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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1423   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.


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2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - FEB 22, 2013
This beer is exactly whats its trying for; a refreshing lager thats pure golden doesn’t have too much aroma or taste and is delicious for washing down tacos and guac


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Vestlake (192) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Basically no aroma. Not much to the taste either. What taste there was wasn’t very good.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Eurlager (25) - New York, USA - MAY 3, 2015
I think I’M the most interesting man in the world. I don’t often drink adjunct lagers, but when I do, I definitely do NOT prefer Dos Equis. This beer is not even close to being interesting, so don’t stay thirsty my friends for this beer. Save your money and buy a better and lower priced AAL, my friends.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AleRider78 (130) - - APR 19, 2015
Poured a thin layer of head and quickly went away. Has a light golden appearance. Lacing is ok. Has that skunky, wheats and grains aroma. Flavour is of light hops and well, not much else really. Maybe corn, grains. Seems to be headed in the swill category, but actually much better.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
fooj (29) - Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2015
Pale transparent yellow, the color of old urine. Aroma and taste somewhat musty and old. Overall an expectedly bad beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Marduk (3545) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 13, 2015
355ml bottle (Kamppi). Pale yellow color. Straight from the bottle. Malty, papery, sweet aroma. Clean, watery, sweet, taste. I thought that no beer can be more watery than Coors Light, but I was wrong. Being not nasty is a plus. Watery.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
panzerwolf (161) - FINLAND - APR 12, 2015
Pours pale gold. Not much of a taste, a little bit of grain and corn, just slight tinge of hay. Very light body, easy to drink, but kind of watery and high on carbonation.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
FatPhil (10091) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 11, 2015
355ml bottle (K Kamppi, Helsinki)
Super bland pale lager aroma. Taste even less. Just a bit of sweetness, corny. Basically slightly coloured sweetened water. Scroll past...

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beerheart65 (1113) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 6, 2015
Clear pale golden, thin bubbly head. Mildly sweet aroma has corn, malt, bit hay, slight metal tone, nothing much inviting. Light body, watery feel, mildly sweet, low on flavor in both intensity and amount, diluted and dull.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Zarkam (526) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 2, 2015
355ml bottle from local supermarket in Helsinki, clear deep gold colour, small fizzy fully vanishing white head, hardly any lacing. Light malty aroma of grain and bisquit with a trace of grassy hops. Taste is initially balanced and mild with a hint of acidity, turning into a mildly bitter finish. Light body, dry mouthfeel, lively carbonation. Slightly maltier than the previous bulk lager from Mexico I tried but nowhere near interesting or tasty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Subliminal64 (15) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 28, 2015
Smells very faint. Lager esk smell. Pours a dark golden colour. Taste is a little heavier on the lager scale. Lots of carbonation. As it should be Had this beer on tap, and a couple of times at home. Overall I was very pleased to have this on vacation. Even the wife enjoyed. Matt


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