Super Bock | UNICER União Cervejeira S.A.

BA SCORE
67
poor
361 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
UNICER União Cervejeira S.A.
Portugal
unicer.pt

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
361
Reviews:
151
Avg:
2.79
pDev:
22.22%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
64
For Trade:
0
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4.46/5  rDev +59.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VeganUndead
2.72/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of FZR23
3.25/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mmmbeer89
2.75/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

it's basically your typical lager, this one has a bit more of a grainy taste than most. It's more dry than a normal lager as far as the feel goes though it's mostly after the mouthful.

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Photo of Isaac420L
2.96/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Fettpopps
2.5/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of boilermakerbrew
2.67/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours medium to light golden and very bright in body. The head is somewhat thin i consistency and bubbly, but does retain and laces fairly well. The scent hits with a bit of skunkiness right up front, likely from a long time shipping and sitting on the shelf. Underneath the initial skunkiness, there is a bit of light, crisp malt detectable. There is no hop presence in the smell.

The flavor of the beer starts off with a dose of light, crisp malt combined with the even lighter flavor of some adjunct, mostly corn. All of these flavors are dead on for the style, but then, towards the back end of the drink, the skunk returns. An odd, skunky bitterness ramps up and takes over a lot of the flavor, outshining the lighter malts. It is light and clean across the tongue, offering a very easy drinking experience.

Overall, I think this beer has suffered greatly in its long trek from Portugal to Arizona. I can see the intended flavor and feel of the beer beneath the poor condition of the liquid in its current state, and I think it may have had a chance to be a nice, easy drinking lager. However, in this state, it is a below average beer.

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Photo of Acforster2
2.82/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JRod1969
3.5/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
2.38/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Marius
2.5/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Sampled at THT June tasting. Transparent yellow with almost no head. Boiled corn with a very small pils hop bitterness. Sweet and bland, one of those macro lagers that just doesn't do it.

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Photo of JamLand
2.75/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of EmperorBevis
1.76/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.75

Bottled
Pours a flat golden beer, can't get any foam from this tried to revive the head but just goes
So aroma is quite frankly metallic and slight lemon like many a cheap lager
And tastes like that
Best thing is mf

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2.75/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.28/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of John_Beeryman
3.5/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dope
3.07/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

02.2017 (I assume best by)

A: Pours a clear light amber. Good sized soapy white head. Decent retention and some sparse little bits of lacing once it fades.

S: A touch of grass and a little bit of sulfur. Some sweet grains behind it.

T: Lightly grassy hops. Clean, crisp cereal grain malt. A bit of sulfur in there too, especially in the finish. Almost skunky but not quite. More like an odd pilsner flavor instead.

M: Light bodied, fairly smooth.

O: Not horrific. Not sure why it's called "super bock" if it's not a bock but what do I know. Standard adjunct ale, a head above most garbage ones I've had.

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Photo of JaimeLondon
2.75/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Robertas
2.15/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of kojevergas
2.15/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

1 litre format tried in Portugal in Summer 2016. 5.20% ABV.

D / NOT RECOMMENDED

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3.3/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.46/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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1.5/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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2.95/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.25/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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Super Bock from UNICER União Cervejeira S.A.
2.79 out of 5 based on 361 ratings.
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