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

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58
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1,186 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,186
Reviews: 386
rAvg: 2.43
pDev: 27.57%
Wants: 12
Gots: 163 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-18-2002

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Ratings: 1,186 | Reviews: 386
Photo of gumbee86
2.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Gassy with a round taste.. Alright for a warm day

Photo of Urk1127
3.22/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

40oz clear bottle. A bit sweet good feel. I'd buy again.

Photo of Mark-Leggett
1.69/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Not much going here. Weak on smell, taste and body.

Photo of tigg924
3.23/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Taste is light grain and wheat with a touch of lemon. I would never rush out and purchase this beer as it is slightly above its competitors in the adjunct lager style. That said, I think this is infinitely more drinkable than Corona and several other Caribbean adjunct lagers. If I was not rating to style, this would come closer to a 2.

Photo of Kevinpitts
3/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nothing special. Decent "light" beer though for those summer session drinking days.

Photo of Jonjaciuk3
3.58/5  rDev +47.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Prefer this beer over a corona any day

Photo of TopherBreski
2/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

Beer Hunt said the ABV is 1.4%. Anyway, very sour Cerveza.

Photo of Ibanez11520
1.51/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Plain taste, smell of corn. Better option than corona if your in Mexico.

Photo of ordybill
2.26/5  rDev -7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Had a skunky smell to it, it wasn't overwhelming but it was there.
Appearance- A pale straw yellow, with a small white head.
Taste- A skunky flavor with some citrus and maybe grain or corn.
PALATE- A light bodied beer with medium carbonation.
OVERALL- Maybe this might pair well with Mexican food but I probably won't try it again. There are to many other Mexican beers that go well with food.

Photo of ALC82
3.25/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Just another beer from the south, flavor like corona, pacifico, etc....

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
1.32/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Very light beer with dominant skunky notes in the aroma. I hate it.

Photo of Doctor_Bogenbroom
2.26/5  rDev -7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

I ordered Sol directly after the Modelo Especial. So this lager tasted like a watered down Miller Lite (yes, you heard me correctly -- watered down-- and that's saying something, given how watered down Miller Lite is). There was no body or carbonation to speak of and the taste was... well, there wasn't much taste. I learned my lesson here. I will not be revisiting this one.

Photo of tobybul
3.99/5  rDev +64.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very light tasting Mexican beer. I squeeze a wedge of lime in to it. My days of strong tasting beer are few and far between. Good alternative to Dos XXX.

Photo of UpperGI
1.81/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

This beer is Downright enjoyable when it is ice cold and you are on the beach in Mexico. Any other time I would take a pass

Photo of Gatch
2.95/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Regardless of the qualities of this brew, I'll never turn down a Sol!

Photo of HoppyBastard
2.67/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, there was no date on the bottle that I could find.

APPEARANCE: pours a clear pale yellow color with less than one-finger white head that dissipated almost completely in less than a minute, medium carbonation, there was a small amount of lacing.

SMELL: corn and faint lime, that's all I got.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, corn and faint lime, there is very little malt sweetness and very mild hops, kind of watery.

PALATE: medium carbonation, light body.

OVERALL: this is a lawnmower beer, nothing more, I would not willingly seek this out again unless there were no other options available.

Photo of JamieDuncan
3.3/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Better tasting than I expected. Nothing to look at, more like yellow water. No smell, but for some reason that was not a bad thing. Feel is watery. But overall, I did not mind drinking it.

Photo of thebigredone
3/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Of the three beers we had at our resort, Dos Equis, Corona Light, and Sol - I definitely enjoyed Sol the most. Excellent for pool/ocean side drinking, especially with a lime.

Photo of WckdVbz
1/5  rDev -58.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is not any different than Corona. Maybe even worse.

Photo of kevofficiel
2.3/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.25

Sol béer importada.

The look of it: very very light. Golden color, lots of carbonation

The smell of it. Not very impressed by the smell. I will say more like a corny watery smell. Not very pleasant.

The taste of it: let's say it's watery with a very bad feeling at the end. U can taste a bit of cornyness to it but most it is water. Feels like a 2% ABV. The feeling after you drink that beer is horrible. Feels like a chemical beer.

So overall would I recommend it ? F*** No ! Even if a friend give it to u for your birthday, but that directly I'm the garbage

Photo of Beer-Revelry
1.4/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Dosen't even satisfy that rare urge for a cheap mexican beer. Just plain bad, no redeeming factors for me.

Photo of 302BeerGuy
3.16/5  rDev +30%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Mexican Shit !!! "South of the Border" High Life !!!

Photo of bauerodb
3.01/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Refreshing on a hot summer day

Photo of markcarriedo
3.03/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It tastes better then corona

Photo of smb
1.64/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

I once saw this listed as the best mexican beer you can buy... wonder what they were smoking... lol

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Sol from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
58 out of 100 based on 1,186 ratings.