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Polar Pilsen | Cervecería Polar

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2.66/5
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90 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#44,613
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
90
pDev:
30.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 90 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of jaydoc
2.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of metter98
2.47/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Bottle at El Cocotero, New York, NY

A: The beer is clear pale yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down but never completely faded away.
S: Light aromas of corn adjuncts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of corn adjuncts and a little associated sweetness, bits of grainy malts, and slight hints of bitterness.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and has some refreshing properties when it is served ice cold. It was definitely fuller in body compared to what I was expecting.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
2.21/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Phyl21ca
1.13/5  rDev -57.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Bottle: Poured a golden colored beer with almost no head. No aroma and taste is very weak. No surprise here since I didn’t expect much to begin with anyway. What is worth mentioning though is that the bottle is made in the shape of a baseball bat and will make an interesting addition to my bottle collection.

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Photo of dbrauneis
2.48/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
2.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Clear straw color with white head. Aroma has just a light malt note, that’s it. Taste follows with the light malt character and a really watery body and almost no flavor.

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Photo of smithj4
2.42/5  rDev -9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
2.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of smartassboiler
2/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of beernads
2.75/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of stevoj
2.03/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Bottle from Maruhn. Another bland cereal lager, although it is thirst quenching, a plus for the hot climates. Just average all around, not great, but that bad.

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Photo of DucksFan16
2.5/5  rDev -6%

Photo of jdhilt
2.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

From my notes 6/11/07 pours a one-finger white head that quickly to a thin layer, leaving some lace. Crystal clear amber color. Faint hoppy nose. Light carbonation and light bodied. Flavor is mildly hoppy, occasional sweetness and an almost clean finish. S.Fr. 3.40 ($2.77) for a 12oz bottle from Drinks of the World Lucerne, Switzerland

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Photo of crobinso
2.5/5  rDev -6%

Photo of ovaltine
2.5/5  rDev -6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of stcules
2.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Golden blonde color, clean and limpid. Average foam.
Same smell of a macrolager, nothing worthy.
Maybe a little better taste, with some finishing bitterness.
Not greatly satysfating, but relatively dry, and without traces of adjunts.
Drink it under the sun.

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Photo of M_chav
1.79/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of tbryan5
2.31/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

The bud light of the Caribbean. This was not very good at all. VERY light and little flavor. Drinks like water on a hot day. It is a go to on Curacao. Hey... It was free so I drank it. Oh, and apparently it's brewed in Florida now. Who knew?

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Photo of josanguapo
2.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

From Festival de las Naciones, Sevilla. In Ikea's pilsen glass. Watching "Circuito Cerrado". A bit better than the typical spanish industrial pilsner.

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Photo of garymuchow
2.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle brought to me by my brother, thanks John, as he was on a Carribbean cruise. Encouraged by those he brought it from to drink very cold, so I've been storing this in my garage (December in MN should be could enough). Nice label on painted bottle (which I'll keep for homebrew) and on the cap (which left a rust ring on the bottle).

Aroma presents with a very sweet malt. Fairly clean and typical.
Yellow-gold. Water clear. 1/2 inch white head that dimished to a ring only in time.
Flavor is a mix of the slightly sweet malt up front, then mild bitterness and finishes with a pretty heavy dryness that lingers long for style. Not blended all that well, but an interesting mix.
Appropriately thin with moderate carbonation for style. Dryness is both good and bad for thirst quenching properties.
The dryness really stands out. Very easy to drink quickly (I wasn't that thirsty and it went down very fast). This prevented me from letting it warm, but that may be just as well as I would predict it wouldn't hold up so well. Not a classic, but I can see having this when it's hot out and the beer is very cold. It'll do just fine then.

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2/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of WanderingFool
2.93/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

My sister brought me a couple of small 10 oz cans of Polar back from Columbia. The beer is a very clear light yellow color. A foamy white head fades very fast to a ring around the beer and that soon disappears. There is little to no aroma, but what I could detect smelled flowery and almost honey like. The beer is very drinkable and goes down quickly. Carbonation is slow and the flavor begins with a sweet light malt and corn taste. Some hoppy bitterness finishes off the sip and leaves a mild bitter flavor behind.

I was pleased to find this beer did not have any chemical flavors found in many low quality brews. I also thought the flavor had many similarites to honey mead.

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Photo of Vancer
2.22/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Had this down in Miami, bought a six-pack at a Publix, wish it was a one pack.

Pure nothingness. Club soda yellow,no head. Stinky euro skunk in the aroma and TONS of cooked veggies in the flavor. Crisp in the texure, but still, I feel for the pour soles in Venz that would have to drink this on a daily basis.

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Photo of safaricook
3.4/5  rDev +27.8%
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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Beer rating: 2.66 out of 5 with 90 ratings
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