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


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RATINGS: 534   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.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mmmbeer (1267) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2007
From 11.2 oz bottle- poured standard transparent golden-yellow, fizzy head that disappears after a few minutes, aroma nonexistant. Hits the mouth with a pale thin body, hops ever so slightly noticeable on the finish. Better than most US macrobrews, but still not something to kill for.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Palidor19 (3011) - Brandon, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2007
tastes like a substandard attempt at a plae lager, with corn adjuncts and low malts. The rest is mild slickly sweet.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
nick76 (4290) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2007
The aroma is corn malt and strange hops. The appearance is golden with a small head. The flavor is like the aroma. The palate is thin. Overall it’s about what you would expect.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
berkshirejohn (4813) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2007
33cl bottle. Gold with a qucik flash of white head; aroma of grape concentrate; cereal taste, bland and dry; unpleasant chemical aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Papsoe (25076) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2007
(Bottle 33 cl) Courtesy of yespr. Pours a clear, pale golden with a white head. Vague aroma of brewing cereal. Medium body, sweet notes of corn starch. No bitternes though. Your typical Pale Lager. 051007

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
yespr (33187) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2007
33 cL bottle. Pours clear yellow with no head. Aroma is cornish, clean. Flavour is sweet malty to cornish with bit of bitterness in the finish. In broad terms it is really indifferent from the Macedonia or the Tanzania beer: world wide pale lager brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 30, 2007
Bottle, a clear pale gold with a foamy white head. A pungent grassy aroma with just a touc of citrus. Very carbonated in the mouth, with a malty flavour and an earthy bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2007
A Mes rate: Bottle from Floridita for PV’s leaving do. Bless PV for picking a place for her leaving drinks that had two beers I had not rated. Shame that neither of them were any good. Cardboard and corn, you know the score. Very bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badgerben (4529) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2007
Thanks again, Skyview. Yellow color with a large head. Sugary sweet aroma. Taste of very sweet grain with an almost salty finish. Definitely different and not all together bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 15, 2007
Thanks to skyview for another crisp, clean lager. Straw colored body with a grainy flavor and a salty tinge I enjoyed.

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