Brewed by Heineken (France)
Style: Pale Lager
Rueil-Malmaison, France


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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.67   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Richness of a universe, power of a name, refreshing tasting, Desperados is a generous beer with the typified taste.

Beer with tequila barrel aged lager and natural flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fashawn (189) - Montesarchio, ITALY - NOV 8, 2014
Birra semplice, nessun odore se non mais e tequila, limonata. In bocca il.sapore è lo stesso, povero. Buona frizzantezza, niente di eccezionale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
GoufCustom (874) - HONG KONG - NOV 1, 2014

330 ml bottle bought at 7-Eleven in Lock Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Clear dull golden amber colour; Half-finger head and soapy white foam which fades in 30 seconds; Very good sticky lacing and very fizzy carbonation; Strong aroma of radler-like shandy, with light malt, sugar, lime, light pungent hops and faint grass; Mid to light sweet taste of fairly light malt, with strong shandy, light lime, very light tequila, light alcohol, lemon and very light grass; Light body, thin palate; Mouth feel is almost like a well-tasted Shandy - good lemon and lime background, fairly low sweetness despite the explicit sugar contents, dull grassy hops. Notable, liquor-like booze with flashes of tequila. Taste alright but a tad too light to be called a Tequila beer… Hoppiness is lime, lemon and faintly-skunked light grass in nose and taste. Bitterness is mostly from tequila booze, really low from hops for an abrupt, low bitter finish; Slightly after taste, fairly easy and quite liquor-ish to mouth.

Comments: Got to be fair with this one: it’s actually a really good Radler in looks, smell and taste, and if it was marketed as a Radler I will certainly rate it highly. This is a Tequila lager, though, then I have to say it’s tequila factor is too light to be influential, despite its likability. A casual one.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Xebbe (90) - - OCT 19, 2014
Tequila och öl i ett liksom! Tänk dig en riktigt snygg blondin med fina kurvor, vackert leende, sexiga ögon, inte så smart men riktigt het. Och sen häller du i henne tequila! Det kan bara bli bättre!!! Ungefär så är desperados Fast jag gillar den inte ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ktwse (2239) - SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Pours the color of piss. Aroma of lime and tequila shots. Taste is a sweet, sour, nasty blend that is actually reminiscent of a tequila u-boat. Body is sticky, oily, greasy.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Rasmus40 (11896) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle from supermarket in Gran Canaria. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, light malty, citrus, sugary and notes of tequila. Flavor is medium sweet. Sweet finish. 171014

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
eduardovl (961) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
500ml served in a chalice. I ask myself why should I review "this". In the end, it’s really difficult to consider it a beer... A: Pale yellow golden color. Huge white aired head S: Smell is disgusting. Very artificial. It smells like somebody mixed a low cost lager with sprite. In the very, very end, you can feel some smell of tequila but again, what’s the point about putting Tequila in a beer (and again, why am I trying to drink it?) T: Taste follows the nose: Cheap lager + lemonade. The most annoying here is the plastic aftertaste followed by an artificial tequila bitterness that stick to the mouth M: Very light body. High carbonation O: I would try another one if you point a gun to my head... [ BA Review @ 7/9/2011 ]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Syfher (115) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 14, 2014
Tequila beer, bottle of 33cl. Not a very great beer, but a nice little taste of tequila...In fact, taste like a "panaché". Try once, maybe not twice.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
mikkellund42 (584) - DENMARK - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear straw yellow with medium white creamy head. Aroma is lime, lemon, cereal, washing-up liquid. Taste is extremely sweet and faint bitter. Body is watery to syrupy with light carbonation. Finish is very sweet with notes of lime. Very very sweet!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
solvaris (106) - - OCT 5, 2014
---- personal review, no claim to be representative or neutral ---- repost undesired --- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
VDuquerroux (392) - Airvault, FRANCE - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle, 37.5cL. Home. A pale clear golden yellow beer with a medium white head. Poor retention. Aroma of lemon(ade), orange, alcohol. Medium sugary sweet, very light bitter note. Light body, thin sticky texture, fizzy carbonation, sweet acute finish. Overall, memories of my youth : a "lemonade-beer", very light.

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