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

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RATINGS: 510   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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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndresTM (306) - Vienna, - MAY 12, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2012 A clear pale beer, almost imperceptibly darker than the standard pale lager. The aroma is sweet, with honey and molasses masking very subtle hops. Inappropriate for the style, I guess, but I like it. The taste is slightly more bitter than the nose portends. It’s best if it’s not super cold, though.


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
YantarCoast (51) - Moscow, RUSSIA - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle from Sainsbury's. Pours gold with a small head. Grainy taste. Overall it's just another pale lager. But at least it's a tick for Peru!

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
neur0 (893) - GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
(Flasche) Es hat eine hellgelbe Farbe, ist klar filtriert mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist süß, karamellig, getreidig und hat so etwas von Gummibären treffen auf Putzmittel oder dem Gewürz-Met vom Weihnachtsbasar(aber negativ). Der Geschmack ist Wasser mit sirupartigem Mundgefühl, einer leichten Süße und einem chemischen Abgang. Auf der Zungenspitze kommt auch mal ne Alphasäure vorbei. Jetzt nach dem trinken hab ich ein moosiges Aroma im Rachenraum. Fazit, riecht sehr komisch->unangenehm und schmeckt nach garnichts.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
halfonit (1164) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Clear pale golden color. Smells of stale malts, a little citrus, yeast and light hops. Light palate. Flavor is of malts, hops and yeast. Your typical pale lager. Bleh.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BrewBoxer (1978) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a tan color with no head. Skunky light tasting easy drinking. Nothing special . Very eh

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
ads135 (2911) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 18, 2014
An alright pilsner. About what you’d expect from a basic South American lager. A better than average malt sweetness. Tried with Kent and Nick in Lisbon in 2014.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
yiannnos (857) - , CYPRUS - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle at a peruvian restaurant. Golden colour, sweet, typical commercial lager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AshtonMcCobb (2465) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
33cl bottle thanks to Lynn. Appearance - amber with a decent head. Nose - sweet malt and nuts. Taste - more of the same. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and unfortunately quite a sweet finish. Overall - if a session strength lager doesn’t refresh what is the point?

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omelas (43) - CHILE - AUG 3, 2014
Suave, agradable pero totalmente olvidable. Una buena cerveza para los que le gustan suave en insípida, pero no una que repetiría ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kerenmk (2285) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle shared with Nimrod and Yael. Thanks Excellent Little Brother for the bottle! Clear dark gold. A little corny, wet bread aroma. Sweet, DMS, slightly bitter taste. Light body, well-fizzed, corny finish. Thirst-quencher.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
AdiBeer (1026) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Aroma: bread and light caramel malts. Appearance: clear pale gold, small frothy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: quite bland, some malts, bitters continue. Overall: boring Lager. Bottle at Ham Yard Hotel, London.


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