Indio | 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: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 11-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
281
Reviews:
74
Avg:
3.23
pDev:
18.89%
 
 
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

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4/5  rDev +23.8%

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4/5  rDev +23.8%

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4/5  rDev +23.8%

Photo of santiagojmolina
3.98/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

For it's price this is great beer, much better than Corona and on par with the more expensive Victoria. With an amber color, tasteful flavor, clean body and darker finish than most Mexican beers (other than Bohemia), Indio is great option when deciding on beers in Mexico. It's quite unfortunate that it is not exported.

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Photo of fido
3.97/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I think this beer is surrounded by many misconceptions in my city; A common myth surrounding Indio is that is comes from the bottom of brewery tanks when they are cleaned, This is not the case.

I drink Indio often because is very easy to get and is a good beer.

Pours clear reddish-amber color, is darker than normal mexican lagers. Aroma is malty and fruity, taste is clean and crisp. Mouthfeel is Smooth and low carbonation. Easy drinking beer for those hot summer days.

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Photo of PHXcook
3.89/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Like Schaefer's used to say, When You're Having More Than One. Less expensive than others in its class. Not as heavy as other ambers but more satisfying than Méxican lites like Pacifico, Corona and Sol. IMHO better than any U.S. majors.

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Photo of mpt2222
3.89/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeortizrubi
3.8/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Es cerveza antes se llamaba cuauhtemoc, pero todo el mundo que la compraba decia dame una del indio, entonces el nombre fue cambiado a indio, su envase es ambar, su sabor es bueno sin ser lo mejor del mundo pero es una cerveza que te puedes tomar varias si que el sabor te canse. la etiqueta que usa es de papel.

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Photo of Pepeton
3.8/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Indio is, after Bohemia, my favorite beer from this macro brewery: Cervecería Cuauhtémoc-Moctezuma.
It's the one I buy in the neerest watery to my home, not because it's exceptional but because it's the best beer I can buy at walking distance from home.
It pours a copper-reddish brew, little brown head and almost no lace.
Smell, just average bit still good.
Great hoppy, somehow bitter, grainy taste.
A faint, still good, herbal and grainy aftertaste.
In a hot Northeastern Mexico afternoon you can have one after another easily.

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Photo of BeachRez
3.8/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this at Mi Casa in dt Cabo San Lucas. I had never heard of it before, and didn't see it at any other places, so not sure how much distribution around the area.
Good taste. Had a little bite initially, but faded pretty quick. Not a a full tasting beer, but a solid session beer. Perfect to folllow tequila shots. Didn't get a chance to check out the color, they kept forgetting a mug, and by the third bottle, I just didn't care.

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3.79/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.77/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elNopalero
3.77/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I remember drinking this before I got into craft beer, during trips to Mexico. Then it started showing up on shelves in the states and what can I say? Nostalgia aside, I enjoyed it. For a “dark beer” (back in those days everything was “dark” or “light”, right?) it has a malty profile but manages to stay crisp and finish clean. My best comparison would be a less-sweet Dos XX Amber, something I would drink again in the right context even.

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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Indio from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
3.23 out of 5 based on 281 ratings.
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