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Cruzcampo Pilsener - Grupo Cruzcampo SA

Not Rated.
Cruzcampo PilsenerCruzcampo Pilsener

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BA SCORE
64
poor

48 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 2.52
pDev: 32.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Cruzcampo SA visit their website
Spain

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Globetrotter on 06-19-2004)
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Superbar

Texas

1/5  rDev -60.3%

07-03-2014 19:12:29 | More by Superbar
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Bellonc

Spain

1/5  rDev -60.3%

11-01-2012 22:47:25 | More by Bellonc
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Campodog

Spain

1/5  rDev -60.3%

02-01-2012 11:13:58 | More by Campodog
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AlexLMS

Portugal

1.18/5  rDev -53.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Appearance: very clear with a pale gold color. Very low white head with no retention whatsoever (there wasn’t a head to begin with!).
Aroma: unpleasant aroma.
Taste: no barley malt and no hops. Terrible taste of cooked vegetables.
Mouthfeel: dry, gassy, low alcoholic strength.
Finish: astringent and (happily) short. Bad aftertaste.

Overall: awful macro lager. Worst Spanish beer I’ve ever tasted.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2007 17:12:39 | More by AlexLMS
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Prestonlegal

Texas

1.25/5  rDev -50.4%

09-28-2012 21:33:01 | More by Prestonlegal
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djura

Serbia

1.38/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

A - Pure clear sunshine yellow with an bountiful inch of head.

S - It smell's on some hops and grain,but very hard to smell anything.

T - I didn't manage to feel anything else then very unpleasant bitterness.

M - High bitterness,but you could drink few,and then you don't want to drink it never again.

Serving type: can

05-13-2011 18:54:01 | More by djura
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langm12

Indiana

1.48/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Received from a friend who just returned from Spain. Poured out of a 330 ml bottle into a pilsner glass.

A - Clear yellow. Lots of carbonation with a big white head that dissipates quickly.

S - Not much going on. Some faint grainy malts.

T - Bitter in a bad way, very watery and a bit acidic.

M - Very light with loads of carbonation.

O - No thank you.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2011 18:27:46 | More by langm12
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MiguelParreira

Spain

1.5/5  rDev -40.5%

01-15-2013 21:19:16 | More by MiguelParreira
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topopardo

Spain

1.5/5  rDev -40.5%

12-29-2011 17:08:59 | More by topopardo
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BrianSevilla

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -30.6%

12-10-2013 11:31:06 | More by BrianSevilla
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -20.6%

03-03-2013 23:45:45 | More by cfalovo97
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Gusmotel

Singapore

2/5  rDev -20.6%

11-11-2013 11:48:16 | More by Gusmotel
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AnimalLecter

Spain

2/5  rDev -20.6%

05-24-2013 16:29:46 | More by AnimalLecter
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3Vandoo

Quebec (Canada)

2.13/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

okkkie! My mom brought me a sample of this "beer".

Well first a very pale blonde that is very carbonated with at first a good head that slowly dissapeared only to leave a former image of herself.

Smell is hoppy, with a shy shy shy note of skunk in the background.
A cereal flavour is also present that reminds me more of spices than anything else.

taste is just not there, wet board is present sign of an infection. Watery, I dont detect any hops or malt. A very bready taste is also present and the beer has a hit when drnking it meaning, it doesnt go down smoothly!

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2005 02:27:14 | More by 3Vandoo
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TerryW

Ontario (Canada)

2.15/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Nope. Not so good.

Clear golden yellow, short lived head that dissapates to a ring. No lace.

Taste is musty old grass, lots of corn. The beer has an underlying sweetness and the bite of cheap malt liquor. Poorly made and not particularly appetizing.

Give it a pass.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2007 00:02:32 | More by TerryW
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Globetrotter

Virginia

2.17/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Served in business class on the Delta Flight from Moscow to New York. I'd never heard of it, so took a shot. Bad move.

Copmes in a red and white can with a Robin Hood type figure holding up a beer mug. The ingredients list includes "cereals." Best before 12/5/04, I inflicted this upon myself on 6/11/04.

OK, it doesn't look horrible. Clear gold sits under a one finger white head with decent retention and good lacing (in my plastic airline cup). Things go downhill fast from there. The nose is full of sweet malt with a strong sense of rice and adjunct. The mouth is typically very prickly and light. Taste? Crash and burn. There is a strong rice impression combined with harsh metallic hops - or maybe that's just harsh metal. Very little redeeming quality here, as there's no malt and the hops taste like chewing the can. I switched to wine.

Serving type: can

06-19-2004 13:08:58 | More by Globetrotter
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

2.28/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A 330ml bottle with a BB date of March 2011. Picked up cheap at my local off-licence.

Poured into a Sam Smith's pint glass. Pale straw yellow with medium carbonation. A decent head of white foam that lasts for a minute or two. The liquid contains plenty of floating fragments - I tend to view haziness as the mark of a good beer but in this case it just looks unappetising. Aroma is faint; a hint of light grainy malt, a whiff of solvent and a sweet artificial note that is reminiscent of apples.

Taste is weak and watery. The faintest hint of pale malt, accompanied by a distintive solvent note and a slight artificial sweetness. The flavour has a acrid acidic quality that is unpleasant. Mouthfeel is prickly and dry. Leaves a bad aftertaste.

Not a very nice beer. I don't know if this is always like this or if it's just old. With a weak and nasty flavour, I simply cannot recommend this to anyone.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2011 21:53:36 | More by jazzyjeff13
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olimpia84

Florida

2.28/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Had this on-tap while on vacation in Sevilla and took notes. Pale yellow lager apperance with a very small head that dissipated quickly; very little lacing. Medium carbonation. The smell is very faint, a few hints of corn and grains but that's about it. Taste is not very impressive: bitter, a bit watery and acidic with a very dry mouthfeel.

Not the most pleasant beer around but this is what's offered in nearly every bar in Sevilla and after a while, you start ti get used to its unpleasant taste (for better of for worse).

Serving type: on-tap

08-25-2011 03:07:37 | More by olimpia84
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rarbring

Sweden

2.42/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

The beer is clear pale straw colored, with a white head leaving little lacing.

The smell is faintl, mainly boiled corn and vegatables.

The taste is typical wet sweet corn flakes, some lemon nuances and a faint metallic bitterness.

Medium carbonation, somewhat fizzy, a bit dry at the end.

Tastes like any low-budget pale euro lager.

Serving type: on-tap

07-05-2010 21:06:35 | More by rarbring
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

2.45/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: The pour is golden with a medium large white and a bit uneven head.

S: Malt with a cornyness to it. A bit metallic and chemical with some citric notes and faint bitter hops.

T: Sweet malt, with faint corn in it. Some bitter hops and some citric notes.

M: The aftertaste is short, very short with some sweetness and faint bitterness. The body is medium to thin and the carbonation is rich.

D: Goes down smoothly. Great on the beach, a sunny day. Uncomplicated.
I'm not sure this is a German Pilsener - in part it's more like an American Adjunct Lager (a pretty nice one, for being an Adjunct lager). For being an German Pilsener it's very bleak.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2009 15:49:42 | More by Evil_Pidde
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doremite

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

09-06-2013 13:49:33 | More by doremite
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-30-2014 18:36:13 | More by byronic
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bleeps

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-11-2013 05:47:20 | More by bleeps
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Julian4077

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-11-2012 10:23:29 | More by Julian4077
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Grebdioz

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-28-2011 07:24:32 | More by Grebdioz
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Cruzcampo Pilsener from Grupo Cruzcampo SA
64 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.