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Quilmes | Cervecería y Maltería Quilmes / Grupo Bemberg

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BA SCORE
2.68/5
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480 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cervecería y Maltería Quilmes / Grupo Bemberg
Argentina
quilmes.com.ar

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 08-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,422
Reviews:
236
Ratings:
480
pDev:
23.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
85
Trade:
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Ratings: 480 |  Reviews: 236
Photo of stevoj
2.08/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Nothing special here. Pedestrian pale lager from Argentina. Light malt taste, but flat and watery tasting. Typical cereal lager, heavy on the adjunct grains.

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Photo of TequilaVoodoo
2.58/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of torwart68
3.18/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of warpedrevolution
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jamesroses
1.27/5  rDev -52.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

This must be the most readily available beer in Argentina, and it seems to me the quality control section is doing a really bad job.

Appearance: depends on which bottle you get. Sometimes muddy yellow, others crystal clear pale golden, at times almost orange. Some carbonation with a pillowy skunky head.

Smell: most of the times it has a strange creamy skunky catpiss odour that will be on your mind for a couple of days.

Taste: that same skunk you smelled is what you taste. Sometimes it's more bitter, others lighter, at times tastes like a cheap cider, and one thing's for sure: you won't get rid of it unless you have something really strong to block it. The best solution it's drinking something very sweet.

Mouthfeel: it's an ugly taste. I pretend to write a serious review about this, but this beer it's almost a joke. It's harsh, skunky, unpleasant most of the times. If it warms up a bit, you're lost.

Overall: being polite, it's a bad beer. It's one of the cheapest too, but doesn't share that common quality that almost all the cheaper beers have here: the light presence of alcohol. This one makes it clear it's there, and in a nasty way.

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Photo of frothy_80
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jmg480
2.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mwar
3.8/5  rDev +41.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
2.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Cary, NC. This beer is a yellowish golden color with a large white head. The aroma is full grass and grain, not great. The flavor matches the aroma with some hint of hops tossed in. No a good beer, I ranked this below average.

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Photo of okono
2.93/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Magister_Beav
2/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of celio7x
3.22/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VABA
2.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of thatsmyspot
2.67/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ohbeer89
2.96/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

One of my favorite adjunct lagers. But that's a bit of sentimentality on my part- I first drank it while sitting in a recliner in a hayfield, smoking a cigar as I watched the sunrise. All that baggage aside, for the style, it's really pretty nice. It has some nice grassy notes and an underlying creaminess. Some cooked corn aromas persist, however.

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Photo of Etrusco
2.33/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of papat444
2.46/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of josanguapo
1.95/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

From carrefour. In legado de yuste glass. After dinner. Bad colour, very transparent. Little taste and aroma. However, more drinkable than some spanish macro beers

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Photo of theskjoung
1.9/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of digaoo19
2.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Andrewharemza
3.25/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From bottle, Pours Yellow golden, clear. Fizzy head.Aroma Slight malt, grains.Taste Light malt, grains, straw. Clean and crisp very refreshing. Nice on a hot day.

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Photo of Duff27
2.82/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kapowski
1.79/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Quite possibly the worst beer I've ever had. Tastes like water and grass fields, with a slightly sweet mouthfeel, and then a finish of water and grass fields.

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Photo of Greywulfken
2.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Essentially low flavor, pale-colored, mildly fizzy beer water. Not recommended, but I'm rating better than I felt about it on the assumption it wasn't as fresh as it coulda been.

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Photo of holeN1br
3.97/5  rDev +48.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

it's light, yet very flavorful

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Quilmes from Cervecería y Maltería Quilmes / Grupo Bemberg
Beer rating: 2.68 out of 5 with 480 ratings
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