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Montejo - Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 2.92
pDev: 19.52%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 10-07-2003)
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Photo of marc956


4.5/5  rDev +54.1%

I prefer bock when it comes to Mexican beers (especially Indio) but Montejo is my favorite lager / pilsner they have south of the border. It's 6% alc. makes it harder as a session beer down here but it's so much better than Corona or even Dos Equis, hopefully they will start exporting it. Try it if you have a chance and enjoy!

09-27-2008 05:12:20 | More by marc956
Photo of nekronos


4.18/5  rDev +43.2%

This can be very confusing. If you try it like a Czech Pilsener it would be a common beer, but if you try it like a Lager it would get a better score. Unfotunately, beers here are almost all lagers, and if they are not, they are like adapted to lager fans. IT has a strong taste that tells you it is not a lager.

09-14-2005 15:52:08 | More by nekronos
Photo of BDTyre

British Columbia (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev +30.1%

Oooo, a decent Mexican beer. A bit pale for a pilsener, as it still looks like Corona, but the smell is an acceptable mixture of malt and hop zest. No skunkiness.

Decent taste, a little bit overdone on the malts. Sweet, somewhat syrupy flavour.

A bit too fizzy, overly carbonate. Closer to an American macro in mouthfeel. Drinkable, and very enjoyable. Especially for a Mexican lager.

01-18-2007 07:59:36 | More by BDTyre
Photo of Sebert1


3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

08-10-2014 11:09:28 | More by Sebert1
Photo of EOC


3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

06-12-2013 21:22:47 | More by EOC
Photo of CAMRAhardliner

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

This beer comes out of its slender silk screened bottle a bright gold color with a patchy head and intermittent lace. The aroma is sweet with a delicate floral hoppiness. The taste is Malty with a bready, yeasty quality. Hop spice is light but balancing. The mouthfeel is medium and almost soapy. The finish is lacking in bitterness.

This is a decent example of a malty pilsner. My bottle said 4.5% so maybe theres a new/different recipe. Way better than Corona and worth a try.

01-08-2006 22:46:14 | More by CAMRAhardliner
Photo of Joaco


3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

01-24-2012 00:47:58 | More by Joaco
Photo of beerluvr

Ontario (Canada)

3.48/5  rDev +19.2%

Features a white head over clear straw yellow/golden liquid. Light, clean and lemony/grassy malt nose. Taste is a pleasant sharp, slightly metallic hop not and light maltiness, crisp and quite drinkable. Finishes clean, with a late hop ending, not too bad to enjoy actually.

11-15-2004 11:52:24 | More by beerluvr
Photo of fido


3.48/5  rDev +19.2%

Montejo pours a clear ambar color with a short head and nice lacing; Smell is floral, hops and yeast; Taste is some fruty; Mouthfeel is crisp, clean and well carbonated; Very drinkable and very refreshing.

I reccomend this beer, Is a good choice for a hot day.


10-07-2006 02:47:16 | More by fido
Photo of tesguino


3.4/5  rDev +16.4%

A classic from the southeastern of my country, made originally for in memoriam of the founder of its city Merida Yucatan, Don Francisco de Montejo, with 45 years of rich history, this brand is one of the czech pilsner beers sold in my city, perfect for mexican and american food, serve in a pilsner glass.

10-17-2005 16:43:49 | More by tesguino
Photo of Douberd


3.33/5  rDev +14%

My next few reviews would mostly be mexican beers with some american tossed in too, since I am on a trip around Yucatan at this moment.

ABV 4.5 %
355 ml can poured into a plastic cup. Clear golden yellow colour with a half finger head that disappeared immediately. Average amount of bubbles into the glass.
As with most mexican beers aroma is not that easy to distinguish. Nothing here too, just a "beery"  smell that is pleasant though.
Taste is good, but nothing you can put your finger on, it's not bitter, it's not sweet. Maybe somewhere in the middle.
Medium thickness on the body and slight carbonation.
Overall, slighty better than your average mexican beer.

03-09-2012 23:58:42 | More by Douberd
Photo of nbpgt


3.33/5  rDev +14%

Stumbled across this a couple times while in Mexico during a cruise.

Drank straight from the bottle on the streets in Cozumel, so the formalities of appereance, color, smell, etc were somewhat lost in the surroundings.

But bottom line, I had to search out & reached for this quite a few more times than the solidly available Coronas.

