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


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RATINGS: 1446   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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrnkMcDermott (2922) - 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 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Xevious (13) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2015
One of my favorite cheapy beers. Admittedly the commercials do not do it proper justice, but for a cheapy beer this is one of the best. Slight corny grassy aroma. Taste corny and grassy and maybe a tad oily. A thin beady head with a quick pour. Nothing special when it pretends to be. Surprisingly easy to drink, I’ll get a few of these on the cheap.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Beerblogger100 (50) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Straw pale color no real nose or aroma. Grain and real co2. No malts just real lean. Watery and grain like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cjsleme (5) - Arnold, Missouri, USA - OCT 2, 2015 does not count
I like how easy it is to drink, nothing special but not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Kavu (3148) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2015
0,33l bottle from S-Market, Rantakylä. Pours pale yellow with a low head. Aroma of grainy malts. Flavor is grainy malts and tap water. Not great.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
neur0 (1027) - GERMANY - AUG 19, 2015
(Flasche) Es hat eine goldgelbe Farbe, ist klar filtriert mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist leicht würzig und leicht oxidiert. Der Geschmack ist spelzig, leicht samtig, etwas bitter und ein klein bisschen harzig.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
MohaBeer (76) - Lima, PERU - AUG 18, 2015
Dorado pálido transparente con espuma baja, marcado uso de adjunto como arroz, existe sulfuro de hidrógeno, malta ligera, lúpulo nulo. Sabor balanceado entre malta y lúpulo muy bajo, carbonataión baja, cuerpo bajo. Mala cerveza.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SlimHabib (323) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle pour. Clear yellow with some foamy white head. Aroma is light grains and corn. Light oily body. Light sweet taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
angel77 (1588) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 15, 2015
Botella 33 cl de hipercor Oviedo Tomada en 2000. Sin Lote, hasta 22-10-2000 (grabado en Botella) (r1439). otra cosa ligera suave y con mínimo sabor de Méjico. 4.5 vol que se bebe sin ninguna dificultad. De lo más corriente y comercial.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cblado (293) - Washington, USA - AUG 8, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours a pale golden color, some slight head, no lacing. The aroma is grassy, flavor is slightly malty. Basically it’s alcoholic water. It’s fine.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
trexibmer (40) - - JUL 30, 2015
For the :Most Interesting Man in the World" to say this is his goto beer, then he is boring when it comes to his beer likes! Nothing really going on here with this adjunct lager. It’s not overly offensive but nothing memorable either. It does appear to have more light malt than Tecate or Corona where maize (corn) is the main player. Drink Real Cold if thirsty my friend!

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