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Cerveza Aguila - Cervecería De Barranquilla

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BA SCORE
65
poor

98 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 2.65
pDev: 21.13%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | 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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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

1.99/5  rDev -24.9%
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.

Serving type: can

04-09-2013 15:21:12 | More by BlackHaddock
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sagath


3.25/5  rDev +22.6%

01-23-2013 22:13:40 | More by sagath
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donjcarlsson

Sweden

1.5/5  rDev -43.4%

01-12-2013 21:11:52 | More by donjcarlsson
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cliff1066

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-04-2013 03:59:02 | More by cliff1066
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brewsadedotcom

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +13.2%

12-24-2012 23:31:48 | More by brewsadedotcom
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bark

Sweden

2.58/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The colour is straw yellow (5 EBC), the liquid clear. The finger thick airy head sinks down to a white lid.

The smell is very, very light. Some wet paper, some spices (cardamom?).

The taste is very light. Some sweetness, some paper and pulp. Fragile anonymous bitterness in the background. Light, almost non-existing body. Hints of flour and butter in the aftertaste as well as some sour-bitter chemical notes.

The carbonation is strong. Lots of big short-lived bubbles. The liquid is watery.

Well, it is a tropical adjunct lager. Some off-flavours, but I have had much worse ones.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2012 20:22:49 | More by bark
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bcsbeer

Florida

2/5  rDev -24.5%

12-10-2012 04:22:35 | More by bcsbeer
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +13.2%

11-07-2012 02:21:07 | More by cfalovo97
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

2.25/5  rDev -15.1%

10-19-2012 14:44:04 | More by Evil_Pidde
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Tom-Peters

California

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

09-20-2012 15:13:51 | More by Tom-Peters
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +32.1%

09-09-2012 22:58:39 | More by Molson2000
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Joel12

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

08-20-2012 17:10:18 | More by Joel12
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LJWalker

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-06-2012 03:06:27 | More by LJWalker
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WDJersey

Colorado

2/5  rDev -24.5%

07-27-2012 03:18:54 | More by WDJersey
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metter98

New York

2.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with delicate lacing covering the surface and a ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are aromas of corn and musty grapes in the nose. The grapes seem to become stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and also has some notes of chemical flavors and hints of white wine.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The chemical flavors in this beer do not make it very pleasing to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 12:20:35 | More by metter98
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

2.4/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a crystal clear pale yellow in color with a light amount of visible carbonation. The beer has a thin (1/8 finger tall) white head that quickly reduces to a patch of very thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer with a very thin ring at the edges of the glass (not quite all the way around the glass). Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of corn adjunct malts and fruity with a slightly chemical smell.

T: There is something off in the taste of this beer, something akin to the chemical flavors that are subtle in non-alcoholic beer but much stronger. I'm not a fan of the taste of this beer. Light amounts of bitterness but it does not linger.

M: Slightly lighter than medium bodied with heavy amounts of carbonation. Very light amounts of dryness in the finish.

O: Not a huge fan of this one, way too much chemical taste and smell for me to enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 00:47:17 | More by dbrauneis
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CoryR

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-09-2012 21:04:34 | More by CoryR
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SickGnar

Pennsylvania

2.53/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Yellow leaning pale, small white head falls fast to a ring, multiple streams of bubbles. The ring stays with a few skim patches, but no lace.

S: General light lager (macro-ish) nose. Some fruity esters, some grain, perhaps some floral & softly herbal hops. Okay strength. About as expected, not bad but a bit bland.

T: Quite macro like. Grain & adjunct in both flavor and sweetness. But not really all that much of any of anything. And that lets a bit of herbal / hay hops show with mild bittering. Basic lawnmower / quencher taste.

M: Under medium body with over-matched yet softly expansive carbonation. Refreshing & a bit crisp from CO2. Some drying way late in the finish.

D: It is funny that they make a light version of it as this original is already so light itself. They appear to sell bunches of it, so . . . I guess it is proof that the mass appeal lawnmower thing works in Colombia too.

Serving type: can

05-07-2012 23:47:58 | More by SickGnar
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Ale

Italy

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

04-26-2012 18:12:14 | More by Ale
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TheSandPeople


1/5  rDev -62.3%

03-26-2012 15:57:30 | More by TheSandPeople
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hogrider

Florida

2/5  rDev -24.5%

02-10-2012 19:27:48 | More by hogrider
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TheBMan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +32.1%

01-24-2012 07:17:31 | More by TheBMan
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gatorguy

Virginia

2.48/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Had this on a trip to Cartagena, Colombia back in November. Review is from notes I took.

A - Pale, straw gold with a small, soap like white head. Left little lacing.

S - Not much to smell, some light corn notes, a little grass.

T - Follows nose, slightly sweet, corn, grainy, thin malt profile. Not too bad, pretty much your standard adjunct.

M - Highly carbonated, easy to drink brew. Didn't leave a bad aftertaste and was quite light.

O - A typical adjunct, slightly above average for the style if anything.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2012 00:48:15 | More by gatorguy
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev +13.2%

12-06-2011 01:52:28 | More by Rochefort10nh
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NittanyBeerFan

Pennsylvania

2.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

So you are a ticker, and you see a 6er of this on a shelf in Florida. You think "that probably can't be very good, but shit! I can't pass up the opportunity to tick Colombia!" So you grab the 6er, toss it into your cart, and head to the checkout. You grab a glass as everyone else sips right from the bottle. "Why the glass?" they ask. You try to explain ticking. They don't understand.

The body is pretty standard for an adjunct lager. Not expecting much, I was not disappointed, though the thin and soapy-looking bubbles that form this beer's sorry excuse for head are slightly off-putting. Despite that, the carbonation is lively.

Aroma is of corn adjuncts and some coarse grainy notes, along with a touch of grassy hops. Surprising. This must be multi-hop brewed, too. The flavors are similar, and nothing more really comes through, though the sweet corn adjunct comes through more in front of some coarse grains, almost nullifying any hop character altogether.

The feel is thin and prickly due to the overly high carbonation, regardless of style. Happy to tick, but also happy that the beer pong table was set up only 15 feet away to consume the rest of this.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2011 23:51:46 | More by NittanyBeerFan
Cerveza Aguila from Cervecería De Barranquilla
65 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.