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

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883 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 883
Reviews: 391
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.06%
Wants: 25
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-18-2001)
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Photo of JohnGalt1
3.11/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

straw golden, short lasting white head, no lacing.

aroma and flavor = grainy with plenty of DMS... light hoppiness is way background... a bit of bitterness up front.

still pretty drinkable... Doubt I would buy again except when drinking with work buddies and making fajitas (again).


JohnGalt1, May 06, 2013
Photo of JasonTaverner
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

JasonTaverner, May 05, 2013
Photo of Noelito76
2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

Noelito76, May 05, 2013
Photo of Theniz
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Theniz, May 04, 2013
Photo of Holland
2.91/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Looks thin, pale yellow with a weird almost electric tint, and little head.

Smells bread like with lots of skunky smells coming immediately out when I opened the bottle.

Tastes better than the smell indicates. Bread like, a bit malty, with little sweetness or bitterness.

Feels thicker than I thought it would.

Really a drinkable beer and I'm glad to have had it, but it's nothing to seek out.

Holland, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of AdrianMendez
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

AdrianMendez, Apr 24, 2013
Photo of MaxOhle
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

MaxOhle, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

SmellsofMahagony, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of Irrationalist
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Irrationalist, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of AlkaholTester
2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

AlkaholTester, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of GossageBrewery
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured this German style pilsner from a 12 oz brown bottle into a pint glass. Poured a amber color, produced a off white head, decent retention and lacing left on the glass.
A foundation of sweet malted grain makes for a nice balance with the spicy hops. Well balanced and has some flavor. Not a bad choice if your looking for a Mexican beer to pair with some spicy food.

GossageBrewery, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of CoryR
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

CoryR, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass. Pours a golden straw color with a thin white head that lingers. Good lacing.

S- Not much to speak of here. I will say that i was in a Mexican restaurant with a lot going on making it difficult to pick up on the aroma. There was certainly no astringent aroma like I usually get with most Mexican beers. I did detect some sweetness and grain.

T- Much better than I expected. Too accustomed to the poor beers that I get at Mexican restaurants like Corona or Tecate. Sweet biscuiy taste foward, hop finish. A nice bite of hops that was quite a delightful surprise. Very smooth. Nice balance

M- Light body, clean and refreshing. Perfect carbonation.

O- By far the best Mexican option IMO. A really nice effort on a German Pils. Will be my go to beer when I am eating spicy Mexican food. The sweetness of this beer really suits well with the spice.

Bosoxfan20, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of msondel
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

msondel, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of meatballj626j
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

meatballj626j, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of Foam
2.76/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

The best of the old-guard Mexican beers, for sure ... a German pilsener in style (lots of Germans migrated to Mexico, back in the days... thus , the blonde haired/blue-eyed Mexican folks ...)
A nice sweet-ness that is usually missing from other cheapy macro-swill brews ... A decent smooth body and finish that doesn't assault your taste buds or sensibility as much as competing beers do ...
Ideal for basic Mexican cuisine (or anything similar ...
Pretty much a "lawn-mower beer" for me ... great in hot weather ...

Foam, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of harpus
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

harpus, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of tonton
4/5  rDev +17.6%

tonton, Mar 27, 2013
Photo of smg
4/5  rDev +17.6%

smg, Mar 25, 2013
Photo of eabarth
2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

eabarth, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of JMS1512
2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

JMS1512, Mar 21, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.26/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

somewhere above the median on the Mexican beer spectrum. the one pours a real light clear watery wheat color, with a short lived white head. the nose is very generic and light, crystal and pale malts, not as pilsener as indicated, but not offensively cornmeal adjuncty like a sol or a corona, although the flavor of this is only mildly better than either of those. it honestly doesn't really taste like much, which is actually an improvement over the metallic and rancid flavors of some of its competition. very crisp finish too without the sweet weirdness. also improved with a lime wedge, as infrequently as I say that, it applies here. ultra light mouthfeel and pretty good carbonation. I would take this over most other Mexican beers ive had, save pacifico. this does not approach a good quality brew, but in a hot summer setting when the alternatives are mich ultra and coronoa light, this is my horse.

StonedTrippin, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of ale207
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

ale207, Mar 18, 2013
Photo of Resuin
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Resuin, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.36/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

ThisWangsChung, Mar 16, 2013
Bohemia from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
78 out of 100 based on 883 ratings.