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Dia De Los Muertos Death Becomes You Amber Ale

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Brewed by Cervecería Mexicana
Style: Amber Ale
Tecate, Mexico

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BVery (6274) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle from Hy Vee in South Sioux City, NE. Deep amber pour with a large initial head that fades quickly. Caramel malts and stale hops - getting a bit of cardboard. Getting some tomato in the taste as well. This pretty much sucks, but the label is cool.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1332) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle. Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Gold, with a little haze. Thin, sticky, white head. Toffee malt. A little butter. Taste is dry, with some spice. Palate is thin, and a bit sickly. Finishes with a little metallic bitterness. And then I realise I’ve rated the wrong beer...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ home on the terrace.

[ As Dia De Los Muertos Amber Ale ].
Clear medium to dark amber brown color with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, caramel, light roasted, light brown sugar. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, caramel, candy, light sweet malt - brown sugar, bread notes. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20140721]

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (1959) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 3, 2014
"1st of 5. dig the labels, not the beer. Likely suffers from age, as all their hoppy style brews kinda sucked, but...DATE YOUR DAMN BOTTLES! Light carmel and bready malts and a non-descipt rather stale bitterness. Meh."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lemke10 (793) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2014
This pours a semi-clear, dark amber color with a foamy, beige head. The aroma is very malty. The taste is smooth and strong with malt and caramel flavors. The finish is a little spicy mixed with sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Herbicles69 (53) - Parker, Colorado, USA - AUG 9, 2014
It's an amber. Exactly what you would expect from a craft Amber but a bit sweet. Do I still need more characters? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (2874) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 17, 2014
This isn’t remarkable but it isn’t bad either. It is a clear brown amber in the glass and has a foamy had that leaves lace in a nice lattice. This is one of those more malt centric ambers that kind of reminds me of an Americanized take on ESB or something. It has earthy, spicy hops and a good balance of nutty malt to back it up. This is a relatively dry beer and medium bodied with moderate carbonation. It finishes with a touch of malty sweetness and just a hint of bitterness. I honestly wasn’t exactly expecting the approx from this beer but it is balanced, clean and overall quite solid.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Percy0103 (166) - MEXICO - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle, 330ml. A clear orange beer with a big frothy head. It has a very fresh aroma, mainly of grapefruit, orange, citrics and some floral hops. Taste is bitter, maybe too much at the end. Lackluster finish; besides the bitterness, there is not much going on. Almost no carbonation and astringency.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sdaniel90 (372) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle, 330ml. Clear brown/amber with a frothy offwhite head. Subtle sweet, roasted malt aroma, with hints of cereal, spices and some distant hoppiness. Medium bodied and flat. Deep toasted character with a subtle bitterness, but goes watery at the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3391) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
330ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from January 2014. Finally a decent beer to come out of Mexico that isn’t a poor pale lager.


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