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Voll Damm | Damm S. A.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Damm S. A.
Spain
estrelladamm.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mitchster on 06-21-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,928
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
128
pDev:
18.29%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 128 |  Reviews: 43
Photo of Arriskuwonder
1.5/5  rDev -54.3%

Photo of Phyl21ca
1.58/5  rDev -51.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Can: Poured a golden color lager with a small bubbly head with limited retention. Aroma of residual sugar notes and light adjunct is OKish. Taste is mostly dominated by adjunct with residual sugar and light alcohol notes could also be detected. Body is about average with good carbonation. Too much adjunct in this one for my taste buds.

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Photo of schavuytje
1.73/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Picked up in the super of the holiday address; Aroma of slender amber-like muesli, in the taste of pilslike with the same finishing touch as the flavor of tan-like nail

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Photo of josanguapo
1.82/5  rDev -44.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

In Legado de Yuste glass. Playing KB Dark Side. Too much sweet/caramel taste. Its missing hops for so much malt

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2.04/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

7.2% confirmed. Can acquired in Ibiza, Spain. Reviewed from notes taken April 2011. Can was served into a Guinness pint glass.

A: Pours a four finger creamy head of fair thickness and decent retention. Colour is a copper-yellow. Good head for the ABV.

Sm: Very malty, but light in strength overall.

T: A malty body with hints of barley hither and thither. Poorly built but surprisingly fairly balanced for a crappy Spanish macrolager. A bit of cream on the open is the most pleasant aspect of the beer, but the malt doesn't carry through the refreshing feel established by the cream, which is a disappointment. Way too malty. It doesn't taste like alcohol, which is impressive considering the lack of flavour.

Mf: Smooth and light. Warm from the alcohol, an unpleasant effect in the throat. If you were on the fringe of vomiting, a sip of this would surely tip you into the red zone.

Dr: Extremely cheap and high ABV, but low quality. Probably the best beer in Ibiza hands-down for getting knackered, but it's far from great. That said, of all the beers I remember having in Ibiza, this one sticks out for its (relative) drinkability. Just don't get it in the canned version; stick to the bottles.

Low D

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2.16/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Drank outside of Barcelona, Spain.

Immediately vinous aroma, fruity with hints of grapes. Carbonation is moderate. Taste is fruity, alcoholic, moderately sweet and very vinous. Mouthfeel is tangy, bright. Finish is low on any bitterness with a metallic note and spritzy. Harsh, intended for getting wasted. Yuck.

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Photo of stcules
2.21/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bronze-copper color, with a white, quite compact foam, quite creamy, too.
Smell and taste: too strong alcohol.
7.2 ABV, but it seems even more.
At the smell some malt, almost no hop, in the nose, and as well in the mouth.
When it warms up, a strong corn note in the smell.
Alcohol, in the aftertaste, too.
Useless beer.

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Photo of Noelito76
2.25/5  rDev -31.4%

Photo of Foley67
2.29/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of bark
2.36/5  rDev -28%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

The colour is pale gold, the large airy head is white, and it leaves some lacing while sinking.

The smell is weak. Some notes of sweet malt (cookies) and honey.

The taste is sweet and a bit malty. French loaf, some marzipan and alcohol. The aftertaste got notes of bread and dough, alcohol and turpentine. The taste is heavy and watery at the same time.

The carbonation is medium, the bubbles are large. The liquid is a bit sticky.

Another sweet strong euro lager... It doesn't get better just because it is from Spain.

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2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

Photo of titvs
2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 3B). Bottle 25 cl - Batch L2812B13. AROMA: cornish aroma with some rice notes and a mild sweet background. clean lager profile with some sulphur. APPEARANCE: slight dark yellow color and translucent. thin white head with below-average retention. TASTE: initial sweet malty character with moderate bitterness and a semi-dry finish. low malty complexity. PALATE: medium-low body with medium-low carbonation. OVERALL: a marzen wannabe without complexity.

