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

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RATINGS: 1637   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ACHops (640) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2012
On tap, pours medium amber with thin white head. Slightly sweet aroma. Biscuity, caramel malt taste marked by an almost complete lack of hops. Not totally, but close. Aftertaste is... nothing. Not objectionable, really, just not much there. On the other hand, generally one of your better bets at Mexican places.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hman43 (290) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2014
It poured copper from the tap aboard the Carnival Liberty. The head quickly disappeared with next to no lacing. It had hints of caramel in the taste. Otherwise, it was unremarkable.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TwoSipDip (8880) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle @ Greg’s dump, pregaming Trailhead Tuesday. Pours a clear copper appearance with an off white head. Slight metal, caramel, sweet corn aroma with a bit of apple. Kind of thin body. Chewy papery flavor with some slight toast, white fruits, and caramel. I don’t think it was old, just had a weirdly papery quality to the malts. Not as good as the other Dos Equis. Could use a fucken lime.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
generallee08 (506) - New York, USA - JUN 24, 2014
The body has a dark golden honey color with very good clarity and lots of carbonation rushing to the surface. On the top sits a soft foamy white head that fades quickly. Lacing is minimal and slick. Its aroma has a light character with hints of grainy malt sweetness and mild grassy/leafy hops. The flavor has a thin, mild sweetness overall. There are hints of sweet grainy malt, husk and toasted biscuits. Hop flavor is very mild and it offers very little bitterness for balance. It finishes fairly quick, crisp and clean. The palate has a smooth easy drinking texture with just enough carbonation and a medium body.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
AAEA (82) - California, USA - JUN 19, 2014
12 FL OZ (12 pack $9.99) better of the beers that this company makes but still far from what i expect from a good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vestlake (104) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle at a Mexican restaurant. Amber color with half a finger of head. Aroma is lightly malty and taste is the same. Better than most mass produced beers I’ve tried.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
hopwine (240) - Bend, Oregon, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Pours a lightish amber hue. Flavor is extremely faint bready sweetness and not too much else.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThirstyBird (1454) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUN 7, 2014
Pours a clear orange/brown with a light tan head. The smell is brown sugar, caramel. The taste follows the nose. Carbonation is macro average with light+ body.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cmacklin (211) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 6, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a clear, medium amber colour with a small off-white head. Faint aroma of caramel malt. Sweet flavour of caramel malt with a mildly dry and bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dal9000 (163) - Ohio, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Draft pours caramel with no head. Smooth caramel taste. I squeezed a lime in it and shouldn't have. At Sammy's ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TXBadger (1214) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with off-white head. Caramel malt and some bready notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some malt.


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