Sagres Cerveja | Sociedade Central de Cervejas

Sagres CervejaSagres Cerveja
BA SCORE
4.5%
Liked This Beer
2.83 w/ 268 ratings
Sagres CervejaSagres Cerveja
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sociedade Central de Cervejas
Portugal
centralcervejas.pt

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 05-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,444
Reviews:
114
Ratings:
268
Liked:
12
Avg:
2.83/5
pDev:
18.73%
Alströms:
3.54
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
59
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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2.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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1.37/5  rDev -51.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Canned (and on reduced to clear)
Classic looking lager amber body with white head
Tinny aroma the flavour, its like a malt fizzy vitamin drink
Very thin and fizzy

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2.92/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of ARoman
3.1/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap, poured into a shaker. The aroma is mostly a doughy bread with light lemon and spice notes. It pours a clear, effervescent, yellow-gold with a white, dense foamy head that retains and laces well. The taste is a medium-light bittersweet, maybe a touch more sweet than bitter (not truly balanced). It's texture is watery with a fuzzy carbonation. The light body has a bread-first flavor with supporting notes of mellow citrus and spice. The finish is dry and crisp with notes of light spice and mellow, bitter citrus. The aftertaste is light and clean with bread crust and mineral water hints.

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3.38/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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2.85/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of thehyperduck
2.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

330 mL bottle from a sixer picked up at the LCBO; best before Jan 2016. I've only had one other Portuguese beer (Super Bock), and wasn't terribly impressed with it - but this sixer was absurdly cheap by local standards (about $1.66 per bottle) so it's not like I've got much to lose here. Served ice cold.

Pours a clear golden-yellow hue, capped off with one finger of loose, soapy white head, which lasts about a minute or two before fading. A bubbly film remains at the surface, in addition to a foamy collar and a few scattered swathes of lacing. Looks fine, but the aroma is somewhat less reassuring - it mostly smells like corn chips, with a pale, malty sweetness and some vegetal undertones. Not a terrible aroma - I can't really fault a cheap adjunct lager for smelling like adjunct - but it's still worlds away from enticing.

Not much I can say about this one. The flavour consists of grainy pale barley malts, corn husk and damp cardboard. Vaguely grassy towards the finish, but it goes right back to that corny, vegetal flavour in the aftertaste; thankfully it doesn't linger long. Light-bodied and a bit watery, with the sort of aggressive carbonation levels I'd expect from this sort of beer. There is nothing overtly offensive about this beer, but I can think of no convincing reasons to pick it specifically over its many competitors in the imported lager category... other than the price.

Final Grade: 2.98, a C. Sagres is yet another mediocre, forgettable pale lager to throw on the pile. It's definitely not the worst European adjunct lager I've ever had, but there are few redeeming qualities to be lauded here. It's easy to drink, and tastes like beer - what else were you expecting? Marginally better than Super Bock, but to be honest I haven't had that stuff in years, so it's not really a fair comparison. The bottom line? For a cheap imported lager, you could do much worse than this. Mexican lager enthusiasts should appreciate this one.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

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1.1/5  rDev -61.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

This is a horrible beer

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2/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Portuguese bad beer and I prefer being able to choose super bock

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2.47/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.19/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev +6%
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3.5/5  rDev +23.7%

The better one of the two portuguese common lager (with Super Bock).
Some caramel taste like dropping down a Werters candy in an euro lager.

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Sagres Cerveja from Sociedade Central de Cervejas
Beer rating: 4.5% out of 100 with 268 ratings
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