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

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1086   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.67   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Has a sparkling gold hue and exciting aroma and flavor of malt.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lasonovich (151) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2003
Corona's poor cousin. It tries hard to be as light and tasty as corona but doesn't quite make it. A light flavour and good colour make for easy drinking on a hot day but nothing too special.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
timdabomb (6) - greensboro, North Carolina, USA - OCT 20, 2003 does not count
I was very impressed with this beer. Like Corona though, it's not complete without a lime. Get one whole lime for a six pack. I like this better than Corona, and made a great impression on me. The packaging is quite appealing too.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Betty (235) - Walgett, NSW, AUSTRALIA - OCT 20, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2003 Geez. This is a little better than Corona, I guess. Tastes very adjunctly like rice or corn etc. No hops, very watery. Another notch on my world beer appreciation staff.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Kinz (3278) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2003
As pictured. Faint aroma of corn. Taste almost not even there, except for adjuncts. Bleah.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
motelpogo (6472) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2003
quite an accomplishment that they managed to make this so flavourless, most land beers have atinge of nastiness but this has no tinge of anything. faint yellow, can't believe the finish, you would not know you were drinking beer. quite an accomplishment

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
WISEGUY572 (1373) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2003
bfgill has it exactly right ... not much for me to add. Just plain nasty. Makes other mass market Mexican beers like Corona seem marvelous. Skunky water sounds exactly right ... if it weren't for bad flavors, it would have no flavor at all. No redeeming features. Less than the sum of its parts. Awful. Lawnmower beer? I'm not sure what that means but I wouldn't make a good piece of machinery deal with anything this bad.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
bfgill (120) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - OCT 10, 2003
A nice glass of water, a bit on the skunky side though. It has no flavour other than something that doesnt taste like it should really be in beer. Stay away. cheers

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
caesar (5055) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2003
Clear yellow, short head. Very watery aroma, bit skunky hop maybe. Very weak, bit bitter taste. Typical mexican pilsener.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 2, 2003
PGC under a medium size medium lasting white head. Avoids being a 1/5 for looks by generating a couple of reasonable lace rings. Very very faint soapy stale malt and hops aroma. Medium light soapy body. Mildest of mild malt and soda water flavours. Faded hint of sweet rice and stale bitter aftertaste. The one positive thing about it was that at least it was not skunky.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
eczematic (1319) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - SEP 30, 2003
i think crit says it best about this one. astonishingly devoid of flavour apart from a very very faint taste of soggy boiled rice, and a tiny bit of malt. the strange thing is the aroma. if you really have a good sniff and say "buttered toast" to yourself enough times, you can smell it in there. overall better than corona but so what.


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