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Cerveza Cristal - Cerveceria Bucanero S.A.

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BA SCORE
61
poor

68 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 2.39
pDev: 25.94%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cerveceria Bucanero S.A. visit their website
Cuba

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 02-18-2003)
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +15.1%

03-06-2014 08:09:49 | More by schnarr84
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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Pours a clear golden color which is topped with an average white head that settles down to almost nothing immediately.
There's almost nothing to the smell, just a slight grainy/malty aroma which is hardly noticeable.
The taste is light, slightly watery and bland. Initial sweetness followed by a balanced body. No real bitterness in the finish.
Drinkable, but that's it. Not much to it.

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04-06-2014 08:25:33 | More by MarkoNm
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2.75/5  rDev +15.1%

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3/5  rDev +25.5%

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Ontario (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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Alberta (Canada)

2/5  rDev -16.3%

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Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

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Belgium

1.75/5  rDev -26.8%

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Newfoundland (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

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Alberta (Canada)

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Alberta (Canada)

2.55/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

350ml bottle poured into pint glass 9/9/13

A straw yellow liquid saturated with big fast bubbles, a thumbs width of foam quickly falls to a thick film that's sustained by the bubbles long enough to leave a few patches of lace

S skunky sweet grains, paper shredder in action, sour lemon, smells crappy

T more of the same really, cardboard instead of shredded bleached white paper, chemicals I can't place, nothing good going on here

M watery and foamy, wet cardboard on the finish

O about what I expected for a green bottled Caribbean brew, sweet malts, skunk and soggy cardboard

its bad but not to the point where I wouldn't drink it on a hot beach, I just wouldn't be thrilled I suppose

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09-11-2013 04:29:16 | More by wordemupg
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

2.43/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

350ml bottle. I've gotten rather tired of late of having to entertain bemused requests for this particular offering from obviously recent vacationers to the Caribbean isles. Their typical sustained incredulity at my negatively nodding head and almost rehearsed 'excuse' made me kind of cluck with minor glee at finally seeing this available in our fair province.

This beer pours a clear, rather pale golden yellow colour, with one finger of fizzy, rapidly disappearing dirty white head, which leaves nothing beyond a few specks of mitochondrial lace around the glass as it quickly wafts off.

It smells of pale grainy adjuncts - corn, rice, and maybe some fire-sale barley - mild hints of stale, acrid lemon, and skunky leafy, weedy hops. The taste is more grainy than I was initially ready to give it credit for, with real hints at barley beyond the still present corn and rice tropes, further nods to overripe, musty, bland citrus, and earthy, dead leafy hops - at least the skank is mostly blown off by this point.

The carbonation is light, and gamely frothy, the body a wan medium-light weight, smooth, I suppose, but only if you continue to pander to the cognitive dissonance of discounting the re-emergent skunky hops of lore.

Maybe a bit on the upper-end of worldly Corona Extra emulators, but still hardly a flavourful example of well, anything. Probably best downed as I have come to expect it to be - in vast quantities - cheaply purchased, ice-cold, pool-side, and much closer to the equator than here.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2013 00:26:21 | More by biboergosum
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2/5  rDev -16.3%

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3.88/5  rDev +62.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pour is clear golden with some bubbles. The uneven white head dissipates quickly - almost no lace.

S: Adjunct malts, sweet and corny. A bit bready. Bitter hops and some citirc notes.

T: Bitter hops are quite strong, while the malt is way stronger than the corn. Bready and sweet. Citric.

M: Bitter aftertaste that lingers for some time. Body is medium while carbonaiton is rich, but this is much smoother than the most Adjunct Lagers I've had before.

O: Rather well crafted, and the corn is held to a minimum.

Serving type: bottle

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Cerveza Cristal from Cerveceria Bucanero S.A.
61 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.