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Brewed by FEMSA - Cuauhtémoc-Moctezuma (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Monterrey/Orizaba, Mexico

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RATINGS: 457   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.95   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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A golden refreshing beer which represents the classic Mexican Lager tradition.


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1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joemacaluso (119) - Prairieville, Louisiana, USA - FEB 15, 2005
It is Mexican beer, better than Bud but fairly unimpressive. Not very heavy, would wash down the peppers well though. Good for boiling sausages though.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ordybill (598) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Hey, a Mexican version of Coors. Not horrible but completely average. good with food.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Atom (1755) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 8, 2015
12oz bottle pours a clear golden with a large white head. Sweet cream corn aroma, with grain and malt. Taste similar to aroma, bland but drinkable on a hot day.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jbruner (2920) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Hooray, mexican beer. Good with a lime from the bottle during the summer when eating tacos. Typical cerveza.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
onceblind (5312) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Served in a bottle against my will, but I can guess what it looks like. Can’t smell it either, nice semisweet lagery flavor with mostly corn esters. Meh. I’ve had worse. Unfortunately as it warms up just a little it gets that stale beer twang that’s been saturated into baseball parks. Gets real bad real fast.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ALLOVATE (2593) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2015
Mild, sweet corn and boiled rice nose. Clear, mid gold with moderate carbonation and a loose fluff of white. Thin, Starchy and pasty mouthfeel with little in the way of hops. Malt is light, cereal-like. That’s it. Summed up quickly. Boring! (35,5cL, BBE 12/15, Big El’s bar, Northbridge)

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
joeneugs (4141) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 18, 2015
32 oz. bottle at home with some home made Thai papaya salad. Yum. It pours a brilliantly clear light gold color with a decent white head. The aroma is lightly flowery with some sulfer and old, musty malts. Light corn sweetness. The flavor has creamed corn, noticeable floral hops and a medium sweet finish. No DMS or plastic flavors. Pretty drinkable actually.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
rjplumer (646) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Light grain malt aroma. Golden colored body with a faint haziness. head disappears quickly. Grainy corn malt taste. Clean but awkward tasting.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
high_on_hops (777) - Burlingame, California, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Pours a pale gold with a short white head. It has a mild malt aroma with a flavor of light malt and a crisp finish over a light body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cousin_Larry (592) - - JAN 16, 2015
One word sums it up: boring. Corn and sugar aroma. Quickly goes flat. Taste is mostly water with some metallic finish. Non-offensive.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Darkmagus82 (1977) - - JAN 2, 2015
Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a golden amber color with a small fizzy white head. The head fades almost instantly leaving just a trace of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma of the beer is mostly of a bready and crackery smell with a bit of a grainy smell. Along with these smells are some light papery smells and a little bit of grass. Taste – The taste begins with a very light bready flavor with a little bit of caramel and corny sweetness. As the taste advances the sweeter flavors fade, bringing a more cracker like flavor to the bready taste. All the while, a little bit of grass and earth as well as a papery taste all come to the tongue, leaving one with a rather dry and crisp, but slightly off, lager flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is very thin with a carbonation level that is rather high. For the crisp and lighter flavors of the brew the feel is quite appropriate and makes for a more refreshing summer style beer. Overall – Ah… Nothing all that spectacular here. It is pretty much a sub-standard lager, that while light and crisp, really does not have the most palatable flavor profile.


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