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


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RATINGS: 1755   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Popoff91 (80) - Oregon, USA - APR 11, 2016
12-ounce bottles. Not a bad choice for having Mexican, although I would be more likely to order the more flavorful Negra Modelo instead.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Muggus69 (2000) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle @ a Mexican restaurant Clean pale amber looking thing. Not a great deal to offer on the nose - light malt toastiness. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, relatively clean. Bit more character than your average lager - touch of caramel malt is enjoyable but short lived, mild bitterness. It’s ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
johnnymusky (856) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 20, 2016
On tap at work...not bad out of the keg...more malt flavor comes out...decent brew......

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ffaoe (406) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2016
light malt aroma. amber and clear in color with decent head. taste is mostly malty slight hop finish, very balanced

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bubblehouse (1204) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 19, 2016
Not bad at a mexican restaurant but overall lacking in flavor. Actually better with lime.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1676) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
On tap in Don Sirloin, Playa del Carmen. Amazed not previously reviewed, must have been an oversight! Much cleaner and less skunky than bottles I have had previously, clean and easy drinking with a pleasant caramelly flavour. I wouldn’t have given the bottles previously tried in the States this score, but it wasn’t bad on home ground.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
larsniclas (6532) - Billdal, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2016
Draught at Cancun AirPort Amber with à small head. Sweetish aroma and flavour with Brown sugar and some toffee. Liw bitterness. Bland.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Shanshirohop (86) - Zaragoza, SPAIN - FEB 12, 2016
Para ser una lager es curiosa ya que siempre que la bebo noto cierto toque a miel que no sé si está conseguido, es casualidad o sólo me sabe así a mí. pero es bebible sin más.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Xevious (78) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Pours darker with a white head and has a slightly meltier taste. Some caramel and a dash of metal. Taste is overall malty but nothing you haven’t seen before. Nothing special. Also it’s kinda hard to find.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Quick3Beers (808) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 6, 2016
Pours a copper-amber from a tap. Really not much going on, thought there would be more malt-forward characteristics but rather insipid and bland. I suppose nothing horrendous, just rather a nonentity.

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