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

Dos Equis Special LagerDos Equis Special Lager
2,741 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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Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Gold color that is completely transparent, almost no head retention.

Smell: Smells how it looks, uneventful. Grains.

Taste: Better than its appearance, grainy, some corn.

Mouthfeel: Light, lightly carbonated, watery.

Overall: Probably my favorite Mexican beer that I know of, I have not had many. I think the green bottle ruined the taste a bit. LIght enough to drink all night. Not my favorite light beer, but I won't turn one down.

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Seemingly this is becoming a very popular beer up in Canada, despite not really resembling Corona.

The colour is very pale, not quite as pale as Corona, but it's very faint.
Aroma is faint, with some mild hop and corn notes coming through.
Taste is not bad, but I should say that there really isn't any taste to begin with. It's not as corny as some other Mexican lagers, and for that I commend it, but it is still a really sub-par beer. Feel is watery and uninteresting. Pass on this.

That said, this is a pretty good adjunct lager on the basis of taste, since I can finish the bottle no problem. Some of the local adjunct beers here are just junk.

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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 2,741 ratings
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