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


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RATINGS: 578   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle: Filtered.
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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DeanF (2342) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 6, 2015
Can found in Bolivia. Decent head and an okay golden body. Aroma of wet cardboard. Boring taste of lager-ness. Couldn’t tell this one from another one, but it’s not the worst lager out there.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Torrefacto (1398) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 6, 2015
Cobrizo pálido y limpio con espuma marfil que desaparece rápido. Aromas dulces oxidados, ligero toque cítrico. Cuerpo ligero, maltoso, sabor dulce oxidado, final tímido.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
AWS9 (623) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle. Fairly noticeable malt backing to this relatively simple lager. Tastes as if it COULD be a major miss, but actually fairly palatable. Hardly good, but passable. Not a standard macro lagers often reach.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
weihenweizen (3017) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Refrigerated 11.2 oz. brown bottle poured into a glass. Clear pale with small white head. Aroma is light grain, medium/light body, low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is light malt and grain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LED40 (96) - SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Not much aroma to this one, standard pale lager faint hops and malt detectable. Pours dark amber with a thin dissipating white head. The taste is crisp and refreshing with caramel, biscuit flavor malt and low hop bitterness most noticeable. It is well carbonated and for the style is thicker bodied and darker than your standard pale lager. Overall this beer is nothing exceptional but worth a try if you enjoy drinking lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
redders1974 (845) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2015
I’ll admit I Only picked this up so I could tick Peru off petty standard lager quite malty OK head some paper taste average at best.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
DrGD (109) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden colour with small white foam. Aroma: some malts and caramel notes. Taste: very watery and bland, hint of malts, a bit sweet. Slight bitterness. Uninteresting, to say the least.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
ffaoe (414) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - APR 27, 2015
very faint malt aroma. golden and clear in color with a fast fading head. super faint malt flavor, almost no flavor at all. watery

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours clear golden, fizzy, nose is dull toffee and vegetables, taste is more dull toffee, harsh, metallic.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bob_w (373) - new york, New York, USA - APR 1, 2015
Clean aroma, a touch of Pilsner malt. Bright, clear, sunshine gold color. Some sweetness followed by reasonable bitterness. Not much hop aroma or flavor, but some bitterness, which lingers. Fairly refreshing, but not overly light or watery. Finishes clean.

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