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

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BA SCORE
58
awful

1,076 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,076
Reviews: 353
rAvg: 2.43
pDev: 27.98%
Wants: 8
Gots: 78 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-18-2002)
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3/5  rDev +23.5%

Scarfer_Brad, Oct 18, 2014
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2.96/5  rDev +21.8%

Rcaisse, Oct 18, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +81.1%

MeCan, Oct 17, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev +7%

Jacobus79, Oct 15, 2014
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1.84/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

ZachT, Oct 15, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev +53.9%

Serving style : 12 oz bottle poured into typical lager beer glass.

Appearance (4.25) : A hard center pour yields a fluffy, tight knit 2 fingered head that laces the sides and actually holds up quite well. Was not expecting that. The body is pale straw with excellent clarity and full transparency. Rings and rings of beautiful lacing follow the path downward. 4.25, I don't give those out easy.

Aroma (3.5) : Creamed corn, adjunct, and malt. Upon heavy inhalation there's crisp hay/grass and a little lemon. A very fresh smelling lager with no off-smells.

Taste (3.75) : Flavorful, biting, with quiet hints of creamed corn, nuttiness, straw, and faint hop. The beer just drinks. I had a piece of fried chicken a moment ago so that might help this beer a bit (I know, I know...greasy palate, it's a no-no, but lets be real it's a lager). The finish is corn malt and tiny hop. The burps are bubbly and pleasant. This is about on par with Modelo Especial, maybe better. I like it.

Mouthfeel (3) : Carbonated, light bodied, ends watery and dryly crisp.

Overall (3.74) : Why the hate for this beer? I can slam a beer just as easily as the next guy, but I have a hard time dogging this one. It's a cool, crisp, creamy Mexican lager that fits the bill - especially after KFC.


Edit : upon review of other write-ups from BA'ers, perhaps Sol changed their formula and its now great? My sample had a great head with rings of lacing, good crisp flavor and no skunk. Hm.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Oct 14, 2014
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1.84/5  rDev -24.3%

Yankeejw, Oct 12, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Mlawrence, Oct 11, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Allegue04, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of nicholas2121
3.71/5  rDev +52.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sol brewed by Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. with an ABV of 4.5% This brew pours out a nice golden amber color with a nice white head. Smells rich grains and corn. There is some skunkiness to this brew. The skunkness is not to overpowering in this brew. The taste is sweet with some grains. This brew has a light body to it. There is not a lot to this brew but it is good. Sol goes down smooth with no bad after taste. The mouthfeel is nice and clean. Overall I'm giving this brew 4 out 5. I would buy this brew again. I'm reviewing the bottle version of this brew but it is better in a can. If you are going to get this brew get in a can.

nicholas2121, Oct 06, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

beb86, Oct 03, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -48.6%

DrMindbender, Oct 01, 2014
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

Totalpackage411, Sep 30, 2014
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

Casp1119, Sep 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

F22Chris, Sep 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

brywhite, Sep 25, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

maxcoinage, Sep 24, 2014
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2.44/5  rDev +0.4%

dagubna, Sep 24, 2014
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2.76/5  rDev +13.6%

Jefe76, Sep 24, 2014
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

rabbitguy, Sep 21, 2014
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2.4/5  rDev -1.2%

Flavio_Gama, Sep 18, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

Looks like a soda and corn barley slightly bitter... Fill your belly but does not cause anything... But taste is taste...

denisconrado, Sep 18, 2014
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2.55/5  rDev +4.9%

fr0wn3r, Sep 15, 2014
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2.04/5  rDev -16%

rudedude985, Sep 15, 2014
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Sol from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
58 out of 100 based on 1,076 ratings.