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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
RichTheVillan (3517) - West Midlands, - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle from JDW Square Peg; tastes of high alchohol shandy only purchased because it was 2 for £5, It was refreshing though.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
sinte (366) - Udine, ITALY - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle 0.33L. Pale golden body with an average, frothy, white head, mostly diminishing with some lacing though. Heavy aroma of citrus, smells like detergent. Incredible sweet and unpleasant flavour. Light body with watery texture; flat carbonation.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ruuurd (39) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
Way to sweet and artificial! I can't taste any tequila in it, to me this is just a lemonade that goes really well with some taco's. Nice lemonade, not really a beer...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
mjik83 (654) - - DEC 5, 2014
- Alcoholpercentage van 6% - Biertje gedronken destijds dat ik totaal niet lekker vond - Dit kan veel beter al is het wellicht niet mijn type bier - Vandaar mijn erg lage waardering ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Satyroneto (138) - - 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??

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Patrickctenchi (4090) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
camoes (210) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Boxereddy (152) - 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?

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
drdisque (570) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jonas (5847) - 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.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Diabobale (241) - ITALY - NOV 11, 2014
una delle peggiori combinazioni al mondo. Nè birra nè tequila. Pessima in tutto

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