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

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RATINGS: 1368   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09   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.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MRMedellin (209) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - JUN 15, 2014
Clear Golden beer, small while head, standard carbonation, weak nose, with some dough aromas, light body, not too much flavor, watery sensation from the begin to the end, without an specific aftertaste.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
vilsack1987 (21) - - JUN 12, 2014
Mi beero es moy Bueno. El beero dos equis escape bueno delishio. Good lager except it is brued in Mexico so you cant guarantee cleanliness of product

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JHeath99 (913) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle from the store. Pours a pale yellow with super slight cream colored head. Aroma of cheap malts. Taste pretty much the same.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
cmacklin (256) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 6, 2014
330 ml bottle. Clear, light yellow colour with a small white head. Faint aroma of malt and corn with some grass. Sweet flavour of malt and corn with a mildly dry, bitter finish. Light body with watery texture and soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Malaclemys (373) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Pours clear yellow with white head. A: herb, corn, sweet malt. T: sweet malt , corn, herb. Sweet finish with a light body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pepsican (1444) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - JUN 2, 2014
This is a refreshing, crisp, golden, lager style beer. Reminds me of other Mexican lagers

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hidden_Pooch (295) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle. Yeah man, I’m the most interesting man in the world now. I don’t drink piss often, but when I feel like the highest quality of skunk piss I turn to.......Dos Equis. It is the best piss you will ever taste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ColovianTrader (269) - - MAY 27, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2014 Taken or what it is, this isn’t a bad beer. Grains, corn and light citrus finish. Crisp, but finish it while it’s still cold.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Darkmagus82 (964) - - MAY 26, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 4-10-12 - Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – Pours a light golden color with a medium white head . The head faded quite fast giving way to very little lacing. Smell – The smell is light and is predominantly of some malty aromas mixed with an ever so light caramel aroma. Taste – A lighter malt flavor with hints of corn mixed in. There is a lighter sweetness up front that seems to be lost toward the middle and the end. Overall rather one dimensional and bland in the taste profile. Mouthfeel – A lighter body with a higher level of carbonation. The thinness of the body really allows it to coast right over the tongue. This coupled with the slightly higher then normal carbonation level give the brew very little time to permeate the tongue; which in this case is like a good thing. Overall – Nothing to spectacular here. Doesn’t really have a huge taste and the nose and appearance leave something to be desired.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TXBadger (1345) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Basically a typical lager, some bread notes with just a little hops on the nose; same on the palate. Light bodied.


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