Reserva 1925 | Grupo Cervezas Alhambra, SL

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grupo Cervezas Alhambra, SL
Spain
cervezasalhambra.es

Style: Euro Strong Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 03-23-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
148
Reviews:
43
Avg:
3.3
pDev:
15.76%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
49
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Photo of brp94
2.74/5  rDev -17%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kdown
3.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stephenlee
4.14/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SaranacinTexas
2.66/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Norrie
3.68/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thatsmyspot
3.36/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.06/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of risenz
2.87/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of MattMorin
2.25/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Did not care for this one

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Photo of Thend
5/5  rDev +51.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Delicious, it's my favourite back home in Spain.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.77/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Alhambra Reserva 1925
500 ml green glass bottle

Appearance: Clear, amber-copper body beneath a full head of frothy white foam that holds quite well and leaves some very nice lacing about the glass.

Aroma: Malty with caramel and background notes of sweet bread. Subtle grassy hops. It's not bold but neither is it hard to find. Pleasant. Surprisingly not skunked given the green glass bottle.

Flavor: As the aroma indicates in every way. It's kind of like a malty Vienna lager with it's caramelish malt and mildly grassy, floral, and gently spicy (alcohol?) hops. A stiff bitterness anchors it and it finishes dry, subtly spicy, and lingering.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full in body with a dextrinous edge and a crisp, gently effervescent carbonation that softens to smooth as it warms.

Overall: The bottle makes a great impression, and the beer has some depth of character to it. Pleasant and enjoyable.

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Photo of sekearney95
3.29/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NiallB_Madrid1982
4.25/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

GReat Taste, really nice bottle

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Photo of metter98
3.39/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: The beer is crystal clear amber yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: Light aromas of pale malts are present in the nose along with subtle hints of corn and grassy hops.
T: The taste follows the smell and is mostly dominated by light flavors of malts. There is a light amount of bitterness, which masks any traces of sweetness. Slight bits of grassy hops are also noticeable.
M: It feels medium-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is relatively easy to drink because it doesn't feel that heavy on the palate and does a very good job at masking any traces of alcohol from the taste. Despite the green bottle, no skunk is evident. It's not a bad lager, except that it can be considered a little bland.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of CraigS119
2.81/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Pours a yellow-amber with decent head retention. Malty aroma with some skunkiness, notes of Belgiumy yeast. Mild fruity flavors of grape skin and caramelized plantain accompany a strong, malty beer beverage. It's not great. I could see it accompanying a large, greasy pizza. Or a dimly-lit hipster-Euro-trash college party.


What she said: "It's very... something."

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Photo of Washuffizi98
3.16/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.43/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of waiting4lunch
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Taxi_Driver
2.98/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of smithj4
3.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rodrigols
2.03/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

N o R m a L

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Photo of ygtbsm94
2.8/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Nose spicey malts, corn, grass, faint skunkiness & burnt caramel. Taste crackers, slight spicey, grass, sweet malt, ABV, honey. Ok Pils!

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Photo of Nine_Tails
3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ovaltine
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of josvemden
4.3/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Even though its a pilsener its a very nice pilsner

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Reserva 1925 from Grupo Cervezas Alhambra, SL
3.3 out of 5 based on 148 ratings.
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