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

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 340   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed since 1921, Cristal is Perus No. 1 selling beer, combining a light-bodied liquid with strong Andean imagery. It has been the No. 1 selling U.S. import from South America over the last eight years, primarily appealing to the approximately one million Peruvian consumers in the U.S.

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1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
thepatrickman (1228) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Bottle at the MFA in Boston. Pretty typical macro lager, though a little maltier than Bud or Coors. Malt sweetness, a bit of sulfur, and not much else.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
msbernac (2450) - Krakow, POLAND - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle Aroma-bread, grass, Appearance-pale, clear, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-light body, thin feel, lively, long finish, Overall-poor

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Msdrbeat (680) - East Lansing, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Bottled. Smells like a typical macro lager. Not better or worse than Corona to be honest.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
olio (9941) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2015
33 cl bottle.
Pours clear golden color with a small white head. Starchy, hay aroma with mild fruit notes. Flavor corn, hay, subtle pale malt notes and grass. Simple, no off-flavors, watery. Pretty much what you would expect.
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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mister_Li (1249) - GERMANY - NOV 27, 2015
Klares goldgelb mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, etwas slich, Kaugummi, mild, leicht wrzig, etwas wssrig.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hauxe (629) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2015
Rated from old notes. Weak with no body and not much alcoholic presence. A decent thirst quencher, but otherwise disappointing.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Sevenlee (1846) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - NOV 20, 2015
Pours a pale lager. Aroma is a pale lager. Taste is pale lager. Hey, guess what! Its a pale lager.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
MohaBeer (256) - Lima, PERU - OCT 19, 2015
Dorada transparente espuma baja sin retencin. Oxidacin en exceso, skunky alto, DMS, malta maltoso moderado bajo, lpulo nulo. En boca oxidacin alta, maz, jarabe de maz, DMS, malta maltoso bajo, lpulo nulo, lpulo de amargor bajo. Final seco y oxidado.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Can from bodega. Medium gold body with slight head. Nose is malty, skunky. Taste is malty, sweet, corny. OIly texture. Okay.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cthulhu (1027) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - JUL 11, 2015
0,33 cl bottle.Pale yellow colour with small head.Cereals, bread, metal flavour and just a tad sweet.


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