Imperial Silver | 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 wagenvolks on 01-09-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
25
Reviews:
7
Avg:
2.01
pDev:
36.82%
 
 
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Ratings: 25 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of StonedTrippin
2.09/5  rDev +4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

the worst of the worst i had in costa rica, and i did my best to try them all, although i did miss the rock ice brands, which are apparently of lower quality still, hard to imagine... if the clear bottles dont turn you off already as a beer person, it wont take long before the liquid will. this poured almost entirely flat, oddly thick for what it is, and with that metallic adjunct low carb thing going on, nothing clean or crisp about it to me. there is more sweetness here than in the other imperial brands too, an almost red apple juice sort of quality, a little light struck skunkiness to it, and none of the snappy yeast flavor that can be detected in the regular imperial. instead its sweet and cheap tasting, and the mouthfeel is entirely flat, which is the cardinal sin of hot weather macro lager, dont do that to me! in the end i choked down one and only one of these during my time in costa rica, and it was appalling, probably the worst beer you can find down there, and certainly the most useless in this family of brands. dont waste your time, this was garbage, even by adjunct lager standards...

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Photo of Gobzilla
2.49/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MathieuTheard
2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of einman
2.35/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
1.9/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BeerNinja007
1.86/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Slightly lighter, crisper version of the ubiquitous Imperial lager that dominates Costa Rica. Fizzy yellow beer, bright white head fizzes up and settles quickly. Slight scent of generic hop and grainy corn sweetness. Taste is much the same, nothing remarkable or surprising. A decent macrobrew to chug on a hot day.

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Photo of BWED
1.97/5  rDev -2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

350 ml can poured into a tumbler.

A- Straw, slightly darker than the regular Imperial. Head white, retention poor.

S- Sweeter aroma than regular. Maybe a little yeasty. Still really grainy.

T- A little sweeter, maltier. But still mostly grainy in flavor.

M- This one is a little more crisp, but still wet. Clean.

O- Subtly different than normal Imperial. Maybe a little more flavor, sweeter.

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Photo of mikeg67
1.1/5  rDev -45.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

12 oz clear bottle in San Jose, CR. Pours pale straw with tall, long lasting, fluffy, white head and lively carbonation. Nose is of slight hops and pale malt. Body is light and smooth. Taste is barely noticeable. Finish is short, barely noticeable. Beer to avoid.

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Photo of Eman17
2.39/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Herze
2.73/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Jacobus79
2.49/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.18/5  rDev +58.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nothing special that stands out about this beer. It's just a rather plain tasting, if not kind of boring, brew that goes down easy and leaves little to no aftertaste....perfect for a hot and humid day in its home country.

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Photo of jcbogantes
1.75/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of DbbC
2.75/5  rDev +36.8%

Photo of DHarv
2.5/5  rDev +24.4%

Light, tastes very close to the yellow can

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Photo of LizzyMarie94
4.28/5  rDev +112.9%

Photo of roqz
2/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Bocharel_27
3/5  rDev +49.3%

Photo of mds1101
3.25/5  rDev +61.7%

Photo of Mattybz28
2.5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of wdarcy77
1.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of jmich24
1.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of beerme626
1.25/5  rDev -37.8%

Photo of Phyl21ca
1.56/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Bottle: Poured a clear light yellow color lager with a small bubbly head with minimal retention. Aroma consists of light corn adjunct taste with no aftertaste. Very bland overall without much characteristics and almost undistinguishable form the other beer form this brewery.

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Photo of wordemupg
1.71/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

330ml bottle poured into abbey glass july18 2010

A very pale straw yellow with little carbonation and no head or lace

S skunky corn not so great

T just more sour corn and skunk quite unpleasant when all's said and done

M not as flat as it appears but I'm willing to guess there's water thicker then this in Costa Rica

D no flavor wouldn't have been a bad thing in this beers case

why brewers use clear bottles I'll never understand, one way to knock a country off the list

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Imperial Silver from Cerveceria Costa Rica
2.01 out of 5 based on 25 ratings.
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