Dos Equis Special 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: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An authentic Mexican cerveza brewed in the style of Pilsner Lagers with a nuanced blend of malts, spices and earth tones. Ingredients: Water, Malted barley, Corn starch / syrup, Hops, Ascorbic Acid.

Added by Todd on 11-02-2001

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#44,459
Reviews:
631
Ratings:
2,816
pDev:
22.99%
 
 
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3/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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5/5  rDev +82.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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2.53/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

B44

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Photo of BEERMILER12
2.75/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JohnDon
2.85/5  rDev +4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JimboBrews54
3.46/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of monkist
3.75/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this at a Mexican eatery at La Boqueria in Barcelona. Typical good refreshing, kind of semi-light Mexican lager that goes well with Mexican food. Was good on a hot summer day.

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Photo of depechemode1983
3/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours out clear straw in color. The head is a little foamy with decent retention. Seeing a little lacing evenly around the glass.

A good amount of lemon, faint grains, and some pennies. No corn sweetness which is good.

Light in flavor. Still get that graininess which is nice but that metallic twang still lingers. Not as offensive as other AAL though.

Mouthfeel is light bodied with high carbonation. Typical.

This is just ok. A tad better than a few I could name. And I mean tad.

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3.5/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.62/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.76/5  rDev +37.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.81/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.44/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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4.08/5  rDev +48.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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2.53/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.4/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.69/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Just a okay beer.

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2.23/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Markpalmer
1.99/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I had my first one of these at a party not long ago, and was excited to try it. After trying it, I was no longer excited. Boring-boring-boring. That is all there is to describe this beer. The commercials make it seem like something you'll want to buy and enjoy. No. It's not premium (except in price) it's not at all good, nothing.

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3.57/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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1.58/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

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1.74/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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Dos Equis Special Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 2.74 out of 5 with 2,816 ratings