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Dos Equis Amber Lager - Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.

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BA SCORE
72
okay

2,415 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,415
Reviews: 702
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 18.33%
Wants: 26
Gots: 188 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-24-2001)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Appearance -
1 cm off-white head, clear dark amber/gold colour, moderate carbonation. Moderate lacing. Head dissipates to a thin film.

Smell -
Malts, yeast, citrus, cherries and sugar syrup. Nothing really too offensive, but there's not much to smell.

Taste -
Bread, a hint of lemon and lime, caramel malts, almond, but on the whole on the plain side. Pretty drinkable, but not the most flavoursome beer you can get - a bit on the watery side and slightly metallic.

Mouthfeel -
Mostly watery, mild fizz, fairly refreshing. Standard.

Overall -
Can't complain too much. A decent mass-produced beer at a reasonable price, and there are far worse lagers on the Australian market than this. Nothing special and it's a bit bland like most beers for the mass-market, but quite drinkable.

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Date: 8/30/14

Appearance - 3.9/5
Pours an orange-amber-brown color. A little bit of head retention. Fairly clear. Lots of carbonation seen rising to the top.

Smell - 4/5
Was surprised by the smell. Maltly sweetness, accompanied by smells of cherries, tart apples, and alcohol.

Taste - 3.75/5
A traditional lager taste mixed with significant fruitiness and malty sweetness. Makes for a nice taste. Nicer than a was expecting, given the brand.

Mouthfeel - 3.5/5
Fairly smooth, light to medium in body. A small carbonation kick on the tongue. Moderately crisp.

Overall - 3.5/5
I could see this being a nice beer on a hot summer day. Not really my favorite style, but I don't have a lot of major complaints either.

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mchegash, Nov 10, 2014
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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Dos Equis Amber is best on tap, with a lime on the edge of the glass. The beer is not great, but it definitely passes the time with some good old Tex Mex. The color is a deep copper, with a golden hue in the right kind of light. The head is rather small, about a finger's width, and it lingers. Its aroma is of corn, not overly strong. It tastes of grain, a bit watery actually. It has a dry after effect. Not bad. Not good either, but overall, this is a beer you can have with dinner, and it won't ruin your evening at all.

Doctor_Bogenbroom, Nov 05, 2014
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Dos Equis Amber Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
72 out of 100 based on 2,415 ratings.