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Brewed by Cervecería Cucapá
Style: Barley Wine
Mexicali, Mexico
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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Cucapá Barleywine
This English style barleywine has a dark reddish mahogany color. A rich, thick entry leads to a very sweet molasses and chocolate covered citrus flavors. Finishes with a mild, bittering hop fade.

Es una cerveza tipo Ale. elaborada artesanalmente,única en todo el país. De color obscuro y cuerpo completo, posee una combinación de lúpulo noble al inicio con un sabor de dulce malta al final. Cucapá BW seguramente será su cerveza navideña preferida. Disfrute con su familia y amigos el placer de compartir esta edición limitada de 450 botellas.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gerardoluna (193) - MEXICO - MAR 16, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2008 mmmm! mmm! mmmh!!! great beer, trust me, i eat some bread with "ahuacate" a mexican vegetal before try this beer and Booom! an extraordinary flavor round in my mouth [ i leave the veggie and take a chaiser of coffe liquor mmmmm!!!! try it!!] Great flavor, amazin balance in the matl and hop, the view is like a good stout. this beer is called over here Cucapa "Barley Wine" please put the cd of miles davis and cannonbal aderley and turn on the volume with the song called "atumn leaves"

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewombat (112) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 31, 2009
Pours hazy light chestnut color with low carbonation. Strong brown sugar nose, Dark fruit taste, thick syrup mouthfeel. Strong caramel aftertaste. Mapley.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ysusi (19) - Mexico, MEXICO - JUL 17, 2008
Reddish mahogany with tiny head. Smells like figs, dates and caramel. Very sweet malts but well balanced with some hops. Medium-full bodied. Some alcohol on the back, definitely warming. Sweet finish with a mild bitter fade. Best Mexican. Not a lot to compete with, but the best undoubtedly.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SupperHopped (18) - - AUG 21, 2014
I'm new to barley wines but this one is really solid. Thank you Kevin for the share.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mralex (7) - California, USA - MAR 19, 2009 does not count
Had 2 bottles at the London Pub in Hermosillo, Mexico on St. Patrick’s Day. Was very surprised and impressed by this barley wine... I was worried that my trip to Mexico on business would be spent trying to imagine that the Negro Modelo actuall had more flavor than it did. The Cucapa poured dark with a little head, and the aroma was strong and malty. Taste was rich and reminded me favorably of comparisons with an Old Guardian. Looking forward to finding more of this back home in LA.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerpadawan (4) - Venusville, California, USA - MAY 29, 2007 does not count
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2007 The first thing that will grab you is the nose. It has a bright toffee/caramel aroma. A friend described it as "almost like a Heath bar." There is a good, off-white head on the first pour of the pitcher, which settled to an even coating. However, the next pour settled quicklly with no coating. It is a sweet beer that went reminded me of an old ale such as Thomas Hardy’s, only with a lighter mouthfeel. It went extremely well with Pizza Port’s Coffee/Chocoloate Chip Ice cream.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
aarong (1) - Mexico, MEXICO - APR 28, 2014 does not count
Excelente sabor, cuerpo, apariencia, paladar y conjunto. Todas las Cucapa y las cervezas artesanales mexicanas.


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