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Style: Pale Lager
La Ribera de Belén, Heredia, Costa Rica

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 2   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
halfonit (1183) - 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.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Slipstream (2073) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boliv (1149) - 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]

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
sloth (2529) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JUN 29, 2011
Can from coldbrewky. Consumed in roughly 3.8 seconds, yup chugged this nasty bitch. Nice white head, short lived ;) sweet corny flavors. Pissy yellow color. Blah, blah, blah. Yup, its a pale lager! Thanks for the Coasta Rican tick Stevely! Do i really have to rate the other one?? Please tell me no, please!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sseb69 (1552) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 14, 2011
Cannette350 ml. 5,1%. Merci Glenn Z. Couleur jaune pâle. Arôme de mais. Goût de céréale, fresh and crisp. Un peu de malt, très rafraîchissante. Bonne lager.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2011
Bottle. Courtesy of Christian. Pours a very pale yellow color wit a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy corn aroma.Fruity malty grainy flavor. Has a sweetish fruity malty grainy finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2011
Bottle. Thanks to my mom for bringing this to DK :-). Pours yellow with a white head. Aroma is malt, DMS, light grass and fruity notes. Flavour is malt, DMS, light bitter, grass and fruity notes.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zymurgeist2 (1104) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Deeper yellow with minimal white head. Lots of grainy cereal. This was very drinkable and my second favourite in Costa Rica after Imperial.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
holdenn (2083) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2011
This was the beer I drank nearly everyday in CR. Really not a bad beer. Clear yellow light Malty nose. Lightly sweet malts not too complex but fresh and tasty. The fresh ones surpass the graininess of older ones. But a decent malt profile and pretty decent.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christian (11274) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2011
Yellow with a small white head. Aroma of grain with a touch of herbal and grassy hops. Dry and thin grainy flavour with a touch of cardboard


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