Dos Equis Dark 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): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by WJVII on 05-21-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
168
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.06
pDev:
23.86%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
24
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Photo of fthegiants
1.82/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of philbe311
3.25/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of derdtheterd
3.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of 54V4G3
2.64/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Griphon
3.11/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of syndelee
3.21/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Squire123
2.49/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Vienna it ain't.

I swear every time I taste this is seems different. At times thin, or rich, malty, or not, caramel or burn matchstick. It looks like a Dark Viennese Lager but looks are deceiving. I suppose part of my impression is due to drinking this primarily in restaurants but all of them can't have a slow turnover. At it's best it's malty, toffeeish, caramely with enough hops to notice. Most times it's just disappointing. Out of caution I just don't buy it anymore.

But don't listen to me, you may have better luck.

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

Photo of Beginner2
2.52/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of travis875
2.84/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MacMalt
3.34/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this on draught in a restaurant, served in a pint glass with a wedge of lime. The color was a dark reddish amber with a thin, milk-white head and lacing. I think the head would have been more impressive if served at a warmer temperature. The smell was not particularly strong, again probably because of the temperature at which it was served: it smelled of sweet malt and a whiff of caramel. The taste wasn't bad, although there was little to distinguish it: sweet malt, caramel, and some fruitiness. There is a hint of hops at the finish but no real bitterness. This lager has a low ABV and is very drinkable but is also rather non-descript. It's okay at a bar but I would not purchase it to drink at home.

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Photo of Caleb2496
1.83/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of WestGooch
3.25/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Barleycorn
2.7/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of schiltron
3.83/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of waybog
4/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Photo of BigAl18
2.69/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of berkeleymaw
3.23/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TBCE
3.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of misternebbie
2.96/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rfoltz53
2.72/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of duceswild
2.22/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bottle, for a dark beer this is light then I expected, off putting smell

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Dos Equis Dark Lager from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
3.06 out of 5 based on 168 ratings.
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