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

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Dos Equis Special LagerDos Equis Special Lager

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2,273 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,273
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 2.74
pDev: 23.36%
Wants: 16
Gots: 314 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 11-02-2001

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Photo of Jra1985
1.85/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a glass.

A- Typical straw color you see in aals. Almost a one finger head with no retention or lacing to speak of.

S- Corn and some other hints of grain. That is about it.

T- Corn and grains again, not much else to report. This isn't a very good tasting aal.

M- fair amount of carbonation and light bodied.

O- Very boring and below average, even for an aal. If you like Mexican beer at least go for a Modelo or something.

Photo of wordemupg
1.78/5  rDev -35%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

355ml bottle poured into pint glass 3/1/12

A clear straw yellow with a few bubbles feeding a short lived thumbs width of foam that leaves no lace

S corn and rice cake with a slight chemical smell almost like a shitty chardonnay, no skunk though even with the green bottle

T a little sour wet hay to go with what I smell but just a little worse, still no skunk so that's a plus but it has off chemical flavor that's faint but not so nice

M flat and watery with a gross sour aftertaste, the aftertaste is pretty lousy

O another beer I could do without, not much going on and what is going on I don't really care for

you would think the "Worlds Most Interesting Man" would drink and interesting beer but what can you do? avoid Dos Equis that's what

Photo of ale207
2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of Stoffel
2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of cdwil
2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Antonius08
3/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of DarthKostrizer
1.08/5  rDev -60.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Look: Straw yellow 1/8 inch head and no retention

Smell: Smells like dirty water that you find in Mexico

Taste: Same as the nose just awful dirty bong water flavor

Mouthfeel: Thin and fairly carbonated

Overall: Just a awful beer why do people buy this shit

Photo of VonLuck23
5/5  rDev +82.5%

Photo of Texasfan549
2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of BrewtalAlement
3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

Photo of jjkatter
2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of BierFan
2.93/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a green 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Thin head doesn't last long. Disappointing. Pale clear yellow body. Pale malts, not much flavor. Kinda grassy. Very easy drinking. This is the most water-like beer I have had in a very long time. If you want to get drunk on water go for this beer.

Photo of justinm4bama
3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

Photo of Grebdioz
1.5/5  rDev -45.3%

Photo of Amp
2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of pheelingIt
4/5  rDev +46%

Photo of DakotaJim
3/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of jophish17
1.5/5  rDev -45.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of marshrat63
3/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of RossPeterson
1.05/5  rDev -61.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

I am going to review this beer and be constructive, but let the record show that this is perhaps the worst beer I have ever had in my entire life. On to the constructive critiques:

A: Very pale yellow with a one-finger head. Died quickly with no retention.

S: Musky, skunky smell of stale grains.

T: The smell translated to the flavor; LOTS of stale grain and very watery.

M: Extremely light, silky smooth.

O: I got this in a "Build your own six-pack" special, and even with low expectations I did not enjoy this one bit. It was like a mexican pissed into a glass bottle, filled the rest with water, froze it, and shipped it to my liquor store. If given this beer for free, I would actually refuse. It tasted as bad as it smelled with its musk and watery smell, and nothing set this beer apart from other adjuncts. I apologize if this was a slammer, but I honestly have nothing positive to say about this beer and felt my review should show my honesty.

Photo of bigeyedfish89
3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

Photo of Blumstein
3/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Greggle
2/5  rDev -27%

Dos Equis Special Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
64 out of 100 based on 2,273 ratings.