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Estrella Damm | Damm S. A.

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710 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 12-08-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,343
Reviews:
237
Ratings:
710
pDev:
20.92%
Bros Score:
2.86
 
 
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13
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Ratings: 710 |  Reviews: 237
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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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2.8/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a very pale straw. Good carbonation. Moderate white head that dissipates rapidly. Moderate to minimal retention.

S: Hop extract. Fruity sweetness. Cooked veggies/mild skunkiness.

T: Cereal sweetness that is borderline cloying. Adjuncts, extract and some serious processing. Bit of a metallic note. Not nearly bitter enough on the finish.

M: Pretty spot on. Good carbonation. Wish this sucker finished dryer.

O: About to the level of many of the other mass produced Euro Lagers. Unfortunately, it's a bit more expensive. Would probably be better in Barcelona, watching some poor bastard getting gored during the Bull Run.

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of RickS95
2.3/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Budweiser only with a decent head. Very clear, pale straw color. Extremely clarified. Looks like piss in a glass. But I'm giving it a two because it's got a nice head. Bright white, foamy, good retention and a crusty lace as it dies.

Smells like an American macro. Corn, grainy esters, facsimile of some sort of Pilsner malt.

Vague fruitiness with some floral notes. Not awful, just not good. Same grainy flavor as the smell.

Pretty smooth for piss in a glass. Has some sweetness to it, a grainy bite. Sort of a hoppy bite in the finish, though even that's masked by all the adjunct crap added.

I feel for the Spanish. This would be a good beer if you were stranded in the desert, otherwise, don't bother.

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2.56/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle into a standard beer glass.

Appearance: Clear Yellowish color with heavy carbonation. Head was about two fingers and did not last long, except for a very thin layer on top that lasted almost the whole beer.

Smell: Almost nothing in the way of smell. Maybe some cereal type grains but faint.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Lighter bodied and smooth. Some sweet and bitter qualities about this beer. But it was a bit watered down, which I would expect from these types of beers. It had a dry and bitter after taste that I have noticed is common in a lot of the American Adjunct Lagers made in Spanish and Latino countries.

Overall: Not a horrible beer. I can honestly say I enjoyed it. Good beer for a hot summer day, and I drank the whole six pack. Not my immediate choice, but would have again.

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.06/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had this beer on tap in the early and late 2000's and in that time this beer was not very spectacular. My brother in law was in Spain a week ago and he bought a few beers for me. Thanks Gerard!

Poured this beer in one of my Dutch beerglasses. Nice golden pour with a big fluffy head and some nice carbonation. The start is good. Lacing, the head sticks in the glass.

Smell is a bit grassy. Taste is a bit too watery for me. No crispyness in this beer. It is a good lager but not more than that. No real bitterness or sweetness in this beer...

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served on tap at Mulligan's in Hoboken, NJ.

A: Pours a crystal clear medium yellow in color with moderate to significant amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger tall bright white head that quickly reduces to a thin film covering the entire surface of the beer, a thick patch, and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant lacing is observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of grain adjunct malts with lighter hints of rice and corn adjunct malts. There is also a moderate presence of grassy hops. Starts out sweet and finishes with some light bitterness.

T: The flavors of the adjunct malts are quite present (grain, rice, and corn) along with a very light hint of citrus. Also, there is a light bitterness from the grassy hops.

M: Light bodied with a heavy amount of carbonation.

O: This beer is easy to drink and quite sessionable. The beer is not anything special but it was sessionable and seemed to go down quite well during the Euro game with my cornish pastie.

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3.55/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a tasty beer with a hint of sweetness. A good balance between a light sweet maltiness and dry hoppiness to quench a thirst for a meal. A light golden brown hue. Good clarity. Good medium carbonation for easy drinking. I think the beer really rather fitting of the Spanish culture and food. A very good compliment of the wonderful cuisin of the land. This is not a big splash, but I do not understand some of the lower marks some have thrown against this beer. I find Estrella to be of fine quality.

This beer goes well with a Euro Soccer match, dontcha think?

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

Estrella Damm from Damm S. A.
Beer rating: 2.82 out of 5 with 710 ratings
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