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Brewed by Cervecería Cucapá
Style: Amber Ale
Mexicali, Mexico

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5099) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 1, 2011
Hazy light copper colored body with a thin off white head. The nose is grainy with hints of pears and honey. The taste has a little bit of the honey along with a lightly smoky wood character. There is a hint of grapefruit, especially in the finish. This was actually quite enjoyable at first. However, the smoky dryness took over and it was a little much.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9044) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 13, 2011
Well holy shit this beer looks like honey, smells like honey and tastes like honey. Crazy. Not really that great, but if you like honey then give this one a try.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10551) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2011
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with an average off-white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate balanced earthy aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Drinkable brew.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
LinusStick (2838) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2011
Blah. A boring golden ale. Aroma was very grainy. Grains and sugar. Pour was a nice medium gold with a one finger white head. Taste would be good after mowing the lawn. Not very full. Honey and strong carbonation dominate the beer which turns to water in the aftertaste. There’s a slight phenol-ness that comes up the nostrils. Nice strong carbonation can’t help this bland beer

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GMUcrew7 (576) - Mason, Ohio, USA - FEB 19, 2011
Light copper pour with a minuscule head. Sweet aroma with a hint of sour fruit. The flavor is mostly caramel malt with a bit of bitter flowery hops. Everything about this beer screams average, but I did only pay $4 for the 6-pack so I can’t complain.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RobertDale (3399) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 19, 2011
12 ounce bottle. Pours a cloudy golden brown with a thin white head. Aroma of malt and grain. Taste is somewhat sweet. Caramel, malt and honey taste. Strange aftertaste. Decent.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DarkElf (3033) - La Jolla, California, USA - JAN 31, 2011
22-Oct-09 (12-oz bottle: Sample bottle from the brewery sales rep) This beer is quite a bit more malty than one might expect from a honey beer. It’s bready, toasty and very dry, but also woody and cardboardy, suggesting that this beer might not be all that fresh, but it’s a bottle the sales rep gave me less than a month ago. Some light hop flavor offers a touch of grassiness and mild bitterness, but honey doesn’t seem to participate much here though. On the palate, it’s medium bodied and gently carbonated, but by lacking a refreshing quality, the beer sits a bit stale on the palate. Aromas of grass, bread, wood and paper aren’t enticing either. The beer pours hazy orange in color, but the off-white head fails to build to more than a quarter-inch in height before dissipating rapidly, leaving no lace on the glass. Not the typical honey beer, which frankly could very well be a good thing, but unfortunately, the flavors of wood and cardboard drag this beer down.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4895) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2010 Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy bright copper color with a large soapy beige head that produced good lacing. The aroma was tart and tangy with touches of honey and lemon and an underlying vinegar element. The flavor was tart and tangy with moderate notes of wood, tobacco, vinegar and smoke. The finish was long, tart, citric and rather vinegary. Medium body. Not good.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frank (2817) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2010
This pours a slightly hazed honey golden w/ a small foamy head. It sounds good on paper but doesn’t seem that appealing in person. Nose is mild and hoppy, citrus mostly and some pine and florals. Strong earthy bitterness dominates the taste. Dry but w/ a simple sweet malt presence. Not a bad APA but a bit one dimensional and too strongly balanced toward bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Hazy amber orange with a thin white head. Aroma of grains, honey and malt. Taste of grains, light honey and malt with an astringent and metallic finish.


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