Brewed by Florida Bebidas
Style: Pale Lager
La Ribera de Belén, Heredia, Costa Rica


on tap

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RATINGS: 519   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Costa Ricans have been enjoying this beer since 1924. Imperial is created from a balanced formula combining malts, grains and hops, without a pronounced overtone in its taste. It is what is known as a “centralized” beer. Adapted to a warm and spring-like climate, Imperial is Florida’s most popular and widely accepted beer, both nationally and internationally, and has thus become the favorite beer of Costa Rica.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Holmen1 (3632) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 19, 2014
Fra prøveflaske, rester etter RBHD-samling på Askje 18.11.14: klar lys gylden uten skum. Kvalmende søtladen humlesmak. Aroma kjenner jeg overhode ikke (noe skal man jo være glad for)t. Vandig og heldigvis nesten uten ettersmak. Good grief.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Sigmund (5796) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2014
Shared bottle at local tasting. ABV is 4.6%. Golden colour, low white head. Dusty, grainy and slightly sweetish unappealing aroma. Bland flavour, dusty notes, mminimal bitterness, extremely boring.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
abemorsten (3264) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2014
Small shared bottle during RBHD geocatching session. Clear pale sparkling golden body with a white rim. Sugary nose with notes of cardboard. Light hay, sugar and wet cardboard. Light bodied and watery. Sharpish carboantion.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Holmen2 (1870) - NORWAY - NOV 18, 2014
Shared bottle at RB/HD at Askje 18.11.14. Very pale and clear yellow. Small and diminishing white head. Syrup in aroma. Short aftertastaste, but artificial sweeteners is lingering on.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
andrepintado (1976) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - NOV 14, 2014
33cl bottle thanks to CH-303. Clear gold color. Thinest head ever. Taste is medium bitter. Aroma is malty and water.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tca21 (51) - Michigan, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Appearance: a deep yellow color with a thin head. Aroma: typical aroma of a lager beer. Tastes like corn, medium bitterness and some grains. Not as watery and bad as I expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Countbeer (5337) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2014
Can: Thanks El: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized white head. Clear bright yellow colore beer. Aromas of malts, corn, some herbs. Not much more but this is quite a decent mix of a decent aroma. Flavour is bitter, malty, some hers, some grains, corn, hay, light sweet and some cream with a slight edge of cardboard. Aftertaste is bitter, malty, light fruity and some woody light caramel ish tones. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, low bodied and a creamy texture. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GIJOE (969) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Pours yellow with a thin white head. Nose is typical for a lager. A little on the sweet corn side. Cider notes. Taste is somewhat sweet. Grassy aftertaste. Thin and fizzy. Not bad for a Central American lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Luvystypotables (1123) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
An unpleasant skunky aroma, pale straw color without much of a head. A watery feel with a grainy taste. Almost no aftertaste. A drinkable beer without anything memorable about it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Grumbo (881) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle from Half Time Beverage, New York. Country #112. Pours a pale gold/yellow colour with small white head. Mild aroma of corn and grass. Very light on bitterness, thin texture, average carbonation. Simple pale lager, drinkable when cold on a hot day.

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