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

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Day Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Immortal BelovedDay Of The Dead Beer (Cerveza De Los Muertos) Immortal Beloved
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Brewed by:
Cerveceria Mexicana S.A. De C.V.
Mexico
mexicalibeer.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Lemke10 on 08-05-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
210
Avg:
3.27
pDev:
15.6%
 
 
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Reviews: 51 | Ratings: 210
Photo of andrewh995
3.16/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pretty decent hefe. Tonnns of banana ester smell and the taste follows along with some bubblegum at the end. A little much banana for my tastes but still good.

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Photo of patre_tim
3.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Cloudy amber peach juice with streams of bubbles rising from specific locations on the bottom of the glass. Topped with 3 fingers of fluffy white head.

Peach juice, bubblegum, coriander, new plastic.

Hefty sweetness, apple sauce, caramel notes, bubblegum and coriander.

Moderate but chewy body, medium to low carbonation for the style.

Got at Tops in Chiang Mai, drank same day (July 4th, 2016). Exceeded my expectations, but I can understand why others are giving low ratings. Its a beautiful beer with pleasant qualities and 'pretty' label, but a little syrupy for the style. If I think of it as a Belgian pale ale or even a saison, the beer pleases me more.

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Photo of JaimeLondon
3.87/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Mexican hefeweizen that surprised me, maybe because it doen's taste exactly like a wheat beer.
It pours an opaque orange body and a small foam in the glass.
Smell and taste notes ranges from wheat and cloves (typical from hefeweizen) to hops and berries! There is a slightly alcoholic note as well, and I can feel some notes from brazilian guaraná fruit. Really nice!
Feel is ok, body, carbonation and bitterness level are not surprising at all. Feels nice though.

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Photo of Carlton1964
2.77/5  rDev -15.3%
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 GOBLIN
3.56/5  rDev +8.9%
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 Libeertarian
3.85/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Slightly copper-toned amber, darker than table honey and about as clear/opaque, and that’s before pouring in the rest with fine sediment. Now a few shades darker, highly opaque with swirling clouds of yeasty goodness. Off-white to beige head, light, large and fluffy, bot only moderate retention. Film-forming for a brief while, hardly any lace. Strong classic banana notes, but also powerful apple-, and berry-like esters, and then faint clove and even black pepper. JUst a little too cloying. Let’s be honest for a moment. The screw-top lid, the fact that this is not a US craft brewery, let alone a well-known one, their numerous only average offerings, all makes you think this is not a top tier brewery and probably that all of their beers are mediocre, although not bad. However, this Hefeweizen at least, is something to marvel at. About as good as any other I’ve had to date, and in some cases, much better. Tart and sweet banana and bubblegum throughout, and as musty as you’d expect with the amount of yeast that got left in this. Though you can find it still, especially in the finish, and especially near the bottom of the glass, Immortal Beloved is a little weak in the clove department. Nonetheless a solid, flavorful beer. Medium-bodied, milky texture, just the lightest, finest tingles turning to almost creamy, semi-smooth, moderately crisp, a balance of richness and refreshment.

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Photo of OldManMetal
3.57/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Immortal Beloved pours to a very brief-lived medium creamy white head on a very effervescent deep gold body that is somewhere between cloudy and hazy. Lacing is sparse, and immediately beats a quick retreat back into the beer. The nose is moderate in intensity, as suits the style, leading with yeast, then a nice blend of candy-like banana, clove-spice and faint alcohol overtones; there is surprisingly little wheat character to be found. The initial flavor is banana candy with hints of tart citrus; by mid-palate the banana deepens and sweetens, some spicy clove character emerges to back it up and the tartness increases a bit. There's just a bit of yeast character present, and the wheat foundation is mostly obscured by the other flavors. The finish is citrus/estery, showing a tart banana flavor; this plus a bit of yeast bite constitutes the linger, which lasts for a few minutes. The mouthfeel is commensurate with the light-medium body, while the texture is a bit too peppery from the over-expressed carbonation and shows a disappointing lack of creaminess. (11.2 oz screwtop bottle, no code date)

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Photo of dukeandduke
2.33/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Chicago 1/4/16 (11.2 oz bottle poured into beer glass). Hazy dark golden pour with generous white head and heavy carbonation fading to mild upon settling. Strong lemon, orange and yeast aroma. Heavy feel and felt stronger than the 5.5% ABV. Taste of lemon and citrus dominates, didn’t like the taste of banana. Many better Hefeweizen options out there.

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Photo of ordybill
3.06/5  rDev -6.4%
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 jsoneff
2.52/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Smell of strong canned cat food, deep Amber color with little head and no lacing, not even close to a traditional Belgian or German hefe, odd taste of bad quality yeast, none of the usual flavor except perhaps an off flavor banana note, but it's not correct and overall a really unpleasant beer. It's a shame because the art on the bottle was very appealing and I love wheat beers, fortunately I only bought a single at Ramirez Beverage Warehouse in south LA so I only wasted $1.89. 7/11.2 ounces will be poured down the drain.

