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

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197 Ratings
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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 18.62%
Wants: 9
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website

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 beergoot
3.3/5  rDev -0.9%
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 +3.6%
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
Photo of hadlance
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

hadlance, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of eugeniogp
1/5  rDev -70%

eugeniogp, Oct 10, 2012
Photo of Johnhaley1989
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Johnhaley1989, Oct 05, 2012
Photo of twowheelssoar
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

twowheelssoar, Sep 14, 2012
Photo of vcoggins
3/5  rDev -9.9%

vcoggins, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of beerpadawan
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

beerpadawan, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of danthehopslamman
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

danthehopslamman, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of 3Hops
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

3Hops, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of JustinMann
4/5  rDev +20.1%

JustinMann, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of Beermazter310
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Beermazter310, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of Xibalba
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Xibalba, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of buschbeer
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
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.

buschbeer, May 26, 2012
Photo of hubster712
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

hubster712, May 23, 2012
Photo of jheezee
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

jheezee, May 18, 2012
Photo of BoRaeCho
3/5  rDev -9.9%

BoRaeCho, May 13, 2012
Photo of budgood1
2.98/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

pours out a clear mahoghany colour with a some sparse foam and lace. graininess on the nose with some cocoa and nougat aromas...hints of caramel and ripe fruit, too. smells nice enough. the flavour profile is a touch light in the shorts...it has crisp notes of bock related maltiness...some herbal and spice hop nuances. it notches just above a dark lager, but falls a bit short of seeming like a full fledged bock. the mouthfeel is crisp and a touch metallic, with an overall medium light body. it blurs the line between trying to be easily drinkable and full flavoured.

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.

budgood1, May 08, 2012
Photo of jaimenavarrog
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

jaimenavarrog, Apr 22, 2012
Photo of bowlerjoe2
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

bowlerjoe2, Apr 01, 2012
Photo of depechemode1983
2.48/5  rDev -25.5%
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.

depechemode1983, Mar 31, 2012
Photo of Lob
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Lob, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of zeff80
3.55/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out a clear, dark brown color with a one-finger, egg-shell white head of foam. It left some sudsy trails of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled malty and somewhat roasty.

T - It tasted malty with toffee and caramel flavors. There was a slight roast character, too.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry, clean finish.

O - This is a nice bock. Seems different than most German bocks and less sweet than American ones.

zeff80, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

SocalKicks, Mar 07, 2012
Photo of Andyourdog2
1/5  rDev -70%

Andyourdog2, Mar 06, 2012
Noche Buena from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
77 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.