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Imperial - Cerveceria Costa Rica

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BA SCORE
65
poor

394 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 394
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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bighandsjohn

California

3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

05-22-2014 21:37:10 | More by bighandsjohn
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

05-20-2014 23:13:20 | More by MarvinSnyder
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +8.7%

05-18-2014 13:38:25 | More by PA-Michigander
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Foyle

Wyoming

3.33/5  rDev +20.7%

Poured from 12 oz can into schooner glass.

Appearance: pours a sudsy white head which rapidly recedes with some lacing remaining. Color is a pale straw with moderate streaming carbonation.

Aroma: mild aroma of lightly toasted malt and a bit of lemon.

Mouthfeel: light and crisp, slightly papery, with a pleasant finish.

Flavor: corn sweetness, white bread, with a mild hop bit in the finish.

Overall: a very pleasant light lager.

05-17-2014 02:32:03 | More by Foyle
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Tom-Peters

California

3/5  rDev +8.7%

05-13-2014 18:54:30 | More by Tom-Peters
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

05-11-2014 22:20:09 | More by thatoneguymike
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1000lbgrizzly

Illinois

2.55/5  rDev -7.6%

A: Extremely light yellow, very very watery-looking. Fizzy white head fades and leaves no lacing. A few lazy loose bubbles rise.

S: I could smell the skunk the moment I opened the bottle. Corn and malt. This truly is not appetizing.

T: A slight step up from the nose: watery filler malts (corn, rice), it still has a classic sessionable light beer flavor. As uninspired as the flavor are, the drinkability is through the roof- I almost accidentally drained this thing in one gulp.

M: Light bodied in the extreme, the rather high carbonation is all that lets me know this isn't water or malt-tea.

O: Like corn? Like water? Drink up.
(Really not a BAD beer, but don't expect any innovation. This is a drinkable, unoffensively flavored, mindless gulping beer.)

05-09-2014 05:49:46 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
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jasewaaang

California

1.5/5  rDev -45.7%

05-08-2014 06:22:10 | More by jasewaaang
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WiscoTerr

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

05-04-2014 23:53:38 | More by WiscoTerr
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habaceeba

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

04-28-2014 23:40:29 | More by habaceeba
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taospowder

New Mexico

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

04-27-2014 01:51:02 | More by taospowder
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +35.9%

04-13-2014 06:09:49 | More by emergency_beef
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ApplePi

Arizona

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

04-10-2014 07:24:13 | More by ApplePi
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ChristopherWIU-UTPA

Texas

2/5  rDev -27.5%

Cerveza Imperial was my beer of choice while visiting Costa Rica, it was quite refreshing and hit the spot when exploring the various areas of the countryside and myriad of beaches. Pours watery, with a light yellow sparkling appearance, and usually had a small frothy head that dissipated relatively fast. It was easy to drink, had hints of grains, cereals, and grasses, and it did have a mild aftertaste. Light filling, easy to palate, average alc. content.

The most available Central American produced beer in the United States. I have procured it in Chicago (IL), Berwyn (IL), Oak Park (IL), Champaign (IL), Edinburg (TX), and McAllen (TX). I also consumed it all over Costa Rica....

Costa Rica August 2010

04-10-2014 02:36:26 | More by ChristopherWIU-UTPA
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wc94wc

California

1/5  rDev -63.8%

04-09-2014 03:32:46 | More by wc94wc
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bigjoe786

California

3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

04-07-2014 06:13:02 | More by bigjoe786
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vfgccp

New York

3/5  rDev +8.7%

04-06-2014 13:01:26 | More by vfgccp
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dmorgan310

Panama

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

04-05-2014 23:36:30 | More by dmorgan310
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -27.5%

03-30-2014 16:35:47 | More by AnalogErik
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lzepplin01

Arizona

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

03-18-2014 14:49:40 | More by lzepplin01
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +8.7%

03-16-2014 11:13:57 | More by milkbone_underwear
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silverking

Florida

2/5  rDev -27.5%

02-27-2014 02:01:41 | More by silverking
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JIMTRK16

Illinois

1/5  rDev -63.8%

02-26-2014 21:47:34 | More by JIMTRK16
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Oidmoe

Austria

3/5  rDev +8.7%

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JoeMans

New York

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

02-21-2014 01:00:07 | More by JoeMans
Imperial from Cerveceria Costa Rica
65 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.