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Brewed by FEMSA - Cuauhtémoc-Moctezuma (Heineken)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Monterrey/Orizaba, Mexico

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1718   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dos Equis Amber is a rich, full-bodied Mexican import with a reddish-gold color and is made from the finest ingredients, representing the brand’s traditional Mexican heritage. The history of Dos Equis Amber is traced to the development of the popular Oktoberfest-style of Vienna lager originally created during the mid-19th century.
http://dosequis.com/


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
faulstich (25) - Davis, California, USA - OCT 22, 2002
Good for mexican.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
radiomgb (2519) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 20, 2002
Amber colour, malty aroma, thin, bad bitter aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2002
dark amber colour, beige head. malty, caramel-ish aroma. fruity, toffee-ish malt seems subdued. this could be a really good beer if the flavour came out a bit more. aftertaste would also be quite nice if lasted a little longer. overall not too bad for a mexican beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hoss (607) - Florida, USA - OCT 14, 2002
It has that vienna style sweetness. I would like to see more character but compared to many mexican brews this one is slightly drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2002
This has the distinctive tang in nose many Mexican beers possess--some roastiness detectable here as well...Color is clear brown-amber with medium head--little lace...Flavor is slightly smoky, with light hop crispness and lingering tang that hangs on into finish...Carbonation is suitably restrained...This has a little more substance than most Mexican offerings and so is a viable alternative to the mass of more anemic offerings, especially when looking for a Mexican beer to drink with a zesty meal...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - SEP 30, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2008 9/30/02: Had it at El Torritoes. It’s drinkable with Mexican food, but I’d rather have a Casta. 4/6/03: On tap@On the Border. Cold, wet and rather tasteless.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madsberg (10801) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2002
Amber colour. Some malt in the nose but not much. The flavour is smooth and a little sweet. Not much mouthfeel in the aftertaste. One of my favourites with hot mexican food.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 27, 2002
Weak aroma. Thin looking amber brew. Strong hops for this style but no depth to flavour palate or aftertaste. Smooth though. Can drink a number of these as opposed to Corona.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Slovak34 (99) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 25, 2002
Damn NAFTA. They shouldn’t be able to smuggle this stuff over the border.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Duffbeer (192) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2002
Nice Amber lager. Good on hot days.


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