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

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RATINGS: 574   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.


0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Satyroneto (150) - BRAZIL - DEC 4, 2014
Cor de ouro envelhecido, bem translúcida. Espuma branca de média formação e baixa persistência com bom lacing no início, depois não há espuma e portanto não há lacing. Aroma doce e enjoado de tequila, limão artificial e cacto. Sabor muito doce e enjoado seguindo o aroma; retrogosto doce e enjoado de tequila; corpo médio e carbonatação de média para alta. Refrescante. Quem toma isso??

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Patrickctenchi (4249) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2014
Can: Clear gold with a small white head. Scent is lime, grain. Taste is sweet grain, lime/lemon. Watery...corn... Tequila? mmmm....a slight alcohol dryness and the words on the label, coupled with the power of suggestion....maybe. Pretty dismal.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
beertodaypt (234) - PORTUGAL - DEC 3, 2014
Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 1B, adapted). Bottle 33 cl - Batch 4166528X1319. AROMA: artificial lemony type aroma that overpowers everything else. very poor tequila aroma. APPEARANCE: golden color and translucent. thin white head with poor retention. TASTE: sweet flavour with lemony notes. low bitterness with a sweet finish and a very faint cactus-like note. PALATE: medium-light body with average carbonation. OVERALL: a "tequila flavoured" lager with a lemon aroma and taste that overpowers everything, including the illusive tequila.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Boxereddy (187) - BELGIUM - NOV 28, 2014
Goudgeel helder bier met witte schuimkraag. Zoetig in de neus met limoentoets. Kunstmatige fruitsmaken in de mond. Tequilafles heeft er langs gestaan veronderstel ik?

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
drdisque (585) - Illinois, USA - NOV 25, 2014
On tap at a restaurant in Paris (my wife ordered it). Looks like a normal pale lager, champagne bubbles. Aroma is sweet and artificial smelling. Taste is gut wrenchingly sweet with some weird margarita like taste. I had had this before in a can and had assumed it was some sort of flavored malt beverage and not an actual beer. I was shocked to find that this was actually a beer as all you get is that weird sweet flavor and virtually no otherwise normal, even bad, beer flavors.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jonas (5882) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle, "brewed" in the Netherlands. Lime-like soda aroma with a bare hint of pale lager, a weird gurkin note as well. Pale golden, low carbonation, low head. Sugary entry, artificial fruit aromas, like a soda, bareest hint of hop bitterness. Quick lime finish, thankfully not too sticky. Well, could have been worse, but all in all a unneccesary drink.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Diabobale (248) - Vallata, SUD ITALIA, ITALY - NOV 11, 2014
una delle peggiori combinazioni al mondo. Nč birra nč tequila. Pessima in tutto

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fashawn (220) - Montesarchio, ITALY - NOV 8, 2014
Birra semplice, nessun odore se non mais e tequila, limonata. In bocca il.sapore č lo stesso, povero. Buona frizzantezza, niente di eccezionale.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
GoufCustom (904) - 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.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Xebbe (100) - - 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


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