Bavaria Beer | Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.

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Bavaria BeerBavaria Beer

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Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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1/5  rDev -66.8%

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1/5  rDev -66.8%

Photo of weeare138
1.15/5  rDev -61.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Thanks to BA Capones for the sample...
Appears a pale straw color that's only a few shades darker than water...even lighter than ginger ale. A thick, fluffy white head slowly fades out with tons of sticky lace left around the glass.
Smell is of skunk from a mile away with rotten cabbage and grass clippings...blecchh.
Taste is of grassy chunks with herbal notes and mineral water mixed with some dirty dough. There's also a funky flavor that reminds me of pond scum and frogs.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, grassy, herbal, and very hard to drink with the skunky, mineral qualities. A chalky bitterness makes this concoction even more gross.
I really hate wasting beer with so many uneducated beer drinkers out there but this isn't's fizzy skunk juice.

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1.32/5  rDev -56.1%

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1.43/5  rDev -52.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Whoa. its drinkable, but that doesn't make it good or interesting, cheap though, so its not a total waste.

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1.46/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Had this beer in Ontario Canada and it was vile. It sold for 2$ a tall can which is at the cheap end for 500 mls of beer in my region. It was so foamy and acidic that my stomach soon felt bloated after just a few cans. Next came the hiccups and eventually I vomited to get this crap out of my system. Spaten has done the same to me also. This beer honestly makes me not to be a beer drinker anymore. Terrible.

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Photo of crossovert
1.46/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

11.2 oz green bottle. It just arrived at the liquor store, 9.99 for a 12 pack, I needed a cheap beer so i bought it.

The packaging is really nice, it looks nice, that is how you knwo the beer will suck.

It is a pale gold like every other pale lager, doesn't remind me of a pilsener.

I have a fresh bottle so it isn't skunky but it doesn't smell like much. It has a maltiness to it that is not German-inspired at all. It smells tangy and fruity, more like an AAL.

The flavor is alot liek say a moosehead, better than an aal but still shit. German Pilsener? MY ASS. I can't believe the score the Bros gave, must have been pounding the drugs hard that night, this is not to style at all.

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1.49/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

This beer was an ordinary, clear yellow brew with a very thin head that died away quickly.

The aroma was VERY skunky, with some grains underneath. Overall, it smelled like an armpit on a hot summer day.

Taste was likewise bad. Slightly skunky on the foretaste, followed by grains and a bit of bitterness. A long skunky aftertaste followed.

Mouthfeel was thin, watery, and flat.

Drinkability is bad. I would go after a Bud Light over this ANY day. If you see this beer, run, don't walk in the direction of the nearest IPA and forget you ever saw it.

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1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

Photo of Indybeer
1.57/5  rDev -47.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

12 oz bottle. Poured a typical straw yellow color with a good head that lasted, and some good lacing on the glass. Aroma is floral and sweet. That is all I can say good about this! Taste is just awful. Watery and thin, with some bitterness in the finish. This is one beer I won't bother with again!

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Photo of thatruth
1.59/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

picked up a sixer from the Biltmore Cabaret's "Cold Beer" section on the side of the club about a fortnight ago. poured from 500ml can into pint glass.

pours a 1" frothy white head, heavier than moderate lacing, clear light yellow body, not so bubbly.

malt, corn. apple juice aroma. smells awful.

tastes comes back to apple juice. simple and plain. alcohol is damn prevalent for such a low content beer. sour mash vibe.

mouthfeel is unpleasant. thin, funky aftertaste.

a cheap, pale, nasty beer. even super cold it is gross. avoid.

**my can said 5.00% alc./vol. as opposed to the previously noted 4.8%.

freshness date on bottom of can: 07/2012

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Photo of jujubeast6000
1.68/5  rDev -44.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Rated 12/8/2005 (12oz bottle from 24 variety pack):

Pours a light golden color body, with a medium sized head, big bubbles, but fairly quickly diminishing. Has an aroma of malts. Taste of malts, and is acidic, slightly bitter. Light tasting. Not much flavor.

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Photo of cyrenaica
1.71/5  rDev -43.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

500ml can
5.0% ABV
I tried this beer on June 29, 2009 after purchasing fropm one of my local LCBO outlets. The beer poured a translucent pale gold colour with a foamy, bubbly white head, and a ton of effervescent. The aroma was grassy malt, some off aromas, and hops. The mouthfeel was highly carbonated and light-bodied. The flavour was grainy malt with a bitter finish, and some peppery notes.

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1.75/5  rDev -41.9%

Photo of fortyfield
1.75/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of tesguino
1.8/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Dutch beer sold in my country, 3 years ago; since my first bottle its flavor was robust, with body; but i´m not impressed because is a dutch beer in a german style; however this beer is good for a european cuisine, not for mexican food; try serve this beer in a tall mug for its foam and appreciate its rich blond color; 65% recommended.

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1.82/5  rDev -39.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Suds
1.98/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

From a can, this yellow brew is unimpressive at best. It has a small head and a very light, clear appearance. The aroma is grassy, with a very slight herbal hop smell. Not much in the way of malt or grain in the smell. The taste is slightly sweet, with a serious metallic quality. No real flavor, and nearly no bitterness. It's quite carbonated, and with the thinness, it gives a bit of a soda-water impression. The finish is pretty empty. I really didn't get anything out of this brew. Not really satisfying, even as a lawnmower beer.

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Photo of marc77
1.99/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Crystal clear golden hue. Efferevescent & topped by a thick, fluffy head that settles into a moderate, lace - leaving layer. Cooked veggies, grassy hop, pungent sulfur, and grain husk in aroma. The off putting sweetness and astringent grain flavors coupled w/ the meager hop bitterness and lack of any noteable hop flavor render this brew most unenjoyable and rough. Finishes w/ a lingering cabbage soup flavor & dextrin sweetnesss. A drop or two of isomerized alpha acid would make Bavaria more palettable... barely. Craptastic!

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2/5  rDev -33.6%

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2/5  rDev -33.6%

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2/5  rDev -33.6%

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2/5  rDev -33.6%

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