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Imperial - Cerveceria Costa Rica

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65
poor

392 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 22.46%
Wants: 2
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cerveceria Costa Rica visit their website
Costa Rica

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-31-2002)
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roqz

Costa Rica

2/5  rDev -27.5%

08-29-2014 02:46:18 | More by roqz
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pharmerdoc

Manitoba (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

08-27-2014 20:08:45 | More by pharmerdoc
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Caddant

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

08-27-2014 20:05:40 | More by Caddant
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

08-26-2014 01:55:17 | More by Sammy
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cfrobrew

Texas

3/5  rDev +8.7%

08-25-2014 23:35:00 | More by cfrobrew
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bwood06

Illinois

2.85/5  rDev +3.3%

Bottle into Pilsner glass

A -Pours a clear golden straw color that has a frothy head. Head is slightly creamier than most light lagers that I have seen. Head dissipates somewhat slowly at first but picks up the pace as time goes on. Seems to be somewhat lightly carbonated. 3.5/5

S - Mostly a base malt aroma with a hint of hops at the end. Corn. There is an undertone of rice. Very little hop aroma. There is something else to the aroma that I can't quite place… Possibly somewhat skunked… Hint of yeast. 2.5/5

T - Malt and grain centered, but very lightly flavored. Light bitterness from the hops on the back end. Hops are somewhat floral. Hint of corn. Maybe a bit of white bread. Not a whole lot going on here. 2.5/5

M - Very light and dry. Hard to tell that there was anything in my mouth once it's been swallowed. Some carbonation but not a lot. 3/5

O - Very light tasting, light feeling beer. Can't say that I will ever buy this again in the US considering all of the other, cheaper light beers available. Hard to pay $10 for 6 when it's comparable in enjoyment to Miller Lite, etc. Happy to have had the chance to try it though. 2.75/5

08-25-2014 20:05:56 | More by bwood06
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jjmontero9


2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

08-23-2014 07:37:54 | More by jjmontero9
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Gulloa

Costa Rica

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

08-20-2014 17:29:04 | More by Gulloa
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Srkolodn

New York

3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

08-18-2014 12:22:31 | More by Srkolodn
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Chugnoriz

Utah

3/5  rDev +8.7%

Tasted decent perhaps because I was in Costa Rica on vacation.

08-17-2014 16:25:23 | More by Chugnoriz
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kerry4porters

Arizona

3/5  rDev +8.7%

08-17-2014 16:09:47 | More by kerry4porters
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richobrien

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev +8.7%

08-09-2014 14:17:36 | More by richobrien
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

08-05-2014 01:28:12 | More by tbryan5
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Jerseyislandbeer

Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

08-03-2014 11:09:03 | More by Jerseyislandbeer
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emshelley


5/5  rDev +81.2%

08-01-2014 22:46:33 | More by emshelley
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redbarnbikes

New York

1.75/5  rDev -36.6%

08-01-2014 16:00:25 | More by redbarnbikes
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AUGRAD06

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

08-01-2014 00:21:58 | More by AUGRAD06
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Jack_Frost79

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

07-31-2014 17:50:14 | More by Jack_Frost79
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cambabeer

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

07-31-2014 03:57:51 | More by cambabeer
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wethorseblanket

California

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

Twelve ounce brown bottle. Best before date on neck: 30 Jan 2015.

A: Pours a clear straw yellow under a 1/4-inch thick white head which fades to a thin cap and leaves semi-rings and spots of lace.

N: Corn, malt, yeast, some floral, faint citrus and grass/hay.

T: Crisp and clean, malty/grainy, yeasty. Simple and fairly bland.

M: Light body and semi-medium carbonation. Semi-dry, yeasty and malty finish.

O: Straight forward and singular. Pura Vida.

07-24-2014 04:57:12 | More by wethorseblanket
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pep

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +8.7%

07-19-2014 04:04:52 | More by pep
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

07-16-2014 14:24:07 | More by Yeti1979
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lakersfan16

Alaska

2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

07-13-2014 04:06:00 | More by lakersfan16
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Dr-J


1.75/5  rDev -36.6%

07-12-2014 01:21:16 | More by Dr-J
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patre_tim

China

3.19/5  rDev +15.6%

A: Golden filtered, moderate random rising carbonation, a finger of white head.

S: Malts like a Helles Lager, skunk, sweet corn.

T: Light and crisp, light malt, light canned corn, light offal.

M: Light body, foamy carbonation. Crisp dry finish.

O: A typical beer for this style, I’ve never had a beer from Costa Rica before, so when I found this at Whole Foods in Savannah, I was glad to have a chance to try it. Well done for the style, just nothing outstanding in a craft beer world. Drank at Cocoa Beach, FL, July 10th

07-11-2014 02:31:45 | More by patre_tim
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Imperial from Cerveceria Costa Rica
65 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.