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Cristal - Union De Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston

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BA SCORE
66
poor

125 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 2.75
pDev: 21.45%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Union De Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston visit their website
Peru

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-19-2002)
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3.53/5  rDev +28.4%

I did not have high expectations of South American beers after visiting Central American and Colombia previously, but I was pleasantly surprised by Cristal. It pours smoothly, has a golden texture, has little carbonation sparkle, and has medium white head. It has a lightly pleasing malt aroma, no hard after taste, and goes down smooth without any edge.

This is Peru's leading export beer and I have had in a variety areas of the US, but I have this all over Peru as well.

Lima/Jauraz/Moche, Peru December, 2013-January, 2014

04-10-2014 02:57:47 | More by ChristopherWIU-UTPA
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2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

Pours a pale yellow with a medium white head. Aroma and Taste of sweet grains, cereal, some grass notes. A lightly carbonated brew, mildly crisp, light and sweet on the palate. Not too bad for what it is, good to try new beers. Good for a hot humid summer day.

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Cristal from Union De Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston
66 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.