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

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.69   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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 fishermanís village. Itís our hope that you too will experience the good fortune of the "Caguama". Salud!


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ultraspank (867) - Alverca, Lisboa, PORTUGAL - MAY 5, 2007
Nose of grass and yeast, very neutral. Pours a very pale sparkling gold. The white frothy fluffy head is mostly diminishing and leaves light lace. The flavor is very non-descript; probably the mildest beer Iíve ever tasted. The light watery body is soft to flat. It must be very hot indeed in El Salvador.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 12, 2007
Smells like sweet grainy adjuncts. Body is a watery yellow, almost urine like. No head at all. The grain tastes a little honey like. The beer is also somewhat crisp, but I cant get over the adjuncty taste. However it is better than pretty much every light american beer that there is. It is very refreshing too. I can drink about 15 of these in a sitting.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2007
Clear pale yellow body with a frothy white head. Dry honey and grassy hops aroma. Sweet honey flavor with a light grassy background.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 23, 2006
In the bottle from Bakerís. Pale yellow with an alka-seltzer white head. Skunk-ola aroma from the combination of clear bottle and grocery store sterilizing fluorescent lights. No better or worse than the other clear-bottle Central American swill. Perhaps it should be named Gag-u-mama?

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
sickdog74 (5) - Burbank, California, USA - DEC 3, 2006 does not count
I like this beer. I got a 30 pack at Ralphs for $12.99. Canít beat that. If you put a lime in it, itís better than Corona. If you donít have a lot of money, you want this beer. i think it tastes good, a little skunky but I like that for some reason.

2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2006
skunky, without a lime, not terrible, with a lime, not bad at all, better than corona, a little bitter, cool looking bottle

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SudsMcDuff (6834) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2006
This is better than arriba but not better than corona, less bitters...For the price this beer is good, but also lacks in the taste department, good but not great! What other beers come from el salvador?

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TheBeerGod (5568) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2006
Clear bottle. Straw yellow pour with a fizzy white head. Itís gone after a few blinks of the eye. Nose smacks of stewed veggies and skunky hops. I let it sit out and smell it after it warms a bit. Itís still dreadful. taste is slightly better. Lots of sweet cereal notes, corn syrup and seltzer water. Body is super thin and as light as light gets. Carbonation is pure fizziness. Finishes with more sweet malts, corn syrup and wet grains.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
troza (1) - irvine, California, USA - AUG 16, 2006 does not count
If youíre low on money, than look no farther; Caguama is the beer for you. I can get it at Ralphs for only $13.99 a 30 pack! Thatís cheaper than any beer I know of including Pabts, Natural ice or Miller Highlife. The best part about it though is if you look closely the turtle has 7 leafs on its shell, all of which have 9 leaves on them. Ring a bell? Allot of marijuana strands also have nine leaves. Caguama also taste a little bit like a hit of dank chronic (youíll notice after having a few). In addition, the can is yellow and blue and makes it look more like a fruit juice, especially from a distance. Itís the cheapest, itís all about the reefer, and super inconspicuous. Caguama is a good call every time.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
PorterPounder (6197) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2006
Scottsdale, Az. - Fryís Grocery store - big clear quart bottle. Very light pale golden pour with a soapy, thin white head. Typical, patented South American skunky lager aroma with a hint of metal. Several cobs of corn surely sacrificed themselves to make this brew. Hint of honey sweetness adds a bit of balance to the flavor. Thinnish mouthfeel. Overall, platable.


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