Sol | Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.

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Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-18-2002

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Photo of eduardolinhalis
1.83/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

330ml bottle served in an ordinary glass.

A: Pours a clear and bright yellow color forming a medium bubbled white head. Low retention and few lacing left

S: Sweet. Adjunct malts, mainly corn. Some flowery hops in the very end

T: Sweet upfront, again, lots of corn. Watery as hell. Really weak. Lager yeasts. Bitterness is nonexistent

M: Extremely light and watery body. Faint carbonation. Sweet corn aftertaste

O: Low drinkability. One of the worst "beers" that I've ever had

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Photo of dbrauneis
2.51/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours a crystal clear light to medium yellow in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger and a half tall bright white head that reduces to a thin film covering the entire surface of the beer with a couple of small thicker patches and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Very light aromas of grainy adjunct malts with a hint of rice

T: There are light to moderate flavors of grainy and adjunct malts (rice) but without a lot of sweetness. There is a light flavor of grassy hops with impart a slight amount of non-lingering bitterness.

M: Light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin and watery.

O: Very easy to drink and sessionable, would be a good beer for a cook out on a hot summer day or at the beach. Pairs well with just about any food style as it does not have competing flavors.

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Photo of buzzed
2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of metter98
2.46/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer is clear light yellow in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and lots of lacy rings of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of adjunct malts in the nose—rice seems to stand out in particular.
T: The taste is similar to the smell but is a little more flavorful and also has a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light-bodied and a little watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and isn’t dominated by adjunct malts, although both the aromas and flavors are weak.

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Photo of Prestonlegal
2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of LXIXME
2.41/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A small white head fades into nothing above a clear golden colored beer.

A light aroma of corn syrup and light sweet grain malts.

The taste is more of the light sweet malts with a slight hops coming through.

A slight dry aftertaste with some hops tastes lingering on this watery light bodied beer.

This seems to be a watered down version or other Mexican light lager style beers.

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Photo of Pelicanrocks
1.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of colbster92
2.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Heminoolo
3/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of JackieAnton
2.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of bestpoop
2.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of mttdls
3/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of Maiacetus
3/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of NilocRellim
2.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Odri
2.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of tectactoe
1.97/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Not sure why I'm having this one, I already have a feeling I know what the outcome will be. The clear bottle shows the pale straw color right away, may be just one golden shade darker than a Corona. Poured into a glass, the head is the fizziest, whitest cap I've seen and it disappears in record time. The nose... well, where the hell is it? Most adjunct lagers have virtually no notable aroma to them and this one follows suit closely. Some mild corns, grains, metallic tinges, and some skunky, sulfuric smells. Not very pleasing, and not much of anything at all. Again, the taste is more of the same - lots of carbonation snap for a crisp taste, but there really isn't much of a taste. Dry grains, corn, and while the bitterness is low, it enters in a very astringent manner. No actual floral or hop flavor aside from that slight bitter bite. Just a touch more flavor than a Corona, I'd say. But now we're splitting hairs. Thin body, dry finish, heavily carbonated.

Eh, a slight step up from Corona, but we're talking very slight. In the future I'd probably pass this up for a water, it's just not really worth it.

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1.25/5  rDev -49%

Photo of tohe9384
2.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Razr86
2.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of shigg85
2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +32.7%

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2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

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2.5/5  rDev +2%

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2/5  rDev -18.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Sol from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 4% out of 100 with 1,410 ratings
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