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Brewed by Cervecería Mexicana
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Tecate, Mexico

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Premium Imported Dark Beer Since 1923 Cerveza Mexicali Beer Special Dark Beer


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2011
8th March 2008
A crisp and smooth dark lager. Has a hint of wine gum like fruit in the background. Alright.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FreshHawk (596) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - NOV 2, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2010 Bottle. A - Clear dark copper color. Fairly large, foamy, bubbly, off-white head. Disappears pretty fast with almost no lace left. S - Toasted nutty/grainy malt. Sweet aroma with a touch of toffee and caramel. Hints of grassy hops and a minerally aroma. T - Similar to the nose with a touch more caramel/toffee sweetness. Initially there is a pretty strong grainy taste that is present throughout. Just a faint hint of hop, primarily grassy flavors. Touch of fruitiness that only adds to the sweetness at the finish. M - Light body with average carbonation. A sweet, dry feel on the finish. D - A little too sweet and drying to be all that drinkable. Not really balanced, just too sweet and malty, but not in an enjoyable way. Notes: Nothing special here. Plenty of grainy and sweet malt. About what I was expecting (maybe a little better given this is a German style from Mexico). Not horrible, but I probably wouldn’t search for this.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2010
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt and nuts. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and over ripe fruits.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TonyDiUlio (643) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 27, 2010
Had with Dan and Katie. Pour is axdark brown. Aroma.was mild at best. Some deep malt and yeasts. Flavor is dark forest malts and something g little. Flavor is is malts and some nuts.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Borup (5798) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2010
Bottle in a Mexican restaurant in Copenhagen. Clear dark amber colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops and caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7142) - NUNEATON, Top 23, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2010
Ruby with a thinning, off-white ring. Sweet, noseable aroma of dried fruits, muscovado and honey. Suggestions of cake, figs, liquorice and chocolate raisin that wouldn’t be out of place in a considerably stronger beer (barley wine, doppelbock or dubbel) of some quality. Having plumbed the depths of industrial Mediterranean ’dark beers’, this was a pleasant surprise when I really wasn’t expecting one.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JFGrind (1842) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2010
Had this @ 3 Monkeys and based on the label thought it was a beer you’d buy @ Aldi. Nothing going on here, slight malts, tinge of bitterness.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Stefano (1872) - Esbjerg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2010
Dark red brown color with a medium white head. Weak malt caramel aroma. Flavor is watery sweet, with a little taste of roasted malts. Low carbonation and a watery aftertaste. Thin palate.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Taverner (1093) - San Ramon, California, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Not as horrible as you might expect from a COMPLETELY CLEAR BOTTLE. I mean, WTF is up with this? Could brown bottles be that much more? More like a Vienna, this is a nice sweet, low alcohol beer that goes well with Mexican food. Pours brown with tan head, slight skunk smell, but some malt sugars in the nose. Has a banana like finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EHSRanders (1763) - Tjele, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2010
Bottle. Clear brown colour with large creamy off-white mostly lasting head. Malty aroma with notes of caramel. Sweet flavor.


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