Brewed by Florida Bebidas
Style: Pale Lager
La Ribera de Belén, Heredia, Costa Rica


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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
This beer has a somewhat more noticeable bitterness, and its mixture of malts and rice makes it rather dry. With a refreshing feeling, balanced bouquet and full body, it works very well as an accompaniment to food. Pilsen has been on the national beer market since 1888.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
monk191 (1459) - California, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Ok for a domestic. A little but more of an edge then imperial, Costa Ricas other beer. Smells slightly nicer then average. Look is pee yellow. A little stronger then imperial. Drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Arve_Christian (4135) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2012
Bought on Can Costa Rica Light golden color Light body, complexity & intensity Not very impressive

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
stangger (619) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Cans in Costa Rica. Miller-lightish, mildly offensive. Costa Rica is not a place for beer drinkers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (8795) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2015 cans. tallboys on the beach (33% gratis!!). it’s actually one of the better factory-made lagers from Florida Ice Company (they make ice! rock ice!), but I found it a tad less flavorful and enjoyable than Imperial. pale yellow in color. as a quenching but simple off-dry mild hop buzz, mostly clean, entirely simple. bigger body than many of the shit-tier pale lagers from this factory which scores it points.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gsmitty80 (2128) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2011
Eh this was pretty bad, not much to it even though i wasnt expecting much. Would stick to Imperial in CR.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bhensonb (12951) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 3, 2011
Can from Sandy O. "La Cerveza Rubia". 5.1% Pours gold with a transient white head. It smells bready and herby. Med body. It is bready, and it’s sort of smooth herb/veg. Definitely on the dry side. But hop flavor?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Wim (3274) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2011
gold blond coloured sparkling body with a white head a spicy grainy aroma a spicy grainy hoppy sweet taste with a sweet bitter finish

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
halfonit (1258) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2011
Well there’s nothing special about this one, but it is much better than Imperial. Pours light golden. Malt, corn, and hop aroma. Similar flavor with some rice. Rice and corn beer finish. At least it’s not sold where I live, so I don’t have to see it again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Slipstream (2278) - USA - JUL 4, 2011
This appears to be the #2 beer in Costa Rica, and it is an improvement over #1 (Imperial), but that is not saying much. An unimpressive pilsener that is very light on the hops. Some people I ran into on the road liked it a lot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boliv (1150) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2011
Enjoyed alternately from 1 liter bottles and 6-packs of cans while in Costa Rica. Pours clear and fizzy; yellow water. Aromas of stale corn, grass, and adjunct. The flavor is wheat and corn, lightly sweet and trending toward a mildly bitter grassy finish. Medium carbonation and thin. Overall, really not bad, probably my beverage of choice while there, and great for a hot day on the beach. [729]

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