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Cucapá Clásica - Cucapá Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

21 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cucapá Brewing Company visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-21-2006)
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Photo of mdaschaf
3.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

My first from Cucapa.

A: Pours a clear dark golden/blonde color. Small white head that dissipates quickly and leaves behind no lacing. Small amount of carbonation bubbles released.

S: Lightly hopped aroma with a bit of floral and grassy aromas. Some biscuity malt and a light sweetness. There is a very faint funky smell as well, sort of like a skunkiness.

T: Nice sweetness, lightly hopped - on the floral/grass side again. Biscuity/doughy malt base. Slightly dry finish.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp and refreshing.

O: A solid beer from Cucapa, hopefully I can find some more of their offerings while I am in Mexico.

mdaschaf, Jun 16, 2011
Photo of joecalderoni
3.18/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a golden straw color medium clarity, little carbonation which disappeared very quickly. Very sweet fruity aroma with a bit of hops on the nose. Very dry taste but sweet at the same time, slight bitterness! you can tell somehow it was dried out with sugar. Overall not the best example of a blonde ale. Its a bit to bitter

joecalderoni, May 16, 2012
Photo of davidtarantino
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

davidtarantino, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of javiernano
4/5  rDev +13.6%

javiernano, Mar 06, 2012
Photo of Domochevsky
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Domochevsky, May 09, 2012
Photo of closisinthehouse
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

closisinthehouse, Oct 26, 2012
Photo of treque
3.8/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: pale blond, with huge amount of carb, generates a rich creamy, dirty white 2 finger head, nice retention, some waste left behind.

S: biscuit aroma, some sweetness and grassy

T: really nice taste, better than expected. there are no sweet notes, a bitter taste is present all sip long, but is not too hard, the aftertaste reminds you to have been eating a nice bread, dry finish

M: this could be a daily beer doesnt matter if its cold, hot or warm, nice pick for all year long

treque, Jan 18, 2011
Photo of jaimenavarrog
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

jaimenavarrog, Feb 11, 2013
Photo of Danobold
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Danobold, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of vr6corrado
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

vr6corrado, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of EOC
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

EOC, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of hopsolutely
3.9/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Long live the burgeoning Mexican artisanal / craft brewery culture! Here they offer a flavourful and genuinely pleasant lower alcohol blonde ale.

Beautiful slightly hazy amber colour with reddish undertones. Decent carbonation and satisfying mouthfeel, with a pleasant bitter sensation during the finish. Subtle, but slightly floral aroma with actual hop evidence (and no corn!).

Taste focuses on caramelized malts and fruity hops - light mango, with faint citrus in the finish.

Not as complex, rich or well balanced as their superb APA, but a much lighter ABV ale and a true pleasure to enjoy. Definitely one I'd be proud to offer to anyone looking for "an American blonde ale", or pretty much any style outside of a hop bomb.

hopsolutely, May 28, 2011
Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Ivanhoes_Backpack, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of tbeckett
3.56/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A friend brought this home from Mexico and shared it. From notes.

A - Poured golden and bright with a two finger fluffy white head. Good lace and a half finger of retention.

S - Grassy, fruit, grain, peach. Fruit punch. Nice.

T - Peach, grass, grain, sweet fruit.

M - Light body, medium bitterness, medium carbonation.

O/D - Decent stuff. Flavourful, but maybe a bit artificial with the fruit punch notes. Bitterness seemed a bit high for the style too. Drinkable, but nothing too awe inspiring.

tbeckett, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of lehueve
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

lehueve, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of xnapshot
2.5/5  rDev -29%

xnapshot, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of cervezale
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden amber color with mimimal head retention and minimal lace for an ale. Aromas of malts, sweet citrus, pineapple, a little roasty. Tastes of mango, pineapple and melon with a nice balance of hops. Good body for a golden ale. Finishes semi-dry and with average bitterness for the style. Nice beer for barbaques.

cervezale, Jun 25, 2009
Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of Kirian
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Kirian, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of Lgarciaosuna
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Lgarciaosuna, Apr 11, 2014
Photo of fido
4.2/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cucapá Clásica pours a nice honey color, very good foamy head and excellent lacing; Smell is fruty and malty; Taste is malty and sweet, some caramel; Mouthfeel is smooth and bitter; Drinkability is very good, very refreshing.

ABV is 4.50%

This is a good beer.

¡Salud!

fido, Apr 08, 2007
Cucapá Clásica from Cucapá Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.