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

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RATINGS: 608   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hoju777 (152) - - JAN 17, 2013
Finally gave in and bought a 50 cl can at Franprix. A favorite of French teens. Smells like Mt. Dew!!!!! Yellow with bubbles. Tastes like a Margarita with Sprite. And the ice cubes have melted. It’s not beer, but I like it!


2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
paulvanpelt (383) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2015
Bleekgeel, gedronken uit de fles. Aroma van suiker, bloemen. Smaak is zoet. Lijkt erg op ginger ale. Lekker in de zomer, of bij curry.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
djoeye (2241) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2015
Look; white head, golden clear fluid. Aroma; lemon, sweet lemon candies, small pale caramel malts. Taste; sweet lemon candies. Lightbodied. This is not a pale lager. [33cl clear btl, 5.9%abv, BB12/2015 B@Systembolaget]

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kolo269 (30) - aulnay sous bois, FRANCE - APR 30, 2015
piana obfita,nawet dlugo sie utrzymuje,zapach niezbyt przyjemny,brak niuansow smakowych,lekka goryczka i kwasowosc,szalu nie ma ale piwo dosc pijalne na tle innych raddleropodobnych wytworow

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Holmen2 (1659) - NORWAY - APR 25, 2015
Bottle shared with JMD at HNB 25.04.15. Clear golden. Diminishing white head. Aroma of lemonade, lime juice, bitter lemon and pepper. Similar taste, with some bitterness in aftertaste.
Earlier Rating: 2/15/2015 Total Score: 1.3
From bottle in Lille with KL 15.02.15. Clear and pale. Diminishing white head. Aroma and taste of 7UP, with bitterness of artificial sweeteners in aftertaste. More like a lemonade than a beer.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Holmen1 (3297) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 25, 2015
Flaske, delt med Ovesen: klar gylden med tett hvitt skum. Sitronlukt (som i oppvaskmidler). Sitronbrus med en knivsodd pepper i smaken, ganske så søt. Ettersmaken er mer som et belegg på tunga. Spesiell, men ikke helt ille. Takk til Anders F som hadde kjøpt den til meg på flyplassen i Gdansk.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2611) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2015
what the heck is this? I’ve never had a pale lager with such a strong sugary sweet flavor. I don’t know about any tequila barrel flavor, more of a sweet lime juice and beer concoction, candy sweet, weird bitterness at finish. awful, just awful.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jimthechap (2010) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 23, 2015
Innocuous appearance with a slightly vegetal sweet aroma that carries into the flavour. Not a fan I’m aftraid.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Gangstergafje (173) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2015
Nice sweet beer. The slice of lemon compliment this beer. It is perfect combined with tapas. The beer has a nice sweetness with a touch of bitterness. However, it is not very special.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
futre7 (164) - Taipei, TAIWAN - APR 20, 2015
Just tastes like a weak lager and lime with a dash of washing up liquid in it ( you know the taste when the glass wasn’t rinsed properly). I love lager and lime so I won’t be overly critical. That said I would rather make my own out of much cheaper and better beer ( this stuff aint cheap ) and my own cordial. I am now off to get a solid Pilsner and some lime to show them how it’s done.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
TychoJames (416) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2015
Flaska systembolaget. Klar guldaktig vätska. Brödig doft med lime . Söt, lätt sliskig smak. Vatten med ett stänk limejuice i. Funkar när man är törstig. Lite trocadero Inget man spottar ut ändå. Funkar helt klart bättre när den dricks direkt ur flaska


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