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

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194 Ratings
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Ratings: 194
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 17.96%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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Photo of Falien02
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Falien02, Jan 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

TheMarkE, Jan 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

bh123, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of MaltAndHopsFC
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

MaltAndHopsFC, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of bennetj17
3.08/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Clear, brown colored lager with an amber glow. Thick bubbles of carbonation stream upward from the bottom of the glass. The foam is off-white, about a half-inch thick to start, holding nice as a thin film never completely dissipates. Clean, mild aroma with a light doughy sweetness. It's nice but faint, and I would like to get a bit more from it.

The taste has a light bready zest, with a hint of fruit. Subtle bitterness at the back. Not much to be real thrilled about. It's all a bit watered down and ultimately doesn't hold my attention for long. Medium body, average carbonation. Tastes mild in alcohol strength.

Overall a decent Bock beer, nothing special but relatively well made.

bennetj17, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of NeverSettle
4/5  rDev +19.8%

NeverSettle, Dec 31, 2012
Photo of houhkx
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

houhkx, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of Rick760Sd
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Rick760Sd, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of 1234Jack
3.45/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

smells clean in glass, malt.

red brown amber color through glass, filtered.

lacing is fine, head is not super prominent.

taste is sugary sweet, malty.

crisp on tongue.

no hop taste or smell that i can really detect...

This is an ok beer, but the overly sugary aftertaste detracts for me. Makes me think adjunct.

1234Jack, Dec 24, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

tubeyes, Dec 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

WynnO, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of JobyShokk
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

JobyShokk, Dec 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Tnkemist, Dec 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Jvcshad, Dec 09, 2012
Photo of ChanChan
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

ChanChan, Dec 04, 2012
Photo of beershrine
3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reads 5.4% by Vol. on bottle. I have not seen this beer in the stores since the early 80's back then it was one of the best on store shelves. We used to go out of our way to buy this malty beer. I paid $13.99/12pk today oh well...

Appearance- is average deep brown and clear. Pours and holds a good head.
Smell- whisp's of alcohol and caramel
Taste- first taste was cheap alcohol, adjuct grain or sugar then malt finish
mouthfeel-First sip bites you a little, after that it gets a little smoother, finish is dry.
Overall- ok, I put in the american bock catagory not horrible but not of a german breed.
I think its a Dos EquisXX Amber with some boost added to it. It tastes like that exactly.
One of the best beers from mexico

beershrine, Dec 04, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -32.6%

halo913, Dec 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

bump8628, Nov 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Tom-Peters, Nov 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

bambam2517, Nov 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

ilikebeer03, Nov 27, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

Ravingpiper, Nov 27, 2012
Photo of beergoot
3.3/5  rDev -1.2%
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.

beergoot, Nov 27, 2012
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.45/5  rDev +3.3%
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!

BlurryVisi0n, Nov 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

hadlance, Nov 16, 2012
Noche Buena from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
77 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.