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

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common

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RATINGS: 1672   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DougBassett99 (6) - USA - APR 3, 2002 does not count
Mild molasses flavors make this somewhat worthwhile, though Negra Modelo still rules the roost of Mexican beers.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
quiksilverxtc99 (99) - USA - APR 1, 2002
Near as good as Special Lager, better than any American mass produced ale. subtle aroma and good color, nice Vienia type beer.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
satansspawn99 (24) - USA - MAR 29, 2002
not a bad beer, don’t like it too cold, corona is better

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
William (202) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2002
A good drink when it is hot outside. Not a very good beer though. It does not have a stronge taste (like the commercial description says). Still better than Corona.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - MAR 24, 2002
in spite of the previous taster’s uni-lateral prohibition on bottle-rating, i’m going ahead ’cause the draft wasn’t available, and hey, it’s what i do. clear amber not surprisingly. cirrus like wisps of residual head. not much chance of detecting any subtleties of aroma since i’m sitting in the smoking section of a restaurante mexicano, but i reckon i’ve had this beer about 2.6 million times before and i know that even in the absence of cigarettes and chimichangas, there ain’t much to smell in there anyway. some bread, a breath of carmel, i think i dropped a peice of my chile rellenos in there which seems to help. overall, refreshing, thin bodied, quite boring. like the proverbial hot dog tasting better around a campfire, this tastes better when consumed under the stars somewhere on the baja penninsula.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (3714) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2002
As a favor to a friend, I sat in and took notes in a college class he had to miss one day, and to sweeten the offer he gave me two bottles of Dos Equis XX before hand. I remember the history of Henry VIII and the Reformation being much nicer with two bottles under my belt.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tapIluv99 (41) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2002
When you’re in Cancun Mexico this is it...smooth, good flavors, an really drinkable. Was pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Odin (123) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2002
Luckily they got a German brewmaster on the job to hook this beer up. So good off the tap, you’ll forget about that spring break you drank nothing but Corona.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BruceLeroy (111) - North Dakota, USA - MAR 18, 2002
Better than Corona. Of course that isn’t saying much. Good to put out fajita fires.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2002
somewhat malty. a better alternative than Corona at most Mexican Restaurants.


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