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

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,451 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,451
Reviews: 478
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 22.22%
Wants: 11
Gots: 69 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001)
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Reviews by Aiptasia:
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Aiptasia

Florida

1.78/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Served in the bottle at Cabo Taco restaurant, consumed with spicey fish tacos.

A: Hay colored with a lot of fizz, not much lacing.

S: Smells like generic beer horse blanket, not much on aromatics.

T: It's half a step above a corona, or beer of similar ilk. The best thing I can say about the taste is that it's non-offensive. Completely neutral fizzy flavor with a one note hit of dirt from whatever hops they water it down with.

M: Fizz, watered down. Best served damn near frozen on a hot day.

O: It's alcoholic carbonated water! :)

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 21:47:41 | More by Aiptasia
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A: rapidly sizzling-out head... crystal-clear, lion's mane gold colored liquid...

S: pancake batter?... dusty upholstery?...

T: typical N. American lager characteristics, overall... stale Ritz cracker, popcorn... mild dry grass, mist of proofing dough... hint of toasted husk in the aftertaste... pizza with green peppers(?!), very late

M: clean, soft... moderate tingle throughout... a bit medium-bodied for an adjunct lager, typical of the Mexican examples... dry, semi-flat finish

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Pours a clear straw color with a nice head that dissipates quickly in a 16oz pub glass leaving some lacing.

Smell is almost absent. I get a slight hint of some malts and yeast but it is ever so slight and non existent at times.

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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,451 ratings.