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

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BA SCORE
77
okay

194 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 194
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 17.96%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 12-28-2002)
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

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Georgiabeer, Jun 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

HoppySeb, Jun 07, 2014
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KevMo84, May 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Lgarciaosuna, Apr 11, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev +15.6%

This is a good, solid bock-type lager, quite enjoyable with pizza.

Brown copper, it has a big pale tan head slowly shrinking.

Aroma caramelised barley, caramelised bread crust, yeast, pine crust, woody herb, hint sulphur.

Taste is nice, sweet toffee, caremlised bread, hint of wine up front, drier toasty finish, light leafy-woody finish. It has a bit of a basic, mass-produced quality but it is very good, full-bodied in character and very enjoyable.

Offa, Feb 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Pog-Mo-Thoin, Jan 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

Shafaegalo, Jan 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

OgreSanchez, Jan 02, 2014
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

geoperez, Nov 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

lehueve, Nov 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

jaydoc, Nov 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

woscar, Oct 23, 2013
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2.61/5  rDev -21.9%

I think this is just an adjunct lager with a little caramel coloring. If this is rated as a bock, it's pretty much at the bottom of the barrel. Back in the 1970s, we used to be happy to see this stuff around the holidays. It was dark, which made it special. But I also think that back in the day Noche Buena had a sweeter, slightly richer caramel taste.

This just tastes faintly of caramel malt and surprisingly bitter. Maybe with the price of hops the less-particular of the industrial brewers are using some rock bottom variety that gives a little bitter zing without breaking the budget.

The mouthfeel is quite spritzy and tastes like club soda. Dark amber color in the glass. The typical wet cardboard smell. From the bottle into a plastic cup at the neighborhood street celebration. At least I still have my memories.

mactrail, Oct 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

MrBallz, Oct 02, 2013
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Jame515, Sep 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Choch, Aug 29, 2013
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Noche Buena from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
77 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.