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Bohemia - Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

782 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 782
Reviews: 385
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.06%
Wants: 19
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
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Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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Zorro

California

4.38/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

This pours an honest clear gold lager. It looks like it should come from Checkoslovakia.

Smell is sweetness, grain and a spicy hop smell. The hops are unmistakably citrus in scent.

Taste is excellent clean grain with a spicy citrus hop flavor. This is one tasty lager! Excellent melding of the citrus hops with the rest of the brew.

Mouthfeel is good.

Super drinkable brew, sad that I avoided tasting this for a long time just because it is a Mexican beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2004 03:54:22 | More by Zorro
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roddwolff

Mexico

4.38/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Yellow crystal with a very thin foamy head with extended duration, acceptable lacing and also several bubbles;

S: Sweetness of malt and herbal notes;

T: Sweet malt and vanilla, balanced with citrus hops;

M: Refreshing, sweet bitterness, well carbonated;

D: The best mexican pilsener and accompanies very well every meal.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2009 19:54:04 | More by roddwolff
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BestOfBatonRouge

Louisiana

4.35/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

By far my favorite Mexican beer. A good hop bitterness, smell and taste that you enjoy through the entire drink. It has nice malt character and is very easy to drink. Not much head on this beer and what is there disappears very quickly. If you want to barbeque or hang out by the pool this is a great choice. Do not put fruit on this beer! I have to be very adamant about it everytime I order it at a Mexican restaurant. Servers think if it's made in Mexico it gets a lime. If we rated by the price this beer would deserve an A+. Not very expensive.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2011 23:39:29 | More by BestOfBatonRouge
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dmk139

New York

4.28/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This beer is unlike any other, for one. It has a vanilla/pilsner feel to it. I think I could actually sip on this beer all day and not get sick of it. Slightly pale and a very pleasing aroma. Maintains flavor throughout the bottle. Definetley one to remember

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2008 04:33:09 | More by dmk139
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eb003

Kentucky

4.28/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice pouring, nice looking brew. I had this for the first time the other night at a mexican restaurant. I tasted this lager both with and without lime. Without the lime I thought it was a very nice, smooth tasting lager. I won't go so far as to say it's my favorite mexican beer, but it's a pretty darn close #2.

When I had it with the lime, I thought it was still a good beer--however, it really changed the flavor of it. I don't want to say it took away from the beer, but it really did change the taste. Still good with the lime, but I do think it's even better without.

I think the taste was very clean and crisp, the mouthfeel was very nice. It was a little softer than a lot of lagers, but very nice. I rate this pretty high on drinkability. (My standard of drinkability is rating it by how well I think I could drink a brew all night). I could drink this one all night.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2006 21:21:24 | More by eb003
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disruptor32

New York

4.25/5  rDev +25%

06-15-2012 01:39:24 | More by disruptor32
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harrylee773

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +25%

05-21-2012 01:28:03 | More by harrylee773
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Xibalba

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +25%

06-17-2012 21:24:14 | More by Xibalba
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Sbjeff

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +25%

06-24-2014 02:49:18 | More by Sbjeff
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Bryfind

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +25%

07-06-2012 21:00:29 | More by Bryfind
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Kenyabrewfan

Kenya

4.25/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A great German Style Beer that goes amazingly well with Mexican Food especially with a bit of spice in it. It is not too strong nor too light, just perfect and has a nice smooth hoppy flavour and satifies well. I also love the appereance with its dark brown bottle and golden wrapper. A favourite of mine.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2010 11:51:41 | More by Kenyabrewfan
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Audio_Phile

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +25%

09-02-2013 01:47:07 | More by Audio_Phile
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Mycatfinneas

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +25%

05-28-2014 03:57:44 | More by Mycatfinneas
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Barrilitos

Mexico

4.2/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is one of a kind in the fact it stands out among mexican beers as more European type beer (Most commonly considered a Vienna style) but still retains a dominant focus on mexican beer culture: It copes with the heat.

Translucent gold with a thin layer of foam on the top of your glass in the same fashion some of the European lagers this beer can be associated with, the smell and taste are gentle and perhaps faint for some tastes yet the the sensation is what stads out: It is quite soft as it goes down and it is quite refreshing served cold on an iced pint on a very hot day, and it pretty much goes with any spicy food or meat dish.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2011 17:36:47 | More by Barrilitos
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omar

Texas

4.18/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Still the king of mexican beers as far as I'm concerned, exceptionally smooth, not watered down like Corona or cheap tasting like Tecate, Carta Blanca etc. Color is darker than your average lager, great in a frosted mug.

Many mexican restaurants in Texas will carry this beer. One warning, since this beer is not as well known as other mexican brews, it may have been sitting in the storage room for a while. Like all beers, if it's old it may start to get a bit skunky. If you get a bottle from a fresh batch, you will not regret trying it.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2006 20:14:09 | More by omar
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.18/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Go figure...a TexMex joint with tulip glasses, niiiice. Heavy pour does not yield much of the fluffy bone-white head, but the beer is a nice clear dark yellow color. Head dissipates fast and does not leave much in the way of lacing.

Nose is faint, but still smells better than nearly all Mexican lagers. Most noticeable is a mild grassy hop presence. Mixes with a light sweet maltiness and just a hint of sulfur.

