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Mexicali - Cervecera Mexicana S.A. De C.V.

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BA SCORE
65
poor

62 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 2.63
pDev: 23.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecera Mexicana S.A. De C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-24-2003)
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stoutman

Michigan

2.1/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Malty Corona- Need I say more? I think there is very little difference between this and Corona. Corona tastes flat, skunky, and watery. In other words, it is poorly made. If there was no other beer at a party but this, I would be the designated driver.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2003 00:22:00 | More by stoutman
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2.75/5  rDev +4.6%

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2.75/5  rDev +4.6%

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Florida

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +42.6%

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New York

3/5  rDev +14.1%

05-07-2014 20:36:26 | More by magnusdave
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Boone757

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev +4.6%

04-29-2014 22:30:17 | More by Boone757
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ChristopherWIU-UTPA

Texas

1/5  rDev -62%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Mexicali pours light pale yellowish and has little head. It has a skunky taste and smell, but still goes down somewhat smooth. It comes in a clear bottle, which could explain the degraded taste. This is not the best beer from Mexico and is somewhat rare to find in the Midwestern portion of the United States, I procured a six pack at Binny's Beverage Depot in Chicago.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2014 01:24:10 | More by ChristopherWIU-UTPA
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New York

2.25/5  rDev -14.4%

04-04-2014 22:57:37 | More by JoeMans
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midnitesun11

California

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-26-2014 21:58:24 | More by midnitesun11
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SoCaliC8

California

3.98/5  rDev +51.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of the better Mexican beers out there that I have had, and my favorite next to Bohemia. Refreshes the palate but not super light, like a Corona or Sol; tastes just right. Great, crisp taste and goes down easy. I wish I could find more of this but they only had one bottle left at my local Total Wine.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 05:08:47 | More by SoCaliC8
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metter98

New York

2.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: The beer is clear light yellow in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that quickly died down, leaving a thin patch of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of adjunct malts are present in the nose—corn seems to stand out in particular—along with some hints of grassy hops.
T: Much like the smell, the taste has flavors of corn adjuncts along with a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light-bodied and a little clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems a little maltier compared to the other Mexican Adjunct Lagers that I had. It could pair well with some food prepared in corn tortillas if you are looking to stay purely Mexican.

Serving type: can

11-28-2013 14:16:21 | More by metter98
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Australia

1.75/5  rDev -33.5%

10-20-2013 05:44:53 | More by djbx
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Nevada

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Lemke10

Wisconsin

2.71/5  rDev +3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This pours a clear, pale yellow color with a foamy white head. It has a pretty strong grain scent to it. The texture is thin and the taste is very grainy. Surprisingly decent for being a light colored Mexican beer in a clear bottle. Not much too it, but this is still a much safer bet than drinking the water in Mexico and better tasting than Corona.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2013 20:40:28 | More by Lemke10
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LJC3

California

2.25/5  rDev -14.4%

07-21-2013 22:37:30 | More by LJC3
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Durge

Connecticut

2.94/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A very clear pale golden color with a decent white head that holds to a thin cover with reasonable traces of lacing in the pint glass. The aroma is just a light rice cereal idea and some sort of adjunct malt presence. Not a lot of action to the look, not too exciting so far. The first taste brings an acceptable cereal grain brightness, fairly typical of these macro-lager/pilsener brews. There's a slight malt sweetness blended in with maybe an illusion of some citrus. It's fairly light in body but carries a reasonably frisky, tiny-bubble carbonation that keeps the feel pretty tingly and refreshing. This is drinkable enough but that macro cheap grain sweetness just builds up on your palette and this isn't going to attract revisits.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 05:25:31 | More by Durge
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-12-2013 20:47:48 | More by mrfrancis
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illidurit

California

1.5/5  rDev -43%

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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

2.09/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

330ml bottle from Lupe Pinto (Glasgow, approx £1.50):
Very clear looking and light straw in colour with a thin lacing of bubbles on top.

Sweet smelling with a sigary water aroma and some bland malts. There is a light hint of butter and some faint, grassy hops. This one is a very basic smelling lager with a mixture of various adjuncts and a light, skunky aroma.

Basic lager taste with some cheap malts and a grassy hop sweetness followed by some grain and faint sugar. There was a few lager adjuncts and it was rounded off with a light bitterness.

Thin & light body with a citrus tang and a slightly grainy feel. There was a dry and mild bitter finish that hinted at sweetness.

A basic and fairly cheap taste that was bland and too thin. A very basic, macro pale lager with not a lot going for it and one to avoid should you come across it.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2013 15:56:36 | More by flyingpig
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dertyd

California

4/5  rDev +52.1%

01-28-2013 08:12:18 | More by dertyd
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Mexicali from Cervecera Mexicana S.A. De C.V.
65 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.