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

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RATINGS: 1392   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.08   EST. CALORIES: 134   ABV: 4.45%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Nordcore (1051) - Lyngen alps, - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Clear golden with a shortlived medium head. Light aroma of sweet malt, caramel and corn. Sweet taste with a light malty end. boring


1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
gustavofnd (54) - 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

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2014
A corona knockoff that tastes just slightly dirtier. Pours a clear yellow. Fizzy and thin. Corn. Decent on a hot day.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
aloiscarvalho (50) - - DEC 1, 2014
Aroma fraco e com cereal tipo milho. Sabor fraco, com bem pouco lúpulo e gosto metálico.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
wedgie9 (2071) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Tasted on 11/30/14 from a capped 12oz bottle purchased in a mixed sixer at the grocery store. Pours clear pale golden with a thick white head that quickly recedes to average lace. The nose is corny malt, pretty typical mass produced pale lager, with a touch of creamy wheat and just a bit of grassy green. The flavor is maybe a touch more green grass, but even less malt, really not giving me much. The body is light with fizzy soda carbonation and not much of a finish to speak of.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Steve_0 (2874) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Multiple bottles at Cori and Greg’s. Clear yellow pour with a big white head. Bready, grainy, limey, slightly doughy aroma. Taste is much the same - cereal, twangy, slightly grassy and lime. Light body with high carbonation. Not terrible.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
DocLock (8053) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Draft at Mad Mex. Pale gold pour, thin white head, mild hops, corn in the nose and taste. Nothing going on here. A Mexican Coors.

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
GreatDane1632 (561) - North Dakota, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Typical Mexican lager with about three extra kernels of crystal malt to give it a tad more flavor. I would still prefer this over BMC.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
sonny81 (1) - New York, USA - NOV 17, 2014 does not count
Tastes like a carbonated water. Poor quality beer. Absolutely no aroma. Do not be foolish by the tv commercials

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Obfuscate (91) - Minneapolis, - NOV 12, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2014 If you’re not drinking this beer ice cold with a lime and with spicy food you’re doing it wrong. Spicy hot links on a bun with fried egg and this beer, yum all around.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Speedy_Charly (73) - Plaisance, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
Bouteille de 355ml au dépanneur Martin de Plaisance. Liquide d’un beau jaune doré, coiffé d’une mince mousse blanche malgré une effervescence prononcée. Odeur de malt, d’agrumes et de pain. Au goût c’est un peu décevant; c’est sucré, avec une très légère et très fugace amertume en note de fond. Une bière à consommer très froide par un chaud soir d’eté.


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