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

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RATINGS: 1061   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.


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1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
poisoneddwarf (1680) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JAN 18, 2013
12 oz bottle at La Cabana. Pours clear golden with a diminishing white head that leaves a little lace. Aroma is corny, generic lager. Flavor is sweet with notes of corn, watery, bland. Highly carbonated with a thin body. Average Mexican lager.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Christpuncher (949) - 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

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Karstenborg (213) - 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.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rotaldinho (72) - Paris, FRANCE - JUL 12, 2014
Refreshing but I don’t like the taste and hard to call it a beer. I prefer Corona.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
VictorStr (1202) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2014
29 grader, ligger på stranden. Perfekt då den smaken citrus smaksatt vatten.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Frank (2737) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2014
This is a pretty typical cheap Meixcan lager. It actually smells nice but doesn’t taste so great. It is yellow in color w/ a small, white head. It somewhat matches the commercial description of having "an exciting aroma and flavor of malt." The nose does have a noticeable Grape Nuts malt character though it’s definitely on the flabby side and far from exciting. Taste is really rather bland an this is somehow both over-carbonated and watery and mushy all at the same time. There are no real off notes aside from a metallic twinge in the finish that is the only thing that gives me the notion that hops were involved in the creation of this beer. I could chuck some lime in this and chug it ice cold but, frankly, I could do that w/ a lot of things.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Cuso (4223) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle from Asian shop in Bratislava. Golden color with medium white head. Unpleasant malty aroma with some sourness, earthy notes. taste, corn, malt, apples, some sourness in finish.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
eRock_2013 (201) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2014
I'm learning that these cheaper corn/adjunct Mexican/Corona style beers are not truly the best beer to have at the beach, despite all the advertising to the contrary. This is just a watery and corny/grainy macro pale lager, usually lightstruck from the glass bottles. More economical than corona, and does have some inconsistent faint lemon/ fruity notes, but that may be more by accident than brewing skill. This one doesn't even come across as refreshing, finishes with a sour grainy flavor on the palate. If Sol is the only beer on hand than you're SOL (pun) !

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
MSBrindbergs (212) - Solna, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2014
Flaska från SB. Pissgul med lite vitt skum. Doftar bröd och metall. Smakar sött med ingen beska. Blask helt enkelt

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AWISLguy (1163) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle at the neighbors - hey, our power was out ... Very pale yellow pour. Aroma has light lemon and some sweet (fruit?), just quite thin. Taste is thin; light lemon, somewhat skunky. Shrug? Trying for Corona, and it may have gotten there ... Not undrinkable.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Jorn69 (771) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
@ Röhällavägen. Bottle (330 ml) from Systembolaget (15:-). Corn and maybe some light light fruity notes, some sweetness, almost no bitterness at all, extremely light and watery. Not good.


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