Noche Buena | Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.

Noche BuenaNoche Buena
BA SCORE
3.35/5
218 Ratings
Noche BuenaNoche Buena
BEER INFO

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

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UncleJimbo on 12-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,222
Reviews:
95
Ratings:
218
pDev:
17.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 218 |  Reviews: 95
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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Photo of BeardedBoffin
3.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Beer pours a deep copper color with a modest cap of foam that dissipated quickly. Sweet grain and tobacco in the aroma. More sweetness on the palate, too much. Some bready notes mix it up until the beer moves into a vacant center and finishes with a touch of bitterness and metallic twang.

Not the best bock out there, but not bad for south of a south of the border bock.

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Photo of Pog-Mo-Thoin
3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of misternebbie
3.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kingcurio
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of srandycarter
3.26/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Friend gave me on to try. Thanks Jay!

A -Light pekoe tea color, small ring style head. Not much lace, but present.

S - Very disappointing. Adjunct. Stale.

T - Ok. Light malt, nothing really special. Easy to drink.

M - Light bodied, good carb, fine finish.

D - Serve cold with lots of spicy Mex food!

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Photo of WildMaverick1200
3.26/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

It's that time of the year again, and we get this beer again. If I didn't give it a shot, then i'd have to wait another year....

Sexy looks, brown mahogany with an off white foam that sticks around for a while.

Smells a nice balance of malts and hops, but nothing special..

Taste is the same, some sweetness and perfectly balanced. Yet again, not quite special though. Somewhat astringent aftertaste.

Very bubbly, lots of carbonation.

It's not a big deal, but it's very damn enjoyable, and considering it comes from a macro (with macro pricing)...it's actually good. For less than $10usd a 12-box.... there's no room for complaints.

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Photo of BierFan
3.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Clear reddish brown body with an off-white head that settles to a thin layer relatively quickly. Euro hop aromas, appropriate for a bock. Biscuit malt flavor. Hops aren't as strong in the taste as I would like.

I can't really say I'm a fan of this beer. It's not bad, but not something I plan on drinking again.

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Photo of BeenTired
3.29/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.31/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Well here is an interesting beer you just don't see all that often. Lots of caramel and toffee appearance wise, its a darker 'bock' beer if you will. The head formation is only 1/3". Aroma smells like Christmas, nutmeg, cinnamon, chocolate malt.

Taste, smooth, but enough levity to keep it from going porter. This is like a Mexican Winter Warmer ale just as much as it is a bock. I think its a pretty cool beer. I'm not dying to have it again, but given the brewery/region/style, its pretty neat.

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.33/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Chicago Bears shaker pint glass.

Finishing my night with this beer. How appropriate, no? It pours a clear sunrise garnet topped by a finger of dirty off-white foam. The nose comprises light roasted malts, light cocoa powder, graham crackers, and biscuits. The taste holds notes of caramel, light mandarin orange syrup, honey-dripped biscuits, and very light chocolate powder. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation, a mostly smooth feel, and a fairly dry finish. Overall, not a spectacular brew by any stretch, but a very drinkable, generally enjoyable one. Not bad.

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Photo of DavidST
3.33/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, 2011 edition. This pours a brownish color with a short lived white head. The smells are light, some malts, caramel and toffee. The feel is medium to light. Taste is similar to smell light toffee malts, a little bitterness and carbonation at the end.

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Photo of beergoot
3.33/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice dark, copper-red color and sports a thick, sticky head. Fair malt scent; bright and musty. Decent if unspectacular malt flavor; some caramel; slightly bitter. Clean, dry finish, medium-light body.

A reasonably drinkable, flavorful bock beer. Nothing out of the ordinary but worth a try.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.33/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a typical looking reddish brown color with a thin cream colored head on top. The head fades and doesn't leave too much on the glass. The smell of the beer had some dark malt aromas with a light element of spice in there. The taste was pretty decent actually. I enjoyed the beers hint of holiday flavor it had. The mouthfeel was drinkable and well carbonated. Overall this brew wasn't too bad.

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Noche Buena from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 218 ratings
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