Polar Pilsen | Cervecería Polar

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cervecería Polar
Venezuela
empresas-polar.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Polar Pilsen acompaña a los venezolanos desde 1941, con la misma dedicación, constancia y esfuerzo que le pone el venezolano día tras día a todo lo que hace. Cumplimos 70 años acompañando y aportando una esencia que es y seguirá siendo Polar Pilsen, nuestro auténtico sabor.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-08-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
89
Reviews:
34
Avg:
2.58
pDev:
32.17%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
20
For Trade:
0
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Photo of CarlosAlfredoSZ
5/5  rDev +93.8%

Photo of Ale2anjos
5/5  rDev +93.8%

Photo of Polar_Beer
5/5  rDev +93.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Light, crisp and refeshing. Great beer for a hot Florida day out on the beach, boat, pool or playing golf.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
5/5  rDev +93.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hnipshagen
4.5/5  rDev +74.4%

Photo of Gantonio8
4/5  rDev +55%

Photo of eb003
3.8/5  rDev +47.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this down in Aruba. I found the appearance to be golden in color. The smell was about average...not too strong, it does have a hoppy smell. I actually thought the taste was rather good. I found it to be clean with very little after taste. The mouthfeel is also good, crisp. The drinkability on this is high for me, because I could sit and drink it all day.

I did not find it to be as flavorful as most pilsners. It actually reminded me of certain american light beers (but a twee-bit more flavorful than light beer). All said, though. I think this beer is pretty doggone good.

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Photo of BeerEdPr
3.5/5  rDev +35.7%

Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of danielheadbang
3.47/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of safaricook
3.4/5  rDev +31.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It doesn't have much taste, but it is thirst quenching and dry. It has a hint of diacetyl which gives it a smooth drinkability. Not bad at all for the style.

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Photo of contika
3.34/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.34/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I was really thirsty when i tried this, i might be too subjective.

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Photo of morebeergood
3.3/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Ordered a bottle today at lunch at Orinoco Venezuelan restaurant in Brookline Village. Poured into a large juice glass. Bright, crisp, clear yellow body. Lots of carbonation and a large head at first. Some lacing. While it smells a lot like an average macro, the taste is better than I expected it to be. This is a pretty smooth, easy to drink pilsener. I thought it paired well with the food, and I bet it would be refreshing on a warm day in the climate that it originates from. A nice surprise.

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.25/5  rDev +26%

Photo of Peaches13
3.25/5  rDev +26%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mydegeneration
3.24/5  rDev +25.6%

Photo of Andreji
3.2/5  rDev +24%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Here we go again with em lagers. Pours a pale golden tone, with a medium bright white head and a lot of carbonation. The smell, intense, gives off much of the hops and a slight maltyness.

The taste, and what gives it an edge over other lagers, is That it is dry but flavourful, with much of the maltyness prior to a nice bitterness, and a nice feel to the carbonation throughout. This all favours an 'aux cayes' (OK) mouthfeel, not a bad beer at all.

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Photo of NeoClassicist
3.18/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jwhawkins81
3.13/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Aroma - Corny with a sligh skunk aroma but a decent pilsener aroma too.

Appearance - Clear pale yellow not a ton of carbonation but a decent white head that stuck around.

Taste - Nothing, water. Actually is grew on me with a decent pilsener bite that turned sweet as well the more I drank. Drinkable for the price, but I'm no fan of Chavez in Venezuela.

Notes - A suitable beer but not worth it unless cheap.

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Photo of BeerZack
3.1/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

8oz bottle bought in Aruba.

Light golden color, lots of bubbles rushing to surface, but not pushing up any head. Small bright white ring that fades more than sticks.

Smells very familiar, like a slightly skunky Corona or Stella. Mostly just skunked hops and carbonic whiffs, bit of sweet corn-like smell.

Tastes like a cross between a German Pils and a crappy Mexican lager. Light bready malt with crisp hop balance, but with some "extra" sweet and dirty flavors. Not nearly clean enough to be a good pils, but not a bad beer. Tastes like it could have some corn or other adjuncts. Relies on heavy carbonation for the impression of crispness rather than good hop balance.

Pretty drinkable for what it's worth. Disappointing for a Pils, but better than a Corona.

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Photo of Drew966
3.1/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Polar Pilsener beer pours a pale yellow with a white head from a brown twelve ounce bottle that features a polar bear label screened on. A mild malty, corn spiked aroma is present. There is a fairly mild corn flavor, not much else. Decent by macro standards.

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Photo of Eman17
3.09/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cashcaliman
3.06/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I don't like it!

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Photo of bwbetts
3.04/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Polar Pilsen from Cervecería Polar
2.58 out of 5 based on 89 ratings.
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