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

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1,108 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,108
Reviews: 355
rAvg: 2.43
pDev: 27.98%
Wants: 8
Gots: 87 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website

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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Photo of fishmanpa
1/5  rDev -58.8%

This Mexican beer poured nicely with a clear yellow color, 1 finger head and decent lacing. Looked pretty good! The aroma reminded me of a back road along a farm that had recently been fertilized. Add to that a dead skunk and it sums it up nicely. The taste? This is just one nasty beer! Let’s put it this way. An ice cold Rolling Rock is a glorious thing on a hot summer day. A piss warm Rolling Rock is well like… piss. This beer, even served ice cold makes me prefer a warm Rolling Rock! It was actually difficult to finish! A drain pourer for sure and not worthy of even beer batter for frying. 4.5%ABV

fishmanpa, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of LoganMc
2/5  rDev -17.7%

LoganMc, Oct 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

capuchinpilates, Oct 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev +23.5%

goast8127, Oct 29, 2014
Photo of BeerRunner
2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

BeerRunner, Oct 28, 2014
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

R11415, Oct 28, 2014
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

dexterk1, Oct 26, 2014
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

AndrewRivera21, Oct 21, 2014
Photo of Scarfer_Brad
3/5  rDev +23.5%

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

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

MeCan, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Jacobus79
2.6/5  rDev +7%

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

ZachT, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
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
Photo of Yankeejw
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
Sol from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
59 out of 100 based on 1,108 ratings.