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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Photo of wordemupg
2.17/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

355ml bottle poured into pint glass may30 2010

A clear pale straw yellow with very little carbonation and no head or lace

S some sweet grains and a touch skunk

T again a little sweet malts with some sour skunky flavor that's not all that nice

M watery but more carbonation then what you could see in the glass

D nothing special going on here, I wouldn't bother if I was you

I don't see myself drinking this again, another beer that would be cheap to make yet costs a lot of money

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Photo of rarbring
2.18/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A very pale straw colored beer, some white head and some lacing.

Very weak smell, slightly sour and sweet.

Sweetish, very distinct corn taste, some acidity. nearly no bitterness.

Little carbonation, rather refresh to drink.

A very canoe type of beer.

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Photo of Globetrotter
2.19/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I'd never seen this brew in Moscow before, so when I stumbled upon it in the town of Serpukhov some 100 kms away, I bought one to bring back. Oddly curved white glass bottle, like the picture, with only a small red neck label. Naturally, since Saturday, I've seen this everywhere in Moscow. What's being pushed here, of course, never saw the light of a Brazilian day, however: it's contract brewed for Sun-Interbrew by the not-so-good folk at Klinskoye, just outside of Moscow. Oh well. Ingredients conform to the purity law. Best before 10/14/05, I opened it on 5/30/05.

Pours a clear pale gold under a 1.5 finger white head with surprisingly good retention, even mustering a few drops of lace. The head is thin in consistency, but just doesn't see to want to go away. The nose is typical macro: corn, rice, perhaps some stale break, but all not particularly pleasant. The mouth is thin and quite prickly. Taste? Not really. Some corn and/or stale rice, no hops, lots of water. Sure, it's clean. Who wants clean. Next!

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Photo of olradetbalder
2.2/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of connecticutpoet
2.2/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

This beer was a deep yellow lager with a half finger head that disappeared very quickly. No retention.

The aroma was of skunky hops and grains, with a hint of bitterness. Nothing spectacular.

Taste was sweet, with almost no other flavors, with the merest hint of hops.

Mouthfeel was water-thin, but not offensive.

Drinkability was surprisingly average... I thought it would be lower, but compared to other macros, this one went down easily with no offensive aftertaste.

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Photo of Drew966
2.2/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Brahma pours a pale orange with a small, white head from a clear, oddly shaped twelve ounce bottle. The aroma is grainy and perhaps a bit sweet. Taste is on the grainy side, a bit sweet and some cooked vegetable flavor. There are way better options out there.

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Photo of Fernando_Bastos
2.2/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of bsp77
2.21/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Pale gold with stark white head that completely recedes.

Smell: Mostly dry (thankfully), light malt and slight spicy hops. Not bad, but wait a minute, where has the smell gone? Completely absent two minutes after pouring.

Taste: Not too much. Slightly sweet, maybe a touch of corn. Also maybe the tiniest touch of hops noticeable at the end. Maybe.

Feel: Highly carbonated (but not as bad as Budweiser), very light.

Drinkability: Easy to quaff but unless you are visiting Brazil, why bother?

Actually, I did drink this on draft in Sao Paulo a few years back. The waitress will automatically refill your glass from the pitcher when empty. They lay an extra coaster down next to your glass to keep track of your refills. They will endlessly refill unless you place a coaster on top of your glass to stop them. It is actually kind of fun, and at only $2 a fill, not too bad. Plus it was the ONLY beer in the bar. Overall, much better experience than just pouring from the bottle in the good ole US of A. Of course, it really didn't taste any better there.

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Photo of TheDeuce
2.23/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Found this beer in Ecuador on my way to the Galapagos Islands. Texture is light and gold, fizzy head with minimal smells except for that of grain. Taste is light, really similar to MGD almost as if they copied the same recipe. It goes down smooth enough but its entirely forgetful as a beer. Other than being exotic this beer doesn't do much for me.

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Photo of MisterKilderkin
2.24/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Suds
2.24/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

From a clear 33 cl bottle, this brew poured with a nice, fluffy, white head. The color is a thin yellow, and the brew is average in appearance. The aroma is faint to the point of near nonexistence. There's a bit of grain and a distant floral note, but that may be me grasping for any stray scent. The taste has a little malt and corn-like adjunct flavor. It's more flavor than the smell telegraphed. Semi-dry and straightforward. The beer is light and fizzy. Nearly no bitterness, and a watery finish. All in all, it's not exactly 'bad', but drinking this beer certainly isn't a particularly enjoyable experience either.

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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