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

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BA SCORE
76
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211 Ratings
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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 19.82%
Wants: 10
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 11-12-2002)
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Photo of klmcmachen
2.25/5  rDev -31.4%

klmcmachen, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of Gagnonsux
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Gagnonsux, Sep 10, 2012
Photo of wordemupg
2.93/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

355ml bottle poured into pint glass 30/8/12

A clear dark copper with very little for bubbles, foam or lace, looks pretty still, just a very thin film that´s gone in seconds

S caramels, some bread crust but has a slightly off smell, not quite skunked but on its way, some damp cardboard

T tastes slightly better then it smells, more caramel malt and less cardboard, slightly nutty

M has some body too it and more bubbles then I could see in the glass, not bad in this department

O other then a sub par smell this ones drinkable, nothing special but much better then all the yellow Mexipiss I´ve had lately

pretty average but that puts it above average for this part of the world.

wordemupg, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of pkalix
3.38/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

all previous reviews are dead on. better than the 'typical' mexican brew, but still a light version of what the rest of the world refers to as BEER. color is nice, but no head, no trace of head and sits in the glass like a commercial wine. a little tastier than the 'yellow' stuff you normally find in the supermarket but still not something i would spend money on to bring home a full pack of six (as i expect they are normally sold). not bad and would be a great addition to a lazy picnic or bbq with friends or in-laws you dont particularly care for.

pkalix, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of BryanCarey
3.13/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Indio pours to a light copper color with some gold hues on the edges. The nose on this beer includes a little roasted malt, graininess, and grassiness. Foam is moderate to low, and doesn’t hold itself together for very long.

Indio offers flavors like carmal and toffee malt, light roast, crisp toasted malt, a touch of breadiness, and some light herbal hops. There is a slight bite in the finish, but it is short lived and the taste returns quickly to that of sweet malts.

Indio is a thin- bodied brew. It has some of the characteristics of a good beer, but the thinness will spoil the experience for some. Still, it is better than most other Mexican brew and it has enough positive qualities to make it worth trying. It is a good introductory craft beer and a good option when you want to serve something better than the standard, everyday beer but also don’t want to offend anyone.

BryanCarey, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of illini4x4
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

illini4x4, Aug 08, 2012
Photo of closisinthehouse
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

closisinthehouse, Jul 29, 2012
Photo of ChaseTheAce
3/5  rDev -8.5%

ChaseTheAce, Jul 28, 2012
Photo of zbooks
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

zbooks, Jul 27, 2012
Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.33/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

25 floz. bottle. Lager glass. (From my notes: Bought at “Mexican Week” in a mall. Enjoyed at home). Brownish amber color. Chill haze. Off-white, large bubbled, froth creates a two finger crown. Not much retention. Caramel malt, sweet malt, slightly hoppy aromas. Flavor as expected from aromas: sweet maltiness & moderate toasted touch. Herbal & earthy hops provide subtle bitterness. Medium to light body. Medium to high carbonation. Fizzy & watery. Refreshing & drinkable. Nice pairing in Summer with Mexican food.

GONZALOYANNA, Jul 18, 2012
Photo of mvanaskie13
2.73/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

First reviewing a saved brew from my trip, then adding my notes of this same beer.

Poured into a standard pint glass, color is amber, suprisingly good head, light tan in color.

Smell is mild caramel malt, but thin, with grainy undertones.

Taste is thin, light caramel malts, lighter malt backbone with just thing graininess.

Mouthfeel is solid for a lager, slight caramel sweetness what would probably be a too crisp beer, that said a touch too carbonated.

Overall, just a thin caramel lager that looks very good; some solid malt flavors and backbone are just lacking

mvanaskie13, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of Beermazter310
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Beermazter310, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of Zorro
3.2/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear dark amber to light brown colored beer with a small tan colored head.

Smell is sweet and malty with a grassy hop aroma. Toasted grain and nut with a little toffee. There is a caramel aroma to this.

Starts out dry and yeasty. Toasted grain with a medium grassy hop flavor. Little bit of bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel is light.

Overall certainly easy to drink but the flavor doesn't deliver what the smell promises.

Zorro, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of Xibalba
3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

Xibalba, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of USChuy
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

USChuy, Jun 15, 2012
Photo of hubster712
4.25/5  rDev +29.6%

hubster712, May 23, 2012
Photo of pisomojado8
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

pisomojado8, Apr 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

adamcthomp, Apr 17, 2012
Photo of macrosmatic
3/5  rDev -8.5%

macrosmatic, Apr 10, 2012
Photo of Douberd
2.33/5  rDev -29%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Bottle of 355 ml, ABV 4.1% , reviewed live.
On a google search some days ago for mexican beers to try while at the Yucatan peninsula I came onto one saying that Indio is really for the low class, Indio blooded. Racist, I know. Colour is really impressive, dark amber, and there I was, thinking it would be just another immitation of Corona like beers. No head whatsoever though and no lacing.
I was expecting some caramel on the aroma, based on the colour and yes it's there, only not so obvious as with other beers of the kind. But with a swirl of the glass it is traceable, you have to try a bit hard though to distinguish it.
Untill now a positive impression, on the taste front though, not much to report. Pleasantly drinkable but it's as you drink water, seriously, it is tasteless.
Watery also on the palate and very light carbonation.
Overall, if they can add some more taste I can see it turning into a serious challenger for other mexican beers out there.

Douberd, Mar 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +37.2%

RobMor, Mar 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

xnapshot, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of shivtim
2.05/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Picked up a bottle in Mexico City.
Really odd 1970's space future pyramid lego. Like a Disney ride logo in Tomorrowland.

Amber-ish clear color, no head.
Nose is grainy malt. Maybe some slight hops.

Taste is metallic malts, again a tiny hint of hops. Tastes mostly like a macro lager. Not much there.

Pass.

shivtim, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of iohann
4/5  rDev +22%

iohann, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of Joaco
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Joaco, Jan 24, 2012
Indio from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
76 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.