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Brewed by Backus y Johnston (SABMiller)
Style: Pale Lager
Lima, Peru

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RATINGS: 487   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.05   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cusqueña is a super-premium lager from Cuzco, the seat of the Inca empire. Brewed since 1911, it uses only the finest natural ingredients, including pure mountain water from a source at 18,000 feet in the Peruvian Andes.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ed5388 (1728) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2014
2oz sample at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Pours a fizzy golden color. Aroma and taste are the same with notes of grain, yeast, and corn.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beeebon (139) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Pours a pale golden colour with small white head which quickly vanishes. Not much to pick up from the smell, malt and a bit of grass. Taste is pretty much similar to the aroma. It’s an easy drinking lager, nothing horrible about it at all but nothing special.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beerhunter111 (5524) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2014
Goldgelb mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht malzig süß. Wässrig malzig im Geschmack.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
reebtogi (3833) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
330ml bottle pours a golden color with a finger of white head that dissipates quite quickly leaving only a few specks of lacing on the glass. Aroma is light grains and malts. Taste is malty sweet with a grassy bitterness. Typical brew for the style, nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brandon1989 (228) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2014
pours a golden color with small white head. the aroma is wet grass, malts. the taste is very similar to american adjunct lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
klaing (116) - Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Pours a light orange gold, little head. Taste is a simple light honey with a little bit of a tang. Nice when you compare it with the standard yuck from the northern continental breweries. Better served very cold and fresh. Will deteriorate quickly with age. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
kaser (2109) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Poured from bottle at Los Amigos in Jaco Costa Rica. Dark golden pour with thin white head. Has an off taste to it, maybe skunked. Malts and Carmel notes. Pretty blah.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madquacker (1019) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - DEC 20, 2013
Drinkable. Light head watery and corny with little interest. That said is not too shabby on a hot day.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (174) - - DEC 19, 2013
Alright drink. Not a craft ale. But drinkable. Aroma and appearance hard to tell out of a bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Leini (598) - SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2013
330ml bottle. Clear golden body with a medium white head. Light, with some notes of fruit, malt and honey. Nothing extraordinary.


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