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

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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer has a somewhat more noticeable bitterness, and its mixture of malts and rice makes it rather dry. With a refreshing feeling, balanced bouquet and full body, it works very well as an accompaniment to food. Pilsen has been on the national beer market since 1888.

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1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
worldbeertaste (1800) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Pale gold with a frothy, lacy, lasting white head. Smells of stale malt, corn and dirt. Medium oily body. Tastes of malt with a bland, finish. Like a beer that’s been open for a few days. Blah.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
kermis (12485) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle shared at Dean’s Winter Shelter Tasting. Pours pale golden with a small head. Aroma of grain, light malt. Flavour is light sweet and bitter. Light bodied with light carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jmgreenuk (8801) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Benzai, at Deans Winter Shelter tasting. Poured a crystal clear light amber with a thin broken white head. Stale malt aroma with a weak bitter flavour and a malt palate.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Benzai (15092) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ Deans Winter Shelter Tasting. Clear golden color, medium sized white head. Smell and taste malts, straw, lightly bitter. Average body and carbonation. Meh.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Vaiz (4460) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle at Dean’s Winter Shelter Tasting @ ABCBeers. Pale golden pour. Aroma is grainy, messy and soapy. Flavor is thin watery lager with some bitterness. Quite bad.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
deanso (9919) - Doncaster, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2013
sample courtesy of and shared with Benzai @ THTasting. Thin white head, Clear pale golden pour. Not great.

1.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
steelcitybrew (454) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Medium straw yellow appearance. Smell is faintly sweet, sugar. Taste is sugar and light hops. An improved version or bud light.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
350ml bottle. reasonably common in CR but far behind imperial. had a few of these in bottles and a can or two. aroma is very weak of hops. hard pushed to smell anything else. taste... very fizzy - more so than imperial. very thin in the mouth and rather watery. mixed with rice and malts according to the description but i didn’t notice this.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DYCSoccer17 (3683) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 3, 2013
12 ounce can purchased at the candy shoppe at DoubleTree Puntarenas Resort. Aroma has corn, boiled vegetables, and stinky socks present. Light chlorine/swimming pool, too. Transparent pale yellow body with a small, weak, quickly dissipating white head present. Starts a little sweet, before becoming a little malty and milky. Light corny DMS in the middle. Finishes with a bit of cereal graininess. Eh, ok.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
cactus_james (3) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2013 does not count
Tired in Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo. Purchased at Supermercado Diamante, 1 liter bottle for 1,450 colones (= $2.90). Brewery: Costa Rica. Beer: Pilsen. ABV: 5.1%. Colour: medium light gold. Head: short. Aroma: faintly sweet. Taste: mildly sweet and faintly hoppy. Summary: tastes like a simple and cheap American Lager, maybe also a Pilsner, mildly refreshing but no character. It’s better than Imperial (who apparently spend money on massive advertising rather than quality production).


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