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Brewed by Cervecerias Baru Panama
Style: Pale Lager
San Cristobal, Panama

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.96   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Troobie99 (60) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 10, 2002
I know a beer like Panama is never going to get respect from the geek crowd. But let me ask you all a question I pondered while sitting at the edge of the Carribean, downing beer and eating conch: if you had to brew a beer that would be palatable on a 90 degree day with 90% humidity, what would YOU brew? Certainly not the imperial stouts or Belgian tripels that score the high marks here. In fact, even a pale ale would overwhelm. In Panama, there are two kinds of beer, the 3% and the 5%. Panama is a 5 percenter and the best. After a day sea kayaking, while lounging at a restaurant, you feel like you’re in heaven and drinking God’s own beer. Salud!


1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Ernest (6485) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Can (in Panama City airport). Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is light to medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (cereal, grain, husks), with a strong note of DMS. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately bitter, unclean, husky. Light to medium body, watery texture, fizzy/lively carbonation. Corny, DMS-laden swill.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Emeister84 (1281) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Aromas of corn chips, really subtle grassy hops, some strange nutty thing going on. Clear pale gold, no head. Dry, crackery, corny. Light bodied, watery.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
HellesBunny666 (222) - Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Light aromas, bitter, mineral, malts. Dry. Light body. Very bubbly. Bitter. Corn cereal, grass.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jsporrer (38) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2014
I lived in Panama off and on for ~ 8 Years. This was not one of my favorite local beers. It kind of reminds me of a poor mans Heineken. It has a medium yellow appearance with an acetic aroma. The flavor is also somewhat acetic with a slight vinegary aftertaste. When the temperature is hot and the beer is cold it is OK. Locally the prices are cheap. I’ll drink it if there is no other choice but not my first pick of the Panamanian beers.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
gkeh (278) - Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Can to glass. Pale yellow, soapy white head. Aroma is straw and hay. Taste follows. No bueno.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
peperruti (3) - Panama, PANAMA - NOV 14, 2014 does not count
One of the best beers in the world for sure. I recommend this beer to any one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Countbeer (4908) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2014
Can: Thanks El: Served in a shaker: Medium sized white head. Clear brighter yellow colored body. Aromas of grains, corn, cardboard, light herbs, light malts... Flavours of cream, herbs, malts, water, light bitters, some geass and a sprinkle of sweetness. Aftertaste is light, some herbs, grass, some bitters and light malty. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, low to lightly medium bodied and a creamy texture.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike5326 (1057) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, medium white head. Medium corn syrup aroma. Medium body with a light sweet and bitter flavor and a sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
CanCrusher (710) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - JAN 17, 2014
Can 0,33L. Courtesy of Kita. Pale golden colour, with small, creamy white head. Aroma of smoke, cardboard, chalk, straw and cooked vegetables. Taste starts light acidic with some citruses and finishe light bitter. Another watery lager with light to medium body and lively carbonation. Anyway, I added new country on a beer map, thanks to Kita....

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
AdamBeer1 (16) - Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Lets be honest, your only drinking this cause your in panama, its hot, and your drinking a lot of them. I would take it over a heineken for half the price at most bars in panama. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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