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Cerveza Aguila - Cervecería De Barranquilla

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BA SCORE
65
poor

104 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 21.21%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería De Barranquilla visit their website
Colombia

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-04-2002)
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1/5  rDev -62.1%

TheSandPeople, Mar 26, 2012
Photo of stcules
1.13/5  rDev -57.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Light golden yellow color, almost without bubbles. And almost without foam, also.
The smell is awful. Mais, wet cardboard.
Citric and sweetish,
The taste too. To sweet, and indeed undrinkable.
Nothing more to say, as this brew is gone directly down the drain.

stcules, Apr 09, 2007
Photo of AlexLMS
1.18/5  rDev -55.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

First of all, I did not like the presentation. The label is dull and unappealing.

Appearance: very clear with a pale gold color. White Head, moderately low with impaired retention.
Aroma: unpleasant aroma with strong corn notes.
Taste: husky, very adjuncty. I could found neither the barley malt nor the hops.
Mouthfeel: dry, high carbonation, low alcoholic strength (my bottle stated 4.7% instead of 4), light body.
Finish: slightly bitter and very short.

Overall: boring and characterless macro lager. I really did not like and will not recommend this one.

AlexLMS, Jun 21, 2007
Photo of Phyl21ca
1.5/5  rDev -43.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Bottle: Poured a super light yellow color lager with a tiny bubbly head with not much retention and no lacing. Aroma of light adjunct is quite bland. Taste is incredibly bland with light ginger ale feel and almost no malt. Body is incredibly thin with almost no body and medium carbonation.

Phyl21ca, Oct 20, 2010
Photo of Salt-n-Beer
1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

Not much in terms of aroma or flavor. Instead, a metallic nose and aftertaste that was less than pleasant. Not a beer that I would recommend.

Salt-n-Beer, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of donjcarlsson
1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

donjcarlsson, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of rorjets
1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

rorjets, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of TheManiacalOne
1.53/5  rDev -42%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a very light yellow color, with a short white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is of pungent adjuncts, grain, lager yeast and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of grain and light lager yeast. Then some mild adjunct and malt sweetness comes in. The hops presence is very faint and there's a distinct lack of balance. The after-taste is slightly bready.

M: Crisp but not very smooth, light body, medium-to-high carbonation, finish is clean.

D: Not very flavorful, despite being light it does not go down very easily, not too filling, very mild kick, even though this is not a good style there are a lot of other beers in the style I would pick first.

TheManiacalOne, Jan 16, 2011
Photo of Amalak
1.78/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

I had a bottle and it poured a light gold, US Macro style. Little bubbly head that dissipates quickly. Quite bubbly. It has a bitter/citrusy smell to it.

It kind of has a bitter taste like a Pilsner at first. But the taste very quickly wears off (like two seconds). And a minute later there is nothing left on your palette except for a mild sourness.

Amalak, Feb 16, 2009
Photo of BlackHaddock
1.99/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

269cl can bought in Cartagena (Colombia) and opened on 1st Feb 2013 while off the coast of Mexico.

Tasted cheap, which it wasn't: I got stung by a young lad in a dark shed for a bottle of water and this can for $10.00, the little shit. I suppose he and his family needed the money more than me though.

To be fair it looked fine: your usual lager/pilsner golden clear and bright body with a fading head of white.

Sadly it then began to fail: seaweed and metallic in the nose and mouth, dry and boring feel to the whole thing. My Colombian box is now ticked.

BlackHaddock, Apr 09, 2013
Photo of apasternak
2/5  rDev -24.2%

apasternak, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of TheBeeraholic
2/5  rDev -24.2%

TheBeeraholic, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of hogrider
2/5  rDev -24.2%

hogrider, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of Latarnik
2/5  rDev -24.2%

Latarnik, May 24, 2014
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2/5  rDev -24.2%

WDJersey, Jul 27, 2012
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2/5  rDev -24.2%

djrn2, Sep 14, 2013
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2/5  rDev -24.2%

bcsbeer, Dec 10, 2012
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2/5  rDev -24.2%

ShriverMO, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of FLima
2.06/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Light golden color with a head of short retention.
Not pleasant smell of corn and faint notes of floral hops.
Flavor of corn, malt and floral hops. Hints of butter and vanilla. Mild dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light body with medium carbonation.
Average adjunct lager, a bit more bitter but not really refreshing. It seems they sell more the “Chicas Aguila” than real beer.

FLima, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.17/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance: Pours a clear, bright yellow body with a tiny, white head.

Smell: Sweet-smelling corn aroma riddling with skunkiness smelling of unwashed swim suits. Bleh.

Taste: Sweaty, sweet pale malts and corn with a gulp of drainage basin water. Ugh. Quick hint of flowers. There's a skunkiness here that would give even Heineken a run for its money.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: A beer that elicits feelings of surprise, worry, and disappointment.

ChainGangGuy, Mar 09, 2008
Photo of tempest
2.23/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Well there's a little lacing, other than that its a typical pale straw yellow. It smells like a mix of corn and cheap chardonnay and tastes a little sweeter. The flavor is quite low and I'd call this a light lager considering the low alcohol and taste.

I guess this beer goes to show Columbia can make a fizzy lager with the best of them. Kudos to you.

tempest, Sep 24, 2007
Photo of MarkoNm
2.23/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Another lager on the menu.
Pours with a typical clear, golden color, and is topped with a medium white head of short retention. Also, quite bubbly.
There's not much to say about the nose really, since it's pretty weak with only faint grainy hops present.
The taste is similar. Not much there, light and feels watered down. The start is slightly sweet, while the finish does have a minimum amount of bitterness.
Very easy to drink, but not much to the taste really.

MarkoNm, Jan 18, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -14.8%

Noelito76, Oct 05, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -14.8%

ygtbsm94, Sep 04, 2013
Photo of Evil_Pidde
2.25/5  rDev -14.8%

Evil_Pidde, Oct 19, 2012
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Cerveza Aguila from Cervecería De Barranquilla
65 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.