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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1424   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.08   EST. CALORIES: 134   ABV: 4.45%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dos Equis Special Lager is a refreshing, crisp, golden, lager style beer imported from Mexico. Made with roasted malts, choice hops, a unique strain of yeast and purified water, this distinctive brew is known simply as “Lager” in its homeland.


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
booyaatribe (453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2002

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
hayden1215 (321) - Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2002
sweet fruity nose, verry little head. Easy to drink but not notable.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Crit (3515) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2002
Watery and usually skunky, probably due to green bottle. Don’t waste your time.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 22, 2002
Not surprisingly, very watery. Shy malty flavor followed with little hops. My sample was a little skunked. Nothing outright offensive about the beer, though, just plain, plain, plain.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ProstmanSux (102) - Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2002
I had it in Canada in all places. I wasn’t really into it, i wouldn’t recomend it.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 17, 2002
Only beer at all inclusive mexican resort that I visited for 9 days. Got used to the taste then. Golden beer with presentable hops and not too bitter. Not my favorite american standard but good enough to shake a stick at.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PorterPounder (6044) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2002
No real discernible aroma, natural crisp lager flavor unlike its amber cousin which has an artificial caramel taste to it. All in all, not a bad compliment to chips and salsa. Will get this again when in a Mexican restaurant.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omhper (20718) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2002
Bottled. Golden colour. Fruity, strangely champagnelike nose. Light bodied, but not as thin as many other mexicans. Rather sweet and just a hint of bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Terminus (3329) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - DEC 7, 2002
better than most of the style-an average bar beer if available

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
rmalloy (199) - los angeles, California, USA - DEC 7, 2002
My god this was horrible. Drank at a party (I figured I’d rate it on here). The average now is 2.61. BULLSHIT. This beer is HORRIBLE. A little bit of nutty (read cheap adjunct) aroma. No flavor. To be fair, some absolutely disgusting flavor--like a residual flavor the fuckhead brewers weren’t able to get rid of. This is garbage and people who drink it are...at the very least ignorant. There are easier ways to get plastered. Nobody should be getting rich off this shit.


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