Cerveza Aguila
Cervecería De Barranquilla

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Style:
Lager - Adjunct
Ranked #323
ABV:
4%
Score:
66
Ranked #50,556
Avg:
2.74 | pDev: 20.8%
Reviews:
78
Ratings:
172
From:
Cervecería De Barranquilla
 
Colombia
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  3
Gots
  30
SCORE
66
Poor
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Reviews by woodychandler:
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woodychandler from Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I have to give my peeps at The Friendly Greek Bottle Shop big ups, madd props and much love, yo! I do not know how they happened to begin carrying this beer, but when I asked them to break a sixer so that I could buy a single, they readily did so. I love just browsing in there and I have yet to leave empty handed.

From the bottle [translated]: "The Beer of Columbia"; "Famous Since 1913".

Let's face it, a 330-ml. bottle of 4% beer is not going to be very harmful to my health, as the rest of the label warned. It featured one of the tightest screw-top caps that I have encountered in a while, so it took me a combination of levering almost to a Pop! before I could get it to twist. Wow!

I gave it a really aggro pour since it was not going to overfill the glass and I wound up with two fingers of dense, bone-white head with moderate retention as a result. Color was Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4 - 5) with NE-quality clarity and my chums, Midas, Mammon and Croesus showed up for some gelt. Perhaps I have been away from them for so long that I have lost touch, but the nose did not smell all that bad for an AAL. Yes, there was a touch of corn silage, but it did not seem as pronounced as in many other iterations of the style. Mouthfeel was thin-to-medium. The taste was pleasant, slightly sweet, definitely a lager, but I was not getting the heavy corn flavor that I often notice from this flawed style. The finish had an odd tobacco/nicotine flavor, like stale cigarette butts were in the bottom of the bottle. Uh oh! No, false alarm, but what an odd, astringent aftertaste. Finish was semi-sweet. I bought this as a novelty and I got my money's worth, but I really wouldn't buy more than a single or two.

Mar 12, 2015
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Cerveza Aguila from Cervecería De Barranquilla
Beer rating: 66 out of 100 with 172 ratings