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

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RATINGS: 1674   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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3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brianbray2199 (35) - USA - JAN 31, 2002
Not bad for a Mexican beer.


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 (151) - 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 (2100) - 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 (6611) - 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 (177) - 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 (3822) - 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 (715) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Obfuscate (106) - Minneapolis, - NOV 3, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2014 I rated this beer the way I believe it’s intended to drink. Ice cold with a slice of lime and some spicy food. I’m drinking this beer with Korean tacos tonight. Other than the lime not much for aroma but it’s a good tasting spicy food beer that drinks easy. Not something I get just to drink a six pack but works well in the right situation.


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