Brewed by SHS Drinks
Style: Pale Lager
Gloucester, England


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 1.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.86   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Cuvana partners a light, refreshing beer with sweet-tasting light rum and a hint of lime, taking its cues from Latin America and Cuban culture and heritage.

leaparsons' rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
leaparsons (8070) - Leicester, Leicestershire, - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle. Golden with a large white head. Aromas are lager shandy with lime. Grain with rum barrel. Flavours are sweet lemonade with grain and rum flavouring. Some sugar. Bitter on the finish. Fairly boozy. Not a favourite.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Philym (999) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden amber with finger thick white head. Aroma: Fairy washing up liquid, citrus, syrup. Taste: Medium sweetness, low bitter and sourness. Palate: Thin slight coarse texture, light body, average carbonation, sweet lingering citrus, syrupy finish. Comments: Ok. Rum? Will be amazed if any human senses can detect it!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Mr_Pink_152 (705) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2014 330ml bottle from B&M. Not much to say about this one. Aroma of lemonade. Taste has citrus, couldn’t taste beer or rum. Dull.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
DeanF (1716) - Nunavut, CANADA - APR 23, 2014
There seems to be a strong correlation between sweetened hybrid beer-drinks and tropical countries.... I wonder why is that? Someone must do a study! This has a pale golden body with minimal carbonation and almost no head. The aroma is hops bolstered by plenty of weird sugary sweetness, not suggesting rum, but rather beer-adjunct hell. The flavour is a weird bitters-taste of sweet leaves and hops. The rum and the hops are certainly not working well together! Like chewing on a lime with sugar wrapped in it. Where is the beer again? I wish I could say something for this other than absolutely revolting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DJoer (681) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2014
From bottle, golden apple juice colour, malty sweet sugary, maple syrup hints some honey and a rum touch in the smell, medium carbonation almost no bitter sweet honey cinamon defineatly a mix like thr tequila flavoured ones... to sweet for me when i want a beer

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
hens (527) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - JAN 19, 2014
0.33L bottle. Sweet, lime aroma. False citrus, boiled corn taste. Very sweet and some chemical added, which should be a rum flavor. I think it is sugary lime syrup with a few beer inserted on it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1354) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle @audio batley. Golden amber colour decent white head. Aroma is sweet malts. Taste is seet sugar cane and a malty finish. Reminds me of a despersdos. But with rum instead of tequila. Very nice end of night drink after your bloated off real ale!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
thirstyrabbit (1102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle. Golden body, minimal head. Aroma has artificial lime and dried piss. Taste has sweet lemon candy with some cidery sourness. Yuck. I think this is almost certainly the same beer as the "Dead Crow" - neither one actually has any Rum or Bourbon taste. I think I overrated Dead Crow but it didn’t have such a pissy aroma as this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Douberd (2285) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
Clear glass bottle, 330 ml, poured into a stemmed glass at home, ABV 5.5% Deep golden yellow colour on the body, one finger of white head, average retention. Medium lacing on the glass. No aroma of rum, just some lime smell, along with brown sugar. Tastes weird, I can’t say it tastes like rum though. Sugar again, quite sweet as a taste. Again lime notes and grass or leaves. Mild citric sourness on the aftertaste. Thin body, average carbonation with a bite. Overall very mediocre even for a infused beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013

Bottle 330ml. clear glass @ [ (chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig) by chriso - London ].

Clear medium yellow amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, shandy, lime. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, sweet, candy, lemon - lime. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light light alcoholic (rum). [20130810]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Leighton (10967) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2013
Bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013 - London. Pours clear gold with a light, white cream head. Nose of lime and mild bread. Very sugary flavor with rotten citrus - lime in particular. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Sugary, syrupy finish, more lime. Poor.

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