Beer-related frases from across the Spanish-speaking mundo 🍻

expressions slang Nov 23, 2020

As you probably know, there are toons of different regional variations present in the Spanish language. Something that is said in one Spanish-speaking country could mean something completely different in another region, so if you plan on visiting various lugares it's good to know the different terms and palabras.

Beer -one of the most popular alcoholic beverages in Latin America and Spain- has various associated slang terms. 

These are some of the most popular ways to say cerveza (the generic palabra for 🍻 in Spanish)

Birra 

Where: Argentina, Spain, Dominican Republic

Ex. ¡Poneme una birra, por favor!

*Fun-fact - comes from Italian

Pola

Where: Colombia

Ex. Para mi una pola y para el un aguardiente.

Chela

Where: Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Guatemala, Chile

Ex. Mi bebida preferida es la chela.

Fría

Where: Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela

Ex. Ponme una fría, bien fría.

Caña

Where: Spain

Ex. Tírame un par de cañas.

Negra

Where: Venezuela, Cuba

Ex. Una negra, por favor. 

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