1906 Reserva Especial | Hijos De Rivera, S.A.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hijos De Rivera, S.A.
Spain
estrellagalicia.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tesguino on 10-12-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
134
Reviews:
47
Avg:
3.11
pDev:
19.61%
 
 
Wants:
7
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44
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Photo of EmperorBevis
2.26/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.75

Bottled
I'm not sure how many times I can do anything to get my phone to the point of the day when it stops being on my iPhone

pours a bronzed body with splattered white head
Corn syrup aroma
Slight aesthete flavour

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Photo of Fedebadra
4.36/5  rDev +40.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 22Blue
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GentleKnight1
4.04/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on a visit to Spain. Very nice every day brew with nice malt, good carbonation and is widely available. Would most certainly buy again. (and did before I left Spain).

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Photo of SGR1220
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mncoinman
3.48/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours medium translucent brown. Reasonable head, nice effervecsence. Aroma indicates good malty presence. Good carbonation at start of taste that just goes flat. No afterbite or follow through on the malt. Low hops presence (yahooo!!!!). This is an OK beer for the second or third one of the night...but I wouldn't make it my first.

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Photo of kbrown
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.49/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass from the bottle.

Appearance: Clear dark Amber color with medium bubbles to the body.

Smell: Lemon and hops,

Taste: Bitter citrus feel, malts are pretty smooth.

Mouth: Medium stickiness.

Overall: Nice free one, reminds me a bit of Bavarian not sure of they are one in the same but similar characteristics.

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Photo of Griphon
3.29/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gwydno
3.3/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of migleskun
3.32/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of matuto
3.1/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

It's definitively worth the price. Nice balance between bitterness and a sweet upfront. High drinkability. One can notice foam is reasonably dense and even produces some scattered lacing.

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Photo of josanguapo
3.43/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

From Carrefour. In Teku glass. Watching Los Soprano 4x11. Herbal in aroma and bittrrness, with a bit of alcoholic sweetness (yet not bothering) and a good body

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Photo of ZxWx
2.49/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Andrewharemza
2.92/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From bottle, pours a clear Amber colour with a good creamy white head with good retention.
Aroma floral, grainey, sweet.
Taste corn, grains, lemon, caramel, bready.

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Photo of jasonban4
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
2.84/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Clear dark golden color with a cloud of activity. Slightly creamy white 2 finger head, lasting around 5 minutes, with generous legs. Flavors of corn, sweet grains, caramel, lemon, floral spices. Thick sugary grainy feel and faint sharpness. Slick and oily full body with prickly carbonation. Light finish, with a lingering touch of caramel and skunky hops. Feels a little adjunct and too syrupy, although it's better than most commercial brands. Still the flavors are mediocre, but with decent freshness. Overall below average quality craft.

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Photo of Toynk
2.44/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of KitoUY
3.07/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spoony
2.6/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Phyl21ca
2.58/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Bottle: Poured a bright amber color ale with a medium size foamy head with good retention. Aroma of light grainy notes with light diacetyl notes is more or less pleasant. Taste is also grainy with some diacetyl notes and a thin finish. Body is about average with good carbonation. I was not a big fan of the malt bill used in this beer.

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Photo of warpedrevolution
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Socialiste
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 54V4G3
2.78/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of papat444
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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1906 Reserva Especial from Hijos De Rivera, S.A.
3.11 out of 5 based on 134 ratings.
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