Brewed by FEMSA - Cuauhtémoc-Moctezuma (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
Monterrey/Veracruz-Llave, Mexico


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RATINGS: 1097   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.67   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Has a sparkling gold hue and exciting aroma and flavor of malt.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
GoufCustom (843) - HONG KONG - JUL 29, 2014

355 ml clear bottle bought at ParkNShop SuperStore in Fanling.

Clear pale golden amber colour; Half-finger head and soapy white foam which fades in 20 seconds; Moderate sticky lacing with notable small carbonation; Sweet and slightly pungent aroma of light malt, with corn syrup, light floral, light wet paper, soggy bread and thin grass; Very light sweet taste of thin malt, with strong grains, rice, light wet cardboard, thin syrup, light bread, very light lemon and shades of grass; Light body, watery palate; Mouth feel is American macro Pale, with thin body but fair light-weight malt and lots of adjunct grains. Restrained light sweetness, light wet paper is tolerable. Fair light bread and very low hops. Not as bad as I feared… Hoppiness is thin grass nose, lemon and grass notes in taste. No bitterness, just thin malt and wet paper non-finish; Wet after taste. Very easy to mouth.

Comments: This one may have a bad rep, but I think it’s quite a so-so macro, which is slightly better than Budweiser and definitely better than Dos Equis XX - malt is light but it’s there, adjunct and wet paper taste is low and tolerable, and very low sweet (that’s what I like). Without the hops, maybe a wedge of lime may actually do this one some justice. Borderline drinkable.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Hobbeldehoy (2) - Kirkconnel, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014 does not count
Nothing special. Summer day thirst quencher but nothing more. Clean finish. Bland overall.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rob_D_UK (806) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Pours a clear straw. Smell is a stale malt and the taste has a hint of crispness but not much else.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
holdleder (182) - Kongerslev, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2014
33 cl. 4,5 %. Mexicaner der smager af sommer og sol. God frisk smag. Korngylden farve.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BOSSbrewer (1683) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Pours a clear golden yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is sweet malt and corn. Flavor is sweet corn. Finishes sweet. Drinkable beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
beerfest5 (1147) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 14, 2014
Shit outta luck...SOL. 12oz bottle. Pours a yellow thin water, medium white head, no lacing. Aroma of corn, cereal, faint hint of citrus. Taste is bland, wet cardboard, rice, watery. Finish is thin, short, bready.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Christpuncher (1241) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2014
The best of the Mexican beers. Pours golden yellow and is bitter. Had this out of a bottle at my house. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Karstenborg (260) - DENMARK - JUL 13, 2014
Pours a clear golden yellow color with a thin white head. Aroma is corn, bready and grass. Taste is watery. Refreshing on a summerday.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rotaldinho (77) - Paris, FRANCE - JUL 12, 2014
Refreshing but I don’t like the taste and hard to call it a beer. I prefer Corona.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
VictorStr (1334) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2014
29 grader, ligger på stranden. Perfekt då den smaken citrus smaksatt vatten.

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