Antarctica Pilsen
Antarctica (Companhia Brasileira De Bebidas)

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Antarctica (Companhia Brasileira De Bebidas)
Lager - Adjunct
Ranked #276
Ranked #30,017
2.33 | pDev: 25.32%
Apr 14, 2022
Jan 19, 2003
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3 by Noelito76 from New York on Apr 14, 2022
2.11 by Gm_ on Sep 25, 2021
2.44 by Renata78 from Sweden on Aug 11, 2018
2.03 by dandy14 from Brazil on Jan 06, 2018
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1.63/5  rDev -30%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25
by matuto from Brazil

269 ml can, drinking in a glass. Thin, persistent foam, leaving laces. Terrible metallic notes, and of cooked vegetables. Watery, no smoothness. Only its powerful advertising strategies may explain why it sells so much.

Dec 04, 2017
2.39 by Khaack from New York on Oct 27, 2017
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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
by frostib from Brazil

A 355 ml glass bottle, served at 6° C poured into a pokal glass. Clear light yellow color with a poor head. Faint aroma with a hint of grain. Taste is similar to aroma, nothing exciting. Watery with a medium carbonation. Rather short and faint finish.

Jul 23, 2017
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1.19/5  rDev -48.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25
by mandrakes from Brazil

Look: clear and undertone gold color without sediments; very low foam formation with very low persistence;
Smell: smelless, none at all;
Taste: fleeting malt taste without expression, none aftertaste;
Feel: very low carbonation, watery;
Overall: very light Pilsen beer without expression in all directions, drinkability 1+/5+.

May 28, 2016
2.77 by PsenicnoCRO from Croatia (Hrvatska) on May 06, 2016
3.43 by warllendacosta from Massachusetts on Feb 26, 2016
2.92 by SirDirtJoe from Mexico on Feb 07, 2016
2.28 by DanLowery from Brazil on Aug 02, 2015
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1.75/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75
by Pedro_Almeida03

It's almost like drink water

May 06, 2015
2.75 by Walbert_Neto from Brazil on Feb 15, 2015
2.25 by factoide from Brazil on Nov 18, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -35.6%
by denisconrado from Brazil

That's it Kleber, only to get high the skull, that was good kkkk! The aroma sent me, again, to my children and family parties; but after a few seconds the flavoring already gone. Golden color and a certain bitterness felt that persists at all times, unlike the aroma. Had never taken, even if it was only to swell my "tastings"...

Sep 21, 2014
2 by Flavio_Gama from Brazil on Sep 18, 2014
2 by Igormatos from Texas on Sep 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
by chinchill from South Carolina

350 ml can in Belem - 4.9%  

Nice looking white head dies down to a partial coat rather quickly but still leaves good lacing.  Fine-grained carbonation is visible carbonation in the clear, light golden body.

FEEL: Light lively body with crisp, medium-high carbonation.  Semi-dry finish. 

taste:  typical light lager with hints of cereal as well as light malts and a touch of hops. Mild but lingering aftertaste more clearly reveals the hops. 

smell: faint cereal and light malts with a touch of spicy/herbal hops.

O: about average for this style in this area. Certainly not worth seeking out but passable.

Aug 10, 2014
2.25 by Etrusco from Brazil on Jul 21, 2014
3.25 by OoReFLuXoO from California on Jul 20, 2014
2.75 by ssgunbond from Belgium on Jul 11, 2014
3 by Socialiste from Canada (QC) on Jun 12, 2014
2 by Tarso from Brazil on Apr 11, 2014
2 by socon67 from New York on Mar 29, 2014
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2.23/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
by homebrew311 from Illinois

12 oz can poured into pint glass. Appearance is pale gold and clear with cascading bubbles. No head to speak of. Nose is pretty awful, notes of sour grain, lemon, corn, and metal. Taste isn't quite as bad as nose implied as there is more bready malt character to cut through some of the off notes. Some sweet fruit juice like notes that seem quite out of place come through at the finish. Mouthfeel is light and well carbonated. This is not a good beer, even for and already sub par style.

Aug 30, 2013
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1.28/5  rDev -45.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
by eduardolinhalis from Switzerland

355ml bottle served in a weizen glass.

