Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Malt Liquor
Bedford, England


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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Available in keg, 330 ml bottle and 500 ml can.
An export-only brand.
Note: A 10%ABV alternative is available in a 500 ml can and has a separate listing.

Crest Super (8.4% ABV) is a strong lager of very high quality, brewed to combine the delicate taste of a lager with the fuller flavour of a strong beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
L_Lovecraft (234) - - AUG 31, 2016
Grain, malty, alcohol, golden with a thin white head, light body, medium carbonation, malty and alcoholic...just an ignornat beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rubin77 (1029) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 26, 2015
F: white, rich, lasting. C: gold, clear. A: malt, grassy hops, some biscuit sweet, hint of alcohol. T: rich malty, nice decent grassy bitterness, may be too much sweet but not as bad as it is rated, medium body, good carbo, 0,5l can in Guadeloupe

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
corkyrory66 (1394) - BELGIUM - OCT 12, 2015
Une strong pale lager, que le brasseur qualifie de premium lager, avec du barley malt et des « finest german aroma hops ». On va voir que la composition ne s’arrête pas à de si bonnes intentions, puisqu’il entre aussi dans cette bière du maïs (aïe!), du sirop de maïs (aïe, aïe!), de l’extrait de houblon (couac !), de la papaïne (extrait du latex de la papaye, qui peut aller jusqu’à un effet abortif … no comments please), et attention les yeux : de l’alginate de propylèneglycol (avec ça, à mon avis, on peut faire décoller un avion …). Couleur doré brillant clair. Bulles fines en colonnes droites, assez vives. Mousse blanc cassé qui nappe à 1 mm. Arômes de malt grillé, fruits confits, massepain, pointe de miel. 1ère bouche souple à l’entame malt/houblon correcte, avec une pointe de moutarde. Arrière-bouche un peu fruitée. 2ème avec un malt épicé, et le maïs qui passe maintenant. Arrière-bouche vague. 3ème où le maïs passe en premier, et gâche la bouche. Longueur sur la même ligne. Finale simplissime … CONCLUSION : une lager dans le style lager, sans plus, mais avec combien d’ingrédients encombrants !!! Le mot crest n’est que le crest of the wave !!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Camons (10198) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2015
Can @ Sirmione, Lago di Garda. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, sugar, some faint grass notes. Flavor is sweet, malt, sugar, alcohol. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, sweet finish with warming alcohol. 130815

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Sissio (1274) - Orsenigo, ITALY - MAY 3, 2015
Clear pale, white head Carbonation and a light hint of hops and cereals Alcohol...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sblsimone85 (379) - USA - MAY 1, 2015
Lager super da 8.4 gradi dal poco equilibrio e poco corpo, bocciata anche nel profumo... Proprio povera in tutto. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McDear (40) - Napoli, ITALY - SEP 3, 2014
Bevuta alla spina, colore dorato e limpido, schiuma fugace e poco persistente, profumo accattivante con toni aspri e marini. Sapore profondo e persistente con nette tonalità di liquirizia. Retrogusto forte e piacevole che evolve verso il caramello. Gradazione alcolica altina adatta a piatti di carne e formaggi.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jaghana (5487) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 13, 2014
Can 50cl, clear copper beer with low head. Aroma is on barley sugar, candied fruits, apple touch, bitter and astringent finish, vinous as a bad white wine, alcohol notes. Not outstanding as expected.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Calisky (2484) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 26, 2014
UPDATED: APR 20, 2015 Couleur dorée, petite mousse blanche. Nez fruits jaunes, mauvais alcool. Gout horriblement amer de huile de noix pourries, alcool brulé,note de huile de moteur! horrible.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cunningham (6952) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2013

Appearance: Clear deep golden color with a white head. Some lacing.
Aroma: Moderate sweet malty and mild hoppy. Light alcohol.
Palate: Medium body. A bit sweet sweet and a mild bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Sweet malty and light hoppy. Some alcohol.
Overall impression: Better than feared.
Personal stats: Can from a local grocery store in Via Cassia in Roma, Italy.

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