09-04-2008 21:05:05 | More by nbpgt
Photo of canders0927


3.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-19-2012 05:06:07 | More by canders0927
Photo of SkinniePost


3.25/5  rDev +11.3%

04-23-2014 18:51:16 | More by SkinniePost
Photo of Mark


3.23/5  rDev +10.6%

This beer tasted better than it probably was. Why, because it was a beautiful tropical day and I was dying for some kind of beer. Standard straw color, minimal head retention, sparse lacing. Light crisp taste that reeks of corn adjunct. A decent choice for those wishing to avoid Corona.

04-18-2004 06:35:27 | More by Mark
Photo of willjschmidt


3.23/5  rDev +10.6%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a pale yellow color.

S: Grainy husks with s bit of sweetness.

T: Some corn, a bit of pale malt, hops are not really present at all. It's watery although crisp and refreshing.

M: Light bodied, high in carbonation.

D: Probably the best of the beers that I had on my trip to Playa Del Carmen, but that's not saying much. It's not a pilsner though, just a light adjunct lager.

06-12-2009 03:24:53 | More by willjschmidt
Photo of moonman00


3.2/5  rDev +9.6%

This beer is often offered at places were food from Yucatan is served.

It is a refreshing beer, yellow color, with a little bit of bitterness.

It has a very light body and smells very tiny.

Excellent for hot days, and with some Cochinita and Pan de Cazón.

01-15-2007 18:17:30 | More by moonman00
Photo of stoutman


3.05/5  rDev +4.5%

Color is a curious mix of light orange, gold, dark yellow and faint brown. No head though, even when pouring fast! The smell nose is oakiness, which is odd. A roasted butterscotch also in the mix. Like most mexican beers, a doughy yeast comes on strong after swirling. Medium-light sweet, medium-light bitter, medium-light sour taste. Lot’s of vanilla maltose, however its not overpowering. A sprinkle of nuttiness and a bit of pizza dough mouthfeel. Quenchable to the thirst.

05-28-2012 14:26:07 | More by stoutman
Photo of giblet


3.05/5  rDev +4.5%

poured ok into the glass. thin body, pale color, decent one half inch head, steady carbonation. light taste that was very nice on a hot vacation day in Cancun. Si! not a great beer but a decent thirst quencher on a hot day.

suckem up and movem out...Si!


03-18-2009 17:33:27 | More by giblet
Photo of Pepeton


3.05/5  rDev +4.5%

Now this is a strange style coming from the tropics of México: Czech pilsener.

It's color is quite average: Straw yellow, with little, if any, head; almost no lacing.

Smell is almost unnoticeable, but you can, maybe, pick up some maltiness.

Taste is crisp and refreshing. Period.

Mouthfeel is dry, with some bitterness from the hops.

In a hot humid day, you can have several of these.


09-19-2005 23:38:24 | More by Pepeton
Photo of Rumrunner


3.03/5  rDev +3.8%

From notes. Drank while on vacation at Playa Del Carmen in Mexico.

Unique but still quite average.

Pours a yellow dried straw color. A weak fizzy head and very little lacing. Scents are wheat and sweet corn. A hop bite fights its way through. Scents are the weakest part of this beer.

The flavors pick it up a bit. There are sweet malts and sweet corn flavors. The hoppy bite is stronger and present. A bit of fruit and a tangy finish. There is a unique dry flavor to all the flavors that separates this beer from other Mexican pilsners. It is nothing overly special but it is different.

A very crisp and easy drinking beer. On a hot day many of these could go down easy. A good refreshing quality.

Not my first choice of Mexican beers but definately a step up from Corona and a few of the others. At least this beer feels like some creativity went in to making it.

11-04-2003 08:15:56 | More by Rumrunner
Photo of roddwolff


3/5  rDev +2.7%

Tasted from a 40 oz bottle. Look: Pale yellow color, poor head of foam; Smell: Soft, dry malts and grain; Taste: Again dry malts and chayote with floral hops; Mouthfeel: Clean and crisp, slightly bitter with a subtly salty finish; Drinkability: I always hated this beer but the last time i drank it was good.

02-03-2010 00:25:50 | More by roddwolff
Photo of pavpav12


3/5  rDev +2.7%

12-04-2011 01:35:21 | More by pavpav12
Photo of morfius85

3/5  rDev +2.7%

12-05-2012 05:11:57 | More by morfius85
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +2.7%

03-06-2014 18:35:16 | More by cfalovo97
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Montejo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
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