Super Bock | Unicer União Cervejeira S.A.

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Brewed by:
Unicer União Cervejeira S.A.

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-19-2001

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5/5  rDev +77.3%

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4.76/5  rDev +68.8%

Photo of TheSicilian33
4.65/5  rDev +64.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Serving type- Light brown bottle

Appearance- Light brown bottle with "Super Bock" 5.6% ABV on the bottle

Smell- Corny, but it smelled like I would enjoy it!!

Taste- Exceptional for a stronger lager. Had more of a bite rather than a watery taste, absolutely excellent, I really enjoyed it at dinner.

Mouthfeel- Similar to Peroni's beer feel

Overall- If you're in a portuguese neighborhood try this stuff, it's excellent for a stronger lager. It has that great "bite" taste rather than water, you will not be disappointed with this if you're just looking to have a fun time, trust me on this. Thank you to my Portuguese friends!!

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4.58/5  rDev +62.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is the best portuguese beer

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4.5/5  rDev +59.6%

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4.46/5  rDev +58.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +50.7%

Photo of putnam
4.07/5  rDev +44.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Think of this as a "malt liquor" for a moment.

The color is whitish gold and it lies underneath a cottony sheet of white. Split, mashed barley, dressed with sun-ripened apricots, dried herbs and clover honey can be teased from the very, "very" subtle bouquet. A revealing, cream-drenched palate of open, fresh white and yellow fruits takes place : muscat, yellow cherries, melon, peach and yellow plum : and combine with husky, twiggy tannins. There is an anxious balance. Alcohol enriches the mid-palate, then falls loosely to oppose the iron-flavored, resilient structure. Compare this to a better Baltic "malt liquor" like Poland's Piast or Zubr or Tyskie or even Norway's Aass Pilsner. Considering the shocking amount of fruit in it, it certainly delivers as a Bock -- just not the Munich style. As a strong, very clear lager, it's almost brilliant!

Now I learn this is a Trader Joe's brand. I compete with them, but I'd buy this.

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4/5  rDev +41.8%

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4/5  rDev +41.8%

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4/5  rDev +41.8%

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4/5  rDev +41.8%

Light, Fresh, good taste.

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4/5  rDev +41.8%

Appearance: Golden and watery with a small, white head which disappears fairly quickly.
Aroma: No hops, bread and slight alcoholic smell.
Taste: Fresh, light, crisp and grainy. Mild cereal taste which lingers after swallowing. Not too interesting as most commercial lagers usually are.
Overall: Very refreshing on a hot summer day, light bodied beer with a crisp flavour. One of my favourite lagers.

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4/5  rDev +41.8%

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4/5  rDev +41.8%

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3.97/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mempath
3.86/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

pours a deep straw with snow white head that is very active and laces very intricately...settles fairly fast with nice wispy lacing remnants still clinging.

nose is the expected 'cerveza' smell, but not as offensive...a bit sweet but a hint of depth in the grainy-malty spectrum. not sure if corn is in the mix, but i sense it.

ok. interesting. the sweetness is but a trace on the tongue. nothing 'special' but actually very refreshing for its slightly bitter (= 'not sweet') profile. carbonation is actually lower than i expected allowing this to come across creamier and still firmly on this side of 'crispness'...quite drinkable. memorable for being one of the better brews from the world of forgettable brews...nothing to shout out about, but really good for being, i guess, better than expected and not offensive or boring.

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Photo of magnj
3.86/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - super clear body is golden yellow, nice little white head.Carbonation quite apparant.

S - mild nose is grainy and typical lager yeasty.

T - slightly fruity up front but quickly cleans up with some nice grainyness and vague herbal hops.

M/D - medium body. Easy to drink, quite enjoyable.

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Photo of jale
3.76/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a light straw color with a good finger of white head.

S: Very light malt and hops.

T: Very light malt and hops. I would like to say more, but not to complex.

M: Light body with good carbonation.

O: This has slightly more flavor than many others in this stlye.

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3.75/5  rDev +33%

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3.75/5  rDev +33%

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3.75/5  rDev +33%

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3.75/5  rDev +33%

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3.68/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from an 11.2 ounce bottle into a pint glass. ABV of 5.4%.

Decent fizzy white head. Clear pale yellow body. Not sure why this is called "super" bock. If anything it's a little on the tame side compared to other bocks, like it was mixed 50/50 with a pale euro lager. Still pretty decent though, and I'm pretty sure it's mislabeled here as an American adjunct lager. I wouldn't mind having a sixer of this sitting in the fridge.

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Super Bock from Unicer União Cervejeira S.A.
Beer rating: 2.82 out of 5 with 381 ratings