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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
58
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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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3.25/5  rDev +33.7%

DerwinWentworth, Oct 21, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

richkrull, Oct 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

Hockey_Fan, Oct 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +44%

Smithperson, Oct 14, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -28%

guttervan, Oct 13, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

StoutHunter, Oct 10, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -48.6%

Lare453, Oct 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +85.2%

Hophead21, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of DenisKolkin
2.15/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

330 ml bottle picked up from the singles bin at LCBO. Then poured into a pint glass.

Appearance - Looks fizzy, with a thin looking yellow color poured into the glass. Tons of carbonation is visible. 1 finger was poured with decent retention and even some lacing around the glass. While the color wasn't impressive, the other beer qualities were a pleasant surprise.

Smell - Not pleasant, which is probably aided by the clear bottle. Some corn, cooked vegetative scents, some slight grass notes and a bunch of skunk.

Taste - Well it tastes better than it smells. Tastes thin, wet with faint corn and adjuncts present. It's not entirely offensive at very cold temperatures and if you're very thirsty.

Mouthfeel - Thin, watery, carbonation aids the beer here as opposed to detracting from it. Feels a touch grainy in the mouth.

Overall - If you're looking for something cold and wet after a hard day's work this will do. However beyond that, definitely not a sipping beer and as expected was not a beer that improved as it warmed. Fortunately it was gone down the gullet rather quickly.

DenisKolkin, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of Randygroves
4.8/5  rDev +97.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Yes this is a real Mexican beer!!! That's the way it should be judged. If you are a fan of those grapefruit beers dont try to describe what a good Mexican beer is. If I was used to drinking a sour bitter IPA I wouldnt like this beer either.

I first had one on a bus ride in Mexico where they had a full cooler for the bus ride to pyrimids on the beach (Tulum). The whole time I was checking out the pyrimids I kept thinking back about greeting back on the bus for some more.

That was in 1987. Found it at ABC while picking up a variety of pumpkin ales. Still has the same taste as 27 years ago!
Taste- Like syrup is to pancakes this beer is to your tounge!

Having a hot day mowing the lawn or working in the yard? Live in Florida? This is the beer for you!!!

Grade beers for purpose. Not for preference...

Randygroves, Oct 04, 2013
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

abeeronthebeach, Oct 03, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

beaversfan12, Sep 26, 2013
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

twenty5, Sep 23, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +13.2%

IchLiebeBierZu, Sep 22, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -28%

Hoganlaw, Sep 21, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

ncstateplaya, Sep 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev +23.5%

doowhat, Sep 19, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Raziel313, Sep 18, 2013
Photo of Subliminal64
3.74/5  rDev +53.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

By far this is my favorite "brand name" imported Mexican beer.

Drank straight from the bottle with no lime.

Great colour. Very light golden colour.

Very faint sweet smell.

Lots of carbonation. Feels good on the tongue. Taste is a little light, but very refreshing with no aftertaste.

Not my favourite beer, but its one that I will have periodically throughout the year.

Give it a try.

MB

Subliminal64, Sep 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +33.7%

SicemWT, Sep 17, 2013
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2.68/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Another Mexican beer, but unlike others that I have had, this one just didn't quite make the cut.

In the bottle and out, the beer has a beautiful golden color. It pours a very nice white head, but it has not lacing or staying power. I smelled hints of honey and even sugar, which I have to admit I found appealing. The beer unfortunately felt way too watery for my taste - it was as though I could have drank an entire six pack without thinking I was really having any beer. The watery-ness lent itself to the blandness of the beer, and although it wasn't the worst I ever had, it left me wanting for more.

jjamadorphd, Sep 08, 2013
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1/5  rDev -58.8%

CoolEthan, Sep 08, 2013
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2/5  rDev -17.7%

HRamz3, Sep 04, 2013
Photo of Amish_Ambush
1.73/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Appearance: Yellow, watery.
Smell: light bubble gum smell
Taste: The barest, faintest evidence of oranges. Nothing flavorful going on here. Still, this is something that I would drink over having a Corona.
Mouthfeel: Thin
Overall: Lawnmower beet. Nothing more.

Amish_Ambush, Sep 03, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

herrburgess, Sep 03, 2013
Sol from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
58 out of 100 based on 1,076 ratings.