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Brewed by Cervecería Cucapá
Style: Amber Ale
Mexicali, Mexico

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cucapa Honey is an Ale type beer made with a honey infusion that combines the bitterness of hops with the sweet taste of honey. Throughout its brewing process we use select ingredients and apply international standards that guarantee the highest quality beer production.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kbudd19 (844) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle. Golden colour with a nice finger of white head. Aroma is light fruity esters, and grass. Taste is light bitterness followed by a hint of sweetness, finish falls off a cliff. Very basic, not offensive but not a lot of flavour.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
brainwafer (33) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Pours up clear and light, little tinge of amber, smell of malt and iron and a tad bit of sweet honey, very crisp average amount of carbonation, taste of roasted malts and oats with a slight honey backbone, slight oily mouthfeel..pretty decent all in all..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (8396) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 20, 2014
My Bottom Line:
This very fruity Honey Ale adds orangey hops and their herbal bitterness to the mix, delivering a dryish, drinkable experience.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the honeyed amber shine.
-Cereals appear within, creating balance.
-This is well made, but also forgettable.
-Floral notes ride the prickly carbonation.

Bottle.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (10846) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2014
A golden amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, sweet caramel malt with light honey notes, butterscotch, OK. In mouth, a sweet fruity caramel malt with light mineral notes, light honey, OK. Bottle at El Deposito.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cervezadrinker (38) - MEXICO - NOV 3, 2014
bottle. 355 mL, amber a bit cloudy, faint hoppy aroma. has a nice sweet taste but lack body, descent beer with some chips. i like it but would pick a chupacabras instead. could be better coming from cucapá.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ljthiessen (646) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 2, 2014
Golden amber pour, no head. Light honey and corn notes, mostly malty but light. Not horrible, but quite mediocre. Honey is very understated, while corn flavours dominate. Was expecting more.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (7022) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle - Sweet caramel and candy sugars. Clear orange gold with a thin white head. Distinct cardboard and pale malts. Not a beer that travels well.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mgancedo (1) - - SEP 13, 2014 does not count
No me disgustó. Mejor de lo que esperaba. Quizá la volvería a comprar. Un sabor distinto.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BLADT (680) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Tap. Clean amber. White head. Sweet nose. Honey. Berries. Taste is malt and sweet. Surgery breakfast cereal. Not balanced.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Giochaurand (157) - FINLAND - AUG 30, 2014
355ml bottle. Colour is something between amber and, fittingly, honey. Medium head. Smells of sweet malts and other cerials, bread and yeast. Full bodied, bitter sweet and soft in the palate. Quite okay to drink with food.


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