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Brewed by Compañía Cervecera de Puerto Rico
Style: Pale Lager
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.76   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Award Winning Beer
98 calories
3 Grams of Carbs
4.2 % Alcohol


1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
NYCubfanbudman (4) - , New York, USA - JUN 18, 2008 does not count
I traveled through western PR last winter and this beer was everywhere. It is certainly better than Corona or Heineken, both of which left me feeling tired in the Puerto Rican heat. This beer is lighter than anything I ordinarily drink by several degrees, but it’s just the thing when you’re having a barbeque on the beach.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Pours straw colored with a creamy white head. Smells of straw, hay, some earty hints, dry malt. Tastes of rice, water, some pepper, some citrussy touches, hints of caramel. Not bad for a light beer.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
BigBill (3) - midlothian, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2008 does not count
Just came back from PR and I must say I really enjoyed the Medalla light. It has all the simpleness of a mass produced brew, it was very lite and very drinkable. Especially in the heat after snorkeling it helped rinse the salt water out of my mouth....

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cheap (4053) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2008
A 12 oz can from the Hampton inn in San Juan, Puerto Rico. I had this while lounging next to the pool with my wife. When you drink in San Juan, this is the only Puerto Rican beer you’ll find. Ubiquitous pale yellow american lager color and appearance. Aroma like most cheaper american lagers but not really offensive. Fairly easy to drink but does have a hint of cheap american malt liquor in the background that makes it come across a little unrefined. Not much bitter attributes and well behaved for the most part, with background metallic hints. Decent carbonation. Finish has that mild american malt liquor alky linger.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ortim101 (1) - Florida, USA - JAN 25, 2008 does not count
Its a precious liquid. The best light beer of the world, thats why it was won the gold medal. u have to be boricua from soul to enjoy it!!! Wish they would sell it in USA.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
cluny6 (115) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2007
I am from Puerto Rico and I can safely say this beer is horrible. Smells like aluminium/metal and tastes like dishwater. We make excellentrum and we should stick to that. I guess there can be worse...

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
pumpmaster (1130) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2007
Not bad for a hot Old San Juan day. Small head, low flavor on the bitter side.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beerdedone (2615) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2007
Can sampled with stegosaurus. Poursa light golden color with a small head. Aroma of pale malts and light grains. Flavor is similar to aroma with a very thin and watery body.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/24/2006
Mode: Can
Source: Tasting

clear gold, lots of carbonation, tiny bubbly head, sweet corn aroma, dry malt flavor, light bitterness, very low flavor but nothing offensive

Aroma: 2/10; Appearance: 4/10; Flavor: 3/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 6/20
Rating: 1.6/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: 4

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
coldbrewky (1423) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2007
Can hand delivered from another co-worker from PR. Pours a pale streaw yellow with a minimal head. the body was surprisingly full for an island brew. Sweet and whispy. No hops whatsoever. Finish fast and empty. I am solidly defining this beer as a "Lattitude/ attitude determinate beer" Even though it was humid muggy and generally uncomfortable last evening in Pennsylvania when I consumed it, I am certain that it would have tasted better even in the face of a hurricane if I was sitting in Puerto Rico. A pleasant experience but a bit like keystone light in a can.


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