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

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1,185 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,185
Reviews: 385
rAvg: 2.43
pDev: 27.57%
Wants: 11
Gots: 155 | 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: 1,185 | Reviews: 385
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

Photo of CalgaryFMC
2.12/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I just sampled a great many beers in Mexico, most mediocre at best, although I will endeavor to provide a focus on any differences I was able to discern and will also attempt some degree of objectivity. This one is actually harder to find than Corona and Pacifico, at least in Cabo San Lucas and surrounding area. Finally snagged one at an American burger joint. A pale yellow, maybe just a hair darker than Corona, with obvious effervescent fizz but no true head of which to speak. Aroma is the expected meld of creamed corn, skunk, rank grass, and ever so subtle citrus fruit notes. Little in the way of aroma per se, though. Again, just a hair more flavor than Corona but a near clone thereof, less corn and perhaps more of a citrus and grape candy note. In other words, slightly more mainstream lager "character". Does not improve as it warms, needless to say. Nil hop aroma or flavor but plenty of skunk in this here example. Far too fizzy, which serves to mask the few flavor elements present. Not great. Not worth a serious tasting session.

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Sol from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
58 out of 100 based on 1,185 ratings.