Brewed by Cervecería Tijuana (Grupo Modelo)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Tijuana, BC, Mexico


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
This Dark beer is unique amongst all others. Its smooth body, light caramel flavor and mahogany color are a result of the special combination of several malts. Because of its sweet aftertaste it is believed to be a delicacy among beers. 4.5% Alc. Vol. Facts: It is a 100% Pure Beer! Brewed only with Barley Malt, Hops, Yeast and Water under the Strictest Guidelines of the International Purity law of 1516. It is a distinguished, elite, gourmet beer for the most demanding palates. It is the only Hand Crafted, Limited Production, Lager beer in Mexico!

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wheresyourball (572) - El Cajon, California, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Bottle, served very cold. Nice orange/red color. Tasty light chocolate and malt flavor, but somewhat watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lovemyipas (544) - nw burbs, Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2008
pours a clear light brown with a two finger fluffy brown head. aroma is toasted caramel malt with a little hops. has a light to medium body with descent lacing and carbonation. flavor is the same as aroma but a touch stronger especially the malt. has just a touch of a dry aftertaste and the malt sticks to the tongue for a bit. not my style but not bad. the aroma does get a little stronger as it warms to match my flavor rating.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadMan (495) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 24, 2007
Bottle. Pours with spare white head on a dark mahogany body. Aroma is of caramel malt, dark roast, toast. Flavor comes in lightly sweet and stock full of tons of toasty, roasty, malty goodness. Almost so damn burnt and toasty it’s overwhelming. Laced with little bits of coffee, vanilla, and dark chocolate. The finish is fairly dry while being crisp and clean both. Light in body and feels a touch flat. Nothing is in this beer that I don’t like, very good overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG (465) - Valley Center, California, USA - OCT 19, 2004
Bottle. Dark red/brown hue with a small head. The nose smells delicious: malt, roasty, nutty, chocolate, and sweetness. Very smooth and round on the palate. Roasted flavors abound, and a tiny hop bitterness that didn’t show up in the nose peeks its way into the mix. Unlike their guera I had earlier this week, the bottled morena holds up to the quality and freshness I tasted at the brewery on tap. Very enjoyable, and highly recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
naivepegasus (372) - USA - JAN 3, 2009
Pours a dark ruby with a creamy, light beige head. Strong roasted malt notes in the odor. The taste starts off of light caramel and ends with a slight burnt toast aftertaste. An interesting beer, definitely better than I expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alafito (334) - tijuana, MEXICO - APR 28, 2006
From draft, in a sampler mug. Poured a coke color with a creamy light tan head. Aromas of caramel malts, barley and some very light coffe and chocolate flavors. The palate is plesant with good carbonation, but although the flavor is good, it is barelty noticeable. Although i like darker beers i prefered its lighter sister (Guera).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dalfaro86 (309) - Mexico City, MEXICO - FEB 21, 2012
Weak aroma with notes of yeast and caramel, light bodied and refreshing, high carbonatation, the flavor has notes of caramel and roasted malts, slightly bitter dry finish. slightly above macro

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
clong83 (285) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Picked this up not having seen "craft" beer from Mexico before. It’s a traditional Mexican Vienna. (which should probably be its own distinct style) Nose is malty, flavor profile is sweet and malty, with caramel and even some very subtle dark fruit hints. A bit one-dimensional, but very drinkable. Welcome to craft brewing, Mexico!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yased (235) - MEXICO - JAN 4, 2016
De cerveceria Tijuana esta esta Morena una cerveza oscura de cuerpo medio-bajo, una delgada corona de espuma que va desapareciendo de poco en poco, perlas compactas y poca actividad de carbonatación, suave, color caoba y su sabor ligeramente a maltas caramelizadas, algún tono a chocolate con sabor tostado y una nota bastante agria que se va quedando en el final de la lengua que es poco agradable. Sus olores enfatizan el sabor dulce que es lo que mas sobresale dejando atrás los lúpulos nobles, con un ABV de 4.8%. Recientemente esta micro cervecera fue adquirida por grupo modelo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
184601 (206) - Mexicali, MEXICO - JUN 28, 2008
GREAT BEER,sampled at Mexicali Chevefest beer festival,really dark body loosely carbonated,abundant semi-beige head that last until the last drop,the aroama is unmistakable Vienna, caramel notes,in flavor some peanuts present and lightly toasted,medium body. will be caught drinking this one again!!

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