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Photo of Mike_Aguirre
2.51/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

L: Looks very clear, filtered. Deep golden color. Almost not existent head.
S: Smells kind of nice, flowery, citrusy, alcoholic with hints of caramel
T: Tastes like an average golden lager with an alcoholic boost thanks to the corn and rice adjuncts. Corn taste is kind of high which is not very pleasant. Leaves a nasty mild metallic flavor in the back of the tongue.
F: Medium-low body with low carbonation.
O: Average beer that you can find in the 7/11 in Mexico.

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Photo of AmitC
2.52/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Had a 330 ml can. Very strong smell and taste of alcohol. At 7.2% it feels like a beer with an ABV above 10%. Not easy to drink. Good if you want to get high.

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Photo of AWolfAtTheDoor
2.55/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Crystal clear light amber in color. Frothy white head that subsides to a mere after thought of a head but stays throughout the session.

Not much on the nose. a hint of hops, an ever larger hint of alcohol.

Taste almost all alcohol. Keep going back to look for something else, but there's just nothing there.

Mouthfeel-rough. Just this side of hard liquor. There was nothing done to hide the 7.2% alcohol in this beer.

End result: don't bother with this beer, nor any other "Damm" beer for that matter. They're all terrible.

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Photo of 22Blue
2.62/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Yoonisaykul
2.64/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Girlfrend brought this back from Barcelona. Kind of excited to drink a Märzenbier so I'm opening this one first out of the whole haul.

A- Very nice looking bottle. Crystal clear gold with TONS of bubbles rising throughout. Almost makes it look heterogenous. Good retention of the greyish head. Good amount of lacing.

S- Awww. Smells skunked and corny right from the bottle. Poured into SA perfect glass. Very sweet artificial caramel which kindof smells nice but just not right.Some dusty alcohol.

T- Skunkiness seems to have dissipated. Nice caramel maltiness which ends up better than what the smell hinted. Couldn't find the bitterness in the first few sips but it ended up growing and tasting a bit nasty and artificial. The subtle hop touch adds a lemony character. Alcohol is a little solventy. The bitterness really sticks around the back of the throat like something you shouldn't be ingesting.

M- Very smooth. Low carbonation (did it all leave in the pour?) Not dry.

O- Had this straight out the fridge but it still tasted kind of dirty. I'm not sure I could drink very much of this.

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Photo of HugoG
2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of lmaduells
2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of MiguelParreira
2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of hoplover66
2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of Vader444
2.79/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

330ml bottle poured into cut glass tumbler courtesy of hotel. Just arrived in Barcelona to celebrate my wife's 40th birthday so a cheeky beer is required after a 4am start. Didn't recognise any of the beers on hotel menu so took a punt on this.

Basically a Spanish take on Carlsberg Special Brew. Not fantastic by any stretch of the imagination but, sitting poolside on a roof terrace on a sunny Barcelona afternoon, there are probably worse options. Cheers!

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2.81/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

33cl can poured into a stein

beer pours a two finger head, quickly dissipating to half a finger with no lacing. beer is a nice light amber/almost orange color. looks pretty nice

aromas of some light malts, alcohol, corn (though made with rice), and perhaps some hops

quite sweet, definite alcohol presence, a bit stronger hop presence than in the aroma, which gives it a lemony characteristic, but perhaps more like lemon dish soap than a real lemon.

overall, a nice change and better than most Spanish attempts, but fairly harsh overall. despite the 7.2%, it could hardly be considered an economical drunk, as it commands a premium price.

finally, a semi-comical semantic note: the can says "cerveza extra," which in context means "premium beer," but the english translation is simply "extra beer." gotta love that engrish.

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Photo of GONZALOYANNA
2.85/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Enjoyed many times. Amber color, crystal clear appearance. White froth, brief crown. Sweet, sugary, mildy toasted, adjunct cereal & spicy aromas. Malty, harsh alcoholic & bitter upfront. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Honey & spicy notes. Herbal sweet/bitter finish. ABV is well felt.

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Photo of pimko
2.88/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

De lo mejor que te puedes pedir en cualquier bar medio normal en España. Pronunciado sabor a alcohol

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Voll Damm from Damm S. A.
Beer rating: 3.28 out of 5 with 128 ratings
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