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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: 1321   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.


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnson2020 (79) - Canton, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2002
Not a bad lager. Very light in flavor. Decent head. Great to drink on the deck after a day of yard work.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
gopherfan99 (196) - CROATIA - APR 13, 2014
Bottle, typical commercial pale lager - watery without much taste to it and not very good.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MadRobin (1690) - Silver Spring, USA - APR 12, 2014
Poured from 12 oz. bottle. Clear, sparkling straw yellow with small near white heat and fair lacing. Aroma of rice, grain, corn, lemon and mild pilsner malt. Taste of watered down saki, corn, lemon and pilsner malt. Pretty poor even for a macro adjunct lager. Light/medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerhunter111 (5300) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 11, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht malzig, getreidig. Geschmack leicht malzig, wässrig, getreidig, minimal herb.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pinkie (425) - New York, USA - APR 10, 2014
Pours golden, clear and with a fat white head of foam that fell fast to a thin layer of loose bubbles on top and a small ring. Nose is clean, thin malt with a hint of sweetness. Just a slight breath from the hops a very whisper of floral. No fruit. Taste is crisp , clean, dry and lightly sweet. The body is moderate, the carbonation is perfect. Bites a little but is not fizzy. No fruit flavors except for a hint of citrus at the very end of the swallow and a very slight touch of hop bitter that adds more to the mouthfeel than to the taste.

What I like about this beer is that it does not have that characteristic and ever intensifying AAL sweetness that lasts much too long into the after taste. Remarkably fresh, light, thin, balanced and delicious. I liked this beer more than I ever thought I would.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ZacM612 (37) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2014
Pint can at Spurs game. No lime. Little better than other lite choices. Smooth and drinkable, but not that special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BOSSbrewer (1308) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Pours a crystal clear yellow with two fingers of white head. Aroma is biscuit and cooked corn. Flavor is sweet. Finishes fairly clean. Decent session beer.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
charlotte (3945) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2014
Can.Clear golden colour with small head.Aroma of corn and malt.feels thin and watery with note of bread and hops has short thin finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
1guywith_aboat (168) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Highly Drinkable. Corn on the nose and flavor. Thin body, high co2. Not bad by any means, not special either.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DandyLion (465) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle at Hacienda restaurant, Toronto. A drinkable lager. A little better than Corona- a little bit more crisp. That is all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bobbert (10) - - MAR 3, 2014
Better than Corona, without all the overpriced hype. A very drinkable lager, but nothing special.


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