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Medalla Light - Compañía Cervecera de Puerto Rico

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Medalla LightMedalla Light

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BA SCORE
67
poor

134 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 134
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 26.16%
Wants: 7
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Compañía Cervecera de Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-25-2003)
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Ratings: 134 | Reviews: 58 | Display Reviews Only:
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AstaVictoria

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

08-26-2013 21:55:41 | More by AstaVictoria
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RKKP2232

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

08-09-2013 22:46:17 | More by RKKP2232
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

2.86/5  rDev +2.5%

10 oz can, the standard size in PR.

Pours light clear straw gold, soda pop white head.

Smells of corn and light sweet barley malt.

Tastes exactly the same but with the slightest hop bite.

Light watery body with poppy carbonation.

Actually not terrible, better than bud or coors lite by miles. If ice cold, pairs great with local cuisine like mofongo.

08-04-2013 12:40:15 | More by Cylinsier
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SeanBond

Illinois

3/5  rDev +7.5%

07-30-2013 17:40:51 | More by SeanBond
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doremite

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

07-09-2013 14:39:40 | More by doremite
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DaveOB

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +7.5%

06-09-2013 02:02:31 | More by DaveOB
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

06-02-2013 02:35:07 | More by M_C_Hampton
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beernads

Florida

2/5  rDev -28.3%

05-24-2013 07:20:09 | More by beernads
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ajtorres311

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

05-16-2013 15:48:12 | More by ajtorres311
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

04-26-2013 12:30:38 | More by jrohrbacher
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sjones5045

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

04-21-2013 20:11:02 | More by sjones5045
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flexabull

California

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

04-08-2013 17:03:23 | More by flexabull
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

03-12-2013 15:52:12 | More by WanderingFool
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

2.95/5  rDev +5.7%

Had a can from Puerto Rico, thanks Josh. Light pale adjunct lager. Drinkable, but also very comparable to seltzer in taste. Pretty bland and also not as bad as I thought. I could drink this in 100 degree heat if I did not have filtered and bottled water.

03-10-2013 17:10:20 | More by Sammy
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msondel

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +7.5%

03-10-2013 14:54:08 | More by msondel
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JackMcAwesome

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

02-27-2013 02:34:23 | More by JackMcAwesome
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jiffymon

New York

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

02-13-2013 17:25:57 | More by jiffymon
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

2.9/5  rDev +3.9%

(Served in an American pint glass)

A- This beer pours a straw yellow body with a loose meringue of snow white head that boils away before the first sip leaving only a thin ring of big bubbles. There is a strong carbonation of big bubbles popping of the base of the glass.

S- The aroma is very clean with only a hint of mineral water really noticed.

T- The soft dry corn note leads to a carbonic acid note in the finish. There is a slight chalk note that comes through when the beer opens and a hint of tartness in the finish aswell.

M- The light mouthfeel has a scrubbing fizz and no alcohol heat.

O- This beer is light with almost no flavor. No hops or malt at all but it is also perfectly clean. No sulfur or off-flavors. Just fizzy water.

01-03-2013 21:31:22 | More by rhoadsrage
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BeerEdPr


3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

12-18-2012 00:09:00 | More by BeerEdPr
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HalfFull

California

2.63/5  rDev -5.7%

275 ml. golden can poured into a glass, showing a light straw with a bit of a haze. Thin cap doesn't linger.

Aroma is thin as per the style. Notable corn and cereal grains going on. Quite minimal.

Flavor is quite dry with a short almost cottony finish. Offers a hint of grain on the feel but is otherwise a bit astringent. Overall the 'dry' nature of this beer was a bit of a surprise, tasting a bit like a light version of an ice beer. But alas, the Cruise Ship awaits..

11-11-2012 04:28:58 | More by HalfFull
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freditoj

Alabama

2/5  rDev -28.3%

This is the signature puertorican beer. It is made in Mayaguez, and most of the Medalla fans are obviously in that area. College students love it because it is cheap. The color is golden yellow, almost no head when poured into a glass. It smells of grains, pretty unappealing if you ask me. The taste is too carbonated and leaves the hard palate with a dry/uncomfortable feeling. Overall it is a good beer if you like light beers, don't hesitate to give it a try.

09-30-2012 19:50:52 | More by freditoj
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grumpygerman

Alabama

2/5  rDev -28.3%

09-11-2012 12:25:50 | More by grumpygerman
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.98/5  rDev +42.7%

Medalla Light has a thin, white head and a clear, fairly bubbly, straw appearance. The aroma is of sweet, bready barley malt and a shadow of a hop sting. Taste is of sweet bread, lemon, paper, a touch of syrup, and a kiss of hops. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Medalla Light finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, mostly dry, extremely drinkable, and delicious. What a wonderful surprise! This might be the best mass-produced light beer on the market. I rate this one excellent.

RJT

07-23-2012 16:34:23 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Mikecap

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

06-30-2012 19:10:34 | More by Mikecap
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MAUEX_MFA

Alaska

2/5  rDev -28.3%

06-15-2012 00:10:18 | More by MAUEX_MFA
Medalla Light from Compañía Cervecera de Puerto Rico
67 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.