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

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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.96   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed since 1921, Cristal is Peru’s No. 1 selling beer, combining a light-bodied liquid with strong Andean imagery. It has been the No. 1 selling U.S. import from South America over the last eight years, primarily appealing to the approximately one million Peruvian consumers in the U.S.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
McTapps (3558) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - NOV 28, 2013
Pours out of the bottle in a clear yellow-golden colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of hops and citrus. Taste of bitter, metallichops, grass, straw and grapefruit. Below average, but drinkable.

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Madoming (28) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - NOV 9, 2013
Cerveja fraca sem aroma e sem amargor. Sabor simples lembrando as cervejas comuns brasileiras. Nao recomendo ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Valito (30) - Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 3, 2013
Botella 33cl. En mi casa. Cerveza bastante floja, poco sabor, olor y color. Solamente refresca, eso si... si se toma fría.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lgsantos80 (75) - - OCT 27, 2013
Sem aroma, sem gosto e sem presença. Para refrescar apenas. Pelo menos nao senti gostos desagradáveis na degustação. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GBZ59 (1061) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - OCT 12, 2013
Botella de 330ml. Copa Pokal. Color dorado y apariencia transparente. Corona fugaz y blanca que deja algo de encaje. Aromas florales y de levadura con leves olores sulfurosos y vegetales. Entrada granulada chispeante seguida por una reseca sensación de arroz. Cuerpo ligero y carbonatación alta. Textura aguada. Amargor floral limpio y final reseco. Evitar !! 330ml bottle. Pokal glass. Golden color, crystal clear appearance. White & brief crown leaves some lacing. Floral & yeasty aromas & slight sulphur & cabbage odors. Grainy & crispy at first followed by dried rice sensation. Light body. High carbonation. Watery texture. Clean floral bitterness. Dried finish. Avoid !!

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Calisky (447) - ALSACE, FRANCE - OCT 8, 2013
Lager de base, très acqueuse et légère en arome et gout. Qd même bonne carbonation et rafraichissante.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mcbertola (103) - BRAZIL - OCT 5, 2013
Cerveja pilsen, parecida com as demais peruanas. No aroma se percebe o cheiro quase inodoro de uma pilsen. Sabor com pouco amargor, leve e fraca. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
omega (680) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 29, 2013
Less than stellar beer, with little to say other than that is quite piss weak and bland.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
edpeg (806) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2013
Pours yellow golden, medium big lacing head. Aroma grass, water, sweet malts. Palate is soft, mouthful. Carbonation is lively. Taste is sweet, grassy, watery. Finish sweet , slight dry note, with grassy flavors. The beer has a common “light ice” beer taste. Not much going on, watery mild and sweetish with weak hops. Technically ok.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DCLawyer (1358) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle->session. Pale gold with medium white head. High carbonation. A: sweet grains, corn, hay, malt. T: sweet corn, bright citrus, grass. Crisp, but generally unpleasant.


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