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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1401   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.


DwightSchrute's rating

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwightSchrute (51) - Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2010
This beer is much better on tap than in a bottle. Lime is a necessity with this beer, but it’s not bad on a hot day. I had one of my favorite beer moments with a keg of this beer on a Superbowl Sunday.


1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
vinhol (326) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 23, 2015
330 mil bottle pilsner type aroma light yellow white head that lasted about 10 seconds taste in classic pilsner average at best

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bennetporter (105) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Pours piss colored from a bottle. Flavor is thin, corny. Not a very good beer at all.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MarkoNm (913) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JAN 14, 2015
Pours a clear golden color, topped with a frothy white head. Mild malty aroma, grainy, Slightly skunky. Taste is sweet and light, watery, with very little bitterness in the end. Not much to taste there.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Guisandrini (13) - - JAN 10, 2015
Boa cerveja. Encorpada e acompanha bem pratos típicos mexicanos. ������&

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Umoyk (46) - , - JAN 4, 2015
A little hop funk and nothing else. Very dry and crisp. No malt aroma, some corn. Slightly metallic. Very little bitterness. Not good.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mybrainhurts (370) - North Dakota, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Grassy, slight skunked aroma. Light airy taste. A crisp yet uneventful pale lager.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
woodychevy (460) - - JAN 3, 2015
On tap at Taco Boy folly beach. Meh. Pours pale yellow. No head, lots of bubbles. Tastes like a light lager. Somewhat crisp. Really malty. Generally lacking much in terms of interest or flavor. Couple sips was enough.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BassMan49 (8) - New Mexico, USA - JAN 2, 2015 does not count
I’m probably going to rate this beer higher than most. I learned to drink this beer in New Mexico along with Mexican food. Ice cold, with a lime along with some spicy chips and salsa, Fajita’s, Carne Asada, is where this beer shines. It is light, creamy, fizzy for a reason. Leaves the palate to enjoy the flavors of good mexican food.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ElCapitan22 (157) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Pours a pale yellow color with minimal lacing and no head retention. Smells of corn and malt. Nothing special at all. A decent beer for the beach, but nothing I’d rave about.

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
gustavofnd (71) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - DEC 16, 2014
Cerveja pilsen, mas não é das melhores pilsen, pois não tem nada demais. Não vale tomar novamente não. Tomei no MSC Lírica. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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