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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:
#43,674
Reviews:
761
Ratings:
2,938
pDev:
18.27%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
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616
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3.14/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.87/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.02/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.96/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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2.34/5  rDev -25%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of mattstffns
4.29/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is the only lager I will drink. It's very smooth and it has a bit of an iron taste but I think it's very good. I do enjoy drinking this when I feel a bit cheap to buy my IPAs.

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3.34/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ayyshane
4.51/5  rDev +44.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Picked up a 6er. A lime wedge is necessary. With this comes an above-average drinkability but good God I want nothing more than to snag 6 more

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3.53/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of choll
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Little heavier feel than Dos Equis lager. But it's pretty good. Try some and see.

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4.07/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Hands down my favorite beer. Perfect balance of taste, drinkability and it goes great with steaks, white meat, and even snacks at the bar.

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3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My cookout beer of choice. Ever since my brewmistress wife expanded my beer horizons to include more than Coors and Busch, I have stayed away for the most part from those kinds of beers (except maybe Hamms and Strohs). If I am drinking beer, I want something that tastes like a beer. If I am not drinking beer to drinl beer, I don't want a beer that distracts me from what I am doing.

This is my beer to drink when I want to drink beer but I am not drinking beer to drink beer. Clear?

L: A pretty beer in a glass. Dancing bubbles, nice color, a bit more gold than proper amber, but still nice.

S: Smells like a beer. Doesn't have any specifically crafty aromas to it, just bready-malty and a very light bit of hops - pine/gin.

T: Malty enough, a bit of pine/gin hoppiness, not astringent, moderately thirst quenching and satisfying. A good start to a beer night, or a good beer for day drinking.

F: Medium, it is not a flavored seltzer. Has some body, but still reasonably carbonated.

O: A good average beer, a go to when I don't want to impress myself or others, just want a beer to drink.

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3.22/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.52/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Considering the cost and availability, this is my go-to everyday favorite. It's always in my fridge. I'm a big fan of Vienna Style beers. With a lime wedge this pairs with most of my meals well. Not too heavy and not too light.

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3.02/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.63/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.74/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.48/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an amber color with a thin head with decent retention. Smell is malty with a little pine hops. Taste follows, mostly malt with some mild pine flavor and bite. Medium body. Okay beer, certainly drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.94/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.2/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

What a letdown. Had this one just a few days after my first Negra Modelo in years, and I was quite looking forward to enjoying another Vienna lager. Nope. None of the rolling flavors or aroma of Modelo; this one hasnto settle for just meh. It looks inviting, and has a bit of caramel/bready aroma happening but the flavor is so muted as to make it boring. Meeeehhhhhhh.

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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 2,938 ratings
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