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


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RATINGS: 296   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.95   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.

Niko100's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Niko100 (2194) - Illinois, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Light straw color; Light body; Aroma of malt, & grain; Flavor of slight sweet malt, grain, and cereal; Fairly bland and a little watery; Average at best.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
josanguapo (112) - SPAIN - MAY 21, 2015
Compra: Carrefour Ingesta: Viendo Juego de Tronos 5x01 Opinion: Quizas es que tenia bajas las expectativas, pero me ha sorprendido gratamente. Con sabor peculiar pese a ser una pilsen aunque olor desagradable. Desde luego muy superior a las tipicas cervezas españolas

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
generallee08 (739) - New York, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 11.2 oz bottle into a pint glass. Appearance: The body has a clear golden yellow color with some visible carbonation. The head is small and it fades out quickly leaving only a few bubbles at the edge of the glass. Smell: Not much going on here. It has the basic light cereal and grassy/straw like hop notes. Taste / Palate: The flavor is of pale malt, hay like notes and light cereal grain with mild bitterness from the hops. The feel is light and easy drinking with average carbonation.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
huineman (365) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 21, 2015
Pale golden, white head. Barely aromatic: bread, iron. Watery, tasteless, light and short.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
blackisle (1097) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear medium golden, small frothy white head, slowly diminishing, good lacing; sweet malty nose, grain, soapy, bit grassy; taste light to medium sweet, light bitter; light to medium body, oily to watery texture, average carbonation, aftertaste light bittersweet; thin and bland lager.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
caribou43 (59) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Es una cerveza banal. Sin embargo hay pocas opciones en Perú y la tomo pero sin estar feliz de tomar algo bueno. Hay unas cervezas artesanalew pero la gente no tiene recursos para comprar esas cervezas.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rulymel (206) - SPAIN - MAR 24, 2015
Poor pale lager with nothing interesting. Aroma is ligtly malty. Taste is soft, poor and boring. To forget.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Brandman (2318) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Pale yellow body, white head. Aroma has wet cardboard, starch, earth. Flavour is clear starch and some light citrus. Poor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Piw (310) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2015
330ml Flasche. Klar und golden. Minimale Schaumkrone. Geschmacklich mild, leicht säuerlich.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Grumbo (825) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle from Cervemur, Murcia, Spain. Pours a clear golden yellow colour with small white head. Light aroma of citrus hops. Light body, thin texture. Average carbonation. Not much to it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (1207) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 30, 2014
Pours a clear golden color, topped with a small white head. Malty aroma, some grassy notes in there too. Taste starts with a very slight sweetness, followed by nice bitterness. Crisp and refreshing, slightly metallic in theaftertaste. Not that bad actually. Pretty drinkable. Especially ice cold.

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