Day Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Queen Of The Night | Cerveceria Mexicana S.A. De C.V.

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Day Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Queen Of The NightDay Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Queen Of The Night
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cerveceria Mexicana S.A. De C.V.
Mexico
mexicalibeer.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by themind on 07-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,968
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
160
pDev:
18.65%
 
 
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7
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Ratings: 160 |  Reviews: 41
Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Giangio
3.43/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stcules
2.85/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Clean copper, beige head, ok.
Caramel, chestnut honey, candy sugar. And a little bit of hop.
In the taste honey and sugar (too much). A light citrussy hop (too light).
Again honey in the aftertaste, light citric, too much sugar.

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Photo of AgentMunky
3.3/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Teku glass.
4.25/3.5/3/3.5/3/3.25
Two fingers of long-lasting head top a clear, ruby-amber beer with mild effervescence.
Smells malty, fruity, and sweet.
Round, refreshing, and apple-sweet, with a lightly offish aftertaste reminiscent of grain or lager. The aftertaste is pretty blegh, but the actual beer is kinda nice.
Overall, a sweetish, malty beer to knock back in swigs. Not sure how this is a pale ale in any sense of the word, but ok? Would not have again except in preference to BMC.

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Photo of toscanoigor
2.99/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of patre_tim
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber copper with no carbonation and a finger of beige head.

Smells richly of caramel, hard water, a slight citrus like a weak orange candy.

Very caramel forward, biscuit, malt, little english style hops to finish it off.

Medium, biscuity body, medium to low carbonation.

This really is like an English bitter, at least much more in the realm of a British style than the listed APA. Enjoying it as such. Found in Chiang Mai, drank here July 21st, 2016.

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Photo of Hoganlaw
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DucksFan16
2.73/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

04/15/2016

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Photo of zdk9
3.45/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A- Pours darker than I expected- a walnut brown . Finger of head and some weak dotted lacing-. Hazy too.

S- malty- so some malt syrup. A bit if earthy hops.

T- More flavor than I expected. Lots of malt. Caramel. Earthy and slightly piney hops. Kinda fresh and dank at the same time which is wierd.

M- pretty easy drinking. Better cold- there's some oxudationy flavor that comes out as it warms.

O- not bad. Maybe the best Mexican beer I've had.

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Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.38/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Libeertarian
3.32/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From notes taken 03/02/16:

A moderately clear darker shade of copper with creamy tan colored head, fluffy and rocky with great retention. Alright lacing. Caramel, dates, toast, tea, and resin on the nose. Not as sweet on the palate as nose led me to expect, very toasty, caramelization sans much sugar, hops are resinous, leafy, herbal, and close to being spicy, with pepper from both/either hops and/or alcohol. Essentially, a dry, watered down Amber Ale. Light in body and watery, slick, sloshy, and softly effervescent.

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Photo of Zylod
3.53/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Antc2382
3.28/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TwiggyCZ
3.55/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.17/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gman1602
3.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Kind of a forgettable pale ale but it is certainly a pale ale. Pours a little dark, smell is of some hops but more malt, and taste is some malt balanced with hops and a little bit of citrus hop flavor thrown in there; malty aftertaste. For a beer hecho en México, it's not too bad. Sitting at a bar in Juárez, seeing my choices be Tecate, Corona, Dos Equis, or this, I would choose this is it would have more hop presence and overall flavor. The more I drink it though, the more it is getting a little old. Cool artwork on the label and on the (twist off) cap.

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Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lanciloti
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rpfelder
4.39/5  rDev +41.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 5

Photo of MTKATL
2.77/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of avalon07
2.77/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

L: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had an amber color and a slightly cloudy texture. Some sediment. There was an a 1 1/2 inch, foamy head that lasted an average amount of time. Pretty good lacing.

S: A below average aroma of hops, a lot of malt, and some grain.

T: Tasted of a good amount of malt, a grainy profile, and a metallic element in the finish. There's a light citrus ingredient, but it doesn't stand out. Not a particularly great flavor that's pretty bland and a little grating. Nothing special.

F: A decent amount of carbonation with somewhat harsh finish. Light bodied.

O: Making a unique APA is a difficult task, and Queen of the Night doesn't meet the task. It's simply very average and forgettable.

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Photo of Doublechar0517
3.04/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Mortarforker
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of James_Michaud91
3.26/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This beer pours quite dark for a relatively low ABV Pale Ale. I was expecting a bit of a mess to be honest based on the pour. I was kind of pleasantly surprised though upon trying it. The nose doesn't provide much to write home about with minimal hop character, but the beer itself tastes alright. It is pretty easy to drink and unoffensive. It does suffer from being a bit thin in body despite its malty look, and it certainly is not providing anything profoundly delicious but it is a serviceable option for unoffensive, yet uninspired beer.

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Day Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Queen Of The Night from Cerveceria Mexicana S.A. De C.V.
Beer rating: 3.11 out of 5 with 160 ratings