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


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RATINGS: 856   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2013
Rated 3/16/13. 12 oz bottle into a Samuel Smith pint glass. A: Pours a lighter straw color with a good bit of translucence to its body. The head is a two finger white shade. Bubbly as can be, it fades away quickly, and doesn’t leave much lacing on the glass, either. S: Grains and light maltiness, about what I expect from a Mexican lager. Oh, and some noble hops. Gee, imagine that, noble hops in a lager! Whodathunkit? I also notice some tart lemon/lime qualities. T: The lime tone in the aroma moves down to the tongue, supporting a sweet malt base and faint yet zesty hop bite. Adjunct notes are thankfully kept in check. Simple as can be, but it just works so well with what it has. M: Light and crisp. Carbonation isn’t overbearing, and it’s superbly drinkable. O: This isn’t just good for a Mexican lager - it’s a legitimately good beer, period. Merely drinking this makes me think about 78F sunny days laying on the patio without a care in the world. This beer has just given me A) a go-to in Mexican restaurants, B) something to buy for non-beer-drinking guests when hosting a party, and C) something to actually enjoy besides margaritas should I ever end up vacationing in Cabo San Lucas.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (5650) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 14, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear gold. Not bad for what it is; pale malt, light yeast esters, faint sweetness, and some adjuncts. Light body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BlackHaddock (6774) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2017
12 fl oz bottle on 12th Feb 2017: into a Corsendonk stemmed tulip at my Son-in-Laws, bought in a local supermarket in Laguna Niguel. Looked like any other Pale Lager: clean, clear and bright golden, the head a fast fading white affair. Sadly the aroma and taste were not as good as the looks. Slight malty, grainy, corny nose and flavour. Had worse Mexicans.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ZxWx (57) - MEXICO - FEB 5, 2017
Aroma: caramel, herbs, bread Appearance: golden, clear, minimal head, white foam, Taste: lightly bitter, light sweetness, bread, cereal Palate: light body, thin feel, lively,

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
anders37 (24675) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2017
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow golden color with a small white head. Fruity malty grainy corn aroma. Fruity malty grainy bready corn flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RaulMedina (10) - MEXICO - JAN 15, 2017
Excelente Pilsner comercial Aroma presente lupulo floral malta y levadura Color cristalino dorado sabor malta y final amargor floral

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brettsky06 (304) - Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 7, 2017
From a bottle in Mexico. This actually wasn’t too bad. A bit maltier than most beers in Mexico.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StevieT (1888) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 23, 2016
From a bottle. Not anywhere near as bad as I’d expected, crisp, clean and drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ozzy70 (970) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 29, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours clear golden, small white head. Aroma was malt, caramel, bread. Taste was light malt, light flavor.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Maracuja05 (978) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 22, 2016
[backlog] 24-03-16 // bottle at La Parilla Mexican Grill, Cancun, Mexico. Clear yellow. Typical lager. Pretty tasteless. Drink cold on hot days and its okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maley1 (1204) - Calgary, CANADA - JUL 11, 2016
Golden yellow pour with small white head. Aroma of grain, corn, malts and caramel. Taste of faint caramel, grains, corn and sweet malts. Light bodied, medium carbonation, miniscule hop finish. Drinkable only over 100F outside and beer under 40F!

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