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


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RATINGS: 1739   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Grucci (8) - Texas, USA - APR 15, 2015 does not count
Better than the original. Dark color, malty flavor. Smooth taste. Good with or with out a lime. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeAndrews (30) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 8, 2015
Clear amber pour with a thin head. Caramel & malty aroma. Medium body & carbonation. Light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LalitoLatas (2) - Mexico City, MEXICO - APR 5, 2015 does not count
It was named to commemorate the arrival of the 20th century and it was the best selling product Moctezuma Brewery between the 40s and 50s. Has a discrete backer rod, strong carbonation what style reminiscent of Oktober fest, distinguishable scent of sweet caramel malts with hints of apple, palate, good body, something light, easy to drink, as distinguished malt candy hints of hops that give a slight bitterness. Excellently balanced Beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jamesewelch (241) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - APR 3, 2015
From 12oz bottle, from BJCP study group night

Aroma: caramel sweetness, very sweet aroma, little to no hops

Appearance: amber reddish, crystal clear clarity, white head with minimal retention

Flavor: toasty and malty, grainy, tad sweet, caramel, low to no hops, dry finish

Palate: medium body, medium to high carbonation, creamy

Overall: A very malty amber lager with some toasty and caramel flavor. Very smooth with a nice dry finish. Not bad, but I’m not a big fan of ambers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Subliminal64 (72) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 28, 2015
Smells very faint. Lager esk smell. Pours a dark golden colour. Taste is a little heavier on the lager scale. More full flavour then the lager. Lots of carbonation. As it should be Had this beer on tap. Overall I was very pleased to have this on vacation. Even the wife enjoyed. MB

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
beer_rookie (262) - USA - MAR 24, 2015
Aroma, what aroma. Nothing to sniff at here. First pour had a stench, but after that went away, I was left with nothing really. If you dig around in there you’ll smell some bread, but nothing more....Appearance, it pours an amber color, imagine that! It’s an amber lager with an amber color. Th e head wasn’t really noteworthy either.....Taste. Eh, it’s okay. Very sessionable because it really has no flavor. It’s a tiny bit sweet, no bitterness at all. I really can’t nail down any characteristics of flavor, maybe some maltiness, but that’s about all....Palate, the only reason I scored it as high as I did is the drinkability. It’s smooth and slick, goes down real easy.....Overall, it’s a beer you could easily get hammered on. But it’s not for me. Wouldn’t purchase again. Even the most interesting man in the world probably wouldn’t bother with this, one of the least interesting beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
S4LARROYO10 (1) - El Paso, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2015 does not count
This beer is smooth! True reflection of Mexico. I am open to exploring new beers and this one didn't let me down.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kdm1984 (814) - Missouri, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Decent amber. Fits the style. Good for light drinking, like when this is the only choice other than bmc type stuff. Nothing remarkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
a_sully (379) - - MAR 14, 2015
Amber body with a white head. Aroma of corn and citrus. Taste matches the aroma, slightly effervescent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JonLaRue (55) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 13, 2015
I am ashamed how much I loke this beer. Its light has just enough hops to enjoy with anything has an interesting aroma. Its better than bud light.

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