Sagres Cerveja | Sociedade Central de Cervejas

BA SCORE
69
poor
260 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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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
Ratings:
260
Reviews:
111
Avg:
2.85
pDev:
18.25%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
54
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Sammy
2.45/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Nothing special. Better than a Bud or Molson or the like, but little malt - sweet taste. Slightly floral berry aroma. Nothing much in appearance, with bit of lace and pale blond. Touch of hops. Light dry taste. Bitter aftertaste. Thin mouthfeel. Unsatisfying.

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Photo of Shiloh
2.45/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

The Clark Kent of beers....very mild mannered and certainly does not stand out in a crowd...I did like the colour but every thing else about this brew is sub par, fortunately it came in a 12 oz, 1 bottle pack.

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Photo of MarkoNm
2.46/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Sagres pours with a thin white head which covers the clear and golden content.The aroma is mild. There are some malts as well as some grains.
The taste follows what the nose pick up. Starts sweet, followed by some hoppy bitterness and grains in the body, coming together with a slightly bitter finish.
Nothing special, but a nice drinkable lager.

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Photo of c2walker
2.47/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AlexLMS
2.47/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: light golden color. White low head and very poor retention. Very clear.
Taste: lightly bitter.
Mouthfeel: drying sensation. Moderate carbonation, low-strength and light body.
Finish: bitter and persistent aftertaste.

Overall: a brisk and refreshing adjunct lager. It is too common to be worthy of any special note. I was negatively impressed by the very feeble retention. In 20 seconds it was entirely gone. Not worthy a second try.

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Photo of GRG1313
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of exonthebottle
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of kojevergas
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

1 litre brown glass screw-top bottle nabbed at a Lisbon supermarket as a fuckabout beer for a sub-2 euro price.

Taste is malty. Hop-bereft. So simple balance isn't even a factor; there's no second note to keep in harmony. Shallow. Brief flavour duration.

Lacks the stale and metallic notes that trouble so many (even more) inferior attempts at the style.

Overcarbonated, smooth, wet, medium-bodied.

Downable cheap swill for students and the apathetic hoi polloi. A couple notches above the usual pale lager fare found in Europe, and fairly priced for its meagre quality. I would buy it again merely by virtue of price to quality ratio, but that doesn't make it a recommended brew. If anything, its neutralityand insipidness are its key strengths, particularly since it avoids being watery.

High D+ (2.50) / NOT RECOMMENDED

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Photo of Qbdoo
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of SpencerLanham
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of ronniebruner
2.53/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured a 12 oz bottle into a goblet. The first thing I noticed is the skunky smell. The beer has an average Budweiser-esque amber hue, exceptionally high carbonation, and is slightly bitter to the pallette. This beer is very watered down, has a low ABV, leaves a slightly bitter aftertaste, and leaves much to the imagination. This is an ordinary beer that you might not remember after you try it.

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Photo of stoutman
2.53/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

5.1 % ABV. A fair lager from portugal. Clear, bland, ricey flavor with a hint of barley. Not impressed.

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Photo of thierrynantes
2.53/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Sorry but this following comment is in french :

Appearance : pils assez pâle, cristaline peu saturée, belle mousse blanche
Smell : arôme malté assez délicat
Taste and mouthfeel : saveur plutôt faible, bouche très légére
Drinkability : bière sans personnalité, très désaltérante

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Photo of smcolw
2.54/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light straw color and very clear. 2-finger thick white head.

Strong aromas of adjuncts--very little malt or hop smells. Disappointing.

Very typical of mass-produced weak pilsner-like American beers, albeit Porteguese style. Very little to compliment. Thin body with high effervesence.

When I tried this, I was thirsty and had been without beer for nearly five days! Nevertheless, this is an inferior beer, even for the Ibernian peninsula.

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Photo of Georgiabeer
2.56/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer has a nice pour with a white fluffy head thats about 3 inches, and some okay lacing. Medium gold in color. Unfortunately, that's about as good as it gets. The smell is typical Euro lager- light graininess and some faint malt. Same with taste. 1st sip isn't bad, but immediately thereafter I taste wet cardboard, cereal grain and some faint grassiness. Mouthfeel is slick and light. Drink these in Portugal if you have to, but no reason to go out of the way to get them here.

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Photo of MacMalt
2.56/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into pint glass. It pours a clear golden amber with a one-finger, snow-white head and lacing. It has virtually no smell; just a little grain. It's like drinking a light beer; there is little, if any, flavor: just some grass and grain. It's also very watery and light. It's nicely carbonated and has a low ABV so it is easy to drink but it simply has no flavor. Overall, I've tried to be fair with this lager but it simply isn't memorable. Perhaps having it on draught in Portugal would yield a different experience.

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Photo of djrn2
2.56/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Sagres Cerveja from Sociedade Central de Cervejas
2.85 out of 5 based on 260 ratings.
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