Tasty. This is a delicate beer that deserves more attention than it gets. Has more hop flavor than actual bitterness, and actually leans toward the hoppy end of the lager spectrum. I am guessing it is saaz hops I am digging on here, it is very refreshing and crisp. Has a very Czech feel to it. I also like the yeast strain they use, it adds some light fruitiness and a creamy feel. Finishes pretty dry and is light to medium-light bodied. A tad fuller than most Mexican lagers.

This is a real treat from Mexico. I do believe this is the best export our neighbors to the south have to offer.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2009 05:12:43 | More by twiggamortis420
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garymuchow

Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lighter malt aroma that adds nicely to the drink. Nice full head. Clear light gold color. Taste is a little drier than many in style, but not sharp or bitter, which I think is why it goes so well with many foods. Good mouth feel, without excessive carbonation. A satisfying lager.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2002 12:38:24 | More by garymuchow
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nekronos

Mexico

4.18/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I do not know why this beer is cataloged as not reccomended, but I do reccomend it. PErhaps one of the best MExican beers, or one of the less awfull. It has a bitter tatse but a sense of it is dark remains until you see it, it is clear. The problme is that is considered a craft beer and it is not.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2005 15:30:50 | More by nekronos
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Pepeton

Mexico

4.18/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is probably my favorite macro Mexican beer, along with Indio and Dos Equis Ambar (all from the same brewery).

Has a nice goldish yellow color, bubbly. Good head and a trace of lace.

Hoppy in aroma, with a grainy touch (as the adjunct it is).

Lightly bitter, refreshing in a hot Mexican afternoon. Little dry aftertaste.

Acidic, malty mouthfeel.

Nice and smooth.

¡Salud!

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2005 22:53:26 | More by Pepeton
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mynie

Indiana

4.18/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sad pour. Light straw yellow with a small head that dies quickly.

Nice smell. Mixed between a good Euro pils and a good American Vienna. Grainy malt and a kiss of hops and lots of fruit.

Tastes fantastic! Jesus god where does this all come from. It's like grapefruit hops without the bitterness. A rosegarden. All sorts of fancy herbs and spices mixed with wonderful malt and grain. Nice nice nice.

You can't judge a beer by it's color, I guess. One of the tastiest brews I've had in a while.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2005 02:51:54 | More by mynie
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HoustonTX

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice Lager pour, very vibrant yellow in color. Reminiscent of sunshine when held under a light! Carbonation looks extremely well done, and the streams are impressive. Large lively white foamy head as well. Good appearance. Smell is very non offensive. It's subdued, but still plenty aromatic. Light citrus hop profile, a hint of bananas, and grassy malt. Not bad. Now let's check out the taste. Taste is crisp and smooth. Upfront has a semi sweet/sour rush of grassy malt, grain, and tangy citrus. Midway, the light citrus/floral hops take over, allowing the drink to finish with a receding pleasent citric bitter. A mexican beer with hops!!! It's a miracle, and a damn good one at that. Mouthfeel is right on for the lager style, providing adequate carbonation and palate tingles. Drikability is good, you could definitely drink a few.

An awesome Mexican beer, and a wonderful exmple of the Vienna Lager style as well. This was tasty, and I recommended it.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2006 18:02:38 | More by HoustonTX
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charlzm

California

4.15/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Consumed 10/25/08.

Poured into a pilsener glass, this beer is clear medium golden hue. Plentiful bubbles rise throughout the glass, but there is very little head; just a smidgen of off-white foam that nevertheless clings to the sides of the glass to give some lacing.

Aroma is light with grassy and citrus notes. Subtle malt as well. Nice.

The beer is slighty chewy as it enters the mouth; unexpected and pleasing! Finishes slightly dry.

Flavor is crisp with light toffee and caramel malt flavors and subtle grassiness and lemon/lime zest. Might have picked up some corn or wheat but not positive about that. Lingering, well-executed bitterness on finish.

Of the readily available German style pilseners in my neck of the woods, this one is certainly right up there as a first choice.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2008 18:43:42 | More by charlzm
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BREWS4LA

California

4.15/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is probably one of the best Mexican beers. Its a Pilsner in true tradition of a Bohemia style hence the name. Not as popular as your mass produced and advertised Mexican beers.
Very good medium taste yet easy to drink in hot weather and with spicy food. Always very consistent.

Its funny that the locals in Mexico joke that Corona is Donkey Pee and should only be exported put they'll keep the Bohemia and Victoria any day.

Next time you go to a Mexican restaurant I encourage you to skip the Corona/Dos Equis Etc. and give it a try.

Cheers

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2014 22:17:04 | More by BREWS4LA
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Redfoot19

Mexico

4.13/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Very impressed with Bohemia. I really hope it catches on as a Mexican beer, because it steps up the beer game. It is a favorite of mine for many reasons.
The smell is good. The taste is unique...a hint of potency, and a hint of sweet. Similar to Negra Modelo, but has its own style for sure. I always look twice in the stores just to make sure I didn't pass it up. I really enjoy Bohemia, there is no doubt about it.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2011 03:30:50 | More by Redfoot19
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donteatpoop

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured with little to no head, the beer is clear and golden. It has a straw-like scent with an underlying floral hint. Taste is refreshing, I could see drinking this more regularly in the summer.

I've had only three Mexican beers in my life. The first two were Corona and Dos Equis; Bohemia is by far the best of the three.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2008 04:47:05 | More by donteatpoop
Bohemia from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
78 out of 100 based on 782 ratings.