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

2.73/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

330ml Bottle served in an ordinary glass in bar in Coimbra.

A: Pours a dark, dark brown with red notes. Clear. Half finger beige head with medium carbonation. Medium retention and only few lacings

S: Roasted malts with some notes of coffee. A bit sweet and some yeasts

T: Follows the nose: Roasted malts with some notes of coffee. Quite watery. Mild bitterness. Disappointing

M: Very light body and medium carbonation. Watery

O: Expected more. Portuguese market hunger for better personality beers

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2011 19:53:44 | More by eduardolinhalis
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Sagres Cerveja Preta (Dark) from Sociedade Central de Cervejas
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