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


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RATINGS: 515   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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jow (2155) - New York, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle at Pio Pio for dinner last night. I was light or dark I chose dark and this came out. What’s dark about it? Anyways pours sparkling amber. Tastes of grains, malt, light bitterness. Not too bad for what it is

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
James_Dog (6) - Herzogenbuchsee, SWITZERLAND - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
Bottle @ home. Easy drinking lager, no head, light brown color. Nice alcohol balance, fresh malt, chicken broth. Nothing special good to drink on a summer day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tinylightsrecs (187) - - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from Sainsburys Team Valley. Standard lager really - not a bad example for a mass produced one

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jklocksin (1) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
Simply the best, smoothest, beer I have ever tasted. Just the right amount of alcohol, tastes like real beer and not some light beer that’s basically water with a barely detectable beer flavor. Cusqueña has a true beer flavor without too much "bite" and without the heavy quality of some of the darker beers I’ve had.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
totoro76 (25) - SPAIN - AUG 29, 2014
Otra lager del montón, de esas que hay en todos los países. Fresquita entra bien y va bien con la comida.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
melush (685) - SPAIN - AUG 29, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, en Cerveceria Internacional. Color dorado. Sabor a malta, cereal, ligeramente a levadura.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
YantarCoast (84) - 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!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
neur0 (909) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BrewBoxer (2005) - 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

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
ads135 (2955) - 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.

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