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): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
542
Reviews:
196
Avg:
2.82
pDev:
20.92%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
81
For Trade:
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Ratings: 542 |  Reviews: 196
Photo of bubseymour
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kojevergas
2.9/5  rDev +2.8%
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 +13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jvgoor3786
2.75/5  rDev -2.5%
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 -21.3%
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 +2.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of informaticsDoc
3.18/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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

Photo of Gobzilla
2.25/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of ColSanders123
3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cdub70085
3.35/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sgttibbs
3.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Squeezyq
2.68/5  rDev -5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Danmullens1
2.15/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Mikexw
3.09/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tageury
3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MathieuTheard
3.2/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fscottkey
2.68/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

A: [3.00] The bottle lists the ABV (4.6%) and there is a date code (10/30/2016). The beer is pale and transparent yellow. It has very little head formation. The thin ring of foam is white.

S: [2.50] Pungent corn, like frosted flakes scent. Maybe a tad bit of skunk smell too.

T: [2.75] Very little flavor. Mild wet mushy corn. A little crackery taste from the malts.

M: [2.50] Fizzy and thin.

O: [2.75] I think I am drinking Costa Rican Budweiser. This would taste better if I was pulling a beer pong ball out of it. It has all of the hallmarks of a mass lager. Corn taste and smell. Thin and fizzy body. If you know what it is going in it has its place.

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Photo of bschmidt_37
3.24/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tigerbrau
2.25/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Beginner2
3.02/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of corywalston
3.9/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bongobeer
3.18/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Smanke
3.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BdM
2.57/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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Imperial from Cerveceria Costa Rica
2.82 out of 5 based on 542 ratings.
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