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


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RATINGS: 1759   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kansassooner (4) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 21, 2002 does not count
Always a great beer to enjoy after a long day at work...with a little lime of course.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mattduling (64) - Fairmont, West Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2002
Better than Corona but not that great. i would rather have a Negro

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gunshy (479) - Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2002
Okay, this is a beer that I will have at one of my mexican hangouts. While I usually opt for Negro, this is the one I will pick over Corona. It arrives as a light copper color with a good head. It’s hard to judge a lace as it was served quite cold. A nice hops taste when compared to other mexican beers of this style. Light taste, but indicative of style. I would order this over Corona if you don’t want a Negro style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
smc12399 (25) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 19, 2002
I barely remember the first time I had one, I do remember spilling this on a hot girl in Matamoras, Mexico and her letting me lick it off her arm! So naturally when I got back home I tried another and have always had fond memories.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bolt (117) - Boulder Creek, California, USA - JUN 17, 2002
Typical Mexican beer flavor but a little better than most. Nothing exciting enough to buy on a regular basis... needs lemon, probably because the water used for brewing doesn’t taste so great.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
duece (103) - Waterford, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 17, 2002
Not a big fan of Mexican beers as they tend to have a weak flavor and body, but this was suprisingly flavorful not great but stood well enough that it didn’t need a lemon or lime to give it.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kumite56 (473) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - JUN 16, 2002
Best of the Mexican brews in my book. Nice dark color and refreshing in an iced mug accompanied by a mound of chips and salsa. Taste is a bit watery but overall a must have with your Mexican food fix.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
popilius (61) - Chicagoland, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2002
The first couple of sips aren’t too bad, if it’s served ice-cold. Not really much of a head; dull taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wiseblood (700) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 16, 2002
One of the top mexican beers. Smooth flavor with a medium body. Not much aftertaste, but well balanced overall and worth a try.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
crdic (105) - California, USA - JUN 15, 2002
Better than the really vile American mass-market beers, but not by much.

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