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


on tap


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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Originally brewed by Compaia Nacional de Cerveza which was taken over by Backus and Johnston Brewery in 1994.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
heemer77 (5344) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 8, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2007 Light gold body with a white head. The aroma is very light with some potatoes and dog hair. The taste has a very sweet sense of carrots along with sweet potatoes. There is also corn. One of the sweetest I have had in the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HopheadHans (804) - Bay Area, California, USA - JAN 7, 2006
Ok, nothing spectacular. A fairly bland pilsner, not much head or flavor, certainly no aroma. Most similar to the beverage known as water. A slight mustiness and maybe a little hint of grain but thats it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
thegreenrooster (4280) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 6, 2006
Pour is a very light yellow with a small white head. Aroma has a slight burnt quality but nothing else shows up after that. Flavor is also very light with hints of grain and corn. Nothing really great but on the other hand this tastes and smells like nothing so you could prob drink alot of this in Peru.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DCJack (185) - Alabama, USA - NOV 8, 2005
pretty decent pilsner. I had no idea Peru exported beer. Refreshing, holds up in flavor, not chemical or fake tasting like so many American beers

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2005
12 oz bottle - Pours golden with a short white head that dissipates quick. Shame on me for thinking a bottle that said Pilsen on it would be a pilsener. Aromas of grass and light grains. Flavor is grass, sweet corn, light grains. Palate is light but not very carbonated and not too crisp and clean either. This tastes much more like a pale lager than a pilsener or a helles to me. Whatever type it is it isnt very good..

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a pale yellow body with a moderate white head. Light aroma of grass and some metallic. Flavor of malt and corn.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
dwyerpg (5946) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2005
This is another Peruvian bland beer. Looks and tastes pretty much like any other countries mass-produced crappy brew. Oh well.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 14, 2005
Smells vaguely like an empty glass that had a sweet south american lager in it within the last month. Clear yellow color. fast fading head. Water with some drops of sugary malt drops in it. Amazing how they made a Dortmunder EXACTLY like the other pale lagers fromt he region. Might even make one think it was a pale lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Quillaraymi (89) - USA - AUG 4, 2005
It is a beer to go with some peruvian dishes. It goes good with it. It goes very watery if you leave it in your glass for a while. I will say it is not too week or strong...a medium level.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2005
I (unfairly) braced myself for the worst, but was surprized by the drinkability of this Dortmunder. Light gold with a short-lived slender head, its got a sweet grassy aroma with a touch of herbal hopping. The flavor is sweet malt, mayhaps a bit of corn, and finishes on a sweet note with a dash of hop bitterness. A summer thirst quencher.

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