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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: 1378   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.08   EST. CALORIES: 134   ABV: 4.45%
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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.


TheGrandMaster's rating

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, - JUL 12, 2012
Bottle. About as typical an example you can get of a macro pale lager. And that is all there is to it really.


0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Artistdave (58) - Austin, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Commercial came on so had to rate this watery mexican coors...its a grainy Heiny without the skunk...oh may be a little skiun but nothing else. BLAH

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
slowrunner77 (5968) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
not as good as the amber xx...bout halfway between that (2.4) and the average macro swill being passed off as beer. good for the $$? maybe, but why bother."

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
susanamayer (211) - Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2014
I thought to myself, the only reason this isn’t Bud is because it is an import. It is markedly better than bud though, as there is no lingering nasty after taste, and there is a mild taste of wheat or barley or something that kind of lingers for a second, but that’s about it. I thought to myself ’ooh, ooh, ooh! Bubbley water!’

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
beerbaaron (1278) - Arizona, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Some of these reviews are freakin awful hilarious! ! Clear pale fizzy yellow with minimal head. Watery. Corn. Grain. Its swill. Decent enough for when you don’t give a Damn.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrJekyllMrEric (18) - San Antonio Pero Aqui, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2014
One of my favorite mexican beers for the simple fact that the Green bottle helps prevent skunking. Light Crisp Taste, w/ twang salt & a lime tastes similar to 7up. Usually pack these for the beach. Can drink a 6 pack for breakfast easy and continue about my day no issues.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jw0406 (781) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2014
12 oz bottle pours a light yellow color. Aromas of not much. Taste not much. Blah

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cousin_Larry (352) - - SEP 27, 2014
Did someone spill beer in my water? Wow does this lack flavor. Smooth and easy to drink, but awfully boring.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ajnepple (2278) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - SEP 9, 2014
On tap at El Señor Sol. Gold and clear appearance with a diminishing white head. Crisp and lightly bitter with light sweetness from pale malts. Light bodied and pretty easy to drink.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ordybill (101) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Poured from a 12oz green bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- has a slight skunky aroma with a bit of hops Appearance- A very pale yellow, with a heavy dose of carbonation. Head is a thin white strip. Taste: On first sip the crisp light body is noticed. Has a malt / corn flavor also. Palate- as noted this beer has a light body with heavy carbonation, this beer goes well with food, especially spicy food. Overall- a food beer that does not disrupt the flavor of a meal and it can be consumed in masse!! Not a bad beer to have when one is not enough.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Morboso (61) - ECUADOR - AUG 31, 2014
Watery, not good even for the style. One of the worst I have had for a while.


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