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Club Colombia - Cervecería Bavaria

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Club ColombiaClub Colombia

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BA SCORE
71
okay

33 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 33
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 19.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Bavaria visit their website
Colombia

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Andreji on 05-24-2003)
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Reviews by Luiz0930:
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Luiz0930

California

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

05-31-2013 08:03:51 | More by Luiz0930
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RoyalT

Ohio

2.88/5  rDev +1.1%

Appearance – This one was yellowish-orange in color with a huge, full, white fluffy head that actually showed a bit of retention.

Smell – This grain has a touch of “Bavarian” lager smell, truth be known, but mostly it’s a sickly sweet grain bomb.

Taste – The knarly grain comes out much worse at the taste. The nice lagered flavor is there, but it’s so small it can’t quite make up for the nasty grain.

Mouthfeel – This one is a bit bigger than light-bodied with a smooth mouthfeel and a nice, refreshing carbonation.

Drinkability – I didn’t sink this beer, although I drank it in the kitchen in the event I lost my nerve.

09-02-2005 01:09:02 | More by RoyalT
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ShawneeIrish

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +14%

04-09-2013 22:43:45 | More by ShawneeIrish
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Ale

Italy

3.25/5  rDev +14%

04-26-2012 18:10:37 | More by Ale
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev +8.8%

Hola mi amigos! I am sitting in the old centro part of Cartagena enjoying the wonderful warm March evening. I just completed a self guided walking tour through this maze of 'hoods with much concern and anticipation. Growing concern for my safety after a few wrong turns. Thankfully this part of town is well patrolled! So I am parched, sitting at an outdoor bar in Plaza de la Aduana...and anything would taste good at this point. Ordered up a Club Colombia...hit the spot. The beer is among the Mexican style family, although this has a hop that help to come off the pallet clean. Standard yellow color, white head/no lace, grainy smell, easy drinking. Obviously I would not select this beer over many of my favorites, but while in Colombia...its just fine!

03-04-2011 00:54:43 | More by WoodBrew
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Padron4KM

Arizona

2.08/5  rDev -27%

12 oz bottle.
Freshness date stamped on the cap.
This sample was not fresh, but at least it was on a bottom shelf in a darker area of the store, and it had a layer of dust on it that hopefuly helped to keep light out.

Dark golden, fizzy short lived head, no lacing.

corn and grain aroma.

Flavor is sweet corn and slightly acidic.

Dry finish.

10-08-2006 04:28:20 | More by Padron4KM
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SickGnar

Pennsylvania

2.58/5  rDev -9.5%

A: Pale straw, small white head, plenty of smallish bubbles steadily rising to a small white cap. Keeps a ring and leaves a bit of lace.

S: Touch of grainy, husky, crackery malt with a hint of sweetness. Floral & fruity lager esters – almost sort of tropical. Just reasonable nose for a smallish light lager.

T: Sweet, floral, & fruity estery sweetness first. Then some pils-esque cookie/malt sweetness leads into a grainy and dry crackery backbone. As sweetness fades the hops emerge. Herbal & grassy with a fair bit of bitterness that is nicely cleansing.

M: Closer to medium than to light for body. Just barely under-matched carbonation is finely textured. But not really soft or smooth – more of a bright yet relaxed fell. Leans semi-sweet with some sticky sugars. Just a hint of hop drying in the finish.

D: Nothing creative or remarkable here, but well done for a "premium" (lowish gravity) lager. I think this might be a bit over the 4.0% listed on BA. Very nice for a lawnmower, probably more appropriate for a BBQ on a cooler day (the sweetness). Of the hundreds of this sort made around the world, this one is solidly middle of the pack.

05-14-2012 02:50:33 | More by SickGnar
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Noelito76

New York

2.25/5  rDev -21.1%

10-05-2013 12:33:20 | More by Noelito76
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plaid75

New York

2.65/5  rDev -7%

Poured a medium straw hue with a four finger bone white pillowy head. There was very good retention and sticky lacing.

The smell was very grainy and indicative of corn adjunct. Light flowery hop aroma as well.

The taste was very grainy and a bit husky. A small streak of bitterness as well. Happily no sweetness was detected. Bitter aftertaste.

The mouthfeel was light and a bit slick.

Overall a decent macro lager. Different, but the same - if you know what I mean.

08-14-2006 22:33:46 | More by plaid75
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mooseisloose

Florida

3/5  rDev +5.3%

Smells real sweet like a corn mash. Pours to a bright yellow with a big bubble foamy head that all but disappears except for a clingy ring. Taste is also corny-like sweet with a slight bitterness in the middle and a dry slightly bitter finish. Mouthfeel has good carbonation masking a slight lack of flavor. A good beer for the afternoon with a hot Bogota sun beating down. What it lacks in flavor it makes up in refreshment and drinkability.

