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


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RATINGS: 1435   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.08   EST. CALORIES: 134   ABV: 4.45%
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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjteeters (37) - Issaquah, Washington, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Mixed 12-pack of Mexican beer from a grocery. Pale yellow with lots of carbonation. Minimal head. Corn with a touch of citrus taste with a bit of "bite" in the after taste. An okay beer, a touch better than a Corona for comparison. I could drink these sitting on the beach in Mexico...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (7657) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 23, 2015
Can - Light grain, green apple and corn. Clear gold with a decent white head. Sweet .light grains and some corn. Light and refreshing, but doesn’t taste or smell great.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Aggiebob (279) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Bottle: Straw gold with ample carbonation and a small white head. Aroma and flavor was grain/corn. Light bodied with a thin texture and a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mauroruellas (355) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUL 12, 2015
Cervejinha mexicana famosa,mas sem atrativos,a não ser pela garrafinha bonita.Clara,aroma e sabor aguados,preço alto,so´vale pra colecionar a garrafa.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thellgren (456) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 12, 2015
0.33 l bottle from local supermarket. Drank directly from the bottle. Nothing special, Mexican lager good for a hot summer day. Probably contains corn. EU labels don’t have to state any ingredients except barley malt. Taste is maybe a bit more malty than usually in pale lagers. Or maybe it’s just my imagination.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
culchiem (3002) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 2, 2015
Can on a American Airlines flight. Pale gold with a thin head. Aron’s is malt and grain. Flavour is grain and corn, a little bitter metal.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ttoadee (969) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Pale gold pour, absent head. Nose is sweet malted corn. More sweet than not. Middle is, what? The sweet corn from the aroma is the main flavor profile with a slight floral presence. Finish is vapid. I cannot figure this one out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cox (1) - - JUN 21, 2015 does not count
Top 10 beer. My go to in the week or on the weekends. Will drink an entire 12 pack and doesn’t get old.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
jamaty (1234) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2015
Típica mexicana. Para tomar fría, porque si no mejor no tomarla. Sin aroma, sin cuerpo, sabor cereal, maíz. Aun sí mejor que Tecate.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Stoned99 (502) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2015
355ml can from fridge in room at Moon Palace. Aroma: honey, light floral. App: clear pale, minimal white head. Taste and palate: extra light body, almost no taste, soft carbonation, extra light acidity finish. Overall: pretty bad, even with this really hot weather. Tasteless beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Larry_Duffman (84) - - JUN 13, 2015
I had it from the bottle. The taste is watery and corn with some metal. It’s very bland. Even for a Mexican macro, it’s pretty poor.

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