Pilsener 100 (Pilsener Centenario) | Cerveceria La Constancia S.A. / BevCo Ltd

Pilsener 100 (Pilsener Centenario)Pilsener 100 (Pilsener Centenario)
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Pilsener 100 (Pilsener Centenario)Pilsener 100 (Pilsener Centenario)

Brewed by:
Cerveceria La Constancia S.A. / BevCo Ltd
El Salvador

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Bitterbill on 04-22-2008

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.38/5  rDev +54.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pilsener 100 (Centenario) of El Salvador has a rather thin, white head and a clear, bubbly, straw appearance, with little white specks floating about and minimal lacing left behind. The aroma is of pungent, sweet, sugary barley malt and clean water. Taste is of sweet barley malt, a touch of hops in the background, slight sourness, and biscuit. Mouthfeel is mostly light and a bit slick, and Pilsener 100 finishes crisp, clean, semi-dry, refreshing, and exceptionally drinkable. Overall, this is a most excellent beer, and I recommend trying this rarity.


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Photo of bubseymour
4/5  rDev +40.8%

Photo of Jemonster
3.82/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Light straw yellow with a cloudy white head when poured quickly.

S: Clean, with corn and fresh barley. Some fresh pine and grass.

T: Corn, minty herbs, and a kind of bell pepper note. Clean with mild sweetness. Light flavored as expected from a pils.

M: Refreshing and light. The minty flavor makes it cooling to the mouth.

O: A pretty good pilsner! Suprised me a little, so it gets a bonus here.

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Photo of Justin23060
3.54/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Color is very light straw. Head came and went very quick. Smell is typical cereal grain lawn mowing beer. Taste is better than I thought based on the smell and my preconceptions, in that it is fresh and doesn't have that fake corn sweetness that most "premium" imports have. I want to say that this actually has some malt in it. For a Light Lager the finish is great. Also, I see no real flaws for the style. I'll probably get this again when the weather gets warmer to quench a summer thirst after some hard outdoor work.

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Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
3.53/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Just a bit better than I expected from this south-of-the-border macro lager.
The sweetness is smooth and even though it is mellow, it makes up the bulk of the flavor.
Better than Corona, although I'd have to try it side-by-side to Modelo to decide which one is better.

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Photo of LJWalker
3.5/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of roddwolff
3.39/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

The first beer i taste from El Salvador, poured a in bayern-pilsner glass. Look: Pale yellow color, headless, fair amount of bubbles and poor lacing; Smell: Dry malt and corn, probably because of its high carbonation but conveys freshness; Taste: Sweet corn and strong character to pale malts, hops and floral background; Mouthfeel: Dry with medium bitterness, very light body and high carbonation and very light body; Drinkability: Good, very light but without becoming a light beer.

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Photo of daliandragon
3.37/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Got this today for the Super Bowl, not exactly sure why alhough it was pretty cheap. Pours exactly the way you'd expect it to: cleay, yellow, and headless. Nose is a light sweet malt and a touch of bitterness. Uncomplex but not offensive at all.

Light and pleasant with a bubbly texture and thin body, even for the style. Sweet but not overdone. What flavor exists is actually ok. This is a beer for people who don't like beer but it flows down like water.

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Photo of matty
3.35/5  rDev +18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale yellow beer with a incredibly quick fading head.Aroma is light malt.Taste is the same with a tiny pinch of fruit flavor.Overall light and refreshing a perfect match for the style.This is something that I would definetly purchase again especially in the warmer summer months!

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Photo of jesus808
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OStrungT
3.15/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a very pale straw yellow color, with a tiny white head. The head fades very fast, leaving no lace.

This beer has a boiled cabbage aroma. It has a very subtle grainy aroma also. That is mostly it.

This beer tastes much like it smells, with one surprising exception. I can taste a fruity flavor, very subtly. After reading other reviews, I am leaning towards a pear like flavor. Odd, and not too bad.

This beer is a bit too carbonated. It leaves a slight pear like aftertaste.

This beer is probably a decent session beer because of the mild flavor and the low alcohol. It isnt one I would personally choose though.

Overall: This beer was ok, but definately not great. I doubt I will ever have it again.

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Photo of tone77
3.09/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of sweet malts. Taste is crisp, light, some malts, really not much in the way of flavor. Feels light in the mouth and has good drinkability, great for a hot day. Overall this makes for a mediocre brew.

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Photo of LXIXME
3/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Stoffel
3/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of MichaelPatch
3/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Latarnik
3/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of AndrewMichael
3/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of williahd
3/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of slimpickens101
3/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of thekanna
2.98/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Typical light yellow color of normal macro lagers with a thin, dissipative white head.

S: Light malts, clean... not much here.

T: Taste is very subtle but unique if you capture it. There's some fruits.. berries, apples, and a bit of citrus that I can detect ... that crop up out of the malty flavor and provide a nice, refreshing zing. Otherwise, slightly sweet and no noticeable hops.

M/D: Smooth and light with medium carbonation. It's a delicate balance like the taste. Finally a South American beer I've had that's able to hold a little bit of its own, without just being a refreshing backdrop for more flavorful latino foods.

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Photo of Halcyondays
2.97/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle,

A: Pours a pale gold, with a fizzy white head, surprisingly good retention for the style.

S: Not bad for a light lager, noticable noble hop aroma, flowers, very light malt.

T: Husky grain predominately with some carbonic acid (seltzer water flavour). The beer has a bitter, 1-dimensional hop finish, with a light intensity of flavour, no off-flavours though which is nice.

M: Crisp, clean for an industrial lager, very light-bodied.

D: This is a beer that could go down fast on a hot day, but in the end you'll be bored after a couple, a very simple drink.

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Photo of beerthulhu
2.91/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Poured a bright, macro-gold with a thin, sudsy white head that soon dissipated. Visible carbonation was light and uneventful.

S: some faint fresh grains with some faint butter and herb scents.

T: The flavor was nice and spicy from the hops with a bright zing from the start which soon gently faded. The flavor was crisp with some buttery corn and finished with a dried lemon hopping.

M: light with a nice carbonation presence providing a slight tingle on the tongue. There was some light corn on the swallow as well.

D: Ok drinkability, a good summer picnic beer that should please the general masses and a much better substitute then your typical American macro pilsners.

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Photo of Bitterbill
2.86/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Bought as part of a mixed six pack.

It pours a clear and bright yellow with a 2 finger head of foam. It looks like a lot of mass produced brews that I've had.

The smell is of grain and malt with some light hoppy notes.

The taste has a big corn huskish flavour up front follwed by light notes of malt and hops and a slightly bitterish finish. Not much going on here that I can point out other than its best feature is the longevity of the foam and some decent lacing and...I can see it being an easy drinker for the "warm" climate it comes from.

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Photo of merlin48
2.83/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

El Salvador beer. Sounds Caribbean, so why not. Pours a clear and fizzy yellow body with an average white head. A few spots of lace are left on the glass.

Aroma of lager yeast, vague hops, and some toasted corn.

Light body is fizzy and well carbonated. Rather thin.

Taste is corn syrupy sweetness balanced by a vague hop bitterness. Adjunct sweetness becomes more apparent as it warms.

Not horrible, but one of those light lagers best enjoyed ice cold in the hot sun.

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Pilsener 100 (Pilsener Centenario) from Cerveceria La Constancia S.A. / BevCo Ltd
Beer rating: 6% out of 100 with 50 ratings
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