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

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Lemke10 on 08-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,987
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
212
pDev:
15.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
54
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 212 |  Reviews: 51
Reviews by Billolick:
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2.99/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

12 ounce bottle

Pours dull and hazy light tangarine, under a moderate off white head.

Super ripe bananas upon the sniff.

More over ripe bananas all over this. Over the top ripeness, makes this go over to the kinda unpleasant side. Sort of an acrid and off putting bitterness in the finish.

One and done here and thankfully I purchased just this singe bottle

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Photo of GOBLIN
3.56/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Well, I might be being to direct with this brief yet honest review . . . But, a hefe brewed in Mexico ? It's pretty much what I expected. Honestly not terrible but definitely one and done for me. Aromas are banana and typical for the style. Feel is slightly crisp . . . Just a bit below average mouthfeel. Flavors are slightly fruity with berries, banana and classic wheat. Overall, the guys at my local shop are always talking this brewery up but I knew I wasn't buying for a reason.

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Photo of chinchill
3.26/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottled stamped BEST BEFORE 050914 served in a snifter.
Pours with almost no head. Lightly hazy even just a tiny bit of sediment left in the bottle.
True enough to style to be easily recognized as a Hefeweizen. Banana, clove and wheat are dominant. A bit thin and sweet, rather astringent, and not as soft as hoped. Otherwise, not bad.

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Photo of LXIXME
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of acurtis
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of JMS1512
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Brenden
3.37/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Darker than most and lacking the certain depth and softness that marks the style, this beer by contrast is a moderately hazed burnished gold-copper. The head, tinted yellow, is spritzy and falls apart but does leave rings at the edges that drop spotting on the glass.
Clove is prominent on the nose with less accessible notes of overripe banana and dusty earth. It's light and more spicy than anything. While not particularly aromatic or flavorful, and a little heavy-handed for the style, it's very apparent that no adjuncts are used (claims I've heard that seem to evidence bias) and that Belgian yeast was used.
The feel is interesting and seems to be an oxymoron in itself in that it's effervescent while being more medium- than light-bodied. Still, it's a bit too thick without the depth or the rolling softness that marks mastery of the style. It has a crisp bite, which seems to be the focus.

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Photo of Italiano86
3.67/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of biboergosum
2.99/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330ml bottle, still with the creepy Dio de Los Muertos imagery, and without much information on the beer herein beyond the name.

This beer pours a hazy, medium golden amber colour, with a teeming tower of puffy, loosely foamy, and weakly bubbly ecru head, which leaves some random landfall lace around the glass as it readily subsides.

It smells of mildly acrid yeast, musty banana chips, bready pale and spicy wheat malt, a further strangely sinful (not in the pleasant way) corn grist astringency, faint and duly muddled savoury spice, and perhaps the suggestion of rubber-booted citrus. The taste is more grainy and semi-sweet wheat malt, a tag-a-long sugary corn character, overripe applesauce, pureed bruised bananas, ethereal clove/coriander spice, a certain hole where I was expecting some table pepper, and a bit of dank wet cardboard.

The bubbles are pretty low-key, and hardly even noticeable at times, the body a decent medium weight, and smooth, I suppose, with a growing clamminess as it warms. It finishes on the sweet side, the various perceived malts employed here running the table, as it were.

While not particularly egregious in its flaws, they are indeed there for all (ok, maybe not all) to see, smell, and taste. Way too sugary (at times from dubious sources), and with a yeastiness that seems to come and go at will - control, people! Anyways, closer to the purported base style than the others from this brewing concern that I've yet tried, which is faint praise, I'm afraid.

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Photo of BeersIsTheName
3.17/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DruC4
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of BamfBacon
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Bierleichen
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of StephRai
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.42/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a thin head on a hazy straw body.
The aroma is cloves, banana and grain.
The taste is sweet, mild bitter note, kind of fruity too.
The texture is softer.
It's fine enough.

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Photo of ordybill
3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is similar to an American Adjunct Lager with a large white head. Sweet aroma with an overly sweet taste of bananas and some yeast. Not a bad beer, Mexico seems to be developing a craft beer industry also.

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Photo of earlholman
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of ImperatorScab
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of leinie13
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Flagwanderbrew86
2.54/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Dry, light bodied. Tastes ok, it's lacking head, color, and aroma. Not a lot of yeast character.
It's ok, but better off going for a traditional hefe.

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Photo of tone77
3.68/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell has some banana and wheat elements to it. Taste is banana, spice, some wheat, refreshing and disappearing quick. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

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Photo of beerthulhu
3.3/5  rDev -0.3%

(3.20) A: Pumpkin orange , good clarity, random release of macro-effervesce bubbles. Spongy off white head with a skim covering is quick to dissipate leaving no legs on the vessel or lasting impression.

(3.25) S: Yeasty orange and banana on the nose, moderate awareness, not much else to go on.

( 3.30) T: Flavor follows the nose, yeasty banana and orange taste. Light tangy tartness, lemon wedge with a hint of sweet honey wheat and honey flowers. Cloying in the front, it provides a soft peppery fade with some fruit and bubblegum yeastiness in the middle of the palate. The finish finds a soft dry yeasty touch of dried cheese.

(3.25) M: Lively mouthful with lots of carbonation, but not neccessarily crisp. Buttery texture good fullness.

(3.30) O: Overall a bit sweet at times. Honestly this would be an entry level hefeweizen by american standards, maybe gaining some respect considering this comes from the land of corona and mass produced macro-lager style beer. A good try considering the locale area to introduce a new style with a bit more daring flavor.

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Photo of Carlton1964
2.77/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Looks like a Hef...smell like a Hef (Kinda), Taste like a Hef kinda, and...well ya guessed it, feels like a Hef. This being said, something is missing. Has that made in a commercial plant taste to it. Seems like not enough put into the fine art of brewing. This is what I'd expect if say...Schlitz made a hef. I can't say this was bad...it was acceptable to drink...just not a highly refined brew you'd go out of your way to find.

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Photo of kmeinel
4/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of LJWalker
3/5  rDev -9.4%

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Day Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Immortal Beloved from Cerveceria Mexicana S.A. De C.V.
Beer rating: 3.31 out of 5 with 212 ratings
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