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

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RATINGS: 540   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.05   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


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2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
worldbeertaste (1711) - West Midlands, - NOV 17, 2012
Though its a pale lager its 100% malt, or so they claim and for the most part it doesnt’ taste as bland as other pale lagers. Medium gold with a frothy, creamy lasting white head. Smells of malt, and cereal with a some lemon sourness in the background. Hops. Medium/thin watery soft carbonated body. Sweet malt with a dry salty finish. Its a clean simple lager. Bit not aweful.


1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Stuu666 (5538) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bob_w (356) - 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.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
caribou43 (38) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Para mi creo que la calidad de está cerveza ha bajado. No tiene mucho sabor, antes tomaba esta cerveza con más gusto, ahora la veo igual que la cristal o una heineken. Mucha publicidad por poca cosa.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
mabuzzer (205) - SCOTLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Shared 640ml bottle. Poured copper coloured and completely flat. Slightly sweet, nothing much else to note. May be a bad bottle but really this wasn’t good

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
roldano (30) - - MAR 9, 2015
Espuma efimera, color dorado, apenas aroma en nariz, poco gasificada, aroma suave y ligero, regusto corto

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Iphonephan (3963) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2015
From a 33 cl bottle at a Peruvian restaurant in Lima -- the only beer choice on the menu. Pours a clear gold with a white head. Standard pale lager aromas and taste. Meh.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jeffsayyes (44) - - FEB 20, 2015
Drank at Amaru in Jackson Heights. Easy to drink, clean. Doesnt taste like much but would totally get again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rperez (161) - Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Had this beer at a peruvian restaurant and i thought i was a nice decent light beer, goes well with food easy to drink ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
weordie (212) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Pours golden with a good foamy head. Aroma is absent. Very watery palate. Not really any taste, maybe a hint of malt. Not good, not bad just nothing.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
MarkoNm (1088) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 31, 2014
Pours a clear golden color, topped with an average white head. Malty aroma, slightly grainy and little bit skunky - not much there. Taste is sweet, followed by what is a dissastrous body. No bitterness, very sweet and just no... One of the worst ones.


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