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Brewed by Cerveceria La Constancia (SABMiller)
Style: Pilsener
San Salvador, El Salvador

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Legend has it the fishermen of Central America sought the Great Loggerhead Turtle in warm tropical waters. It was tribal belief that this powerful turtle, also known as the "Caguama", symbolized good fortune for the fisherman’s village. It’s our hope that you too will experience the good fortune of the "Caguama". Salud!


1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Reid (2317) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 9, 2003
12 oz clear glass bottle with painted label with a turtle on it. The appearance is pretty bad..urine looking..with a rather bubble head..real unattractive. This beer smelled awful..as soon as i opened the cap..it just stank bad..not appetizing. taste is weak but i was releaved it was not as abad as the stench this gives off...just the tatse of cheap corn syrup really. Not too great in the mouth weak and watery at best disturbingly cloying at worst. not drinkable at all for me down their with its mentor Corona..

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
labattblueleaf (225) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2003
Crummy, watered-down taste, plus a bit of a skunky smell and flavor. Better off drinking Busch. Cool bottle though.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
DeltaBlues (9) - Yakima, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2003 does not count
It's what it is, a light, crisp Latin beer. I think it's head and hoppiness rate it higher than the Sol's, Tecate's, XX and Corona's of the world though.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bac080 (398) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2003
This is a cool looking bottle. Sadly, the beer isn't quite as cool. At least I can say I had one from El Salvador.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
savitska (163) - Smyrna, Georgia, USA - AUG 7, 2003
Hands down one of the nastiest beers I've had in a while. On a whim because it was on sale at Kroger I bought this Corona look-and-sound alike hoping to be pleasantly surprised. Instead I was treated to watery yellow liquid that couldn't pass muster as beer if it was poured into a vat of Guinness. Absolutely putrid!

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
drewcifer85710 (158) - Youngstown, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2003
Strong points: cool bottle, inexpensive, is probably cold. Nothing interesting to taste or say.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
garrison (811) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2005 A nice, refreshing summer beer with a really nifty sea turtle on the bottle. Affordable and tasty, this is my favorite everyday south-of-the-border beer... did i mention about the cool blue turtle on the bottle? :-)

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TheTsunami (162) - Arizona, USA - FEB 21, 2003
Skunk nose. Skunk flavor. Better than corona though.Probably good if you are mowing the sand in the desert in july though.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
DOdubble (92) - UVA, Virginia, USA - DEC 9, 2002
Had this a few yrs ago, if i remember correctly it tatsted like watered down apple juice. Not good. Crappier version of corona.

2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
Diego (79) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2002
I opened the bottle set it on the counter and ran in to the bathroom to releive myself from my previous brew. When I returned to the desk I thought I’d left a bag of pot open. Extremely skunky bouquet. Nice head too but that’s where it ended for me. A typically weak beer (Mexican brews are very similiar to the American stuff). Still one of the better of the Mejicano’s. Good with chips I’ll bet.


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