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

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BA SCORE
65
poor

1,734 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Ratings: 1,734
Reviews: 506
rAvg: 2.78
pDev: 22.66%
Wants: 18
Gots: 204 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001

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Photo of iRaven99664
2.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I have to put this out there. This is in regard to style; this is an adjunct rating. An overall rating, this would not compare. That being said lets move forword.

Im drinking straight from can. I cannot see the color but I imagine its going to be a lighter color like bud compared to mgd. In taste i want to say it taste closer to coors but coors taste like a dry smoked hangover. This tastes like the piss of Ninkasi. Ninkasi brews sexy IPAs and Porters and then pisses Modelo, cans it in a sexy classic can, and fizzy barley pop drink it to feel "adventurous". Not the worst I've had, actually pretty happy drinking it. Would take over any miller standard brands.

I do enjoy that it has a nice coat on the tongue that lingers a little. To me it is suprising because it is very champagne like. Very bubbly very watery. After taste does hint sweet, almost no hop. Nice sweet and bread, but not sweet bread.

This is a true barley pop, true to adjunct lager.

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
2.34/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Nice pale lager thats better on draught.

Photo of BeerRunner
2.91/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of GregT37
2.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of CJNAPS
1/5  rDev -64%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

No thank you, water will do just fine.

Photo of dacrza1
1.66/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

DATE TASTED: January 25, 2015... GLASSWARE: 22 oz. pilsner... OCCASION: celebrating a rather easy Cavs win over the Thunder... APPEARANCE: clear copper body; pours a rashly fizzing head that comes to nothing quickly; a solitary bubble ascends; no lacing... AROMA: sweet, syrupy malts are front and center; biscuit and bread suggest a standard premium pilsener... PALATE: soft, apologetic and thin--drinkable but fizzy...TASTE: candied caramel malts and oats combine with some flowery hints to create a below-average, pitchy flavor...OVERALL: the can suggests it is the Mexican Miller, and not much in the can suggests the contrary; a good beer to finish the night with, when other quality beers have already been quaffed; as a sessional, meh...as a study, a fast, unrewarding one...

Photo of rootevan67
3.03/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dikebrewery
3.46/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Overall this is a good beer. It's bottle and packaging definitely out do the taste but it's better than holding a Corona with the hipsters.

Photo of atryes
3.16/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BBlov
2.35/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of TylerKitchens
2.82/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Patatuchy
3.03/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SkiBum22
2.25/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Omer_faruck
3.04/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of DuffDaddy
4/5  rDev +43.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pints at El Norteno in Winter Haven with chicken fajitas.

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of frinknasty
3.1/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bunuelian
2.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beejay
3.11/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: Clear, and yellow amber with white head.

S: Very light, with slight bread and grass notes.. a touch sweet. Pretty subdued, which is somewhat appropriate for the style.

T: Lightly bready, and crisp. The finish has a touch of bitterness, but there is no discernible hop flavor.

F: Light, incredibly bubbly, with a clean, albeit watery finish.

O: Overall it is a pretty simple brew.. easy drinking, crisp, and fairly unoffensive. Decent for beer you don't want to think about. Add some fresh lime juice and sea salt, and boom!

Photo of baconfromwalmart
2.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Nora3
2.03/5  rDev -27%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

felt like a mexican pbr

Photo of muddyh2oblues
2.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bundy462
2.5/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of RENDERUSELESS
3.01/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
65 out of 100 based on 1,734 ratings.