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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-18-2002

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Ratings: 1,410 |  Reviews: 400
Photo of donmonkey1
2.26/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Straw yellow, light carbonation, decent white head that recedes quickly, good lacing.

Smell: Faint, but sweet malt, touch of skunk.

Taste: Sweet malt, metal.

Mouthfeel: Watery, O.K. carbonation.

This would make a good session beer but it's boring and forgetful.

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Photo of Dizzy242
1.25/5  rDev -49%

Photo of RKel888
3.25/5  rDev +32.7%

Photo of CaptJackHarkness
3.93/5  rDev +60.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured out a nice medium pale yellow with two inches of white frothy head. Head dissipates into a foamy film with some mild lacing on the glass. Scent is citrusy grass, the taste is slightly soapy, but crisp; nice on a hot summer day.Better than I expected given the reputation of Mexican brews!

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Photo of TappaKeggaBrew
3.15/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

A: Clear, pale gold, with a thin layer of surface foam.

S: Straw, citrus, and a faint floral/perfume note.

T: Very little malt sweetness, it goes straight to grain and corn. Hops bitterness is pretty one-dimensional. There's a reason it's drunk with a wedge of lime (I rated taste as average with the lime; without it, the taste is below average).

M: Crisp, nicely carbonated, and refreshing. This is the only standout feature, and the reason people reach for it on a hot day.

O: Not something to drink on its own just for the taste, but paired with spicy fish tacos on a hot day, it's a reasonable choice. The lime is a must, and since it's the accepted way of serving this beer, it's not really "cheating" in my book (any more than serving lambic at 50-degrees in a fluted glass is cheating -- that's just the way it's generally done).

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Photo of mconrardy
1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

Photo of LCannon4
2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of KK5150
3/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of 12stepCornelius
2.35/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Got this beer as a summer, hot weather quencher. Just drank it straight from the bottle, because I didn't expect much. Smells of adjunct corn lager with a watery tinge. Pale gold in color. It tastes like a sweeter corona for me, with a bit more carbonation. Hops are there to back up the lackluster taste to some degree. Leaves a coated mouthfeel after a few swigs. All in all a decent beer to cool off with and just enjoy. A change of pace.

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Photo of javi10653
3/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of mk66
2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of DruC4
2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of Gww1864
3.5/5  rDev +42.9%

Photo of Xibalba
2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of KSather
3/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of Raime
2.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Tastes pretty much like a more carbonated Corona. Bought a few " Beers if Mexico " 12 packs for a party recently and this was one of the beers in that pack. Looks like Corona, Smells like Corona, Tastes like Corona, Except it is somewhat more drinkable I guess. Nobody at the party really preferred it over anything else

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Photo of KingBiscuit
3/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of Stevie_Janowski
3.25/5  rDev +32.7%

Photo of brewsadedotcom
2.16/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Served ice cold, poured it into a cold mug. Very, very light and clear. No head to speak of.

S: None whatsoever

T: Super light, very easy drinking. Typical of the style.

M: Lots of carbonation. Very smooth and not bitter.

O: The best way to describe this beer is that it's a more carbonated version of Corona. If the price is right and you're looking for an alternate to Corona this will fit the bill.

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Photo of 11millsown113
3/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of 59rockabilly
1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

Photo of trstar87
3/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of fionn13
2/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of turtlemead
4/5  rDev +63.3%

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