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

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From:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
 
Mexico
Style:
Vienna Lager
Ranked #121
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
78
Ranked #26,963
Avg:
3.4 | pDev: 16.76%
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
137
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 05, 2024
Added:
Aug 20, 2007
Wants:
  11
Gots:
  47
Bohemia Oscura is a Vienna type beer. It offers the perfect balance of caramel and toasted malts that give off notes from walnut and coffee.
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Ratings by rodc78:
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Reviewed by rodc78

2.2/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25
Bohemia is marketed as the premium product line of Cuauhtémoc-Moctezuma brewery.
While the Clara ('pilsner') is actually good, to me the Oscura tastes too much of artificial chocolate, almost like Hershey's Syrup but without the aroma.
I perceive it as an over-industrialized effort to sell it as 'exotic' or 'gourmet' to people that don't expect much or know much about beer but want to try something fancier that average mexican macros.
Oct 24, 2019
More User Ratings:
 
Rated: 4.41 by Toninho21 from California

Jan 05, 2024
 
Rated: 3.5 by iftcoach from Germany

Dec 03, 2023
 
Rated: 3.5 by trevorpost from Pennsylvania

Apr 26, 2023
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Reviewed by sglooney316 from Texas

4.75/5  rDev +39.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
L: Light yellow, weak foam

S: Light smell of malt, hint of coffee

T: Malty with medium carbonation. Hint of nuts and caramel on the aftertaste.

O: I prefer the Bohemia Clásica, but great tasting beer nonetheless. Top shelf of Mexican Beers for sure
Sep 24, 2022
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Reviewed by moodenba from New York

3.26/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Bohemia "Vienna" bottle in Mexico in August, 2022. This is a handsome beer that I expected to be in the same quality league as the "Pilsener" I had already sampled. I was disappointed; I think this beer is below the standard set by Bohemia Pilsener. It could just be a variation on XX amber (both made by Heineken). It reminds me of some OK ambers including Yuengling Lager.
Sep 01, 2022
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Reviewed by jonmikel from Spain

4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Drunk during my trip to Silao (Guanajuato). Usual Mexican bottle.

Look: Pours copper orange colour with a small white head and very little lacing on the glass.

Smell: Cereal malts smell, a touch of apple and caramel,also some toasty bread.

Taste: Toasty bread, sweet caramel malts, a touch of apple, a lighter floral hop.

Feel: Smooth and easy drinking.

Overall: a good brew.
May 23, 2022
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Reviewed by Parmesan from Colorado

3.99/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
L: Pours a clear copper orange with a small white head and very little lacing on the glass.

S: Sweet cereal malts, a touch of apple and caramel, a note of toasty bread.

T: Toasty bread, sweet caramel malts, a touch of apple, a lighter floral hop.

F: Smooth and easy drinking.

O: While not world class this is still a very solid example of the style.
Jan 23, 2022
 
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Sep 02, 2021
 
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Jun 30, 2021
 
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Jun 03, 2021
 
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May 06, 2021
 
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Nov 16, 2020
 
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Jul 25, 2020
 
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Jul 15, 2020
 
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Mar 20, 2020
 
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Mar 02, 2020
 
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Jan 20, 2020
 
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Jan 01, 2020
 
Rated: 3.37 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Dec 04, 2019
Bohemia Oscura from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 78 out of 100 with 137 ratings