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

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.76   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Award Winning Beer
98 calories
3 Grams of Carbs
4.2 % Alcohol


1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
MaltOMeal (1092) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2010
bottle brought back from Puerto Rico by the lovely Linda. Pours a clear, pale yellow with a thin white head. Nose is skunky grain. taste is yucky. Mouthfeel is thin and watery with good carbonation and a slight bitterness. Blech! Drainpour.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
GJF (1365) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - APR 4, 2010
I admit I drank a few of these in Puerto Rico and in the hot sun it worked OK, but really a pretty bad lager.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Figpower (1) - Maryland, USA - MAR 25, 2010 does not count
Outstanding beer. The only beer that I drink when I go to Puerto Rico. It needs to be sold here in the United States!

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
DeadGirl (478) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 4, 2010
Pours like carbonated urine underneath a white, fizzy head from the 12oz. bottle, but hey, when in Puerto Rico you gotta go local, right?: Aroma of corn and malts dampened by lots of water. Flavor is similar, but sweeter than I expected. Something unexpected! Bonus point for that. Drinkability: Just horrible. Rebuy: Only in Puerto Rico. #268 on 04022010, DG.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Wiseblood (700) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 31, 2010
Pale golden in color with a light soapy head. Crisp, tinny malt aroma. Very little body and light in mouthfeel. Sweet malty flavor. Non-offensive and refreshing for a day in PR.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
rcasta (841) - EL SALVADOR - JAN 13, 2010
Ya la habia tomado antes y si no lo recordaba fue por algo. Que tal que medalla solo la hacen LIGHT?

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hombrepalo (1936) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2010
Had this on my recent trip to Puerto Rico, the most widely available beer there. The color was pale golden. The head was thin, fizzy, and white. The aroma was a little yeasty. The flavor was corny. The palate was thin bodied and watery. The finish was abrupt and lacking. It was nice to have this beer on a really hot day but just that.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lobonator (19) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2009
It has to be kept in mind that this is a LIGHT beer. As such, to make a direct comparison to other beers is unfair. Compared with other light beers, I find this beer ranks right among them. It is a good light beer. This is also the unofficial national beer of Puerto Rico (for now) and is very much a part of everyday culture. Respect. But, when rated amongst all beers, I find it will always have the lower hand. Aroma to me was below average. No hops. No hops even in taste (nor are they meant to be there.) Taste I found slightly cooked and sweet. My taste buds almost registered a buttery taste but it was right at the threshold so acceptable. Palate light thin and fizzy but with large bubbles that rapidly disappeared as did the foam. In a nutshell, a fine light beer, especially for the tropics.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jsquire (3743) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2009
I drank a ton of bottles of this on the cruise ship in the Caribean. Light nose with some corn sweetness. This is a light refreshing beer which is well designed for the hot, humid nature of Puerto Rico. Light malt flavors with a clean finish and only a hint of bitterness in the finish. I asked and there is no Medalla regular.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
voiceofreason (64) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2009
Was given a six pack of cans from a co-worker. Super light, probably very refreshing under a palm tree after a nice session at Rincon . I think with this one its all about location.


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