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Noche Buena - Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.

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77
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201 Ratings
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 18.32%
Wants: 10
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 12-28-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice dark, copper-red color and sports a thick, sticky head. Fair malt scent; bright and musty. Decent if unspectacular malt flavor; some caramel; slightly bitter. Clean, dry finish, medium-light body.

A reasonably drinkable, flavorful bock beer. Nothing out of the ordinary but worth a try.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Clear darker amber, light-light bubbles on the body. Head is off-white maybe half a finger's length. After a sip settles slightly uneven lacing.

Smell: Light hop scent, nothing here that you haven't smelled before.

Taste: Here is where it gets a little interesting. I say that in regards you don't see a lot of Latin countries attempt a bock. It comes off lightly malty and maybe a notch sweet. Light hop bitterness that makes it really easy to drink.

Mouth: Smooth, comes off with a toasty finish with its medium carbonation.

Overall: I hate to make promises but this one is at minimum satisfying. Not great not bad, but compliments any meal regardless of style. Drink up fellas (and ladies), Salud!

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle
Served in a flute

A - It is dark amber colored with amber highlights. It is topped with an inch of beige head.

S - The aroma is sweet. It has some caramel and toffee.

T - The taste matches the smell. It is sweet caramel and toffee.

M - Moderate

O - This is one of the least offensive beers that I have had out of Mexico. It drinks easy and the taste is okay. I'd put it with Negro Modelo.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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overall this isn't bad, but nothing really stands out as being special. therefor it falls a bit short of being worth seeking out. glad i got my bottles for free.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours out clear dark brown with red hues when held to the light. Head is nice, thick, and with decent retention. Not too much lacing on this one. The nose is grainy with a mix of citrus and floral hops and solid malt backbone. Extremely light on flavor. A little bit of grains and a little bit of metal. Hops are almost nonexistent and the malts have vanished. Mouth feel is watery at best with hints of carbonation. This beer went downhill fast. Never will I buy this again.

Noche Buena from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
77 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.