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

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RATINGS: 1750   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pintbypint (3226) - Edmonton, Alberta, - APR 11, 2012
355ml brown bottle. Dark gold, thin creamy white cap. Some decent lacing. Nose has grain and caramel. Taste is grains, caramel. A little caramel in the finish and dry grain. Lightish creamy body. Drinkable but nothing exciting going on.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheCametron (2266) - CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 27, 2016
Bottle with my burrito. Tasted of cold. It has a bit momre to it than regular dos equis. Maltier. As with all Mexican beer, it serves a purpose..

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
David562 (1) - Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - APR 23, 2016 does not count
An okay beer not much of a bite like most Mexican beers but it goes down easy.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
prawlie (1433) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2016
Bottle on American Airlines flight. Light taste, smooth, but very plain. I wouldn’t bother with this again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Popoff91 (43) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Muggus69 (1866) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
johnnymusky (819) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 20, 2016
On tap at work...not bad out of the keg...more malt flavor comes out...decent brew......

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ffaoe (390) - 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

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bubblehouse (1133) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 19, 2016
Not bad at a mexican restaurant but overall lacking in flavor. Actually better with lime.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1611) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
larsniclas (6446) - 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.


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