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

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BA SCORE
72
okay

2,364 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,364
Reviews: 699
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 18.33%
Wants: 24
Gots: 170 | 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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2.25/5  rDev -27.7%

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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

January, Sep 29, 2014
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2.95/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

aoampm, Sep 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

indus_bird, Sep 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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2.2/5  rDev -29.3%

F22Chris, Sep 28, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +27.3%

$1.23 special.

Serving style : 12 oz bottle poured for appearance.

Appearance (4) : The head seems to just stick to itself like some kind of sci-fi film. It was cool to watch. There's a giant bubble on top about the size of a 50 cent piece. Not sure what that's about. Oops, it popped. 1 finger oatmeal-colored head that leaves an impressionable amount of lacing on the sides of the glass. It sits on top of a dark fiery amber hue, at an impressive 80% opacity only showing the shadow of my hand on the other side when held up to the light. I was expecting much less for this beer. A solid 4.

Smell (3.5) : A familiar smell. Maybe Amber Bock-ish? Maybe Blue Moon Seasonal...ish. Anyways, it's spiced, some coriander, has plenty of barley malt,with supplements of oatmeal, wheat, and corn. Maybe some rice. If this is all true to my nose we've got a lot of adjuncts. But perhaps I'm confused. Some faint faint citrus notes but I would call them fruity, not hoppy.

Taste (4.25) : Yeasty, bready, delicious. This was a good pick. The finish has a great yeasty bread dough flavor to it and some buttered bread. Wow, I like this a lot. Lots of malt character with graininess and fresh bread. Ends smooth and clean.

Mouthfeel (3.75) : Crisp, smooth, dry, clean.

Overall (3.96) : I'm a chatterbox tonight. Sorry for the long review. This is one of my top ambers now. Next time I see it for a good price I'll pick up a six or twelve. I was not expecting this as I typically don't like mexican style beers. But this one somehow rises above. Lovely yeasty bread dough with a slight sour malt character. Bravo (in every sense of the word)!

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Sep 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

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2.58/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Amber copper color with a thin head with short retention.
Light sweet aroma of caramels, not much more than that.
Sweet flavor with predominant notes of corn syrup (karo) and caramels. Hints of oxidized apples. Dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness.
Light body with medium carbonation.
Overly sweet Vienna Lager, not that bad, but I will pass next time.

FLima, Sep 23, 2014
Dos Equis Amber Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
72 out of 100 based on 2,364 ratings.