12-26-2008 23:52:51 | More by mooseisloose
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krl2112

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

05-21-2013 00:59:47 | More by krl2112
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +5.3%

11-11-2012 00:51:17 | More by cfalovo97
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Andreji

Colombia

3.6/5  rDev +26.3%

'05 Re-review:

Decent golden colour with a considerably retaining head and permanent carbonation, very bright and appealing (for a macro). Smell is foremost wheaty, hops well hidden to the nose but present nonetheless.
Nice body/carbonation combination, dry and bitter yet holding a nice wheaty and grainy taste. A very decent lager, IMO: it's the sort to find at any bar where nothing else is available, and still be willing to have.

05-24-2003 10:32:54 | More by Andreji
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PSanger

Arizona

1.75/5  rDev -38.6%

02-25-2013 01:58:25 | More by PSanger
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gerardoluna

Mexico

3.13/5  rDev +9.8%

[Eyes] yellow-orange color with a magic full, white head wih excelent retention.

[Nouse] Good malty aroma, the cereal is really present, a llittle hop and sugar...

[Mouth] Nce maltered flavor in, is fresh with a good carbonation. great beeeerrr

Arriba colombia!

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2008 20:44:43 | More by gerardoluna
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acrawf6

Louisiana

3/5  rDev +5.3%

Pours ouy a golden yellow with small white head.

Smell. is grainy and slightly sour.

Taste. Grainy and cereal like, but no sweetness. it puckers my mouth. aftertaste is slightly sour.

Mouthfeel. Good amount of carbonation. body is fuller than others in its style.

Overall, i dont mind this beer, but not that good. I think the best thing about it is the body. This beer can be enjoyed, but not worth trying to find.

04-22-2006 20:36:22 | More by acrawf6
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treque

Mexico

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

A: a clear gold in color, completely traslucent. Creamy, consistent, 2 finger, goo retention white head. Lots of carb, everywhere and everytime

S: butter, corn a typical adjunct smell

T: the corn flavour is present, crisping on tongue, refreshing, ligth body, at least it have some bitterness but is kind of metalic

07-09-2011 17:27:35 | More by treque
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

07-08-2013 15:39:26 | More by waiting4lunch
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Dicers

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

07-30-2014 14:37:37 | More by Dicers
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putnam

Michigan

2.03/5  rDev -28.8%

Nice yellow pour with minimal head retention. The aromas are a surprise. Lot's of wheaty biscuits, butter, stone and some pool water aromas. On the palate it is more shocking in that it begins with a sugary, saccharine attack, then veers wildly to pick up sour and metallic flavors. Sugar and hot pepper linger. I couldn't finish it due to its cloying sweetness and harsh edge.

09-25-2004 22:07:18 | More by putnam
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bunbury

Panama

2.9/5  rDev +1.8%

this is by far the best colombian beer,. . although most of colombian beers have abv 4% this has a particular taste.

It tastes is a bit cooked than others, smoother
is almost cristal clear appearance (see-through-glass)
mouthfeel: after several of this you just have some sort of bread taste or the like.

06-08-2006 21:42:26 | More by bunbury
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

2.7/5  rDev -5.3%

330ml bottle poured into pint glass 29/8/12

A clear golden yellow with a few streams of bubbles shooting up the side of the glass, a thumbs width of soapy head leaves just a whisper of lace

S dry hay and thrills gum, there´s some grainy sweetness and a little lemon

T the lemons a little sour in the mouth, soggy cereals leave a little too be desired, as average as it was I preferred the smell

M watery but decent carbonation, the aftertaste is a little sour

O I might be a little generous saying this one smell average, pretty basic stuff but It was easy enough too drink

yet another underwhelming from my trip down south, I´m seeking out beers from other countries from Latin America after giving up on Mexico. Colombia did little for me but I´m loving the Country tics

08-30-2012 19:21:09 | More by wordemupg
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

2.78/5  rDev -2.5%

Pours about what you'd expect. Clear gold with minimal head that drops quickly. Nose is that sweet kind of tone with a dirt edge to it. Flavor is acrid and bitter. Eek. Even cold it still bites at the tongue. Feel is about what you'd think it to be. Basically this is really another of the lager brews you find the world throughout. What we need here is an intervention amongst friends. Listen Colombia. Admit it. You have a problem. You need better beer. Let us help you. (now accepting applications for emergency airdrop beer deliveries!)

04-24-2008 06:43:08 | More by RblWthACoz
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brewsadedotcom

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +5.3%

12-24-2012 23:31:08 | More by brewsadedotcom
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schrist275

Florida

3.58/5  rDev +25.6%

Comes out a very clear bright yellow out of the bottle. (good luck reading the fine print on the label). He is nice and white with big lace, medium carbonation that keeps the head across the top of the glass, smell runs towards old oats with a dab of sweetner, almost skunky.. Taste on this one does not mirror the smell, it is smooth with no rough edges, tastes of easy malts and um (oat style taste, nothing standoutish) that leans into a very short term hoppy tinge to offset the body from the aftertaste. Will take this beer with Brats any day.

11-18-2004 06:22:24 | More by schrist275
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Club Colombia from Cervecería Bavaria
71 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.