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

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RATINGS: 527   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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0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
CharlieNoodles (80) - Toulouse, - FEB 4, 2013
330ml bottle (thank you brewer). Clear golden color. Fizzy head just like lemonade. Sweet, mint, lemon in aroma. Fizzy, sour, sweet liquid of something. Never again por favor!


3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drycellom (15) - - JUL 27, 2014
Nothing wrong with this beer on occassion. Sometimes you just need something sweet instead of the normal, more bitter beers.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kathouse (934) - Nevada, USA - JUL 21, 2014
I was torn with this one. Lime and grassy aroma. Light body with just a small malt sweetness that lingers. It seems sweeter than it is, but it definitely is not like a typical light lager. Decent mouthfeel. I kinda liked it.

3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (641) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Coulnt rate appearance in can...light beer smell, slight sweetness that is good...little lime on the aftertaste...good "beer" dunno why rated so low

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Philym (944) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden amber with finger thick white head. Aroma: Tonic water, lime, syrup, slight malt. Tastes: Low/medium bitterness, low sourness and then a later low/medium bitterness. Palate: Medium thick coarse texture, light body, average carbonation, bitter sweet, tonic water finish with a syrupy, citrus finish and subtle malt. Comments: Ok. Rating is for bottled version 5.9% ABV.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjorsvdg (53) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
Heerlijk bij warm weer. Het is geen bier dat je drinkt als bier, maar als een verfrissende zomerdrank. Geen uitgesproken biersmaak.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 13, 2014
Can from Tesco, Carrick-on-Shannon [130714] Can 5.9%
Light yellow, clear, frothy white head
Nose of sweet artificial washing-up liquid lime, no skunk as its canned
Taste of sweet artificial lime, sugars, one-dimensional, nothing else, no taste of the underlying lager (which is probably good)
Palate - Medium carb, light body, acidic lime. Finish as main flavour, rapid, slight chemical linger
Overall - Im sure this would have been far worse in a clear bottle.... Its an alcopop with lime and sugars (added glucose syrup, artificial flavourings and other junk) to mask the aroma and taste of the lager

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
k92488 (231) - NORWAY - JUL 11, 2014
0.33 flaske sea side Bol. Hvit lyst skum. Arona av lime masse lime. Smak av lime. Veldig st.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
M_Sack (352) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle. The worst beer I've ever had. Sweet disgusting. The lime wedge in it probably made it better

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
edgallow (1935) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 10, 2014
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of limes, malts and grass. Taste is sweet, sweet and more sweet along with some lime and malts.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoNm (449) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 9, 2014
Pours a clea rgolden color topped with average white head. Skunky aroma initially, followed by some malts and something that should be tequila. The taste is sweet, with a slight sour addition, finishing with a bit of bitterness. Metallic feel in the aftertaste.


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