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


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RATINGS: 1401   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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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrnkMcDermott (2845) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2003
22 oz. bottle. I was prepared to dislike it, too: Green bottle of overhyped import purchased from cooler with flourescent lights. etc. But this just didn't suck the way I thought. It is kind of plain, with a standard beery smell. Not a lot of flavor and perhaps filled with adjuncts. Still, nothing really offensive, mostly what you’d expect in this style, and probably a better choice in most Mexican restaurants.

   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

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bennetporter (107) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Pours piss colored from a bottle. Flavor is thin, corny. Not a very good beer at all.

   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.

   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. ������&

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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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