MATT'S BEER WE GO! CERVEZA DOS EQUIS XX LAGER ESPECIAL

This is a big one, even I have to admit.

You've seen the commercials.

You've seen how suave and sophisticated he is.

He once had an awkward moment just to see what it felt like.

He lives vicariously through himself.

He is the most interesting man in the world.

And he doesn't always drink beer, but when he does, he prefers Dos Equis.

And I'm afraid...*braces himself* I have to disagree with him.

I'll get to that. For now, details.

This one too like my first reviewed beer likely requires a bottle opener, for ease of opening. Once poured, it is a medium yellow colour, almost a darker ginger ale in appearance, with no head or foam really to speak of.

Once you stick your sniffer in the glass, you don't get too much of a grainy nose, and smells like most other lagers, with some slight sweetness. (A lager, for the record, is a beer which is made using bottom fermenting yeast at colder temperatures than an ale. If that means anything to you. Honestly, it doesn't mean much to me...)

The taste struck me as bitterish, and dry to dryish (yes, the "ish" makes a difference!), and like the nose, not overly sweet. There was only some residual aftertaste which was somewhat flat, with a hint of wateriness/wetness to it. Dos Equis is not overly carbonated, i.e. bubbly, either.

Frankly *braces for impact again* ...this was not a very impressive beer at all.

He might be the most interesting man in the world, but I definitely question his taste in beer.

At the close of his commercials he advises us all to, "stay thirsty my friends." And after having this, I definitely will, because I won't be drinking this all too much ever.

Sorry. But I still think you're cool. (And very, very interesting.)

**1/4 out of 4

Purchased at a Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) store for C$2.05 (US$1.90).

355 mL bottle
LCBO #617126
4.5% Alcohol/Vol.

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