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

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
Mexico
cuamoc.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#46,557
Reviews:
771
Ratings:
2,998
pDev:
18.27%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
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3.75/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Decanted from a 12 oz (355 ml) bottle into a conical pint glass; best by September 2018.
A: Pours a crystal clear, dark copper color with very exuberant head formation, leading to a three quarter inch, light tan head with low retention and moderate foamy lacing.
S: Aromas of apple, caramel, and toast with a grainy note.
T: Palate largely follows nose, although with a further cola/sarsaparilla note. Light and refreshing.
M: Light bodied with persistent effervescence. Drinks very smoothly.
O: I have had Dos Equis Amber many times, often with a wedge or two of lime. It is a very light Vienna Lager and both drinkable and freshing, with lime or not. Scores seem a tad low for something this enjoyable.

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3.13/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Had this on 2018-06-28 in Grapevine, TX at Flips Grill on tap.

A - Clear straw with a white head and mild lace.

S - Cheerios and light grass

T - Much like the smell.

M - Light body and medium carbonation.

O - Decent adjunct lager. Nice with dinner after a walk in 100+ degrees.

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3.82/5  rDev +22.4%
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3.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.39/5  rDev -23.4%
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2.75/5  rDev -11.9%
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3.07/5  rDev -1.6%
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2.68/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On draught at a local Mexican restaurant. Paired with Baja shrimp tacos. Dark amber color with very faint aroma. Smooth taste with just a hint of bitterness. Not at all watery. A good beer to enjoy Mexican, BBQ, or just about anything. A classic Mexican cerveza.

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3.19/5  rDev +2.2%
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3.72/5  rDev +19.2%
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3.2/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

a bit darker than you would expect for an amber.

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1.2/5  rDev -61.5%
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3.1/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Taste is overwhelming for a mediocre generic taste

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2.88/5  rDev -7.7%
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3.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

One of my favorite Mexican beers - it’s head and shoulders above any Corona and pairs well with both spicy and non-spicy food. Subtle smooth head, strong notes of malt and caramel, medium carbonation with silky smooth finish. Not much lingering mouthfeel. An unexpectedly refined beer considering it’s usually lumped together with other lighter lagers.

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Dos Equis Amber Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 3.12 out of 5 with 2,998 ratings