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

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Originally brewed by Compańia Nacional de Cerveza which was taken over by Backus and Johnston Brewery in 1994.


1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Chin0 (54) - Lomas de Zamora, ARGENTINA - JUN 20, 2012
El aroma es algo ácido, astringente. De color amarillo pálido, clara, ligera y con espuma blanca muy poco duradera. En el sabor solo se siente algo de amargor.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ribman (13) - Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2012
I had one of these at an open air restaurant in a Peruvian border town. It was a 20 oz bomber served very cold in a chilled glass. It was a great complement to the food. For a South American beer it was quite good.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
inbirraveritas (1242) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 27, 2012
Élénken pezsgő, tükrösen aranyszínű sör, közepes méretű fehér habbal a tetején. Illata és sallangmentes aromája kenyeret idézően malátás, melyet füves komló kísér. Közepesen száraz befejezése rövid és fanyar. Iható.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Panzerfaust (561) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - MAR 12, 2012
630 ml bottle, gift from Perú (Thanks Eddie). Pours clear gold and sparkling with a medium white bubbly head that diminishes quickly. Aroma is not very enticing, with faint malts, adjuncts (rice and corn) and boiled vegetables. I can’t believe they used hops for this brew at all. Taste of basically nothing at all. It has notes of water, lettuce, water and grass. This beer has almost no bitterness. I realize it’s a commercial Peruvian pale lager but it doesn’t need to be this flavorless. Light body, lively carbonation, watery finish. Without being a good beer by any means, Trujillo Pilsen is better and less offensive.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
reebtogi (4244) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 4, 2012
330ml bottle pours a pale straw color with a small white head that leaves little lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild malts and grassy hops. Taste is light malty sweet with a moderate hoppy bitter finish. A fairly clean finish and no off tastes. An average pilsener style beer.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
tderoeck (4885) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 3, 2011
19/09/2011 33cl. bottle @ Paul and Leo’s place (2011-452)

Clear yellow beer, aery white head, unstable and non adhesive. Aroma: sweet malts and corn, dirty hop aroma, bit of sewer. MF: good carbon, light body, watery texture. Taste: pretty sweet malty start, some carbon sour, bit grassy. Aftertaste: lemonade touches with a very cheap bit of hops. Bleh.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
EricE (1368) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Shenandoah Throwdown, 2011. Clear yellow pour with a thin white head. Not much aroma. Watery and bit doughy and malty. Very light hop finish. Not unpleasant.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
j12601 (6631) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Had this during the 2011 Shenandoah Throwdown, courtesy of the illustrious GT. Pours a clear gold with a medium sized white head. Crisp grain, sweet and grainy. Somewhat empty, sweet grain. Crisp and grainy. Inoffensive, but not much going on. Rather immemorable.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2011
Shenandoah Throwdown. 12oz can, thanks GT2. Crystal clear straw body, medium white head. Aroma is medium sweet, bread, light peach. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel/bread, light peach. Soft light body. Utterly bland, undoubtedly what was intended.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
ExpendableHero (762) - Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2011
A very common beer in Peru. Swill. Clear golden beer with a thin, white head. Grainy aromas, and not much else. Tastes skunked, bitter, and full of corn mash. Pretty gross overall, decent ABV makes it a beer to drink for the sole purpose of getting drunk. Avoid if possible, then grab a Cusquena instead.


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