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

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RATINGS: 1675   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dawghouse Brewers99 (91) - Exeter, California, USA - JAN 10, 2002
Malty aroma. Highly carbonated. Dry finish. Thin head. Amber colored and light bodied. An Americanized Vienna style beer. It would have no taste if it wasn’t so highly carbonated. Poor example of the Vienna style.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beardbeerman (109) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
355ml bottle (dated 09/07/2012) served in a weizen glass around 4 degrees: This one poured a clear copper holding light carbonation, topped off by a timid and rough beige head which didn’t last very long and dropped to a nice porous layer. I would say retention was moderate and that the head left some micro lacing here and there on the glass. The nose was fresh and moderately aromatic. It gave out notes of roasted malts, brown sugar and grassy/herbal hops. On the tongue, this dark lager first hits you with sweet and toasted cereals from the malts. Brown sugar comes throught a lot, but the grassy hops give it a medium bitterness which balances out the sweetness nicely. I found it had a nice structured feel with a good crisp leading to a very dry finish. Overall this won’t be the best Amber Lager I will ever try, but it still has nice elements worth pointing out such as its mouthfeel and balance.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BierMeHoos (164) - Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2014
From a bottle at a Mexican restaurant in Holly Springs North Carolina. I know this beer does not rate very highly but I would say when paired with Mexican food it is just fine.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
coachd (154) - Missouri, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Does not smell good. Yeast sourness with no complexity. Looks decent but tastes watery and weak. The palate matches the taste. I haven't had this in a long time; I remembered it more fondly than this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
wedgie9 (2101) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Tasted on 11/30/14 from a capped 12oz bottle purchased in a mixed sixer at the grocery store. Pours clear dark amber with a very thick off-white head that slowly recedes to thick, messy lace. The nose is dark corny malt with just a touch of molasses, and a bit of grassy green hops. The flavor is, once again, on the darker side of caramel corn malt, and the same hint of grassy green. The body is light with fizzy, soda carbonation and a short, dark corn malt.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Frendrup (3) - - NOV 14, 2014 does not count
Meget kedelig øl, ikke meget smag. Havde forventet mere smag og fylde. Kan ikke anbefales. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Plovmand (6618) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber with a medium white head. The aroma is caramel, malt and light hops. Some cardboard, malt and caramel in flavor. Meh

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gorkogrlo (178) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle. Red color. Small head. Aroma is bad, like old and wet cardboard. It stinks. Beside that there is also some citrus, hay, caramel notes. In flavor, intresting, this unpleasent smell is gone and there are malt, metal, nuts and caramel notes. Sweet. Not so good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
stouby (3823) - Holbæk, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2014
Bottle at home. Clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma medium malty (caramel). Flavor medium sweet and light bitter. Light to medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sudomorph (716) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 4, 2014
Draft. Pours a clear amber with a thin head that sticks to the glass. Aroma has nice notes of caramel, bread, and traditional hops. Taste is balanced. Caramel and bread with a short aftertaste. Medium body and carbonation. Clean in the mouth. Overall pretty tasty. Not epic, put good!

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tca21 (51) - Michigan, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Appearance: it has a clear amber-copper color with a small head. Aroma: smells like caramel and malt. Tastes like caramel and sweet grains.


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