Rubin77 (1104) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 14, 2016
1.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
F: big, white, not long lasting.
C: deep gold, clear.
A: sugary fruity lemonade, hint of tequila, malty.
T: sugary, artificial orange, cactus, lemon, medium body, normal carbonation, very sweet and chemical, bad, not like a beer, 0,5l can from Carrefour in Etterbeek in Brussels.
melush (2932) - SPAIN - JUL 21, 2016
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
@ Carrefour, Camas, Spain.
T: Citrusy, sweet, slightly malty
Alengrin (4604) - BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2015
0.8 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
Bottle from the Carrefour supermarket around the corner. Apparently Carrefour tries to cash in on the incomprehensible commercial success of Desperados and had their own version made, with a print on the bottle depicting a saguaro cactus so as to emphasize the link with Mexico. In any case: tequila-flavoured lager from a cheap, uncoloured longneck bottle - this is bound to go wrong. Medium thick, cobweb-lacing, snow white head retaining relatively well, over a cristal clear pure golden beer with low fizz. Aroma is dominated by the dreaded ’lightstruck’ (ammonia or stale cat pee) effect upon opening, as expected, and once it fades, I am left with odours of orange lemonade (Orangina), complete with that horrible ascorbid acid and a truckload of refined sugar, under which a more ’beery’ layer of aromas is still detectable (sweet graininess and, more than anything else, malt sugar, as in many a cheap pale lager); I could imagine tequila playing a certain role here as well, but not more so than in Desperados, i.e. in a very artificial, chemical kind of way. Taste is obviously extremely sugary and artificially citrusy, sticking to the teeth, not unlike Fanta Orange but a bit less offensively sugary perhaps; carbo is medium, mouthfeel is thin and lean. I get a subtle trace of sweet maltose underneath, as a reminder that this is still beer-based, but otherwise the play of ascorbid acidity paired with cloying sugar sweetness continues undisturbed, way into the finish, where a certain kind of ’chalkiness’ appears as well, only adding insult to injury. i get practically no tequila flavour (fortunately perhaps, I hate it). Not sure if this is worse than Desperados, only a side by side tasting could solve this issue, but with so many decent to excellent craft beers around, I will happily leave that to someone else. I thoroughly hate artificially flavoured standard pale lagers - they are probably my least preferred style, and this one fits the picture in all respects. It seems to be even sweeter (in an unhealthy, artificial, sugary way) than Desperados - making it even less attractive for me. This kind of ’beers’ should be eradicated.
josanguapo (1152) - SPAIN - SEP 14, 2015
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
From Carrefour. In Ikea’s pilsner glass. Watching Breaking Bad 4x03.Not the worst tequila beer. At least Ive been able to finish it without too much disgust
hansvf (708) - - SEP 6, 2015
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Een goedkope ripoff van desowrados. Pilsig geel, geen schuim.ruikt en smaakt als desowrados (te zoet) dus je krijgt wel waar voor je geld.
Vincent68 (677) - Nitra, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 25, 2015
1.2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
Plechovka 0,5 l z Carrefouru. Biela bublinková pena, krúžkuje, sladká aróma. Nasládlá chuť, citrón, limetka, tequila. Raz stačilo.
77ships (8210) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 25, 2015
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
500 ml. can sampled. Purchased @ Carrefour. Looks like a knock-off of Desperados with a hilariously bad label. Lightly hazy golden, faintly sparkling, little in the way of chemical head. Nose is huge soda, artificial very sweet tequila, lots of artificial sweetener, pure artificial sweetener & hugely chemical lemonade. Taste is oily vegetable, chemical washing powder sweetness, vegetable, cooked cabbage chemical artificial, white sugar, artificial sweet tequila chemical cocktail,… Very oily body,… Okay for a tequila, chemical heav flavoured pale lager.
angel77 (2497) - oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 6, 2015
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
Bote de 33 cl de carrefour Oviedo, tomada en el momento el 06-01-2015. Lote 25K1 hasta 09-2015. Color rubio dorado transparente con espuma blanca. Aromas y sabores muy suaves algo dulces y cítricos. Muy parecido a tomar cerveza y agua con casera. Cuerpo ligero con 5.9 vol que parece que son 3. El Tequila, sucedáneo o su aroma, si esta, no se le encuentra... solo hay que mirar los ingredientes. para quitar la sed un día de calor.
kevnic2008 (11414) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2014
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Can. Citrus and slightly spiced aroma. Slighly sour flavour, a bit of malt flavours coming through.
Borup (12038) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
33 cl. can. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of lime and malt, spice and tequila notes.