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Segua - Costa Rica's Craft Brewing Co.

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very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Costa Rica's Craft Brewing Co. visit their website
Costa Rica

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aepb1 on 06-11-2011)
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Reviews by aepb1:
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4.22/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Light brown with a red hued body and a nice creamy off-white head and good lacing

S- As a red ale should, nice and crisp malts and a hint of hops in there that adds to the crisp nose

T- A little hop presence up front and moves into a nice roasted, nutty malt middle and finishes with that roastiness.

M- Light bodied and moderate carbonation. Crisp and clean.

O- Fun to see a brewery new to me making such a solid beer. If I were able, this would be an all-day beer for me on vacation. The sessionable 5% abv is great.

aepb1, Jun 11, 2011
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This is my favorite beer in Cost Rica, now available in different locations in the central valley and coastal areas.
Appearance: Pours a reddish color, nice head that lingers for several minutes, forming a nice Belgium lace.
Smell: spicy, grainy and hoppy
Taste: clean crisp taste, a little sweet and bready with a good balance of bitterness
Mouth feel: medium bodied
Overall: Very good craft beer easy to drink

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Segua from Costa Rica's Craft Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.