Brahma | Companhia Cervejaria Brahma

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Companhia Cervejaria Brahma
Brazil
brahma.com.br

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by soper2000 on 04-28-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
247
Reviews:
105
Avg:
2.39
pDev:
25.52%
 
 
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8
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42
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Photo of phishbone23
1.5/5  rDev -37.2%

Photo of cyrenaica
1.5/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

355ml bottle
4.8%
I tried this beer on August 31, 2007 at Smokeless Joe's in Toronto. The beer poured a translucent gold colour with a white head that disappeared quickly. There was a lot of effervescence. The aroma was very grassy with a hint of both malt and hops. The mouthfeel was crisp and thin with some mild carbonation. The taste was similar to other pale lagers with grassy tones. Another beer I didn't enjoy and would not push onto my friends.

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Photo of magictrokini
1.52/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Sugarwater. Yellow fizzy pour. Smell is cotton candy and corn. Taste is not good. Liquid kettle corn. Can't really put this in a category with Mexican or Central American beers as it is that weak. Doesn't come close to other South American beers, such as Xingu. Very weak.

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Photo of josanguapo
1.56/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

From Carrefour. In Ikea's pilsner glass. Watching Breaking Bad 4x08.Very vulgar. Doesnt deserve to be paid more than for the cheapset macro lager

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Photo of DonPepperoni
1.62/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

It tastes like nothing. Tap water tastes better.

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Photo of grdahl
1.7/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

This must be the Budweiser of South America. I've had tap waters with more flavor. Cool bottles however. I figured at $8.00 per six pack this might be worth a try. It is very light in color and taste ,probably decent on a hot day as a gatorade substitute, but not with food. My advice...if you want
cheap flavorless you need not by an import.

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Photo of FLima
1.71/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Almost a copy paste of other mass Brazilian lagersPale yellow color. Head dissipates quickly. Smells mostly grains other than barley-malt and metalic, dependant on temperature.
Tastes lager with just a small hint of hops and  addition of water. Taste is also not consistent on different temperatures, as it warms up gets a little metalic. Some unpleasant sweetness from cheap cereals, and a little funky aftertaste.
Beer to drink close to freeze temperatures, to hightlight refreshness from its lightness and high carbonation. The tap chopp version , specially the dark one tastes much better, probably given its freshness. I guess aging is a killer for those type of pseudo pilseners.
Intersting that I have the impression that Brazilians slams this beer more than others, probably given the exotic effect are nule to them (including this brazuca one).

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Photo of acurtis
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of Phyl21ca
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Bottle: Poured a golden color lager with a small head that disappeared very quickly. Aroma of corn is quite evident and not that pleasant. Taste is your typical South American pale lager with lots of corn. At least the clear bottle was not skunked. Mostly boring and watery but not offensive in any way and definitely not something I will seek again.

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Photo of Igormatos
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of Jsmick
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of Whatup14
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of fccarv
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of Anacross
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of dansmcd
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of andreh86
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of bresnab
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of getkrunkhoe
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of lilithdana
1.75/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Nothing special. Taste like Corona.

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Photo of auxiliary
1.78/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

appearance - Clear gold color, not much head unless you shake the bottle and pout it. Head is carbinated so it will disapear to little or nothing.

smell - Grainy, like a common macro lager.

taste - Grains, and corn taste here.

mouthfeel - Light body and carbinated.

drinkability - If you have like 15 BA reviews, then you must drink real beer. Stay away from any Macro Lager. I think I just learned. Water, light, not much taste going on. Wouldn't buy again.

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Photo of MMansfield
1.79/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Notes from Seaport Beer Fest 08/11/07

Appearance: Pale as pale gets, yellow hay colour. Medium fluffy head sticks around for a while. Doesn't look that bad actually.

Aroma: Skunky grains, alcohol, some corny adjuncts, sweet, not nice.

Taste: Cereal, toasted wheat with a giant grainy alcohol finish, leaving a terrible taste in your mouth.

Mouthfeel: Fizzy, light bodied. Low drinkability

Final Statment: Not a nice beer, only 1 of 2 that I poured out at the Seaport Beer Fest. Just a crappy beer from Brazil brought in to grab some of the Corona market. This is a bad product that I just want to go away.

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Photo of ssdarius
1.84/5  rDev -23%

Photo of raphaeltell
1.84/5  rDev -23%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Cheap and tasteless "beer". Very common in Brazil.

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Photo of Amalak
1.85/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

A: Looks like slightly colored water. No head, slight bubbling.

S: Terrible. Very bitter, sour smell.

T: Considering the appearance and smell, I was surprised that it wasn't completely terrible. Kind of like a Bud.

M: Bitter.

D: Couldn't have too many of these without throwing up.

I got this beer because it was from Brazil and I've never had a Brazilian beer, and now I've learned my lesson.

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Photo of stoutman
1.85/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Pours from a clear, swoopy sided 12 oz bottle. Nasty urine yellow with almost no head. Smells really bad, I thought it was skunky. I even tried another a couple weeks later from a different batch, same result is bad. Body is really flat, even though there were lots of quickly fading bubbles. Mild, sweet malt-and-corn skunk flavor. This beer is certainly crap and ranks as one of my worst pours.

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Brahma from Companhia Cervejaria Brahma
2.39 out of 5 based on 247 ratings.
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