Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Malt Liquor
Bedford, England


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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Available in keg, 330 ml bottle and 500 ml can.
An export-only brand.
Note: A 10%ABV alternative is available in a 500 ml can and has a separate listing.

Crest Super (8.4% ABV) is a strong lager of very high quality, brewed to combine the delicate taste of a lager with the fuller flavour of a strong beer.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, - SEP 6, 2008
50cl can. Hollyday in France. Clear golden colour with a weak white head. Sweet malty aroma with notes of fruit. Flavour of sweet malt, alcohol and with a quite fruity taste. Ends up harsh bitter and with hints of metal. Quite unpleasant for a half a litre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
labeerinthum (768) - Milano, ITALY - OCT 14, 2016
Lattina. Il gusto al naso va verso lorzo. Lintensit olfattiva normale e la persistenza olfattiva sufficiente. Il cappello di schiuma ha una discreta resistenza. La grandezza delle bollicine media, come la carbonazione. Laspetto del liquido di limpidezza. Le bollicine sono fini. La carbonazione abbondante, vivace, persistente ed insistita. Il colore giallo dorato carico. Il corpo rotondo. Lamaro deciso. Lintensit gustativa elevata. La persistenza gustativa buona. Le sensazioni boccali finali sono luppolate per una birra impegnativa a causa dellalta alcolicit. Il finale setoso e semplice. Il retrogusto di media intensit. Laroma in bocca ritrova biscotto, orzo, frutta secca e alcol invadente.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Evilman (210) - Taverny, FRANCE - SEP 27, 2016
I usually tends to rate hobo-trash beers way below the average RateBeer score, but surprisingly, i thought this one was rather okay for what it aims to be. The can states it contains the best German hops, considering the low price, i was expecting cheap Bavaria (and false advertising obviously) but it taste much better than most supermarket beers i know sharing the same alcohol level, really. Its not great, but its much easier to drink than some others and hits its main goal without problem. I cant really recommend it, but at least, i can say that this beer is PARTIALLY APPROVED BY TAVERNYS BLACK METAL CREW!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
L_Lovecraft (539) - - AUG 31, 2016
Grain, malty, alcohol, golden with a thin white head, light body, medium carbonation, malty and alcoholic...just an ignornat beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rubin77 (1722) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 26, 2015
F: white, rich, lasting. C: gold, clear. A: malt, grassy hops, some biscuit sweet, hint of alcohol. T: rich malty, nice decent grassy bitterness, may be too much sweet but not as bad as it is rated, medium body, good carbo, 0,5l can in Guadeloupe

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
corkyrory66 (1802) - BELGIUM - OCT 12, 2015
Une strong pale lager, que le brasseur qualifie de premium lager, avec du barley malt et des finest german aroma hops. On va voir que la composition ne sarrte pas de si bonnes intentions, puisquil entre aussi dans cette bire du mas (ae!), du sirop de mas (ae, ae!), de lextrait de houblon (couac!), de la papane (extrait du latex de la papaye, qui peut aller jusqu un effet abortif no comments please), et attention les yeux: de lalginate de propylneglycol (avec a, mon avis, on peut faire dcoller un avion ). Couleur dor brillant clair. Bulles fines en colonnes droites, assez vives. Mousse blanc cass qui nappe 1 mm. Armes de malt grill, fruits confits, massepain, pointe de miel. 1re bouche souple lentame malt/houblon correcte, avec une pointe de moutarde. Arrire-bouche un peu fruite. 2me avec un malt pic, et le mas qui passe maintenant. Arrire-bouche vague. 3me o le mas passe en premier, et gche la bouche. Longueur sur la mme ligne. Finale simplissime CONCLUSION: une lager dans le style lager, sans plus, mais avec combien dingrdients encombrants!!! Le mot crest nest que le crest of the wave!!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Camons (11726) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2015
Can @ Sirmione, Lago di Garda. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, sugar, some faint grass notes. Flavor is sweet, malt, sugar, alcohol. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, sweet finish with warming alcohol. 130815

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Sissio (1551) - Orsenigo, ITALY - MAY 3, 2015
Clear pale, white head Carbonation and a light hint of hops and cereals Alcohol...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sblsimone85 (379) - USA - MAY 1, 2015
Lager super da 8.4 gradi dal poco equilibrio e poco corpo, bocciata anche nel profumo... Proprio povera in tutto. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McDear (41) - Napoli, ITALY - SEP 3, 2014
Bevuta alla spina, colore dorato e limpido, schiuma fugace e poco persistente, profumo accattivante con toni aspri e marini. Sapore profondo e persistente con nette tonalit di liquirizia. Retrogusto forte e piacevole che evolve verso il caramello. Gradazione alcolica altina adatta a piatti di carne e formaggi.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jaghana (5875) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 13, 2014
Can 50cl, clear copper beer with low head. Aroma is on barley sugar, candied fruits, apple touch, bitter and astringent finish, vinous as a bad white wine, alcohol notes. Not outstanding as expected.

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