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

Dos Equis Special LagerDos Equis Special Lager
2,738 Ratings
Dos Equis Special LagerDos Equis Special Lager

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 11-02-2001

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look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Deep golden color with a white head which disappears almost instantly.
Aroma: Non-distinct beer smell
Flavor: Smooth non distinct beer taste, void of any hoppiness. Light bodied slightly acidic carbonation.
Overall: This is not a bad tasting beer, it just doesn't have much of a taste. It has a smooth start which is interrupted with an unpleasant acid carbonation. A decent beer on a scorning hot day. For those of you who "don't always drink beer, but when you do …“; i.e., if you are a non beer drinker, this is a good choice for you.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

A friend brought a six pack of these over on NYE and they're still in the fridge, so I guess it's time to review one.

A: Crystal clear very light yellow in color, though the color is so light it's nearly devoid of any color at all. A stream of carbonation bubbles is visible. Forms a rather measly, fizzy-bubbly white head that reduces fairly quickly. No lacing.

S: Smell is light and non-distinct. Basically some light corn notes and some light grassy hops.

T: Taste is pitiful. Very lightly flavored with a mild sweetness. Corn, biscuit, and light grains with a slightly fruity aftertaste.

M: Lighter bodied. Appropriate carbonation. Very mild bitterness. Leaves a sticky residue in the mouth.

O: I recall Dos Equis Amber being an unexciting, but acceptable beer, though I've got to admit I haven't had one in years. However, this Special Lager just isn't very good. Very little character to speak of and what is there isn't anything to brag about. I'm going to go squeeze a lime in it and hopefully that will make it taste like something better than what it is.

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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 2,738 ratings
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