Bohemia Obscura | Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tesguino on 08-20-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
97
Reviews:
30
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
17.24%
 
 
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6
Gots:
32
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Ratings: 97 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of FLima
3.44/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

While living in Mexico a long time ago, Bohemia was one of my favorites, though I am not sure whether they had this Obscura version at the time.
Brown caramel color with a thick beige head with a relatively short retention and leaving laces.
Creamy light aroma with notes of caramel, nuts, milky chocolate and raisins.
Flavor with notes of chocolate, toasted malts, prunes, coconut, tea, hazelnut and minerals. Dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness.
Light body with good carbonation.
Nice surprise from a mass company. Good Vienna Lager, it is not just caramel notes, it carries the demanded complexity for that style. Still it is somewhat bland but very pleasant and sessionable.

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Photo of DoubleJ
3.59/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bohemia has a dark side as well? Ok, Ventura, when you go to Miexico, can you bring me back a bottle? Two weeks later, I gratefully receive two bottle, one of which gets the DoubleJ dissection. It looks similar to the classic Bohemia label, but with "obscura" in small font. From a stubby 12 ounce bottle, on to the beer:

It's dark amber colored with chestnut hues. Topping it is a half-inch of semi-soapy head which leaves good lacing around. The aroma of modest toast, soft esters, and kiss of husk distinguish itself from Bohemia classica, a beer which I revisited three weeks before. Obscura indeed has a toasty flavor, not too heavy, and also brings waves of bread crust and even the soft flesh of bread. It's almost bock-like, but lighter and designed for warm weather. A kiss of booze and medium body finish this beer on a refreshing note.

Warm or cold, Bohemia Obscura could be counted on throughout the year. Now let's see this imported!

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Photo of takusan1000
3.54/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nutty, earthy, malty, brown sugar, with just a hint of adjunct taste in there. Not bad.

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Photo of lilithdana
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jooler
3.29/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Really malty and alright. Meh

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Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.02/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My favorite mexican beer, I wish the world would consider this as the beer from mexico and not corona. Pours deep amber, coppery, with red highlights. Aroma and taste are of vienna malts and bitterness is right for the style. Great beer.

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Photo of Ryan4120
4.18/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One of the best mexican beers I've had. Incredibly smooth

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Photo of Gatch
4.04/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

One of my favorite dark Mexican beers. Easy to drink, great flavor and feel, and something I search out now when I'm buying beer in Mexico. It has become my go-to dark beer surpassing Negra Modelo.

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3.2/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of brandon911
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

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3.04/5  rDev -12.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of RayoXI
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Hellpop65
1.5/5  rDev -56.9%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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2/5  rDev -42.5%

Bohemia Obscura from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
3.48 out of 5 based on 97 ratings.
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