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

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RATINGS: 607   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.68   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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (5715) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle at Ashton McCobb’s Cheers BenH! Pours pale gold with no head. Aromas of lemon, shandy. Taste is sweet, vegetal. Sweet lemon finish.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ordybill (539) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Poured from a 11.2 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a skunky aroma mixed with lime and tequila extract. Appearance-A clear golden yellow with lots of carbonation bubbles, very small head. Taste- Lime and tequila extract with some grain or corn. Not bad, but pretty sweet. Palate- A light bodied beer that has moderate carbonation and a sweet aftertaste. Overall- Not my type of beer, it could easily be a session beer for those who like this style.

0.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
CamilaHina (2) - BRAZIL - FEB 22, 2015 does not count
Gosto estranho. A cerveja parece boa, mas a mistura com tequila não combinou muito, gerou um sabor estranho.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 2/20
JakePlissken (32) - SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2015
Cola, citrus. Ingen öl, men kul och inte äcklig. Snygga färger, med lite sur eftersmak.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
kasslerino (25) - - FEB 21, 2015
Doften för tankarna till Haribo och colanappar. Vacker till utseendet, klar med vacker krona. Smaken har dock myvket övrigt att önska. Övertaget citrus och söt frukt. God, men snarare alkoläsk än öl.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
knurre (20) - SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2015
Smak av kola. Jdixjebfifkendifkenfidkrkfiekkfkfkekrkekfkkrkfkfkf

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hrc_Cro (218) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 18, 2015
0.33l bottle. Clear golden color with nice white head. Aroma of lemon, very suggary, like sprite. Taste is sweet and little sour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FireGlider (174) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 18, 2015
White thick foam, yellow color. Aroma of lemon and lime. Taste more like good radler than tequila beer. Taste is medium sour. Surprisingly good.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ramboraffe (995) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2015
330 ml bottle with a slice of lime in it. Pale, fizzy golden with thin white head. Smell is lime and light grain. Taste is light grain with canned corn. Semi dry with low bitterness and high carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drinking_77 (50) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Review: Can of Desperados Beer: 5.9% ABV As a fan of tequila, and straight (none of that salt and lime shite), anything that has the devils juice in it has my backing. So Desperadoes is an interesting brew alright, one definitely to try. With an ABV of just under 6% giving it an added incentive. The appearance isn’t the best to be honest, pretty clear showing a golden orange colour with an initial decent frothy creamy head that dissipates quick enough. Some good lacing, but also dies soon after, looks like a lot of chemicals in this beer. There is a very strong smell as you would expect ,very very sweet, like a fruit juice, mostly of citrus. The taste has a very sweet and citrus taste to it, a bit tangy, tasting of lemon, lime and I guess Tequila. I say I guess because I’m not so sure of you can pick up the taste of the tequila. There is also an interesting deep sour aftertaste. Having said all that I have to say the beer isn’t that bad. Once you get over the initial shock at all the sweet tastes, you do grow into it, and it does become a relatively smooth enough beer to drink. I think these beers would be a great accompaniment to a night on the town, perhaps have two or three to give you a little kick in your drinking during the night, or before you hit the clubs. Any more than that and I’m not sure how they would go down. I don’t think I could drink more than two or three to be honest. But overall its a good effort and I like the idea of Desperadoes. Have I found the taste of the tequila? Not sure, but then does it matter, the beer has a certain function which is to set you up for the party or the night, and this beer does that perfectly. A good party beer.


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