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

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RATINGS: 1695   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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.
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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
brownalegirl (199) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - MAY 22, 2002
This is an American Standard? I know it’s not exceptional, but guys, the Dos Equis Amber I’ve tried is definitely not in the same catefory as Bud or MGD. Pleasant, nutty, good for drinking with Mexican food.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2002
You gotta give the dos equis folks for at least trying to put some malt in this one. It’s semi-flavorful and has some hops in there. Grab a Negra Modelo instead and you’ll be happier.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
achtungpv (224) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2002
The last time I had this was with my first Cuban cigars a friend smuggled back from a scuba diving trip to Honduras. Half through the pitcher and the 1st stogie, I started sweating bullets, got the chills, and began hallucinating. Either the cigars were laced with crack or the beer was rather foul. I shall blame the lame beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
qwikstreet (43) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2002
Something with a numbing taste for that spicy food.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11856) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2002
At Mexican restaurants, I used to drink this until I discovered Negra Modelo. Bland but tolerable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cathcacr (642) - Oregon, USA - MAY 15, 2002
A decent amber, and my favorite Mexican beer until I tried Negra Modelo. I’d try again as long as the price is decent.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Admiral (524) - Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2002
Fairly boring overall, slightly minty hop aftertaste a la Red Stripe.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rib Eye (147) - USA - MAY 10, 2002
A decent enough amber beer. Good with Mexican food, it goes down easily enough to help ease the fire of any chilies one might encounter. Probably the best of the Mexican macros with the exception of Negra Modelo.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ToadMan (559) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 8, 2002
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2003 rerate 7-12-03: Prety damn good compared to other mexican beers ive had, good mix of hops and malt, certainly beter than a Corona, I dont recomend the lime, it doesnt need it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarshallMac (143) - West Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2002
Great beer, nice colour, not too filling, good mexicali brew


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