Imperial | Cerveceria Costa Rica

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cerveceria Costa Rica
Costa Rica
florida.co.cr

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-31-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#46,365
Reviews:
198
Ratings:
558
pDev:
21.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
84
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3.4/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of andrenaline
2.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
2.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of grahuba
3.06/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cryptichead
3/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ObiBeerCanobi
3/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dimwit_flathead
3/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

More of a Canadian lager taste than American but still boring.

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Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.02/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OldSchoolMike
3.75/5  rDev +35.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tried this one while on a trip to Costa Rica. One of the "south of the border" beers that is actually pretty good. It sells for over twice, in the states, as it does down there, but I get a six pack every now and then to remind myself of one of my favorite trips abroad.

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Photo of krome
3/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DrMullet
3.62/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear light yellow with medium head resolving quickly to thin lacing.
Smell is light, sweet grain.
Taste is grassy with a slightly sweet corn malt.
Average lager.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
2.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bottmfeedr
2.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of sd123
2.75/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sirzekel
3.14/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bubseymour
3.5/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kojevergas
2.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Rating from notes taken Spring 2015 in Austin, TX:

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Photo of Bear1964
3.2/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jvgoor3786
2.75/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I drank it with lime, salt, and ice, just like they do in Costa Rica. It's pretty good on a hot day to drink outside. It has the typical cheap AAL taste but the line and salt lick it up a notch.

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Photo of acmurphy696
2.22/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

It's good to know that even a place as exotic as Costa Rica can offer a beer as bland as anything found in the States. But I guess most would describe it as "refreshing." It taste fine actually, but it's nothing special. Maybe the taste is not quite bland, but it's certainly nothing to get too exicted about.

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Photo of cgrunin
2.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of informaticsDoc
3.18/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
2.96/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Gobzilla
2.25/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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Imperial from Cerveceria Costa Rica
Beer rating: 2.76 out of 5 with 558 ratings