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Photo of iheartmyTHO
2.78/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Probably one of the worst Hefeweizens I have ever had. It's sweet, but I don't get much of the banana / clove flavors I associate with German Hefeweizens. There's actually a weird yeast funkiness to this beer, which kind of reminded me of some funky Belgian beers I have had. The one redeeming factor to me is the artwork on the bottles and 6-pack case. I still have 4 beers from the 6-pack. I may drink them, but maybe I'll find alternative culinary uses for them.

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Photo of Brian_L-2056
3.01/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Has a good fruity/banana smell when you open the bottle. Pours a dark and very hazy orange color with little to no head. There is just a hint of carbonation and lacing. The initial taste is a little off when I compare it the other Hefe's I have had. The aftertaste is not much different either. Not really impressed, would probably buy again

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.42/5  rDev +4.6%
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 mjurney
3.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance:
Dark gold color, cloudy. Lots of bubbles streaming. Small head.

Aroma:
Bananas, cloves, some tartness. Sweet bready malts.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Tartness up front, almost sourdough like. Some bananas, cloves and hint of peaches. Sweet bready malts. Finish is semi-dry, just a little chalky. Body is medium, chewy, semi-refreshing, easy drinking.
distinctive taste. Malty, bready, grassy, grainy, just a touch of caramel. Hop bitterness is mild, spicy-floral. Finish is very crisp, clean, a little dry. Body is very crisp and clean, refreshing, semi-dry, well carbonated.

Overall:
It's a fairly good Hefeweizen.

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Photo of LennyOvies
3.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

L- Cloudy orange body and white head.
S- Wheat and banana. Fresh.
T- Wheat overpowered by a strong banana taste, almost like baby food banana.
F- Chewy, smooth.
O- Good beer but the banana flavor is too strong.

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Photo of E-McFarden
2.75/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Orange scents with bubblegum, wheat bread, and Belgian yeast. Taste starts off bread like but finishes very wet and inky, almost an under attenuated taste. Okay on the subliminal flavors but not so good on quality

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Photo of StArnoldFan
2.04/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

One of the worst hefes iv had in a long time. On vaca in Cancun, picked up a single at Walmart. Consumed at the resort 2 days later. Absolutely nasty nose, overly sweet like candy and not much better on the mouth. No clove or banana like I'm used to tasting. Maybe I'm a Hefe snob cause I get Live Oak Hefe on the regular at home, but this is shit.

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Photo of Flagwanderbrew86
2.54/5  rDev -22.3%
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 TheSwiggsScenario
4.15/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It looks better in the bottle than out of it, since the head disappears too quickly.

Smell of banana bread and the spices commonly associated with Heferweizen. Aspiration reveals a relatively substantial burnt note.

Loved the taste - really well balanced and goes down easily. All the usual bananas and cloves with little sourness, leaving a smooth and excellent beer. Highly recommended.

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Photo of Mike_Aguirre
3.32/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

This is more like a cristal weizen, not hazy not "hefe" at all. Taste is ok but not great. Day of the dead beers are mild and commercial but not bad examples of the styles.

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Photo of BeerWithMike
3.65/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Sampling right now on 2/28/15. Comes in a 11.2 ounce (330ml) bottle. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a pilsner glass.

This 'Hefeweizen' (wheat) style brew pours a honey-orange in color with no head at all. Pretty much the same is said for the lacing as well. the aroma is of some cloves, bananas and bubble gum which is the same for many 'Hefe's" out on the market today. A good amount of sediment is seen at the bottom of the bottle after the pour. The taste follows the nose with some corn-sweet grains also. Actually very easy to drink with no harsh or bitter aftertaste. One of the better Mexican brews and a decent job for a hefeweizen-style brew. Lighter-to medium bodied with hardly any carbonation which looks for this brew. Overall, isn't that bad.

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Photo of jzlyo
3.48/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Aroma is yeast, lemons, bananas and sweet bubble gum. The flavor is lemons, light bananas, bubble gum and a mix of wheat and sweetness in the finish. A little more sweet than most hefes but it was decent hefe all around.

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Photo of vickersspitfire
3.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Appearance:
Bright golden in color with a hazy body and a fine sediment resting at the bottom of the glass. The carbonation is lively as you pour and slowly settles into a still body of beer. The head is thick, white and porous and quickly thins out into a thin lasso around the glass. Good lacing marks every sip you take.
This beer does become quite dark when the sediments are agitated and even looks better.
Smell:
Lemon, grass and citrus zest fill your nose. A mild malt aroma hits you after a while.
Taste:
The flavors are a bit watered down, but as it warms up, the lemon and citrus zest start coming out. It’s slightly tart overall and sweet as you swallow even in its aftertaste.
Mouthfeel:
Light bodied, smooth.
Overall:
This is an OK beer, not one I would buy again but it as a nice try, it’s very smooth but you have to wait about thirty minutes for the fi=ull flavors to come out.

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Photo of beerthulhu
3.3/5  rDev +0.9%

(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 The_Mad_Capper
2.83/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The aroma includes honey and crayons with just a touch of grape-like fruitiness. The off-white head is reluctant to form, and the body is cloudy and deep gold. The sweetness in the flavor is only vaguely banana-like; there is a dull tartness backed by some hop bitterness and just a little spiciness. It has a medium body with crispness from the moderate carbonation.

Perfectly drinkable but not very good overall. The aroma is especially unimpressive, while the flavor is sweet but constantly competes with a weird, crayon-like tartness.

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