A: Pours an absolutely clear pale yellow forming a medium bubbled and aired head. Low retention and lots of lacings left in the glass

S: Sweet grains, crispy grains and adjunct grains, mainly corn. Low fermentation bready yeasts. Ashes in the very end

T: Slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of malts and adjunct malts. Killing taste corn. Ashes sensation and a bit metallic too. Cardboard. Watery and tasteless. No bitterness identified

M: Light and watery body. Medium carbonation. Cardboard aftertaste

O: One of the worst things called beer that I've ever tasted

Jul 17, 2013
1.25 by Dbot from Delaware on Mar 17, 2013
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2.07/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2
by FLima from Brazil

Pale Yellow color. Strange enough this Adjunct Lager produced lots of thick head with low to medium retention and leaving traces through the glass.
Faint aroma of non-malted cereals but some floral hops identifiable.
Taste of cereals with a bit refreshing and spicy feeling.
Dry aftertaste with a medium bitterness. Light body and good carbonation.
I remembered why I could not stand Brahma and was on the Antarctica side of the split population of Brazil, for its bitterness. Nevertheless all the formulas seem to be pretty much the same now, and it carries some annoying corn note.

Jan 30, 2013
3 by cfalovo97 from Canada (ON) on Nov 07, 2012
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2.13/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5
by atigerlife from Hawaii

Sitting poolside in Rio....

Pours clear golden with a 2 finger white head. Lots of carbonation rising.

Aroma is of adjuncts....corn.

Taste of corn, quite light...adjuncts

Mouthfeel is light bodied and slightly cleansing.

Overall, really no need for another one. If a beer can't taste good while sitting poolside in Rio....then it is not good!

Sep 17, 2012
1 by fccarv from Brazil on Jul 13, 2012
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1.71/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
by fmccormi from California

Straight pour from 473ml can to a 5oz-ish tumbler. That comes out to 16oz, right? Freshness date of November 13, 2012 printed in black ink in the kick-up underneath the can (at least, that’s how I’m interpreting it: “131112”).

Appearance (2.5): Very small, short-lived head on this, snow-white and starting around half a centimeter thick. No fingers to measure this one—this beer is fingerless. Some lacing, actually. The body is a pale yellow, and clear. Well, at least there’s some sudsy lace.

Smell (1.5): Kind of smells like the water cup at a beer pong table: vaguely beer-like, but mostly water. Some very plain barley scent that might be most accurately measured in parts per million. Some sweet corn? I suppose the lowest score would be if it legitimately smelled bad, but this just doesn’t smell like anything to speak of.

Taste (1.5): Following the nose, this is more of a palate cleanser than anything else. It’s got a strange aftertaste though, like unflavored grits mixed with some overcooked vegetables. There is just the GHOST of a hint of bitterness in the finish, vaguely herbal and vegetal. I’d love to say that it has a distinct pilsner yeast note, but it simply doesn’t.

Mouthfeel (2.0): Well, there is some carbonation. It’s low-key, fizzy, and dies quickly, though. What this beer DOES have going for it is quenching-ness. It’s very light, goes down easy, and I suppose it has a somewhat dry finish, for lack of sweetness or viscosity.

Overall (2.0): Can I give this a 1.75? This is definitely not a good beer, and not a good representation of the style, either. To be perfectly honest, with this little taste, body, and feel, I’m shocked that it even retains 5% ABV. That said, the beer was meant to be light, inoffensive, and drank in large quantities, all of which it achieves without much trouble. It’s not the worst of the worst—that would be a slushy of Classic Ice, Sam Adams Cherry Wheat, and Rogue Chipotle—but it does not stand out in any way, whatsoever, and is forgettable at best. Don’t get me wrong, I can dig a good AAL once in a while. But even in terms of the Brazilian market, with which I consider myself relatively familiar, this is far from anything notable.

Jul 05, 2012
1.5 by Anacross from Oregon on Jun 01, 2012
3 by mhaugo from California on May 27, 2012
2.25 by estevaom from Brazil on Apr 10, 2012
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2.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5
by metter98 from New York

A: The beer is crystal clear light yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that quickly died down leaving lacing on the surface and a thick ring around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of adjunct malts, particularly corn, are present in the nose.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and the flavors are quite mild.
M: It feels light-bodied and a bit thin and watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink; the smell and taste are not that offensive but then again there’s nothing really special about either of them that would make me want to try another glass of these.

Feb 24, 2012
2.5 by BrazilianAussie from Brazil on Feb 21, 2012
3 by Paracatu from Brazil on Feb 08, 2012
Antarctica Pilsen from Antarctica (Companhia Brasileira De Bebidas)
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