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

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BA SCORE
65
poor

1,892 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 1,892
Reviews: 523
rAvg: 2.74
pDev: 22.99%
Wants: 11
Gots: 96 | 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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Hilltop1215

Tennessee

3/5  rDev +9.5%

06-10-2012 14:45:17 | More by Hilltop1215
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CoryR

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-09-2012 21:19:55 | More by CoryR
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sirksanti


3.25/5  rDev +18.6%

06-09-2012 16:24:54 | More by sirksanti
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +73.4%

06-09-2012 00:14:27 | More by Dapperticus
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3/5  rDev +9.5%

06-07-2012 22:36:14 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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Miz77


4/5  rDev +46%

06-07-2012 18:52:35 | More by Miz77
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Will_Turner

Illinois

3/5  rDev +9.5%

06-07-2012 02:25:56 | More by Will_Turner
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WynnO

Florida

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-06-2012 04:03:22 | More by WynnO
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rattlehead


3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

06-05-2012 06:05:43 | More by rattlehead
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59rockabilly

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

06-05-2012 03:54:35 | More by 59rockabilly
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steelreserve69

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-05-2012 02:38:39 | More by steelreserve69
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Loaf

Ohio

3.43/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

So this beer, hmm.

This beer is a great one to have on a really hot summer day, IMO. When your average American would be reaching for a Bud Light or a Coors, etc, intercept them with this.

Not to say that this is a complex beer by any means, because it simply isn't. What it IS is a nice break from beers you have to think about. It's something that, while simple, it's simple in a very positive way.

There isn't anything that stands out about its appearance -- namely that it's basically piss yellow with a little bit of head. Looks like typical macro-brew yadda yadda.

Smells like beer. Kinda.

Tastes heavenly when outside on a 90 degree day. Tastes less heavenly when you're just sitting around doing whatever. But for the sake of my review, I'm going to pretend I'm doing yard work, so it tastes great! Extremely refreshing without being overly sweet like a shandy or a lime-beer.

Going down, it feels like water, really. Not much to be said here, but not offensive by any means.

Seriously. It's summer time. Don't be pretentious. Grab a Dos Equis Special (or like 10.)

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2012 23:55:45 | More by Loaf
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baconman91

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -17.9%

06-04-2012 18:53:12 | More by baconman91
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trstar87

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +18.6%

06-04-2012 18:21:00 | More by trstar87
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ant1

France

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-03-2012 21:33:46 | More by ant1
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pep

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

06-03-2012 16:57:59 | More by pep
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crobinso

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-03-2012 16:26:12 | More by crobinso
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chubmeister


3/5  rDev +9.5%

06-03-2012 01:35:59 | More by chubmeister
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bpw28

New Jersey

2.9/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Appearance: Light gold, thin bleach white head that died extremely fast, pretty nice lacing.

Smell: Light very sweet smelling malt and mixed grain, light floral. Reminds me almost exactly of budweiser-sweet smelling grain with a touch of light floral.

Taste: Sweet Malt and mixed grain, light floral, an odd metal taste almost like licking the bottle cap (I've done it oddly enough). Very light body; water-like. Champagne like carb on the tongue.

Final Thoughts: To be honest, if I was blindfolded and given this I would think someone filled the glass 50/50 Bud and Bud Light. Not interested personally, but it could have been alot worse.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2012 06:45:49 | More by bpw28
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crisis44

New York

2/5  rDev -27%

06-01-2012 23:00:48 | More by crisis44
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jstein89

New York

3/5  rDev +9.5%

06-01-2012 19:58:35 | More by jstein89
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dubmax

Kansas

2.25/5  rDev -17.9%

06-01-2012 02:34:55 | More by dubmax
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BigRob329

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -27%

06-01-2012 00:40:00 | More by BigRob329
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MaddDogg84

Texas

3/5  rDev +9.5%

06-01-2012 00:19:37 | More by MaddDogg84
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Mikecap

Louisiana

3/5  rDev +9.5%

05-31-2012 23:46:19 | More by Mikecap
Dos Equis Special Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
65 out of 100 based on 1,892 ratings.