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

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BA SCORE
64
poor

2,085 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 2,085
Reviews: 528
rAvg: 2.73
pDev: 23.44%
Wants: 11
Gots: 177 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-02-2001)
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GRFounder, Feb 23, 2013
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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in a 32oz. mug. Pours a golden yellow with a thin head that vanishes quickly, leaving no lacing on the mug.

Smells slightly of corn hops with nothing else really to pinpoint.

Taste did no impress me at all, being a lager. Although compared to other mexican brews, this is a good tasting beer.

Mouthfeel was pretty smooth with a little mor carbonation that I had hoped, But it goes down fairly smooth.

After about 3/4 of the 32oz mug, I was ready to leave it at the table. But I paid for it, so I drank it.

hoppheadIPA, Dec 08, 2008
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kingmaker, Jul 23, 2013
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CoryR, Jun 09, 2012
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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Transparent gold, light bubbles that make it look like nothing is really there. White head maybe 1/3", looks foamy but settles evenly.

Smell: Has a sour scent, feels a little like rye but dissipates very quickly.

Taste: Lightly bitter, not really hoppy more like a rice feel that is really light. It makes you think, am I drinking a "light" beer?

Mouth: Medium carbonation, but has a sour after feel. It's not like a lemon it's more bready than anything.

Overall: Not a bad brew but not definitely a good one either. I am pretty sure during the right climate it is incredibly appreciated. Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Nov 22, 2012
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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle with some code etched on the bottle.

It pours a pale gold with a 1 finger and shrinking head of foam. No real lacing to speak of.

It smells of corn with maybe some lemon zest and that aroma that comes with macro Lagers.

It tastes grainy more than of corn, light lemon zest, and has a musky earthy flavour. The finish is short and turns very watery.

Not much going on here though it's better than some of the similar ilk I've tried. Still, it isn't a go to beer ever for me.

Bitterbill, Aug 11, 2010
Dos Equis Special Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
64 out of 100 based on 2,085 ratings.