Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Bedford, England


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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Available in 500ml cans.
An export-only brand nowadays.
Note: There is an 8.4% version, which has a separae listing.

Crest Super was launched following in-depth consumer and trade research, which suggested that a clean tasting higher strength abv lager could satisfy those consumers who prefer to drink in smaller volumes but still wish to experience the strong, smooth taste of a super-strength, premium quality lager. It is brewed using the best quality barley malt and finest German Aroma hops to deliver a high quality strong lager, brewed to combine the delicate taste of a lager with a full flavour, medium gold in colour sweet bitter taste.
Crest Super is one of Wells and Youngís most popular export brands with extensive international distribution.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
crossovert (10045) - Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2015
500ml can. Pale pour. Smells like rubbing alcohol. flavor is sweet and malty. Good bit of ethanol/menthol/mint cooling booze finish. Might be a tooth paste collab, not sure.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
TorbenJensen (1396) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2015
It has rapidly dwindling foam and smells a bit of hops and little alcohol. I senses already in the flavor that this is a strong beer. The flavor is sweet, but not of malt. It is almost saccharine characterizes the first sweet impression before a violent alcoholic overtone dominate the rest of the taste experience. Itís really not pleasant to drink, the taste is too dominated by the high alcohol.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Frank (3601) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2015
This is some crazy alcoholic tasting stuff, like they poured ethanol into it. Itís golden w/ a foamy head. Other than alcohol, itís really bland w/ carbonation coming as close as this has to having flavor. The harsh burn makes it kind of touch to drink. I will say this though: it is better than most authentic real ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
waiake (534) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 30, 2015
can poured pale gold with slightly skunky malty aroma taste seems ok grass hay malt maybe hops citrus definitely got a kick not that good by the end

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
yahwah (1) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2015 does not count
Awesome it gets you phished quickly with no b.s., itís epic!!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lubiere (11588) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 29, 2015
A lightly hazed golden lager with a thick white head. In aroma, soapy, grassy, mineral, so-so. In mouth, a sweetish corn malt with loads of alcohol, light fruity esters, not as bad as I expected. Can from LCBO, 1 year old.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
The_Osprey (4235) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2015
500ml can from an off licence. A 10% beast of an alcoholicís drink. Golden orange, clear, lightly sparkling, big foamy white head, light lacing. Aroma is very light, surprisingly fruity - melon. Body is medium, a little spritzy, quite foamy. Taste is minty booziness, light bread, a little bubblegum, no real bitterness. Let down by the sickly sweet booziness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Motobashi (107) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2015
Poured bright gold with heavy carbonation, but minimal head. Thin bubbly film. Sweet caramel aroma. Strong, a bit heavy on the alcohol. Medium bitter finish. Medium length. Thin texture. Slight off flavour that I canít place. So so. Not a bad beer, but a bit too strong for my liking.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
sammyboyy (69) - Shawinigan, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 18, 2015
Without a doubt the worse lager I have ever tasted in my life. The 10% of alcohol is too present, tastes like mint liquor. Oh my god, this was such a bad experience, only bought because I saw 10% alcohol. Donít buy this.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2014
resin, barnyard, basement aromas, skunky, rotten eggs, amber, clear, minimal head, heavy cloying sweetness, very bitter, heavily sour, umami, salty, full body, slick feel, flat, astringent, i used to drink this for the wrong reasons at the start of a night out and it was and most probably is the worst thing i have ever tasted !

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