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


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RATINGS: 1723   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44   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.

DYCSoccer17's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DYCSoccer17 (3509) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 27, 2012
On tap at Maria’s Cantina in Woodland, CA. The aroma is lightly metallic with some scant, corny DMS. A waft of sweet caramel is detected. Not much else happening in the nose. Transparent amber body with a decent off-white head and good lacing. Starts fruity and a little tart, before light caramel sweetness comes through in the middle. Thin, vegetal, and corny DMS off-flavors are present in the finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beerblogger100 (50) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Only slightly better than its brother the light lager, only difference is the Amber color with some extra malts, but no much malts to speak of and no hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Giochaurand (209) - FINLAND - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours pale yellow with no head. Aroma is malty and cereals. Taste is sweet, corn-y and a bit malty.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedE (592) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2015
330ml bottle into schooner glass. Distant hop nose. Bright copper beer with foamy white head. Light carbonation. Mineral water spritz in the mouth. Finish is short with notes of cardboard & bubblegum. Tiny sour touch right at the end. Refreshing, palatable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
waiake (502) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 18, 2015
from 330ml bottle very mild malty aroma the taste is similar smooth caramel malt flavour bland & a bit watery ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleRider78 (248) - - AUG 31, 2015
Poured a dark amber colour with an off-white/brownish colour. Aromas are of caramel, hops, and spices, although hops are well blended. Has a bit of a roasted malt/caramel flavour to it. Not too bad for a mass produced import.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (206) - - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours amber with white head. Aroma of toasted malt and grain. Taste is lightly sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MohaBeer (73) - Lima, PERU - AUG 18, 2015
Ambar intenso y transparente, espuma moderada a baja. Aroma malta maltoso moderado a alto, lúpulo cítrico-herbal bajo. Tibieza alcohólica, balance a malta maltoso, con final seco y amargor moderado de lúpulo propio. Buena carbonatación, con cuerpo pleno, muy buena cerveza industrial estilo Vienna.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jrodooo5 (1299) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Not horrible & actually almost decent on a warm summer’s night. Thin copper pour w/ a white head that leaves little lacing. The aroma is bready & malty but not off putting. The taste has a little bit of body & character. There’s a slight sweetness & not completely watered down Mexican crap. You could do worse!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KyotoLefty (7975) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 5, 2015
Bottle. Malty, bit of caramel, some grassy hops. Light and crisp, well somewhat. Drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Whatup14 (1165) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 26, 2015
Bouteille 341ml. Couleur ambrée voilée, mousse beige pâle fuyante. Arôme de malt grillé, sucré, végétal. Goût de maïs, végétal. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen-faible.

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