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

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 536   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.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
andriesradu (461) - ROMANIA - MAY 23, 2014
15cl bottle. Clear golden with no head. Lime aroma. Flavor is sweet, lime. More juice than beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgouvalis (2) - - MAY 18, 2014 does not count
Sweet, served with a slice of lemon, the smell of tequila is there but not the taste which is a good thing for me...

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tnkw01 (1078) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. If this beer had been in a brown bottle it might have had some potential. Clear gold color. Really nice, quickly disappearing head. aroma, wat too much skunk. Taste, way too much skunk.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
richie747 (39) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 12, 2014
On Tap at Club des Pins. In a similar league to Corona, although being made locally and available on tap does afford a freshness that bottles/cans cannot reproduce. Faint hop aroma, with very mild bitterness, which sells well on a hot day at the beach.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
edsspoon (367) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2014 I remember drinking a lot of this and thinking it was wonderful when it was first in the uk - however I was 18 and still all about going out and drinking as much beer as physically possible then. I’ve avoided this for a long time but my friend bought me a bottle last night. I wasn’t offered a glass and it had a wedge of lime in it. Aroma is lime, malt and corn. Taste is very sickeningly sweet, lime, lemon, fruit, very artificial. A glance at the ingredients list may give rise to why it tastes so artificial. Very sticky. Not good stuff.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Suttree (5122) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Yikes. Skunky, with some lime aroma that only seemed to enhance the skunky aroma. Very sweet flavor, to the point of being cloying. Could not finish.

3.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rotaldinho (77) - Paris, FRANCE - MAY 3, 2014
I am totally not objective when I rate the overall of this drink because I am found of the taste. Ok this is not a beer but this really good :)

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
saintjulien (104) - - APR 30, 2014
citrus, golden, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, fizzy

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
RW80 (582) - NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2014
0.33l bottle. Appearance: Clear light golden with medium white thin head. Aroma: Sweet artifical candy aroma and a little bit of lime.(but misses the freshness that fresh lime has.) Taste: Is very sweet alcopop like, (reminding of shandy, allthough I’ve had better Shandy’s), with a hint of cheap booze (Which says Tequlla on the bottle) spicyness alcohol in the finish. fizzy carbonation, thin body, sticky feel

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PorterPounder (5451) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2014
Tallahassee, Fl - ABC Fine Wine & Spirits - 11.2 oz bottle. Pours a very pale light golden with nary a head Aroma has some artificial candy aroma, perhaps a hint of lime. Flavor is reminiscent of hard green candy - not lemon or lime - just green. A slight hint of margarita freshens it up a bit. Mouthfeel is distant and slightly metallic. Glad I waited until I could purchase this as a single rather than fork over $9.99 for a six at Publix!


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