Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Bedford, England


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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Available in 500ml cans.
An export-only brand nowadays.
Note: There is an 8.4% version, which has a separae listing.

Crest Super was launched following in-depth consumer and trade research, which suggested that a clean tasting higher strength abv lager could satisfy those consumers who prefer to drink in smaller volumes but still wish to experience the strong, smooth taste of a super-strength, premium quality lager. It is brewed using the best quality barley malt and finest German Aroma hops to deliver a high quality strong lager, brewed to combine the delicate taste of a lager with a full flavour, medium gold in colour sweet bitter taste.
Crest Super is one of Wells and Youngs most popular export brands with extensive international distribution.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
lux_edwards (298) - - JUN 30, 2016
50 cl can. Pours a deep yellow with white head that disappates quickly. Aroma of alcohol and red licorice. Taste is sweet. Palate is harsh with a medicinal aftertaste making it hard to drink. Never again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fishingguy1234 (11) - - MAY 4, 2016
Ill preface this by saying I love strong beers. This is not a very good strong beer. Below average for extra strong beers, tastes of the alcohol, not smooth. I wouldnt buy again.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4366) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2016
Can from Super Lincs, Lincoln. Deep golden colour with a foamy white head. Corn syrup aroma and taste really sweet and not that nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (4276) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2015
One of those beers I have been on the look out for the past three years, found in a random off licence in Great Barr. Golden Amber beer with medium head. Aroma of liquid bread and malts. Taste is malts, bread, some alcohol and some sweetness. Not as bad as I thought it would be and not as harsh as I expected at 10%.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
crossovert (12002) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2015
500ml can. Pale pour. Smells like rubbing alcohol. flavor is sweet and malty. Good bit of ethanol/menthol/mint cooling booze finish. Might be a tooth paste collab, not sure.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
TorbenJensen (1479) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2015
It has rapidly dwindling foam and smells a bit of hops and little alcohol. I senses already in the flavor that this is a strong beer. The flavor is sweet, but not of malt. It is almost saccharine characterizes the first sweet impression before a violent alcoholic overtone dominate the rest of the taste experience. Its really not pleasant to drink, the taste is too dominated by the high alcohol.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Frank (4080) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2015
This is some crazy alcoholic tasting stuff, like they poured ethanol into it. Its golden w/ a foamy head. Other than alcohol, its really bland w/ carbonation coming as close as this has to having flavor. The harsh burn makes it kind of touch to drink. I will say this though: it is better than most authentic real ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 30, 2015
can poured pale gold with slightly skunky malty aroma taste seems ok grass hay malt maybe hops citrus definitely got a kick not that good by the end

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
yahwah (1) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2015 does not count
Awesome it gets you phished quickly with no b.s., its epic!!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lubiere (13271) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 29, 2015
A lightly hazed golden lager with a thick white head. In aroma, soapy, grassy, mineral, so-so. In mouth, a sweetish corn malt with loads of alcohol, light fruity esters, not as bad as I expected. Can from LCBO, 1 year old.

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