Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

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

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
1,421 Ratings

Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-18-2002

Bros Score:
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 1,421 |  Reviews: 400
Photo of Blissmo
2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of SlaughteredWolf
1.5/5  rDev -39%

Photo of Nattybrah123
2.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of J-guy
2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of JamesHenjum
1.49/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

A:The look of the beer is a dark gold almost amberish color. Nice to look at.

S: Skunky wet grass.

T: Tastes like a Corona without being so watered down. Sweet almost citrousy. I do however get a lot more skunk flavor which makes this beer taste pretty gross.

M: Average carbonation with a light watery body. Crisp and clean.

O: It is not too bad, compared to beers in the same style like Corona or Bud, but the only reason to buy this is if you want to look different from the person drinking the Corona or Bud. Much better beers in this style and price range.

 565 characters

Photo of WDJersey
2/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Djenx
2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

2.62/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 floz. bottle. Lager glass. (From my notes: Bought at “Mexican Week” in a mall. Enjoyed at home). Pale yellow color. Crystal clear bottle & appearance. White froth. Brief & little head. Light maltiness, hints of corn & grain to the nose. Crisp & fizzy upfront. Some hoppiness lingers into a dry bitter, slightly husky, finish. Light body. Moderate to high carbonation. Smooth adjunct palate. Watery texture. Refreshing but don´t forget a lemon wedge inside.

 464 characters

Photo of beerme626
2.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of rolltide8425
2.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Squall202
3.5/5  rDev +42.3%

Photo of donmonkey1
2.26/5  rDev -8.1%
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.

 277 characters

Photo of Dizzy242
1.25/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of RKel888
3.25/5  rDev +32.1%

Photo of CaptJackHarkness
3.93/5  rDev +59.8%
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!

 295 characters

Photo of TappaKeggaBrew
3.15/5  rDev +28%
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).

 841 characters

Photo of mconrardy
1.5/5  rDev -39%

Photo of LCannon4
2.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of KK5150
3/5  rDev +22%

Photo of 12stepCornelius
2.35/5  rDev -4.5%
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.

 441 characters

Photo of javi10653
3/5  rDev +22%

Photo of mk66
2.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of DruC4
2.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Gww1864
3.5/5  rDev +42.3%

Photo of Xibalba
2.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Sol from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 2.46 out of 5 with 1,421 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.