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

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72
okay
2,923 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Dos Equis Amber LagerDos Equis Amber Lager
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,923
Reviews:
759
Avg:
3.1
pDev:
18.39%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
606
For Trade:
0
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Photo of HamdenHector
3.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: crystal clear; amber colored; 1 finger off white head that receded to a very thin cap; very nice lacing;

S: sweet malt; maybe a hint of nuttiness;

T: sweet malt for a moment, then a metallic taste takes over that lasts through the finish; mild bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: the flavor just doesn't do it for me;

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Photo of BeerBeast
3.29/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of captaincoffee
3.66/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle handed to me at an event recently...been a long time since I had this one. Pours deeper than expected, a medium amber, with a decently creamy head and some lacing. Nose is grainier than typical for the style, but malty as well. A tuch of sweetness, but not really any hops. Taste is quite malty with both fruity and slightly roasty malts. Some residual sweetness but remains crisp. Overall, not great, but much better than expected.

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Photo of Goofster
2.69/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jbehlar
4.05/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Karenremom
1.68/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of jeffthepony
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of heymikew
3.46/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is my favorite Mexican beer but even though it's Cinco de Mayo I'm not drinking one right now. But I thought about it and figured it was the best day to put it on my list.
Nice medium amber goes down easily and pairs great with a fat burrito

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Photo of xtonytx
2.88/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of jzeilinger
3.15/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A - Pours a clear amber color with a thick creamy layer of sticky foam on top.

S - Toasted caramel malt and grain dominate the nose.

T - Follows the nose. Toasted caramel, mellow graininess,

M - Medium body with a little bit of creaminess, and a water thinness on the very back end.

O - It is what is and I'll knock a few of these back if I'm thirsty enough.

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Photo of jkblr
3.46/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle BB December 2018 poured into a pint glass at fridge temp 4.7% ABV. The beer brownish amber with generous off white head and lacing. The aroma is light grain. The taste is slightly tart up front with the malty character of the darker grains coming through on the end. The mouthfeel is moderately full with sharp carbonation and medium dryness. Overall, good. This is not a true Vienna lager, but the Mexican evolution of that beer. The tartness is not to my taste or style but exists in most Mexican beers. This is great with food or as a session beer.

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Photo of Brew_ski
3.6/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of caburdette51
1.5/5  rDev -51.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of andrewh995
3.11/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a light amber with a small head that fades instantly. Smells of very sweet malts and very very subtle orange zest. Tastes is sweet and malty, with some caramel. Mouthfeel is medium-light and creamy. Overall I believe this beer is stigmatized due to its mass production, however, while it's not a great beer by any stretch, its refreshing and enjoyable.

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Photo of hreardonjr
4.75/5  rDev +53.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Good beer. Nice taste, feel, and enjoy.

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Photo of brewnme
3.09/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of TBonez477
1.93/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of vabeerguy
3.08/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of CobraDC23
3.37/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dirtyharry2489
2.52/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Hackattack
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Has a distinct malty, mildly ,rich flavor compared to American adjunct beers and WAS a big deal along with all the other high dollar imports...... until the rise of American craft brews. Not great, but not bad either
P.S. Killer imports can still be obtained out there too.

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Photo of emptyglassagain
2.65/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jeffreyhill021
2.77/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tjwarren
2.66/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Not bad tasting just watery. Squeeze a little lime in and you have a little bit better Corona on your hands. Liked it didn't love it.

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Photo of nater919
3.09/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Dos Equis Amber Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
3.1 out of 5 based on 2,923 ratings.
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