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):
Where: Argentina, Spain, Dominican Republic
Ex. ¡Poneme una birra, por favor!
*Fun-fact - comes from Italian
Ex. Para mi una pola y para el un aguardiente.
Where: Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Guatemala, Chile
Ex. Mi bebida preferida es la chela.
Where: Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela
Ex. Ponme una fría, bien fría.
Ex. Tírame un par de cañas.
Where: Venezuela, Cuba
Ex. Una negra, por favor.
Practice up and you'll be able to drink cerveza like a local in any part of the Spanish-speaking mundo.
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