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Alhambra Negra - Grupo Cervezas Alhambra, SL

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BA SCORE
76
okay

141 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 141
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 15.85%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Cervezas Alhambra, SL visit their website
Spain

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rhoadsrage on 03-18-2005)
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +22%

07-06-2013 17:38:29 | More by mrfrancis
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

07-03-2013 04:50:29 | More by BlackBeerDown
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Rempo

Indiana

4/5  rDev +22%

04-19-2013 01:08:26 | More by Rempo
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Petertauro

Spain

1/5  rDev -69.5%

04-17-2013 12:40:44 | More by Petertauro
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chinchill

South Carolina

2.73/5  rDev -16.8%

33 cl bottle, dated "Best By HLH12086"?, served in an American lager glass. Pours a very deep brown color with a nearly opaque body, but when held to a light a faint red hue shows. The tan head is medium size and resembles that of a root beer float. It is moderately durable and leaves plenty of sticky lacing. Purchased today {although best by date may be 8/12}, yet this is a bit skunky; the only skunky black beer I can remember. This is a problem in both the aroma and the flavor. There’s a suggestion of hops in the nose with little in the flavor, and only a suggestion of medium malt in the nose with, thankfully, more in the flavor. More sweet than bitter; a tad too sweet. Some smoke in both the nose and mouth. Alcohol is surprisingly prominent in the nose.

M: Medium body; medium carbonation.

O: needs to be revisited with a sample that is definitively fresh. Reason #1345 for a trip to Spain.

04-13-2013 02:12:26 | More by chinchill
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.79/5  rDev +15.5%

330ml Bottle from Lupe Pinto Deli, Glasgow (£1.49):
Dark mahogany colour with red tinges and a bubbly looking, thin head that is a brownish white and settles about half a centimetre tall. There is a touch of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Rich, roasted malts aroma with a touch of sweetness and quite a bit of chocolate. There are a few hops but these are light and subtle. I could detect a touch of alcohol, some mild coffee and more sweetness with syrup as the drink settles.

Sweet with nice roasted malts and a solid chocolate flavour. There is some light caramel and coffee with a nice earthy taste too.

Light medium & sweet with a good balance and a smooth, dry finish.

A definite step up from the other Alhambra beers I've tried. There was a great balance to the beer and the roasted malts are complimented beautifully by the sweetness and the touches of chocolate.

04-03-2013 22:46:38 | More by flyingpig
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NeoClassicist

New York

3/5  rDev -8.5%

03-15-2013 21:41:02 | More by NeoClassicist
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NeoZaZ

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.5%

01-18-2013 03:37:55 | More by NeoZaZ
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-04-2013 18:07:51 | More by cliff1066
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

12-29-2012 04:12:01 | More by ssimpson89
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LoFiDave

California

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

12-27-2012 02:39:03 | More by LoFiDave
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-22-2012 21:01:20 | More by djrn2
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.88/5  rDev +18.3%

Thin, almost tan head. Black body.
Pure rich roasted malt smell.
A nice roasted malt taste too. Mild bitterness a little nutty.
Crisp with a medium body. Holds the flavor well.
Really a solid dark lager. Great taste and smell with that lager "lightness" to it.

10-27-2012 02:22:56 | More by Fatehunter
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

10-21-2012 08:58:57 | More by CarolinaKev
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mikeg67

New Jersey

2.7/5  rDev -17.7%

11.2 oz bottle at Rodega in Washington, DC. Pours brown with off-white, medium lasting, thin head. Aroma is of bready malt and buckwheat. Body is medium and crisp. Taste is toffee, caramel and hint of herbal hops. Finish is medium and dry. Drinkable brew.

10-15-2012 15:18:18 | More by mikeg67
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ruckus232

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-01-2012 00:28:58 | More by ruckus232
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-09-2012 01:12:16 | More by Kunstman
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beerpadawan

California

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-27-2012 16:32:08 | More by beerpadawan
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pin

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

08-15-2012 03:06:45 | More by pin
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Shasty


3/5  rDev -8.5%

07-27-2012 16:51:17 | More by Shasty
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harpus

Alabama

3/5  rDev -8.5%

07-24-2012 16:53:14 | More by harpus
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.1/5  rDev -5.5%

330ml bottle. Lager glass. From my notes. Dark brown color, deep ruby to the light. Brownish beige crown presents acceptable retention & short lacing. Roasted malt aroma, sweet touch & candy hues. Flavor profile shows roasted malts, sweet –no annoying- character , hints of licorice, anise & subtle chocolate. Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation. Watery texture. ABV is well hidden so drinkability is ok. Pretty decent Euro Dark Lager.

07-20-2012 14:42:33 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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vegasmac99

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-29-2012 22:57:09 | More by vegasmac99
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Beermazter310

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

06-04-2012 20:13:32 | More by Beermazter310
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-29-2012 17:38:25 | More by OriolesFan1008
Alhambra Negra from Grupo Cervezas Alhambra, SL
76 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.