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Cruzcampo Pilsener | Grupo Cruzcampo SA

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BA SCORE
2.49/5
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93 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grupo Cruzcampo SA
Spain
cruzcampo.es

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Globetrotter on 06-19-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,386
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
93
pDev:
28.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
34
Trade:
0
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Photo of spycow
2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Phyl21ca
2.4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Can and on-tap: Poured a clear golden color ale with a nice white foamy head with OK retention and light lacing. Aroma of light adjunct notes with some residual sugar notes is OK. Taste is a mix of residual sugar notes with some adjunct and light cereal notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Another pale lager with too much residual sugar and limited flavours.

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2.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of 22Blue
2.77/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Duff27
3.25/5  rDev +30.5%

Photo of stevoj
1.84/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Everything you’d expect from a pale lager, and less. Aroma? faint malt. Appearance, light golden with foamy head. Taste? cereal grains, hay. Palate? Watery. Could probably quench a thirst , but not much else to this...

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
2.44/5  rDev -2%
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.

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2.75/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of ovaltine
2.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of dirtylou
2.98/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

available darn near everywhere in spain, including for free in our barcelona hotel mini-bar

appearance: pale golden, minimal head, no retention

smell: nothingness mixed with light malts and saaz-like hops

taste: crisp and clean, but lacking any sort of flavour outside of generic bland hops and grain

mouthfeel: light and watery

drinkability: easy, but boring

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Photo of anteater
3.01/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of josanguapo
2.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

People in Seville are crazy with this beer. But dont trust them: it isnt a good beer

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1.99/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of jazzyjeff13
2.3/5  rDev -7.6%
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.

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2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of AlexAfonin
2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of byronic
2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of Danielr26
1.73/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of YvesB
2.75/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rarbring
2.43/5  rDev -2.4%
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.

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Photo of TerryW
2.18/5  rDev -12.4%
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.

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2/5  rDev -19.7%

Photo of GoHabsGo
2.6/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Globetrotter
2.19/5  rDev -12%
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.

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Photo of DaveMiller
2.75/5  rDev +10.4%

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Cruzcampo Pilsener from Grupo Cruzcampo SA
Beer rating: 2.49 out of 5 with 93 ratings
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