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Brewed by FEMSA - Cuauhtémoc-Moctezuma (Heineken)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Monterrey/Orizaba, Mexico

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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Lager-type beer with an amber hue and a distinctive light caramel-malt taste.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gespuccian (106) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Little on the nose. Maybe some caramel and malt, but not much aroma. Pours golden amber, light lacing. This is a macro-style amber lager; a touch of malt, a bit of caramelly roast, some light hopping, but an overall watery finish that leaves a hint of bitter. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
caribou43 (466) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 19, 2016
I drank this at some oportunities at Mexico-City. It is a drinkable amber beer,,nothing special, grainy, few hop, caramel, a bit watery, perfect for hot days with mexican spicy snacks.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Braudog (6219) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2016
Bottle. Hey, it is what it is -- if you’re expecting anything other than a starch-heavy, corn-tinged, mass-produced run-of-the-mill American lager, don’t be a hater. Slightly colored, but not in the realm of Vienna-style beers. I’d called it a ’tweener. (#6170, 4/18/2016)

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
moderrnlifeiswar (21) - Maryland, USA - APR 9, 2016
.................................................. via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_rookie (331) - Arkansas, USA - APR 8, 2016
12 oz bottle, in Mexico, a couple of weeks ago. Served with lime. Asked for a glass, and barkeep didn’t quite understand, had to crank out a little rusty espanol to help him understand.

Poured a medium caramel color, because it was such a small glass, not a lot of head. It was slightly amber color. Little retention, almost no lacing.

Aroma was slightly caramel sweet, and brready. Not a lot to write about here.

Taste was okay, it was similar to Corona and other Mexican beers, but perhaps a little better. The lime doesn’t really help this one out that much, but I did it anyway because the barkeep kept insisting on it. Slightly sweet, caramel and a touch of hops, but only a touch.

Mouthfeel was light, and it had a slightly grainy texture to it.

Overall, it was okay. I wasn’t super impressed. I only got it because I had never heard of it before. But it was better than Corona. Would I recommend it, no...but I would buy it again to remember the fun times I had.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JorgeLee (1677) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Another small 1.2l bottle in Playa del Carmen. Caramel brown colour. Some inviting hop spiciness in the aroma, which sadly vanished by the time came to taste. High carbonation. Not quite bitter enough, a bit flabby and corny, some caramel malt sweetness. Not too bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsniclas (6532) - Billdal, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2016
Bottled at Cancun AirPort Dark amber. Small bubbly head. Sweetish cornaroma. Sweet flavour with Brown sugar. Low to medium bitterness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ajnepple (4835) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 4, 2016
16 oz can at Panic en la Playa cinco. Deep amber appearance with a small head. Mild malt aroma with hints of caramel and corny grains. Similar flavor, nutty malts and husky grains. Smooth and fairly clean for a Mexican domestic beer. Light to medium body. Better than expected overall.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
teorn88 (5861) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2016
33cl bottle at some beach club in Xpu-Ha, Mexico. It pours a clean rich golden color with a small white head. Aroma is grainy and lightly sweet with some caramel and starch notes. taste has more light starch and caramel notes, lightly dry bittering finish. Light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, just decent

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sebilinz (1646) - Linz, AUSTRIA - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle. Amber brown body with white head. Aroma is malty with some caramell. Taste is not really strong, some malts very thin. Aftertaste is some malts with very faint bitterness.


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