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Estrella Damm - Damm S. A.

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Estrella DammEstrella Damm

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472 Ratings

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Ratings: 472
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 21.43%
Wants: 5
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Damm S. A. visit their website

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 12-08-2003)
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Photo of ArrogantB
3.05/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at the 9th door in Lodo, this was the only draft offering and I'd already ticked the bottles they had. Bright yellow, fizzy looking lager. Aroma was nothing to write home, typical lager grains and a hint of mineral. The flavor was not half bad, pretty standard fizzy lager, crisp refreshing, easy to drink, not sure why this gets such low reviews.

ArrogantB, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of Alex-Alkis
2.28/5  rDev -18.6%

Alex-Alkis, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of eduardolinhalis
2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

eduardolinhalis, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of Bramsigman
3/5  rDev +7.1%

Bramsigman, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of sephyrott
2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

sephyrott, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of kscaldef
3.5/5  rDev +25%

kscaldef, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

HoppySeb, Jun 09, 2014
1.98/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

500ml can. Lager glass. Sugar & cabbage as tap is removed. Bright straw color, filtered appearance. White forth creates a correct crown even though not very well attached. Sulfur, moldy & cardboard odors. Crispy & grainy upfront. Light to medium body. Medium moderate to high carbonation. Watery texture. Fizzy & spicy palate. Metalic hues, grainy malt flavor linger into a slight bitter finish touched by sweetish artificial notes.

GONZALOYANNA, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Oakenator
3/5  rDev +7.1%

Oakenator, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of csurowiec
2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

csurowiec, May 31, 2014
Photo of endless1408
3.5/5  rDev +25%

endless1408, May 31, 2014
Photo of TX-Badger
2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

TX-Badger, May 27, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Latarnik, May 25, 2014
Photo of justme
3/5  rDev +7.1%

justme, May 22, 2014
Photo of Bralis
3/5  rDev +7.1%

Bralis, May 21, 2014
Photo of jaswilson2
3/5  rDev +7.1%

jaswilson2, May 20, 2014
Photo of heerboth
3/5  rDev +7.1%

heerboth, May 19, 2014
Photo of spoony
2.91/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

On tap into a pokal-style glass.

A-The beer is pale, light-golden in color and clear. A good bit of carbonation is visible and props up the short, white head for a while. A wisp or two of lace remains on the glass after the head fades. Pretty standard-looking adjunct lager.

S-The aroma is heavy on the cooked vegetables, corn in particular. There is a bit of graininess, but less of the metallic-tinny aroma that often overwhelms macro adjunct beers. Hops are mostly an afterthought.

T-The taste tracks the smell with cooked corn being the most prevalent flavor. There is also a bit of buttery taste. The finish dries out and ends with a puff of crispness. If I were to stretch, the finish has a pils-like quality to it.

M-The feel is light to medium in heft (when compared against other adjunct lagers) and the carbonation is active, but not overly fizzy. Crisp and pretty easy to drink.

O-This beer is not going to win any awards from me, but I don't think it compares poorly to other macro adjunct lagers. It packs a bit more flavor than say, Coors Light or Bud Light, etc., and it doesn't have the skunky rotten vegetable flavor that I get from big Mexican lagers like Corona. Of course, the real question is: Why drink this over a good pils or other craft lager?

spoony, May 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev +7.1%

Socialiste, May 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

KevinGordon, May 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Ty1607, May 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +25%

wrightst, May 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

sneezye, May 04, 2014
Photo of CurtisD
2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

CurtisD, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of ChristopherWIU-UTPA
2.45/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

I have consume this beer in numerous places in the United States, Spain, Morocco, and El Salvador; fairly uniformly tasting in all these countries. Pours bright yellow, foamy/soapy head that dissipated rapidly, and average carbonation. the aroma disappeared rapidly after pouring, it had a watery taste. with hops, wheat, rice, and malty yeast mixed in there. No real edge and pretty light filling.

ChristopherWIU-UTPA, Apr 15, 2014
Estrella Damm from Damm S. A.
66 out of 100 based on 472 ratings.