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Desperados is one of the most popular beers among the younger generation. It is a light, tequila-flavoured **beer with refreshing citrus notes on a bitterish aftertaste. Its recipe includes water, malted barley, hops and yeast.

Despite its Spanish name, the Desperados comes from France and is produced by the Brasserie Fischer group, owned by Heineken. Its commercialization began in Brussels in 1995. But why Desperados? Well, legend has it, that the brewers could not find a name for their new beer to the point of being 'desperate'!

This Lager with tequila beer is ideal to accompany meals with exotic tastes, such as Mexican dishes, sushi and sashimi with wasabi and light wok. The bitterish taste, in fact, manages to dampen the taste of spicy foods. Try it with a slice of lemon.

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Technical sheet

Producer: Heineken
Volume: 33cl
Alcohol Vol.: 5.9%
Fermentation: Cool Fermenting
Type Of Beer: Lager
Country: France

Description of Desperados



  • Appearance: Golden yellow, translucent; white, compact and long-lasting foam.
  • Aroma: Tequila aroma, with touches of citrus and corn.
  • Body / Flavor: Slightly bitter, with sweet and refreshing notes of tequila and lemon; final notes of hops.

BREWERY: Heineken


FERMENTATION TYPE: Cool fermenting

BEER TYPE: This is a Lager Beer to which tequila aromas are added.

PAIRINGS: Mexican cuisine, spicy dishes, sushi, wok.

SUGGESTIONS: It is recommended to drink it accompanied by a slice of lemon.

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The Brand



Existing since 1864, Heineken is one of the largest beer producer in the world. Every year, it is estimated that over 200 million litres of beer are produced, sold under more than 250 different brands.

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Reviews of Desperados


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The simple design of the bottle and bodes enjoyment of it, a refreshing aroma, an insurmountable gold. . . And the taste. . . Served with a slice of lemon in the mouth of the bottle, beer makes this an unforgettable experience, enjoying every sip as if it were the last. How to enjoy it even more? After a long day of work, thirsty and hitting a good shot of this. Eye to drink it in one gulp!
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4 /5

- A taste of liberty!
- Trendy Tequila Flavoured strong Lager actually brewed in France.
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Desperados French Tequila Flavoured Lager

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Most of us will perhaps not be expected immediately, but Desperados comes from France, where it is still brewed. This lager has an addition of tequilla flavor received and
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4 /5

The Desperados is my favorite beer, by far !
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