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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.18   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Editor’s note: The Hatuey brand was owned by the Bacardi family. When the Communists nationalized the brewery, the rights to the brand essentially split - Cuban rights to the Cuban government, global rights to the Bacardis. They now produce the beer, to entirely different specs than the Cuban version, in South Carolina. This is the version available in the US.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ghawener (1519) - San Salvador, - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle: Blindly this competes with any other APA. Malty, hoppy, herbal & bitter, nice. Food Pairing: Fried whole fresh fish.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike67 (892) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2015
12 oz bottle at Cuban restaurant, NYC. Pours deep golden with tall, long lasting, fluffy, white head. Aroma is of sweet, juicy malt, apples. Body is medium and smooth. Herbal hops are present on the palate as well as sweet malt, somewhat salty. Finish is long and dry. It was worth to try once.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (6709) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear golden yellow with a white head. Plain grainy malts, straw, low bitterness, low sweetness, and a quick finish. Not awful.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kaser (3791) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Not bad for a cheap island beer. Had 12oz bottle at Miami airport. Orange and cloudy with white head. Aroma is fresh fruit and cherry Chapstick. Never mind. That is Saras Chapstick on the rim I smell. Taste is mild fruits and good flavor for this kind of beer. Can't describe it.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dfinney23 (2165) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Had to have a "Cuban" beer in Little Havana. Not horrid for a pale lager but not something I’d bother to drink anywhere else.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Headbanger (3501) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2014
12oz bottle (Old Notes-Brewed by Indian Head Brewery Baltimore, MD)-Pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of grains, slight hops, and slight skunk. Taste of hops and malt. This light bodied brew is not bad but not good.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mike5326 (1107) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Poured from a tap into a frosted glass. Clear golden color, full frothy head. Not much of an aroma. Medium body slight bitter flavor.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
SlovakSniper (3707) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2013
En fût au Havana 1957 de South Beach. Une bière parfaite pour se rincer les dents entre deux bouchées de fricase de pollo lorsqu’il fait encore 30 degrés à 21 :00.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jow (2551) - New York, USA - MAY 19, 2012
bottle at lunch in Miami. just boring yellow with nose of wet grass. tastes of grain, hay, grass, metal, and floral notes. not very good or rememberable. i was wondering what cuban style lager meant. quite the little gimmic to be able to sell in cuban restaurants

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
reebtogi (4614) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 10, 2012
355ml bottle pours a dirty golden color with a finger of white head and no lacing. Aroma is light malts and hops. Taste is malty sweet with mild hop bitterness. A little too sweet for my liking and not recommended.


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