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

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BA SCORE
64
poor

2,041 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 2,041
Reviews: 526
rAvg: 2.73
pDev: 23.44%
Wants: 11
Gots: 154 | 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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Ratings: 2,041 | Reviews: 526 | Display Reviews Only:
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

1.5/5  rDev -45.1%

02-19-2012 03:33:45 | More by jfcaa193
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MrBillyMac

California

3/5  rDev +9.9%

02-18-2012 02:30:34 | More by MrBillyMac
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hockenbeer

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -26.7%

02-17-2012 02:30:54 | More by hockenbeer
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socon67

New York

2.58/5  rDev -5.5%

A - Pours golden, with a thin white foam. No lacing, and some cabonation.

S - Smells bland, and like a typical macro lager.

T - Not bad; it is refreshing. But it really adds nothing in terms of malt, grain, hops, or any flavors that make you feel like you are enjoying beer.

M - Crisp, light, and enjoyable. This is easy to drink, as expected.

O - Didn't expect much, and got a macro produced lager as expected. Don't expect the slick marketing to make it anything special.

02-17-2012 00:44:43 | More by socon67
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vr6corrado

California

1.5/5  rDev -45.1%

02-17-2012 00:19:41 | More by vr6corrado
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djtomain

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-16-2012 20:28:49 | More by djtomain
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -45.1%

02-16-2012 04:01:36 | More by ygtbsm94
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

1/5  rDev -63.4%

02-16-2012 00:11:55 | More by JohnnyMc
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BMMillsy

Florida

2/5  rDev -26.7%

02-15-2012 22:29:24 | More by BMMillsy
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garyford

Texas

3/5  rDev +9.9%

02-15-2012 21:34:27 | More by garyford
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -26.7%

02-15-2012 20:22:01 | More by PeteRiz
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blakelive784

Colorado

1.98/5  rDev -27.5%

12 fl oz bottle served in a generic pint glass, reviewed from notes:

A - Pours a transparent, straw golden golden color with half a finger of thin, white head that was gone within 20 seconds. Generic and unappealing.

S - Stale cereal grains, heavy corn, light malt and maybe a touch of yeast (I'm stretching). Mild strength.

T - The taste is a bit maltier than the nose predicted, though it's still light. Heavy corn/adjunct taste and a bit of light cream. No yeast of hops notes are detectable. Simple and imbalanced.

M - Light bodied, smooth and wet. Completely wrong even for the style. Needs more carbonation.

D - Just another run of the mill adjunct lager with some Spanish branding on it. AVOID.

02-13-2012 23:36:12 | More by blakelive784
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bpackertx

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-12-2012 16:21:07 | More by bpackertx
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dhall18

Missouri

3/5  rDev +9.9%

02-11-2012 21:23:16 | More by dhall18
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Pillowburn

Michigan

3/5  rDev +9.9%

02-11-2012 20:43:32 | More by Pillowburn
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CowsCanBark

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

Served at a bar in a 12 oz. bottle, but poured it into another AAL glass I was using. Notes typed hastily into my shitty old phone.

Appearance: Pours a pale, clear golden with a two-finger bone white head that quickly dissipates, leaving a surprising and impressive amount of lacing on the glass.

Smell: Corn, mild hops, metal, watery

Taste: Mild corn adjuncts and very mild hops, that's about it. Strange grassy/rubbery taste at the end.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, light carbonation and body, easy drinker.

Overall: An above average American Adjunct Lager, worthy of a try in my opinion.

02-11-2012 09:51:33 | More by CowsCanBark
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Profane

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +28.2%

02-10-2012 19:08:50 | More by Profane
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bpop23

Georgia

3/5  rDev +9.9%

02-10-2012 18:31:39 | More by bpop23
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Hoolihan

Oregon

3/5  rDev +9.9%

02-10-2012 05:47:16 | More by Hoolihan
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -63.4%

02-10-2012 03:31:11 | More by rusty3335
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tfsimpkins

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -45.1%

02-09-2012 20:13:25 | More by tfsimpkins
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rsgarner7

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +64.8%

02-09-2012 19:56:57 | More by rsgarner7
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trexnoize

Louisiana

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-09-2012 03:21:58 | More by trexnoize
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Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

3/5  rDev +9.9%

02-07-2012 07:36:33 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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jharkins07

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-06-2012 21:00:25 | More by jharkins07
Dos Equis Special Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
64 out of 100 based on 2,041 ratings.