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

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RATINGS: 550   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Costa Ricans have been enjoying this beer since 1924. Imperial is created from a balanced formula combining malts, grains and hops, without a pronounced overtone in its taste. It is what is known as a “centralized” beer. Adapted to a warm and spring-like climate, Imperial is Florida’s most popular and widely accepted beer, both nationally and internationally, and has thus become the favorite beer of Costa Rica.

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2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
bpreo (2712) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 10, 2014
This must not be a very popular beer because I had to create not only the beer, but the brewery on here. It’s basically an American Pale Lager with a Latin twist. It’s really not as bad as you might expect. It has a decent flavor and is a nice change from Budweiser, Miller, and even Corona. First rated July 14th, 2013.
Earlier Rating: 7/21/2013 Total Score: 2.2
Just another foreign Lager / Pale Lager, but it’s still cool to drink a beer from Costa Rica.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichardGretton (4720) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2017
[email protected] Jose, Costa Rica. Golden beer with a strong frothy white head. The aroma is yeasty and dry, and the flavour is dry with gentle watery yeastiness. Overall an average pale lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DocJitsu (1871) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2017
If you’re looking for a refreshing, crisp cerveza, this is not a bad choice. The flavor profile is less bold than a Corona or a Bohemia, but squish a line down the bottle and enjoy the sand and sunset.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
PapaCanard (108) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 23, 2016
Bue d’une bouteille achetée à l’ONU (Genève) directement à la délégation du Costa Rica. Belle blonde un peu acide. Pas de mousse. Très agréable. Se laisse boire tout en n’étant pas non plus une merveille.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
puboflyons (3273) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 11, 2016
From the 12 fl oz bottle. Yellow pour with small short lasting head. The aroma is of pale malts, corn syrup maybe, and grass. Light body. The taste is also rather syrupy with a mildly clean finish. About what I expected.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
indrekr (492) - ESTONIA - OCT 22, 2016
Appearance: golden-pale, clear, foam not existing. Aroma: bread, straws. Taste: light sweetness, lightly bitter. Palate: light body, thin feel, creamy, lively, astringent, abrupt aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tarmok (1344) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 22, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2016 Clear golden with minimal white head. Aroma of hay, straw. Tastes same, medium sweet, light bitter. Light body, creamy feel, average carb

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
SinH4 (4056) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 1, 2016
Bottle. Clear near-transparent yellow color with white head. Aroma is very neutral, a bit of corn, but hardly anything there. Taste is sweet, corn,. Medium carbonation. Watery mouthfeel. Just alright, neutral.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
wombat23 (1089) - Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2016
Shared bottle. Clear straw, white head. Aroma and taste is that of a typical macro lager. Mild all around with a little bit of skunk.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
darbeer75 (764) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Aroma: typical bready pale lager aroma; Appearance: clear pale straw with thin white head that hangs around; Taste: follows nose with additional sweet apple juice flavor; Palate: light bodied with short finish; Overall: could be worse, but definitely only drinking this for the Costa Rica tick.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vestlake (279) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - SEP 22, 2016
Can pour, half a finger head. Basic AAL smell and flavor. Overall, I liked this beer. I could drink this all day long. Reminds me of Pabst a little bit.


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