Imperial | Cerveceria Costa Rica

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545 Ratings
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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:
545
Reviews:
196
Avg:
2.82
pDev:
20.92%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
81
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 545 |  Reviews: 196
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

Photo of Spikester
3.52/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear pale gold with two fingers of white head that departed in about five minute. Some splotches of lace.
Smell is grainy malt.
Taste is mostly grains with a touch of herbal hops in the finish.
Mouthfeel is light and well carbonated. Finish is lightly dry.
Overall a typical adjunct lager but the adjuncts are well hidden.
I would have this again in a warm climate but would not seek it out. $1.79 for a single. Best by date of 30 Apr. 2017.

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Photo of OldSwampy
1.76/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

From a can with bottom date of 28FEB2017 (presumably a best-by date). Strong taste at first sip of corn and cooked veggies. Did not improve from there. A bit watery also. Pale yellow, white head, some lacing left on glass.

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Photo of Vestlake
3.04/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can pour, half a finger head. Basic AAL smell and flavor. Overall, I liked this beer. I could drink this all day long. Reminds me of Pabst a little bit.

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Photo of LisaInFL
2.85/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TheRock7755
3.27/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Griphon
2.7/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of dcotom
3.37/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of einman
3.08/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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

Photo of craftaholic
2.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AD17
2.75/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.27/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlackBeerPirate
3.22/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Taste: mild hop and thin for the most part, some sweet notes do come out. Not much nose. Gold, clear in apperance, with a foamy head. Lite body go better on a hot day.

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Photo of EOC
2.51/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CraigP83
2.64/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Similar to a Grain belt mixed with a Coors light

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Photo of colonia25
3.56/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of anteater
2.31/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of timmy2b
2.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.23/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

White thin head on a weak ass straw yellow beer with tons of water/clarity. Aroma was more of the vegetal sweetened corn, I've come across a lot worse.

Taste was watery, mildly sweet, lacking all those beer ingredients. Highly carbonated, this is hydration stuff at best.

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Imperial from Cerveceria Costa Rica
2.82 out of 5 based on 545 ratings.
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