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

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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:
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Added by Todd on 11-02-2001

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look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Nothin' like 'Free Beer From Work'ing the night away....

Poured into a Hoegaarden tumbler glass. The beer is very translucent yellow. A white head turns to a thick ring+slight cap quickly and remains that way, leaving some lace behind.

Straining to get any scent. I shouldn't have to try this hard really. Err pale malt graininess? Not offensive, but really not anything at all.

Taste is better, a clean pale lager that is easy to drink with no off-flavors. Pale, sweetish malts, some cereal/bread, buttery malt, even a bit of spicy hop flavor there. Though bland, not much else to complain about.

A decent mouthfeel on this one, good body and medium carbonation, no spikiness. Definitely better than most adjunct lagers.

Like it's brethren Corona, this doesn't deliver much for flavor as expected but is definitely a step above many in its style. The taste is decent, surprisingly good mouthfeel, no off-flavors, wouldn't mind throwing back a couple of these.

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Bottles, cans, draft; ive had this many a time and many ways, my buddy always seems to have this on hand in some way. Not worth a detailed analysis, lets just get to what to expect:

Pours a little stiller than the standard BMC beers, taste is more pleasant with a little grain taste and less skunkiness than most "Mexibeers". Its a real easy drinker on a hot day thanks to the wateriness and the low ABV. There were PBRs, Miller Lites and this in the fridge, I kept going with the XX's. Thats all the praise I'll offer this one.

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Dos Equis Special Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
2.71 out of 5 based on 2,719 ratings.
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